13 days in Cordoba & Malaga Itinerary

13 days in Cordoba & Malaga Itinerary

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Cordoba
— 2 nights
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Malaga
— 10 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Museo Arqueologico de Cordoba, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome, then wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then steep yourself in history at Casa Andalusi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Casa de Sefarad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Almodovar.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba trip itinerary tool.

Malaga to Cordoba is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Malaga in August: highs in Cordoba hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 22°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Santuario de la Victoria and Mezquita Mayor de Granada will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to La Ciudad and Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion. Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Granada (Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias), Monasterio Cartuja, &more), Playa La Carihuela (in Torremolinos) and Ronda (El Tajo de Ronda, Baños Arabes, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de la Pileta, contemplate the long history of Dolmen de Menga, stop by Los Boliches, and kick back and relax at Burriana Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cordoba, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Malaga, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips