21 days in Andalucia Itinerary

21 days in Andalucia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Andalucia trip itinerary maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

21 days in Andalucia Itinerary

Start: Granada
bus:  3​h
1
Cordoba
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Malaga
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Tarifa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Chiclana de la Frontera
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Seville
— 5 nights
End: Seville

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Parque Natural Sierra de Andujar and Ecotour Turismo Accesible. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba and Roman Bridge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cordoba: Barrio de la Villa (in Priego de Cordoba), Castillo de Almodovar del Rio (in Almodovar del Rio) and Jaen (Centro Cultural Baños Árabes, Cruz del Castillo de Santa Catalina, & more). There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Mercado Victoria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita-Catedral De Cordoba, take an in-depth tour of Museo Arqueologico de Cordoba, and steep yourself in history at Casa Andalusi.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cordoba tour itinerary planner .

Granada to Cordoba is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also 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 19°C to lows of 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Thu) before leaving for Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Jaen, Castillo de Almodovar, Barrio de la Villa, Parque Natural Sierra de Andujar, Banos de la Encima Castle
Highlights from your plan
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Castillo de Almodovar ©
Castillo de Almodovar
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

5
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Get some cultural insight at Marbella Old Quarter and Mirador de San Nicolas. Your inner history buff will appreciate Albayzin and Alcazaba. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa La Carihuela (in Torremolinos), Basilica de San Juan de Dios (in Granada) and Benalmadena (Butterfly Park of Benalmadena & Buddist Temple). Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Calle San Miguel, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Bajondillo, wander the streets of La Ciudad, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Malaga online visit planner .

You can take a train from Cordoba to Malaga in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cordoba in December since evenings lows in Malaga dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tarifa.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ronda, Torremolinos, Granada, Benalmadena, Marbella Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral

2
nights
Tarifa

Tarifa ©
As the southernmost point in Europe, Tarifa is famous for having the continent’s best windsurfing conditions, making it a well-known surfer’s paradise.
On the 11th (Tue), get outside with Landsailing Tarifa and then play a few rounds at Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa de Valdevaqueros, look for gifts at Lanas del Rio, then delve into the distant past at Castle of Jimena de la Frontera, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Mateo.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tarifa online vacation planner .

You can drive from Malaga to Tarifa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 14°C in Tarifa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Chiclana de la Frontera.

Things to do in Tarifa

Outdoors Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

San Roque, Castle of Jimena de la Frontera, Lanas del Rio, Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Valdevaqueros ©
Playa de Valdevaqueros
Castle of Jimena de la Frontera ©
Castle of Jimena de la Frontera

4
nights
Chiclana de la Frontera

Chiclana de la Frontera ©
Chiclana de la Frontera is a town and municipality in southwestern Spain, in the province of Cádiz, Andalusia, near the Gulf of Cádiz. Get some historical perspective at Lighthouse at Cape Trafalgar and Castillo de Sancti-Petri. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de la Barrosa and Las playas de Canos de Meca. Explore Chiclana de la Frontera's surroundings by going to El Puerto de Santa Maria (Iglesia Mayor Prioral & Plaza de Toros), Oratorio de San Felipe Neri (in Cadiz) and Chipiona (Faro de Chipiona & Santuario de Nuestra Senora de Regla). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Bodegas Lustau, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Medina Sidonia, contemplate the long history of El Conjunto Monumental de las Murallas Reales, and tee off at Sancti Petri Hills Golf.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiclana de la Frontera day trip planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Tarifa to Chiclana de la Frontera takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Tarifa in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Chiclana de la Frontera. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Chiclana de la Frontera

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Jerez De La Frontera, Cadiz, Chipiona, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Palace of Medina Sidonia
Highlights from your plan
Playa de la Barrosa ©
Playa de la Barrosa
Lighthouse at Cape Trafalgar ©
Lighthouse at Cape Trafalgar
Faro de Chipiona ©
Faro de Chipiona

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Playa Nueva Umbria and Parque Nacional de Donana. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Carla Sade and Mercado de Triana. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seville: Huelva (La Rabida Monastery & Muelle de las Carabelas) and Eiriz Jamones & Embutidos De Bellota (in Corteconcepcion). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Macarena, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and brush up on your military savvy at Torre del Oro.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville vacation maker tool .

You can drive from Chiclana de la Frontera to Seville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Seville sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Huelva, Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, Eiriz Jamones & Embutidos De Bellota, Carla Sade, Muelle de las Carabelas
Highlights from your plan
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

Similar Plans

22 days in Barcelona, Andalucia & Madrid BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 25 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM CANADA November, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 31 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM MOROCCO October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in Spain & Tangier BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 32 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM CANADA November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM MALTA October, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA October, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 44 days in Andalucia & Gibraltar BY A USER FROM CANADA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM MALTA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM HUNGARY October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM CANADA November, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans