12 days in South of Spain Itinerary

12 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Fly
1
Malaga
— 1 night
Drive
2
Ronda
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Ubeda
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train
6
Seville
— 2 nights
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Malaga

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba and then step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip itinerary app.

Rome, Italy to Malaga is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In April in Malaga, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Historic Sites

2
nights
Ronda

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see where the action happens at Plaza de Toros de Ronda, then take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, then snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, and finally take in the views from Centro de Interpretacion del Puente Nuevo. Here are some ideas for day two: see the sights as you ascend with SierrAventura Ronda, explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, then experience rural life at Reservatauro Ronda, and finally learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ronda trip maker.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Ronda, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

2
nights
Granada

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, then take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, then steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, then wander the streets of Albayzin, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Granada trip app.

You can drive from Ronda to Granada in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Granada, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ubeda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Parks

2
nights
Ubeda

Úbeda is a town in the province of Jaén in Spain's autonomous community of Andalusia, with some 36,025 inhabitants. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Pablo, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Sabiote, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sendero de La Osera. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga del Agua, get outside with La Cerrada de Elias, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Natural Park Sierras de Cazorla.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ubeda trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Granada to Ubeda in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Ubeda sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in Ubeda

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

2
nights
Cordoba

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 7th (Tue): take in the views from Roman Bridge, visit Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, and then admire the natural beauty at Tiered Gardens of The Alcazaba.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cordoba trip planner.

You can drive from Ubeda to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Ubeda in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

2
nights
Seville

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, browse the exhibits of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville road trip planner.

Getting from Cordoba to Seville by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cordoba, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seville, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks