17 days in Spain Itinerary

17 days in Spain Itinerary

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17 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Seville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cadiz
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
3
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Granada
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Malaga
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Detroit

3
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.
Seville is known for historic sites, parks, nightlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, get great views at Catedral de Sevilla, don't miss a visit to Metropol Parasol, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville road trip planning website .

Detroit, USA to Seville is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. In April, Seville is a bit warmer than Detroit - with highs of 70°F and lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural Las Brenas, learn about winemaking at Bodegas Luis Perez, then make a trip to Feria del Caballo, and finally kick back and relax at El Palmar. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at La Pequena Africa Animal Reserve and then indulge your taste buds at Ya En Tu Casa - El sabor de Andalucía.

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

Traveling by car from Seville to Cadiz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Cadiz, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Jerez De La Frontera, Ya En Tu Casa - El sabor de Andalucía
Highlights from your plan
Bodegas Luis Perez ©
Bodegas Luis Perez
Feria del Caballo ©
Feria del Caballo

2
nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally look for gifts at Tienda Gourmet Casa Pedro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, explore the world behind art at Centro de Arte Rafael Boti, then wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba holiday planner.

Getting from Cadiz to Cordoba by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cadiz in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Cordoba, with highs around 76°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Walking tours
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Granada to Nerja to see Acantilados de Maro Cerro Gordo about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, steep yourself in history at Plaza de los Aljibes, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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Traveling by car from Cordoba to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in April, expect nights in Granada to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are slightly colder, around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo
Highlights from your plan
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

5
nights
Malaga

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malaga: Ronda (Centro de Interpretacion del Puente Nuevo, Scott Simpson Fine Art, & more) and Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo). There's lots more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get your game on at La Casa de las Habitaciones, and examine the collection at Museo de Arte Flamenco de la Pena Juan Breva Malaga.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Malaga trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Granada to Malaga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Granada in April since evenings lows in Malaga dip to 54°F. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ronda, Adventure Rider Centre
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda

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