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: Ottawa
+4
train + bus + Fly + bus + train:  12​h 45​min
1
Cordoba
— 1 day
train:  45​min
2
Seville
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Marbella
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Ottawa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuestra Senora de Gracia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and then contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba online trip itinerary planner .

Ottawa, Canada to Cordoba is an approximately 13-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Ottawa in November: highs in Cordoba hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos
Nuestra Senora de Gracia ©
Nuestra Senora de Gracia

2
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.
On the 3rd (Sun), admire the striking features of Plaza de España, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, then take some stellar pictures from Catedral de Sevilla, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise du Divin Sauveur. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then contemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica del Santisimo Cristo de la Expiracion, and finally take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seville trip itinerary site .

You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

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

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Get some cultural insight at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo and Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Ronda. Your inner history buff will appreciate Baños Arabes and Palacio de Congresos de Ronda. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, make a trip to Puerta de Almocabar, explore the historical opulence of Palacio de Mondragon, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Ntra. Sra. de la Paz.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ronda trip builder tool .

Traveling by bus from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites Wineries Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Palacio de Congresos de Ronda ©
Palacio de Congresos de Ronda
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes

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.
On the 8th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Ildefonso, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, then get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then explore the historical opulence of Nasrid Palaces, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia De La Virgen De Las Angustias.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Granada trip maker website .

You can drive from Ronda to Granada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ronda in November: high temperatures in Granada hover around 19°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Punta Lara, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burriana Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Capistrano Playa. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of El Salvador, then kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nerja online trip maker .

Getting from Granada to Nerja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November in Nerja, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Church of El Salvador ©
Church of El Salvador
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like San Sebastian Church and Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa de la Cala Mijas and Playa La Carihuela. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marbella: Torremolinos (Playa El Bajondillo & Playa Los Alamos / El Canuelo). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Playa de Calahonda and stroll through Senda Litoral Dunas de Artola.

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Drive from Nerja to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nerja in November, expect Marbella to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Torremolinos, Mijas
Highlights from your plan
Playa La Carihuela ©
Playa La Carihuela
Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion ©
Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion
Playa de Calahonda ©
Playa de Calahonda

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