15 days in South of Spain Itinerary

15 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Fly
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Granada
— 1 night
Drive
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Malaga
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tarifa
— 1 night
Drive
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Ronda
— 2 nights
Train
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Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train
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Seville
— 3 nights
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Granada

Pearl of Spain

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 2nd (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, then admire the striking features of Generalife, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada trip itinerary builder website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Granada is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Granada, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in July: high temperatures in Granada hover around 40°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Parks

3
nights
Malaga

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You'll get in some beach time at Playa El Salon and Playa de la Alberquilla. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castillo de Gibralfaro and Malaga Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Marbella Old Town (in Marbella), Nerja (Church of El Salvador, Balcony of Europe, &more) and La Carihuela (in Torremolinos). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip maker site.

You can drive from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in July, you will find days in Malaga are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tarifa.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

1
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Tarifa

Wind Capital of Europe

As the southernmost point in Europe, Tarifa is famous for having the continent’s best windsurfing conditions, making it a well-known surfer’s paradise.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): head outdoors with Landsailing Tarifa, kick back and relax at Punta Paloma, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Bolonia.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tarifa route builder site.

You can drive from Malaga to Tarifa in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in July, you will find days in Tarifa are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Tarifa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

2
nights
Ronda

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, then take in the views from Puente Nuevo, and then visit Old City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery, visit La Ciudad, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Toros de Ronda, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ronda trip planner.

You can drive from Tarifa to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tarifa in July, you will find days in Ronda are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Ronda

Neighborhoods · Wineries · Nature · Parks

2
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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.
On the 10th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Casa de Sefarad, then take in the views from Roman Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de la Trinidad, then make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, then take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Almodovar.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cordoba online trip maker.

Traveling by train from Ronda to Cordoba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Cordoba, expect temperatures between 44°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Seville

City of Towers

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.
Visit Plaza de España and Catedral de Sevilla for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Barrio Santa Cruz. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), take a stroll through Centro Historico de Sevilla, and catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville vacation planner.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in July, you will find days in Seville are little chillier (38°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks