20 days in South of Spain Itinerary

20 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lima
Fly + Train:  17 h 30 min
1
Ronda
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Marbella
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Granada
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
6
Seville
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Lima

3
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, ride a horse along Caballos y Vino, take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, and get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ronda trip itinerary site.

Lima, Peru to Ronda is an approximately 17- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Peru Standard Time (PET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. When traveling from Lima in August, plan for warmer days in Ronda, with highs around 41°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Climbing Tours
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wine Tours & Tastings (in Malaga), Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo) and Riding Fun In The Sun (in Casares). And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to Ermita de la Virgen de la Peña, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santo Christo, and head outdoors with Experience Box Spain.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Marbella holiday builder tool.

Traveling by bus from Ronda to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Ronda in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Marbella: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mijas, Eco Reserva Ojen, Centro Historico de Estepona, Wine Tours & Tastings, Riding Fun In The Sun
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Eco Reserva Ojen ©
Eco Reserva Ojen
Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun

4
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Salon, contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar, and Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nerja trip tool.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Nerja are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon

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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Alhambra, stop by Munira, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Granada sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Thu), take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cordoba travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Cordoba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Granada, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

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

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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, make a trip to Torre del Oro, catch some excitement at Isla Magica, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Seville visit planning tool.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cordoba in August: highs in Seville hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Isla Magica ©
Isla Magica

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