22 days in Barcelona, Torrevieja & South of Spain Itinerary

22 days in Barcelona, Torrevieja & South of Spain Itinerary

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Barcelona
— 4 nights
Fly
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Torrevieja
— 1 night
Drive
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Murcia
— 1 night
Drive
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Granada
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Pampaneira
— 1 day
Drive
6
Maro
— 1 night
Drive
7
Malaga
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Setenil de las Bodegas
— 1 day
Drive
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Ronda
— 1 night
Drive
10
Zahara de la Sierra
— 1 night
Drive
11
Ubrique
— 1 night
Drive
12
Seville
— 3 nights
Train
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Cordoba
— 2 nights
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Barcelona

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Explore hidden gems such as Barri de Gracia and Plaça de Sant Felip Neri. Visit Reial Monestir De Santes Creus and Passeig del Born for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Monestir de San Cugat (Monasterio de San Cugat) (in Sant Cugat del Valles), Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt (in Santa Coloma de Cervello) and Esglesies de Sant Pere (in Terrassa). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Celler Mas Vicenc, take a leisurely stroll along Rambla del Mar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi, and explore the ancient world of MUHBA Temple d'August.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel route planner.

San Jose, Costa Rica to Barcelona is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from San Jose to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In February, Barcelona is much colder than San Jose - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Torrevieja.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Torrevieja

— 1 night
Torrevieja is a seaside city and municipality located on the Costa Blanca in the province of Alacant, in south Valencian Country. On the 11th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museos flotantes Delfin S-61 y Albatros III, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, then make a trip to Plaza de Oriente, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de La Inmaculada Concepcion, and finally appreciate the history behind Estatua de la Bella Lola.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Torrevieja sightseeing planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Torrevieja by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Murcia.

Things to do in Torrevieja

Historic Sites · Museums

Murcia

— 1 night
Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country, with a population of 442,573 inhabitants in 2009 (about one third of the total population of the Region). For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Murcia trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Torrevieja to Murcia by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February in Murcia, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Granada.

Things to do in Murcia

Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks · Beaches

Granada

— 2 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 12th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de los Santos Justo y Pastor, see the interesting displays at Monasterio de la Concepcion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Santa Catalina de Zafra, then browse the exhibits of Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla, and finally steep yourself in history at Cuarto Real de Santo Domingo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Archive Saint John of God Museum, then take in the pleasant sights at Mirador de las Penas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Encarnacion, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Montefrio.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada trip planner.

You can drive from Murcia to Granada in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Murcia in February; daily highs in Granada reach 14°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Pampaneira.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Pampaneira

— 1 day
Pampaneira is a village located in the province of Granada, Spain. On the 14th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Taller textil Mercedes Carrascosa, ponder the design of Fuente de San Antonio, then look for gifts at Jarapas y Artesania, then take in the awesome beauty at Alpujarra Bikes, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Casa Alpujarrena.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pampaneira trip maker site.

You can drive from Granada to Pampaneira in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Maro.

Things to do in Pampaneira

Nature · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Maro

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Restaurante la Cantina del Ingenio, look for gifts at IlCalicedivino, then savor the flavors at El Colmao Wine and Experiences, and finally get to know the fascinating history of De twaalf panelen van Frigiliana.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Maro trip planning tool.

You can drive from Pampaneira to Maro in 1.5 hours. In February in Maro, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Maro

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trip

Malaga

— 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacred Heart Church (Sagrado Corazon), then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santiago, and finally see the interesting displays at Revello de Toro Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Malaga day trip site.

Traveling by car from Maro to Malaga takes an hour. Traveling from Maro in February, expect Malaga to be somewhat warmer, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Setenil de las Bodegas.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Historic Sites

Setenil de las Bodegas

— 1 day
On the 17th (Wed), examine the collection at Museo La Frontera y Los Castillos, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Olvera, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of la Encarnacion, and finally step into the grandiose world of Nazari Castle.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read Setenil de las Bodegas driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Malaga to Setenil de las Bodegas in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Malaga in February, expect slightly colder with lows of 6°C in Setenil de las Bodegas. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Setenil de las Bodegas

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Ronda

— 1 night

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Ronda, take in the exciting artwork at Scott Simpson Fine Art, get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, then examine the collection at Museo Peinado, then see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacion del Vino, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Plaza del Socorro.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ronda visit app.

Ronda is just a short distance from Setenil de las Bodegas. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in February, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zahara de la Sierra.

Things to do in Ronda

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Zahara de la Sierra

— 1 night
On the 19th (Fri), get great views at Mirador de Grazalema and then explore the historical opulence of Castillo Zahara de la Sierra.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zahara de la Sierra journey planner.

Drive from Ronda to Zahara de la Sierra in an hour. In February in Zahara de la Sierra, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Ubrique.

Things to do in Zahara de la Sierra

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ubrique

— 1 night
Ubrique is a town located in the province of Cádiz, Spain. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Capuchinos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Parroquial de Ntra Senora de la O, then experience rural life at Queso Payoyo, S.L., and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Taurino Jesulin de Ubrique.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ubrique trip builder website.

Drive from Zahara de la Sierra to Ubrique in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in February, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ubrique

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Seville

— 3 nights

City of Towers

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.
Get some cultural insight at Monasterio de Santa Paula and Iglesia de San Luis de los Franceses. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica del Santisimo Cristo de la Expiracion and Iglesia de San Antonio Abad (El Silencio). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Lorenzo, step into the grandiose world of Palacio de San Telmo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Santa Ana, and contemplate the long history of Iglesia de la Caridad.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Seville day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ubrique to Seville takes 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites

Cordoba

— 2 nights

Pearl of Muslim Spain

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir, admire the landmark architecture of Posada del Potro, examine the collection at Centro Flamenco Fosforito, then explore the world behind art at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Las Ermitas de Cordoba, don't miss a visit to Los Patios De San Basilio, see the interesting displays at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda, then contemplate the long history of Casa Andalusi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba trip maker website.

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in February, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums