15 days in South of Spain Itinerary

15 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chamarel, Mauritius
Fly + Train:  17 h 15 min
1
Seville
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
2
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Ronda
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Marbella
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Nerja
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Chamarel, Mauritius

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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, browse the exhibits of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, don't miss a visit to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Seville trip planner.

Chamarel, Mauritius to Seville is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Chamarel to Seville. Traveling from Chamarel in March, expect Seville to be colder, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Wine Tours & Tastings
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

1
night
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 2nd (Thu), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then explore the world behind art at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally don't miss a visit to Ruta Perla de Sefarad.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cordoba trip planning tool.

Getting from Seville to Cordoba by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seville in April: highs in Cordoba hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Ronda.

Things to do in Cordoba

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ruta Perla de Sefarad
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, and take in the pleasant sights at Placa A Los Viajeros Romanticos.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ronda holiday maker website.

Take a train from Cordoba to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Ronda, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wineries Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion, head outdoors with Experience Box Spain, then get outside with Marbella Buddies, and finally identify plant and animal life at Eco Reserva Ojen.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Marbella trip itinerary site.

You can take a bus from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Eco Reserva Ojen
Highlights from your plan
Eco Reserva Ojen ©
Eco Reserva Ojen
Marbella Buddies ©
Marbella Buddies
Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion
Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion

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 7th (Tue), have fun at El Reino Escape Room, then admire the natural beauty at Generalife, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and then take a stroll through Albayzin.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Granada travel route planning app.

You can drive from Marbella to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marbella in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Granada, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Wine Tours & Tastings
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room

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. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, admire the natural beauty at Detunda Botanical Garden, steep yourself in history at Punta Lara, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nerja trip site.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo ©
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Fuente del Esparto ©
Fuente del Esparto

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