15 days in Sierra Nevada National Park, Granada & Province of Malaga Itinerary

15 days in Sierra Nevada National Park, Granada & Province of Malaga Itinerary

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15 days in Sierra Nevada National Park, Granada & Province of Malaga Itinerary

Start: Bratislava
Fly + Drive:  15​h 45​min
1
Sierra Nevada National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Antequera
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Ronda
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Marbella
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Bratislava

2
nights
Sierra Nevada National Park

Sierra Nevada National Park ©
Pico Del Veleta has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico Del Veleta, then explore the stunning scenery at Los Cahorros, and then get great views at Mirador Ahi De Cara.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sierra Nevada National Park online holiday planner .

Bratislava, Slovakia to Sierra Nevada National Park is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Granada.

Things to do in Sierra Nevada National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ermita de Ntra. Sra. de Gador
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Pico Del Veleta ©
Pico Del Veleta
Ermita de Ntra. Sra. de Gador ©
Ermita de Ntra. Sra. de Gador
Mirador Ahi De Cara ©
Mirador Ahi De Cara

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, contemplate the long history of Plaza de los Aljibes, then contemplate the long history of Alhambra, and finally admire the natural beauty at Generalife.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Granada journey builder .

You can drive from Sierra Nevada National Park to Granada in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Generalife ©
Generalife

3
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. Visiting Fundación Cueva de Nerja and Nerja Donkey Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Church of El Salvador and Convent of San Francisco are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Velez-Malaga (Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios, Iglesia de Santa Maria de la Encarnacion, & more) and Bodegas Bentomiz (in Sayalonga). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Balcon de Europa, contemplate the long history of Punta Lara, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Nerja.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nerja road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Granada to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Nerja are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Antequera.

Things to do in Nerja

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Velez-Malaga, Bodegas Bentomiz
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Nerja Donkey Sanctuary ©
Nerja Donkey Sanctuary

1
night
Antequera

Antequera ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at El Torcal de Antequera, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lobo Park, and then make a trip to Alcazaba de Antequera.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Antequera trip planner .

You can drive from Nerja to Antequera in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Nerja in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 18°C in Antequera. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can take a train to Ronda.

Things to do in Antequera

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
Alcazaba de Antequera ©
Alcazaba de Antequera

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Baños Arabes and Murallas de Levante. Bodega Garcia Hidalgo and Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Ronda are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda, explore the ancient world of Palacio de Congresos de Ronda, take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda, and do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ronda online tour planner .

Traveling by train from Antequera to Ronda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Ronda are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, head outdoors with Experience Box Spain, then head outdoors with Beach Fit Marbella, and finally take a stroll through Marbella Old Town.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marbella trip planner .

You can take a bus from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Marbella, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Butterfly Park of Benalmadena
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Butterfly Park of Benalmadena ©
Butterfly Park of Benalmadena
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town

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