16 days in South of Spain Itinerary

16 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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16 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  9​h 45​min
1
Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Marbella
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Ronda
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
5
Seville
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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. Bring the kids along to Playa de la Cala el Canuelo and Burriana Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Alberquilla, explore the activities along Río Chíllar, make a trip to Balcon de Europa, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico Detunda Cueva De Nerja.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nerja online route planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Nerja is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Nerja, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, Nerja is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

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 20th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas. Keep things going the next day: see the sky in a new way at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada travel route planner.

Drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Granada, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Granada

Adventure Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) ©
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then get your game on at Prison Island, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get outside with Adventure Rider Centre, and then play a few rounds at Sunshine Golf.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Marbella sightseeing planner .

Drive from Granada to Marbella in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Marbella can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Mijas, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Prison Island, Room Escape Games
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Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre
Room Escape Games
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
nights
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, museums, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda, identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ronda trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Marbella to Ronda by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Marbella, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ronda, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Seville to Minas de Riotinto to see Fieldwork Riotinto about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Isla Magica, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, make a trip to Plaza de España, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Seville vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Ronda in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Seville, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Fun & Games Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Fieldwork Riotinto
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Isla Magica ©
Isla Magica
Fieldwork Riotinto ©
Fieldwork Riotinto

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