27 days in South of Spain Itinerary

27 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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27 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Seville
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Huelva
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Cadiz
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Ronda
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Marbella
— 3 nights
bus:  30​min
6
Estepona
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Mijas
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
8
Malaga
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Iznajar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Zahara de la Sierra
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Ljubljana

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Caridad, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de los Marineros, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Magdalena, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Capilla de San Jose. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Plaza San Fernando, explore by horseback at Centro Ecuestre Entrepinares, then explore the historical opulence of Palacio de San Telmo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise du Divin Sauveur.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seville online trip builder .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Seville is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ljubljana in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Seville: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Huelva.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Trails Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Huelva

Huelva ©
Huelva is a city in southwestern Spain, the capital of the province of Huelva in the autonomous region of Andalusia. On the 1st (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Pedro, look for all kinds of wild species at Las Marismas de Odiel, then look for all kinds of wild species at Paraje Natural Enebrales de Punta Umbria, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Paseo Maritimo de la Ria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Dolmen de Soto, make a trip to Casa Colon, then head outdoors with Parque Moret, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Nuestra Senora de La Cinta.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Huelva trip tool .

You can take a bus from Seville to Huelva in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Huelva can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Huelva

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dolmen de Soto, Paraje Natural Enebrales de Punta Umbria
Highlights from your plan
Dolmen de Soto ©
Dolmen de Soto
Parque Moret ©
Parque Moret

3
nights
Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. On the 3rd (Fri), catch a live event at Plaza de Toros, then do a tasting at Bodegas Luis Perez, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Miguel, and finally don't miss a visit to Puerta de Tierra. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Monumento a la Constitucion de 1812, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Rosario, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio de La Santa Cueva, then make a trip to Plaza de la Candelaria, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santiago Apostol, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de Atlanterra.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cadiz trip planner .

Getting from Huelva to Cadiz by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Ronda.

Things to do in Cadiz

Historic Sites Beaches Nightlife

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

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Take a break from the city and head to Sierra De Las Nieves and Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba. Do some cultural sightseeing at Puerta de Almocabar and Bodega Kieninger. Go for a jaunt from Ronda to Casarabonela to see Botanical Garden of Cacti and Succulent Plants 'Mora i Bravard' of Casarabonela about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: ride a horse along Caballos y Vino, learn about winemaking at Joaquin Fernandez Bodega, and contemplate the long history of Ermita Rupestre de la Virgen de la Cabeza.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ronda online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Cadiz to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Ronda are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Sierra De Las Nieves, Botanical Garden of Cacti and Succulent Plants 'Mora i Bravard' of Casarabonela, Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba
Highlights from your plan
Sierra De Las Nieves ©
Sierra De Las Nieves
Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba ©
Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba
Puerta de Almocabar ©
Puerta de Almocabar

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 8th (Wed): hike along Senda Litoral Dunas de Artola. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Iglesia de San Pedro and then play a few rounds at Santa María Golf Club Marbella.

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Traveling by bus from Ronda to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Marbella sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow 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.

3
nights
Estepona

Estepona ©
Estepona is a town and municipality in the comarca of the Costa del Sol, southern Spain. Popular historic sites such as Castle of Jimena de la Frontera and Castillo de la Duquesa are in your itinerary. Castillo de Castellar de la Frontera and Enclave Arqueologico de Carteia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Estepona to go to Tarifa and see Punta Paloma, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: explore by horseback at Ride Andalucia, stroll through Amaneceres, Actividades Ecuestres, make a trip to Torre de Guadalmansa, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Estepona tour planner.

Estepona is just a stone's throw from Marbella. In April, daytime highs in Estepona are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Mijas.

Things to do in Estepona

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Punta Paloma, Castillo de Castellar de la Frontera, Enclave Arqueologico de Carteia, Casares Cemetery, Ride Andalucia
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

1
night
Mijas

Mijas ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Museo Historico-Etnologico, admire the masterpieces at CAC Mijas, stop by Magia del Norte, get outside with Adventure Rider Centre, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bikestardo, and finally play a few rounds at Sunshine Golf.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mijas trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Estepona to Mijas takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Mijas sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Malaga.

Things to do in Mijas

Outdoors Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bikestardo ©
Bikestardo
Sunshine Golf ©
Sunshine Golf
CAC Mijas ©
CAC Mijas

1
night
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Episcopal Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Martires, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacred Heart Church (Sagrado Corazon), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Juan Bautista. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios.

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You can take a bus from Mijas to Malaga in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April in Malaga, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios
Highlights from your plan
Episcopal Palace ©
Episcopal Palace
Sacred Heart Church (Sagrado Corazon) ©

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.
On the 16th (Thu), get great views at Mirador de las Penas.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Granada holiday builder .

You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Malaga in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Granada, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Iznajar.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

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

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nights
Iznajar

Iznajar ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Mirador del Tocon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Villa, then explore the ancient world of Poblado Ibero "El Cerro de la Cruz" de Almedinilla, then see the sky in a new way at Observatorio Andaluz de Astronomia, and finally admire the striking features of Santuario de Nuestra Senora del Carmen, Patrona de Rute. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Francisco de Asis, hike along Los infiernos, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paraje de Valdearenas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Iznajar trip planner .

You can drive from Granada to Iznajar in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Zahara de la Sierra.

Things to do in Iznajar

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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nights
Zahara de la Sierra

Zahara de la Sierra ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castillo-Palacio de los Ribera and Castillo de Olvera. Bornos and Santa Maria de la Mesa Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zahara de la Sierra: Paraje Natural Cola del Embalse de Bornos (in Bornos), Aguzaderas Castle in El Coronil (in El Coronil) and La Frontera y Los Castillos (in Olvera).

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Getting from Iznajar to Zahara de la Sierra by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Iznajar in April since evenings lows in Zahara de la Sierra dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zahara de la Sierra

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bornos, Olvera, Aguzaderas Castle in El Coronil, El Torreon, Sendero Llanos del Rabel
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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