16 days in Andalucia Itinerary

16 days in Andalucia Itinerary

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16 days in Andalucia Itinerary

Start: Bilbao
Fly:  5 h
1
Almeria
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Zahara de los Atunes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Ronda
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Cordoba
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
6
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Bilbao

1
night
Almeria

Almeria ©
Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, situated in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Romanilla and then steep yourself in history at Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa del Barronal and then admire the majestic nature at Cabo de Gata - Nijar Natural Park.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Almeria online day trip planner .

Bilbao to Almeria is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bilbao in September, with highs in Almeria at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Almeria

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Playa La Romanilla, Playa del Barronal
Highlights from your plan
Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park ©
Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park
Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba ©
Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba
Playa del Barronal ©
Playa del Barronal

4
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. Escape the urban bustle at Burriana Beach and Capistrano Playa. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alhambra and Automobile and Fashion Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nerja: Generalife (in Granada), Castillo de Gibralfaro (in Malaga) and Bioparc Fuengirola (in Fuengirola). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Playa El Salon, make a trip to Balcon de Europa, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Alberquilla.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Nerja trip builder site .

You can drive from Almeria to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Almeria in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Nerja, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Zahara de los Atunes.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Malaga, Granada, Bioparc
Highlights from your plan
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

2
nights
Zahara de los Atunes

Zahara de los Atunes ©
Zahara de los Atunes is a village on the Costa de la Luz of Spain in the province of Cádiz and the autonomous region of Andalusia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Zahara de los Atunes and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Barrosa. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Playa Bolonia, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia, then look for gifts at Sailboards Tarifa, and finally get outside with Landsailing Tarifa.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zahara de los Atunes driving holiday app .

Drive from Nerja to Zahara de los Atunes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Nerja in October, expect nights in Zahara de los Atunes to be a bit warmer, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Zahara de los Atunes

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tarifa, Playa de la Barrosa, Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Zahara ©
Playa de Zahara
Playa de Bolonia ©
Playa de Bolonia

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Discover out-of-the-way places like El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro and El Tajo de Ronda. Get outdoors at Reservatauro Ronda and Cueva del Gato. Step out of Ronda with an excursion to Marbella Old Quarter in Marbella--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at SierrAventura Ronda, steep yourself in history at Alcasaba de Ronda, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Toros, and Head underground at Pileta Caves (Cueva de la Pileta).

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ronda trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Zahara de los Atunes to Ronda in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Zahara de los Atunes in October, expect nights in Ronda to be slightly colder, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro, Marbella Old Town, Cueva de la Pileta
Highlights from your plan
El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro ©
El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town

3
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba and Roman Bridge are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra and Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia capture your imagination. Take a break from Cordoba with a short trip to Castillo de Almodovar del Rio in Almodovar del Rio, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calleja de las Flores, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cordoba tour site .

Getting from Ronda to Cordoba by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daytime highs in Cordoba are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Castillo de Almodovar
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Castillo de Almodovar ©
Castillo de Almodovar
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the striking features of Plaza de Espana, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then contemplate the long history of Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Macarena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Casa de Pilatos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, then take some stellar pictures from Seville Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville day trip planner .

Getting from Cordoba to Seville by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Seville are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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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