20 days in South of Spain Itinerary

20 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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San Jose
— 1 night
2
Granada
— 2 nights
3
Nerja
— 4 nights
4
Marbella
— 4 nights
5
Ronda
— 5 nights
6
Seville
— 2 nights
7
Cordoba
— 1 night

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night
San Jose

San Jose ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Mirador Isleta del Moro, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Barronal, then see RollingAlmeria, and finally discover the deep blue sea with Volcanic Tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Jose holiday planner.

Cairo, Egypt to San Jose is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to San Jose is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairo in September; daily highs in San Jose reach 31°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in San Jose

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mirador Isleta del Moro, Playa del Barronal
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Volcanic Tours ©
Volcanic Tours
Playa del Barronal ©
Playa del Barronal
Mirador Isleta del Moro ©
Mirador Isleta del Moro

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, add some adventure to your tour with Gualay Aventura, and then steep yourself in history at Generalife. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit Albayzin, steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Granada journey planner.

Getting from San Jose to Granada by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from San Jose in September, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Gualay Aventura ©
Gualay Aventura
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

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. Step out of Nerja with an excursion to Torrenigma Escape Room in Torre del Mar--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a splash at Aquavelis Water Park, stroll through Playa El Salon, contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar, and kick back and relax at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nerja day trip planner.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Torre del Mar
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Torrenigma Escape Room ©
Torrenigma Escape Room
Aquavelis Water Park ©
Aquavelis Water Park
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: Ermita del Calvario (in Mijas Pueblo), Costa Water Park (in Fuengirola) and Off-Road Tours (in Mijas). There's still lots to do: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, explore the activities along Rio Guadalmina, gain insight at Instituto Andalusi de Espanol, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Marbella tour builder.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nerja in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Marbella, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Malaga, Estepona, Mijas, Riding Fun In The Sun, Eco Reserva Ojen
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Climbing Tours
Velero Intrepido ©
Velero Intrepido
Malaga Feria ©
Malaga Feria

5
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: push the limits with TopBuggy, snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, ride a horse along Caballos y Vino, and take the plunge with Volar Andalucia.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ronda itinerary app.

You can drive from Marbella to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
TopBuggy ©
TopBuggy
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery

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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.
On the 18th (Fri), walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and finally make a trip to Plaza de Santa Marta. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally make a trip to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

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You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Seville, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · 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

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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 (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba and then stop by Tienda Gourmet Casa Pedro.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba travel route planner.

Getting from Seville to Cordoba by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seville in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Tienda Gourmet Casa Pedro ©
Tienda Gourmet Casa Pedro

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