17 days in South of Spain Itinerary

17 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Fly to Madrid, Train to Cordoba
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Cordoba
— 1 day
Drive
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Antequera
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive
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Marbella
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seville
— 4 nights
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Cordoba

— 1 day

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 13th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally admire the striking features of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Cordoba road trip planning tool.

Mexico City, Mexico to Cordoba is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Mexico City to Cordoba due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mexico City in March, with highs in Cordoba at 22°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Antequera.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Antequera

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at El Torcal de Antequera, then pause for some photo ops at Triunfo de la Inmaculada, and then pause for some serene contemplation at El Carmen Church. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Lobo Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pena de los Enamorados, then get outside with Penon de los Enamorados, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Municipal De Antequera.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Antequera attractions planner.

You can drive from Cordoba to Antequera in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Antequera, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Antequera

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Nerja

— 3 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nerja: Los Olivillos (in Competa) and Ruta de la Pasa (in Comares). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, take in the dramatic natural features at Paseo de los Carabineros, kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico Detunda Cueva De Nerja.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nerja online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Antequera to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Antequera in March since evenings lows in Nerja dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Marbella

— 3 nights

Spanish Riviera

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to ToroTrail (in Alhaurin el Grande), Room Escape Games (in Malaga) and Bikestardo (in La Cala de Mijas). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Adventure Rider Centre, hike along Senda Litoral Dunas de Artola, skim along the rocks with Turiactivo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Marbella day trip website.

You can drive from Nerja to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Nerja in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Marbella, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Ronda

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, see the sights as you ascend with SierrAventura Ronda, identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, and get great views at Mirador de los Viajeros Romanticos.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ronda trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Marbella to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wineries

Seville

— 4 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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, see where the action happens at Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan, explore by horseback at Centro Ecuestre Entrepinares, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Seville trip planner.

Drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Seville sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Tours