12 days in South of Spain Itinerary

12 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Fly to Malaga, Bus to Granada
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Granada
— 1 night
Drive
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Ubeda
— 1 night
Drive
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Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train
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Seville
— 1 night
Drive
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Aracena
— 1 night
Drive
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Ronda
— 1 night
Drive
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Malaga
— 4 nights
Fly

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Granada

— 1 night

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.
On the 26th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, look for gifts at La Talega, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then make a trip to Carrera del Darro, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Granada trip itinerary tool.

Bucharest, Romania to Granada is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ubeda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Ubeda

— 1 night
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 27th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga del Agua, admire the striking features of Plaza Vazquez de Molina, then don't miss a visit to Alfar Pablo Tito, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Sabiote.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ubeda travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Ubeda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Ubeda

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cordoba

— 2 nights

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.
On the 28th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, then don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, then make a trip to Roman Bridge, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Sala el Potro. On your second day here, make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tiered Gardens of The Alcazaba.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cordoba vacation planner.

Drive from Ubeda to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Ubeda, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Seville

— 1 night

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.
On the 30th (Tue), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Seville vacation planning website.

Getting from Cordoba to Seville by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in April, expect nights in Seville to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Aracena.

Things to do in Seville

Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

Aracena

— 1 night
Aracena is a town and municipality located in the province of Huelva, south-western Spain., the city has a population of 7,814 inhabitants. On the 1st (Wed), don't miss a visit to Gruta de las Maravillas, get outside with Sierra eXtreme, Aracena, don't miss a visit to Lavadero publico Fuente del Concejo, then walk around Plaza de Dona Elvira, then don't miss a visit to Plaza El Coso, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo De Cortegana.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Aracena online journey planner.

You can drive from Seville to Aracena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Aracena

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Ronda

— 1 night

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 2nd (Thu): catch a live event at Plaza de Toros de Ronda, then snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, then visit Old City, and finally make a trip to Casa Natal Fray Leopoldo.

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Drive from Aracena to Ronda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Ronda sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Ronda

Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Malaga

— 4 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malaga: Marbella Old Town (in Marbella), Nerja (Balcony of Europe & Fundación Cueva de Nerja) and Benalmadena (Parque De La Paloma & Butterfly Park of Benalmadena). The adventure continues: make a trip to Tabacalera Building, wander the streets of La Carihuela, shop like a local with Gravura Taller de Grabado, and see the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum.

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Drive from Ronda to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Malaga are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips