16 days in South of Spain Itinerary

16 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Seville
— 4 nights
2
Cadiz
— 1 night
3
Benalmadena
— 5 nights
4
Granada
— 4 nights
5
Carboneras
— 1 night

4
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Enebrales de Punta Umbria. Take a break from the city and head to Fieldwork Riotinto and La Reserva del Castillo de las Guardas. Venture out of the city with trips to Las Marismas de Odiel (in Huelva) and Paraje Natural Enebrales de Punta Umbria (in Punta Umbria). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Les Visites du Campo Bravo, ponder the world of politics at Ayuntamiento (City Hall), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de Santa Paula, and make a trip to Puente de San Bernardo.

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Madrid to Seville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. August in Seville sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Punta Umbria, Las Marismas de Odiel, Fieldwork Riotinto
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Fieldwork Riotinto ©
Fieldwork Riotinto
Capilla de San Jose ©
Capilla de San Jose

1
night
Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Santa Maria Neighbourhood, kick back and relax at Playa de Atlanterra, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Juan de Dios, then kick back and relax at El Palmar, and finally have fun and explore at MUSEO DEL TITERE - (Museum of the puppet).

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Drive from Seville to Cadiz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Seville in August, plan for little chillier days in Cadiz, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Benalmadena.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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MUSEO DEL TITERE - (Museum of the puppet) ©
Santa Maria Neighbourhood ©
Santa Maria Neighbourhood
Iglesia de San Juan de Dios ©
Iglesia de San Juan de Dios

5
nights
Benalmadena

Stretching from the foothills of the Sierra de Mijas mountain range to the Mediterranean ocean, Benalmádena offers all the highlights of southern Spain: traditional whitewashed villages, beautiful Costa del Sol beaches, and strong Andalusian influence.
Bring the kids along to Playa de la Cala Mijas and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get outdoors at Cabopino Beach and Playa Los Alamos / El Canuelo. When in Benalmadena, make a side trip to see Safaris in Mijas, approximately Mijas away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Carvajal Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrevijia Beach, see Off-Road Tours, and explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Colomares.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Benalmadena trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Cadiz to Benalmadena takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Benalmadena

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Mijas, Torremolinos, Fishing Charters & Tours, Cabopino Beach
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Safaris
Playa Los Alamos / El Canuelo ©
Playa Los Alamos / El Canuelo
Off-Road Tours

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Food Tours and Buceo La Herradura will thrill your kids. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to El Sendero de la Cerrada del Rio Castril and Fuente de las Batallas. Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: Junta de los Rios (in Otivar), Playa de la Alberquilla (in Nerja) and Acueducto Romano (in Almunecar). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Cortijo Buho, take in the dramatic scenery at Castril de la Pena, take in the architecture and design of Escuela Delengua, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de Santa Catalina de Zafra.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Benalmadena to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Benalmadena in August, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Carboneras.

Things to do in Granada

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Castril De La Pena, Almunecar, Junta de los Rios, Playa de la Alberquilla, Cortijo Buho
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Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Cortijo Buho ©
Cortijo Buho
Buceo La Herradura ©
Buceo La Herradura

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night
Carboneras

Carboneras ©
Carboneras is a municipality of Almería province, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. On the 16th (Sun), stroll around Parque Andaluz, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Andres, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de los Muertos, kick back and relax at Playa El Corral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Algarrobico, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Faro de la Mesa Roldán.

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Traveling by car from Granada to Carboneras takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Granada, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Carboneras, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carboneras

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Playa de los Muertos ©
Playa de los Muertos
Playa El Corral ©
Playa El Corral
Playa del Algarrobico ©
Playa del Algarrobico

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