14 days in South of Spain Itinerary

14 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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14 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly + train:  15​h
1
Cordoba
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Marbella
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Ronda
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
6
Seville
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Durham

1
day
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 24th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cordoba online trip maker .

Durham, USA to Cordoba is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Durham in November, expect Cordoba to be somewhat warmer, temps between 68°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

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)

2
nights
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, make a trip to Puente de Las Chirimias, don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, then step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife. On your second day here, take a stroll through Albayzin, look for gifts at Munira, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Granada travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cordoba to Granada in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Granada: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

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. On the 27th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Acantilados de Maro Cerro Gordo, make a trip to Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, make a trip to Balcon de Europa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, then make a trip to El Puente del Águila, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Nerja Book Centre. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the local landmark of Fuente del Esparto, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and then kick back and relax at Burriana Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nerja day trip app .

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Nerja are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Acantilados de Maro Cerro Gordo ©
Acantilados de Maro Cerro Gordo
Balcon de Europa ©
Balcon de Europa
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja

2
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 29th (Fri), get outside with Experience Box Spain, take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally stop by Vom Fass Fuengirola. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riding Fun In The Sun and then get outside with Adventure Rider Centre.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Marbella trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Nerja to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nerja in November, things will get a bit warmer in Marbella: highs are around 67°F and lows about 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Malaga, Vom Fass Fuengirola, Adventure Rider Centre, Riding Fun In The Sun
Highlights from your plan
Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre
Room Escape Games
Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 1st (Sun), do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, then explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, and finally get great views at Mirador de los Viajeros Romanticos. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Ronda Dressage, then snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, and then take in the views from Puente Viejo.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ronda driving holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Marbella to Ronda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Ronda sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

4
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.
Seville is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Plaza de España, don't miss a visit to Metropol Parasol, steep yourself in history at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Seville trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by bus from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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