23 days in South of Spain Itinerary

23 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain trip planner

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Seville
— 4 nights
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Ronda
— 5 nights
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Marbella
— 5 nights
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Nerja
— 5 nights
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Granada
— 2 nights
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San Jose
— 1 night
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Seville

— 4 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Plaza de España and Natureway. Step out of Seville to go to Isla Cristina and see Excusiones Maritimas Islenas, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, try out the rides at Isla Magica, stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Seville trip planning tool.

Barcelona to Seville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seville, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ronda

— 5 nights

City of Dreams

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: tour in harmony with nature at Paddock Paradise Ronda, identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, take some stellar pictures from Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Ronda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Marbella

— 5 nights

Spanish Riviera

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Velero Intrepido and Climbing Tours. Explore Marbella's surroundings by going to Fuengirola (Costa Water Park & Sould Park), Bikestardo (in La Cala de Mijas) and Torre del Padron (in Estepona). The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of Born to be Wild, make a splash at Aquamijas, look for all kinds of wild species at Eco Reserva Ojen, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Ronda Paco.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Marbella trip maker website.

You can drive from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ronda in July, you will find days in Marbella are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Nerja

— 5 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Attractions like Playa de la Cala el Canuelo and Balcony of Europe make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Nerja to go to Sayalonga and see Mirador del Cementerio Redondo, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a splash at Aquavelis Water Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, see Off-Road Tours, and stroll through Capistrano Playa.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nerja trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marbella in July, expect nights in Nerja to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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 30th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, then relax in sumptuous surroundings at Hammam Al Andalus Granada, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Monasterio Cartuja, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, then make a trip to Plaza de San Nicolas, and finally wander the streets of Albayzin.

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Getting from Nerja to Granada by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Granada, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Jose.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Baths

San Jose

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala del Corralete, walk around Monsul Beach, see some colorful creatures with Volcanic Tours, then kick back and relax at Playa del Barronal, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Mirador Isleta del Moro.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Jose online journey planner.

You can drive from Granada to San Jose in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Granada, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Jose, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips