16 days in South of Spain Itinerary

16 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Seville
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
2
Ronda
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Marbella
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Antequera
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Granada
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  16 h
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Un Gato en Bicicleta, browse the exhibits of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Musica Africana, then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally admire the striking features of Plaza de España. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museo de Carruajes, learn about all things military at Museo Militar Regional, explore the world behind art at Casa Palacio de Las Duenas, then examine the collection at Musee Flamenco De Seville, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and finally explore the world behind art at Painter Amalio Museum.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Seville day trip planning tool.

New Delhi, India to Seville is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Seville is minus 4.5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Seville at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla ©
Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 18th (Tue), take a pleasant ride with Paddock Paradise Ronda, take in the views from Centro de Interpretacion del Puente Nuevo, explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda, see the interesting displays at Museo Lara, then see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacion del Vino, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Peinado. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of La Ciudad, learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva del Gato, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally view the masterpieces at Scott Simpson Fine Art.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Ronda trip planner.

Getting from Seville to Ronda by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May in Ronda, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Museums Parks Tours
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

3
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.
Relax by the water at Playa Ronda Paco and Senda Litoral Dunas de Artola. Museum-lovers will appreciate Automobile and Fashion Museum and Colección del Museo Ruso. Venture out of the city with trips to Malaga (Malaga Cathedral, Revello de Toro Museum, &more) and Playamar (in Torremolinos). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Eco Reserva Ojen.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Marbella journey planner.

You can take a bus from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Antequera.

Things to do in Marbella

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Malaga, Playa Ronda Paco, Eco Reserva Ojen, Playamar, Butterfly Park of Benalmadena
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Eco Reserva Ojen ©
Eco Reserva Ojen
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Antequera

Antequera ©
On the 23rd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Lobo Park, examine the collection at Museo de Usos y Costumbres San Benito, contemplate the long history of Dolmen de Viera, identify plant and animal life at El Torcal de Antequera, then explore the world behind art at Museo De Arte De La Diputacion. MAD. Antequera, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo de las Descalzas. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo del Aceite, DCOOP, head outdoors with Penon de los Enamorados, examine the collection at Museo de Belenes, then explore the world behind art at Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at El Carmen Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Municipal De Antequera.

Before you visit Antequera, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Marbella to Antequera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Antequera sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Antequera

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Museo de Belenes, Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana
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Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana ©
El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
Lobo Park ©
Lobo Park

2
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. On the 25th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, kick back and relax at Playa de la Alberquilla, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Molino de Papel, then kick back and relax at Playa Torrecilla, and finally kick back and relax at Playa El Playazo. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, explore the world behind art at Museo de Nerja, then stroll through Capistrano Playa, and finally kick back and relax at Burriana Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nerja day trip planner.

Drive from Antequera to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Nerja are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon

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.
Get outdoors at Iberfauna and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Alhambra and Casa Museo Max Moreau are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Monasterio de la Concepcion, examine the collection at Museo Cuevas del Sacromonte, steep yourself in history at Casa de Castril, and view the masterpieces at Reez.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Granada trip builder.

Drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Iberfauna
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Monasterio de la Concepcion ©
Monasterio de la Concepcion

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