12 days in Andalucia Itinerary

12 days in Andalucia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jerusalem
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  10 h 30 min
1
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Antequera
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
4
Seville
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
5
Ronda
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Marbella
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  9 h 30 min
End: Jerusalem

2
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): kick back and relax at Burriana Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar, then get a taste of local nightlife at Moin Moin Nerja / Deutsche Backerei, then make a trip to Balcony of Europe, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Papagayo Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nerja trip maker.

Jerusalem, Israel to Nerja is an approximately 11- hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Jerusalem in April, expect Nerja to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Antequera.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo ©
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

1
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Antequera

Antequera ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get outside with Penon de los Enamorados and then look for all kinds of wild species at El Torcal de Antequera.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Antequera trip planning app.

You can drive from Nerja to Antequera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Antequera are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in Antequera

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
Penon de los Enamorados ©
Penon de los Enamorados

1
night
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
On the 22nd (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Cristo de los Faroles, don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, then stop by Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba online holiday planner.

You can drive from Antequera to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Cordoba are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba

2
nights
Seville

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Plaza de España, then catch a live event at Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan, then explore by horseback at Centro Ecuestre Entrepinares, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seville travel planning tool.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seville: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Centro Ecuestre Entrepinares ©
Centro Ecuestre Entrepinares
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Reservatauro Ronda, then explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela, and finally shake up your sightseeing with SierrAventura Ronda. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Cueva del Gato, make a trip to Paseo de Blas Infante, then take in the views from Puente Nuevo, then take in the exciting artwork at Scott Simpson Fine Art, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ronda route planning site.

Take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Ronda are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Parks
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SierrAventura Ronda ©
SierrAventura Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

3
nights
Marbella

Marbella ©
Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
On the 27th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at La Concha, head outdoors with ToroTrail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa La Carihuela, then have some family-friendly fun at Prison Island, and then take a memorable tour with Borrasca Experience.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Marbella trip planner.

You can take a bus from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Benalmadena, Playa La Carihuela, ToroTrail
Highlights from your plan
ToroTrail ©
ToroTrail
Borrasca Experience ©
Borrasca Experience
Prison Island ©
Prison Island

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