12 days in South of Spain Itinerary

12 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain trip planner

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Fuengirola
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Ronda
— 2 nights
Train
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Cordoba
— 1 night
Train
5
Seville
— 3 nights
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Fuengirola

— 2 nights

Sunshine Playground

An enchanting mix of tranquil beaches and urban atmosphere, the metropolis of Fuengirola remains one of the Costa del Sol’s most visited cities.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Playa Ronda Paco.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fuengirola travel route planning app.

London, UK to Fuengirola is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Fuengirola, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in October, expect Fuengirola to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Fuengirola

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Nerja

— 3 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Get in touch with nature at Fundación Cueva de Nerja and Playa El Playazo. For shopping fun, head to DEGUSTA ANDALUCIA or Nerja Market. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, stroll through Playa del Molino de Papel, enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of El Salvador.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nerja tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fuengirola to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Fuengirola in October, plan for little chillier nights in Nerja, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Ronda

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

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 7th (Mon): stroll through Reservatauro Ronda, learn about winemaking at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, view the masterpieces at Scott Simpson Fine Art, snap pictures at Centro de Interpretacion del Puente Nuevo, then take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Don Bosco, see the sights as you ascend with SierrAventura Ronda, then do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery, then do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and finally Head underground at Cueva del Gato.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ronda trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October in Ronda, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife · Nature

Cordoba

— 1 night

Pearl of Muslim Spain

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Sala el Potro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then stop by Tienda Gourmet Casa Pedro, then wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cordoba online itinerary planner.

Take a train from Ronda to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Cordoba sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Seville

— 3 nights

City of Towers

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.
Appreciate the collections at Un Gato en Bicicleta and Delimbo. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at La Oleoteca de Sevilla and Antiguedades el Museo. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, don't miss a visit to Plaza de España, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods