24 days in South of Spain Itinerary

24 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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24 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Seville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Iznajar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Malaga
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
5
Mijas
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
6
Marbella
— 3 nights
bus:  30​min
7
Estepona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Zahara de la Sierra
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Cadiz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Huelva
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Ljubljana

3
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.
On the 30th (Mon), take a stroll through Plaza San Fernando, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capilla de San Jose, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Magdalena, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de los Marineros, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise du Divin Sauveur. On the next day, ride a horse along Centro Ecuestre Entrepinares, explore the historical opulence of Palacio de San Telmo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Caridad.

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

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Seville is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in March: high temperatures in Seville hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Iznajar.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Trails Parks

Side Trip

Plaza San Fernando
Highlights from your plan
Capilla de los Marineros ©
Capilla de los Marineros
Iglesia de la Caridad ©
Iglesia de la Caridad
Palacio de San Telmo ©
Palacio de San Telmo

1
night
Iznajar

Iznajar ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Paraje de Valdearenas, then hike along Los infiernos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de la Villa, and finally get great views at Mirador del Tocon. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Francisco de Asis and then explore the ancient world of Poblado Ibero "El Cerro de la Cruz" de Almedinilla.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Iznajar trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Seville to Iznajar takes 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Iznajar when traveling from Seville in April, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Granada.

Things to do in Iznajar

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montefrio, Church of San Francisco de Asis, Poblado Ibero "El Cerro de la Cruz" de Almedinilla, Los infiernos
Highlights from your plan
Church of San Francisco de Asis ©
Church of San Francisco de Asis
Iglesia de la Villa ©
Iglesia de la Villa

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Mirador de las Penas.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Granada route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Iznajar to Granada takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Granada are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mirador de las Penas, Cuevas de Pinar
Highlights from your plan
Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla ©
Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla
Iglesia del Sagrario ©
Iglesia del Sagrario

1
night
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 4th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Episcopal Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacred Heart Church (Sagrado Corazon), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Los Martires.

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Drive from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 14°C in Malaga. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Mijas.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Episcopal Palace ©
Episcopal Palace
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista ©
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista

few
hours
Mijas

Mijas ©
On the 5th (Sun), make a trip to Ermita de la Virgen de la Peña, see the interesting displays at Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Mijas, admire the masterpieces at CAC Mijas, then stop by Magia del Norte, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion, and finally grab your bike and head to Bikestardo.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mijas trip builder tool .

You can take a bus from Malaga to Mijas in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Mijas

Museums Trails Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
CAC Mijas ©
CAC Mijas
Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion ©
Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion
Bikestardo ©
Bikestardo

3
nights
Marbella

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): hike along Senda Litoral Dunas de Artola. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion, steep yourself in history at Iglesia de San Pedro, and then pedal to the sights with Dust Devils.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Marbella trip planner .

Marbella is very close to Mijas. In April in Marbella, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Estepona.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Iglesia de San Pedro
Highlights from your plan
Santa María Golf Club Marbella ©
Santa María Golf Club Marbella
Iglesia de San Pedro ©
Iglesia de San Pedro
Capilla de San Juan de Dios. ©
Capilla de San Juan de Dios.

2
nights
Estepona

Estepona ©
Estepona is a town and municipality in the comarca of the Costa del Sol, southern Spain. Get a sense of the local culture at Castle of Jimena de la Frontera and Nuestra Senora de Los Remedios. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castillo de Castellar de la Frontera and Castillo de la Duquesa. Step out of Estepona with an excursion to Enclave Arqueologico de Carteia in San Roque--about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: ride a horse along Ride Andalucia, don't miss a visit to Torre de Guadalmansa, stroll through Amaneceres, Actividades Ecuestres, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Estepona trip builder .

Estepona is just a stone's throw from Marbella. In April, daytime highs in Estepona are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Estepona

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Enclave Arqueologico de Carteia, Castle of Jimena de la Frontera, Ride Andalucia, Castillo de la Duquesa, Castillo de Castellar de la Frontera
Highlights from your plan
Castle of Jimena de la Frontera ©
Castle of Jimena de la Frontera
Castillo de Castellar de la Frontera ©
Castillo de la Duquesa ©
Castillo de la Duquesa

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sierra De Las Nieves and Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba. Do some cultural sightseeing at Monasterio de la Encarnacion and Joaquin Fernandez Bodega. There's still lots to do: ride a horse along Caballos y Vino, do a tasting at Bodega Kieninger, don't miss a visit to Puerta de Almocabar, and contemplate the long history of Ermita Rupestre de la Virgen de la Cabeza.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ronda trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Estepona to Ronda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Estepona in April, you will find days in Ronda are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are a bit cooler (12°C). On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zahara de la Sierra.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Monasterio de la Encarnacion, Sierra De Las Nieves, Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba
Highlights from your plan
Sierra De Las Nieves ©
Sierra De Las Nieves
Monasterio de la Encarnacion ©
Monasterio de la Encarnacion
Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba ©
Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba

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nights
Zahara de la Sierra

Zahara de la Sierra ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Castillo-Palacio de los Ribera and Paraje Natural Cola del Embalse de Bornos. Escape the urban bustle at Sendero Llanos del Rabel and El Torreon. Change things up with these side-trips from Zahara de la Sierra: El Molino De Abajo (in El Bosque), Olvera (Castillo de Olvera & La Frontera y Los Castillos) and Aguzaderas Castle in El Coronil (in El Coronil).

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Zahara de la Sierra sightseeing planner.

Getting from Ronda to Zahara de la Sierra by car takes about an hour. In April in Zahara de la Sierra, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Zahara de la Sierra

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Bornos, Olvera, El Torreon, El Molino De Abajo, Aguzaderas Castle in El Coronil
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de Olvera ©
Castillo de Olvera
Castillo-Palacio de los Ribera ©
Castillo-Palacio de los Ribera
Aguzaderas Castle in El Coronil ©
Aguzaderas Castle in El Coronil

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nights
Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. On the 17th (Fri), see where the action happens at Plaza de Toros, do a tasting at Bodegas Luis Perez, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Miguel, and finally don't miss a visit to Puerta de Tierra. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Rosario, pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio de La Santa Cueva, make a trip to Plaza de la Candelaria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santiago Apostol, then kick back and relax at Playa de Atlanterra, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento a la Constitucion de 1812.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cadiz travel app .

You can drive from Zahara de la Sierra to Cadiz in 1.5 hours. In April in Cadiz, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Huelva.

Things to do in Cadiz

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Jerez De La Frontera, Plaza de Toros
Highlights from your plan
Bodegas Luis Perez ©
Bodegas Luis Perez
Iglesia de San Miguel ©
Iglesia de San Miguel
Oratorio de La Santa Cueva ©
Oratorio de La Santa Cueva

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nights
Huelva

Huelva ©
Huelva is a city in southwestern Spain, the capital of the province of Huelva in the autonomous region of Andalusia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Paraje Natural Enebrales de Punta Umbria, identify plant and animal life at Las Marismas de Odiel, then take in the waterfront at Paseo Maritimo de la Ria, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora Estrella Del Mar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Nuestra Senora de La Cinta, do a tasting at Bodegas Iglesias, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesias San Juan Bautista de La Palma del Condado.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Huelva day trip planning site .

You can drive from Cadiz to Huelva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Huelva, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Huelva

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bodegas Iglesias, Paraje Natural Enebrales de Punta Umbria, Iglesias San Juan Bautista de La Palma del Condado
Highlights from your plan
Santuario de Nuestra Senora de La Cinta ©
Bodegas Iglesias ©
Bodegas Iglesias

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