17 days in Spain Itinerary

17 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip planner

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Malaga
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ronda
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tarifa
— 1 night
Drive
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Jerez De La Frontera
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seville
— 2 nights
Train
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Cordoba
— 1 night
Drive
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Jaen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 1 night
Drive
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Nijar
— 1 night
Drive
10
Nerja
— 2 nights
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Malaga

— 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Montes de Malaga Natural Park as well as Mercado Central de Atarazanas. On the 11th (Sat), pick up some local products at Mercado Central de Atarazanas, contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral, and then kick back and relax at Playa de La Malagueta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, then contemplate the long history of Alcazaba, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Montes de Malaga Natural Park.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Malaga trip planner.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Malaga is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vilnius to Malaga is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Vilnius in September, you will find days in Malaga are warmer (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

Ronda

— 2 nights

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 13th (Mon): explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda, stop by Old City, contemplate the long history of Casa Del Rey Moro, then take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda, learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, then see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacion del Vino, then see the interesting displays at Museo Lara, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor.

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Getting from Malaga to Ronda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Ronda, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tarifa.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Tarifa

— 1 night

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 15th (Wed): kick back and relax at Playa de Bolonia, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Los Lances Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de Valdevaqueros. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Guzman el Bueno and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tarifa trip planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Tarifa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Ronda in September, plan for little chillier days in Tarifa, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jerez De La Frontera.

Things to do in Tarifa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Jerez De La Frontera

— 2 nights

Sherry Capital of the World

A culturally and historically rich city, Jerez de la Frontera is known around the world for the production of Spanish sherry.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Palacio del Virrey Laserna. On the next day, examine the collection at Fundacion Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre, do a tasting at Bodegas Tio Pepe, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Jerez de la Frontera, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Miguel.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jerez De La Frontera day trip website.

Drive from Tarifa to Jerez De La Frontera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Tarifa in September, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Jerez De La Frontera: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Jerez De La Frontera

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Seville

— 2 nights

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.
On the 18th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Casa de Pilatos.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seville online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jerez De La Frontera to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Seville are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Cordoba

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, then snap pictures at Roman Bridge, then admire the striking features of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Cordoba trip tool.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seville in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jaen.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Jaen

— 2 nights
Jaén is a city in south-central Spain. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia y Convento de la Merced, contemplate the long history of Castillo de Santa Catalina, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Bartolome, then get engrossed in the history at Centro Cultural Baños Árabes, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jaén Cathedral. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Fortaleza de la Mota, then identify plant and animal life at Iberfauna, and then identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural Sierra de Andujar.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jaen itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Cordoba to Jaen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in September, expect Jaen to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 15°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Granada.

Things to do in Jaen

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Granada

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Alhambra and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Chapel of Granada.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Granada trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Jaen to Granada in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Granada, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Nijar.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites

Nijar

— 1 night
Níjar is a Spanish municipality in the province of Almería, Andalusia. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala del Plomo, see some colorful creatures with Sea & Sun Diving Center, then get outside with San Jose, Cabo de Gada, Spagna, and finally kick back and relax at El Playazo.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nijar trip planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Nijar takes 2 hours. Traveling from Granada in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Nijar. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nerja.

Things to do in Nijar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Nerja

— 2 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, then enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, then explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Juan Bautista, steep yourself in history at Teatro del Carmen, then pause for some serene contemplation at Convent of the Carmelitas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convent of San Francisco.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nerja trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nijar to Nerja takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nijar 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 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nerja

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.