17 days in Spain Itinerary

17 days in Spain Itinerary

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17 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Malaga
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Granada
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Cordoba
— 3 nights
Train:  45​min
4
Seville
— 4 nights
Bus:  2​h
5
Malaga
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcazaba and Malaga Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Playa El Salon and Papagayo Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Malaga: Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja, Capistrano Playa, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro, see the interesting displays at Ecomuseo Lagar de Torrijos, explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, and explore the world behind art at Museo Picasso Malaga.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip itinerary maker site .

Vancouver, Canada to Malaga is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in October: highs in Malaga hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Nerja
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Anton, and then admire the striking features of Alhambra. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, appreciate the history behind Royal Chapel of Granada, then make a trip to Plaza de Isabel La Catolica, then stroll through Generalife, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Granada trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Malaga in October, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Granada. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba and Jewish Quarter (Juderia). Visiting Sendero del Bronce and Horseback Riding Tours will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Iberfauna (in Zuheros) and Parque Natural Sierra de Andujar (in Andujar). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calleja del Panuelo, admire the masterpieces at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia, and snap pictures at Roman Bridge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cordoba trip site .

Getting from Granada to Cordoba by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in October, expect nights in Cordoba to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Iberfauna, Parque Natural Sierra de Andujar, Sendero del Bronce
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Iberfauna ©
Iberfauna

4
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.
Visiting Centro Ecuestre Entrepinares and Fieldwork Riotinto will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Plaza de España and Royal Tobacco Factory. Get out of town with these interesting Seville side-trips: Chiclana de la Frontera (Ceramic Creative GresSierra & Playa de la Barrosa) and Parque Nacional de Donana (in Huelva). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise du Divin Sauveur, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and get great views at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seville holiday planning tool .

You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Seville sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can take a bus to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Chiclana de la Frontera, Parque Nacional de Donana, Fieldwork Riotinto
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

1
night
Malaga

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, then take in the waterfront at Puerto de Málaga, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Gravura Taller de Grabado.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Malaga road trip planning tool .

You can take a bus from Seville to Malaga in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga ©
Gravura Taller de Grabado ©
Gravura Taller de Grabado

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