18 days in Santa Elena, Granada & Antequera Itinerary

18 days in Santa Elena, Granada & Antequera Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Santa Elena
— 3 nights
2
Granada
— 11 nights
3
Antequera
— 3 nights

3
nights
Santa Elena

Santa Elena ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo de Ciencias Naturales AVAN as well as Paraje Natural Cascada de Cimbarra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Parque Natural de Despenaperros and then get curious at Museo de Ciencias Naturales AVAN.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Elena online trip maker.

Madrid to Santa Elena is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Madrid in July, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Santa Elena. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Granada.

Things to do in Santa Elena

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Museo de Ciencias Naturales AVAN, Paraje Natural Cascada de Cimbarra
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Parque Natural de Despenaperros ©
Parque Natural de Despenaperros
Museo de la Batalla de las Navas de Tolosa ©
Museo de Ciencias Naturales AVAN ©
Museo de Ciencias Naturales AVAN

11
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pico Del Veleta as well as Parque Nacional de Sierra Nevada. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alhambra and Monasterio Cartuja. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica de San Juan de Dios and Abadia del Sacromonte. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Court of the Lions, contemplate the long history of La Madraza, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia De La Virgen De Las Angustias.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Granada route builder app.

You can drive from Santa Elena to Granada in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Granada when traveling from Santa Elena in July, with lows around °C. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel to Antequera.

Things to do in Granada

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sierra Nevada National Park
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Court of the Lions ©
Court of the Lions
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios

3
nights
Antequera

Antequera ©
Explore hidden gems such as Dolmen de Menga and Convento de la Trinidad. Alcazaba de Antequera and Convento de Belen will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Antequera with an excursion to Chapel of Our Lady of Grace in Archidona--about 30 minutes away.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Antequera day trip website.

Getting from Granada to Antequera by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Antequera

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Archidona
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Dolmen del Romeral ©
Dolmen del Romeral
Alcazaba de Antequera ©
Alcazaba de Antequera
Dolmen de Menga ©
Dolmen de Menga