17 days in South of Spain Itinerary

17 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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17 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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

3
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. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, nightlife, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Playa de la Alberquilla, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of El Salvador, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Salon, and make a trip to Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nerja holiday maker .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Nerja is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Nerja. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in September; daily highs in Nerja reach 31°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Balcon de Europa ©
Balcon de Europa
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then admire the natural beauty at Generalife, then step into the grandiose world of Nasrid Palaces, and finally contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Granada trip planner .

Getting from Nerja to Granada by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Granada sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get outside with Experience Box Spain, then take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally stop by Vom Fass Fuengirola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): ride a horse along Riding Fun In The Sun and then head outdoors with Adventure Rider Centre.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Marbella visit planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Marbella takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Marbella when traveling from Granada in October, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Malaga, Vom Fass Fuengirola, Riding Fun In The Sun, Adventure Rider Centre
Highlights from your plan
Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre
Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba

4
nights
Ronda

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: learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, get great views at Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, and identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ronda online route planner .

You can take a bus from Marbella to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daytime highs in Ronda are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba in Cordoba (about 1h 45 min away). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, get in on the family fun at Isla Magica, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Seville trip planning app .

Take a bus from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Seville sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trip

Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
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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