30 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

30 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  7 h 15 min
1
Nerja
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Antequera
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Ronda
— 10 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Marbella
— 7 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London

6
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Get out of town with these interesting Nerja side-trips: Ruta de la Pasa (in Comares), Velez-Malaga (Museo de Velez & Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios) and Los Olivillos (in Competa). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Balcony of Europe, stroll through Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Burriana Beach, and walk around Parque Verano Azul.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nerja planning website.

London, UK to Nerja is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Nerja. Traveling from London in January, you will find days in Nerja are a bit warmer (13°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Antequera.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Velez-Malaga, Sayalonga, Ruta de la Pasa, Los Olivillos
Highlights from your plan
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

6
nights
Antequera

Antequera ©
Antequera is known for wildlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at El Torcal de Antequera, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Belen, let the kids burn off some steam at Parque La Negrita, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Antequera holiday builder site.

Drive from Nerja to Antequera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nerja in January, things will get a bit warmer in Antequera: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Ronda.

Things to do in Antequera

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Convento de Belen ©
Convento de Belen
El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
Penon de los Enamorados ©
Penon de los Enamorados

10
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
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: take in the views from Puente Nuevo, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda, and learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Ronda fast, fun, and easy.

You can take a train from Antequera to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites Parks Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Climbing Tours

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: Malaga (Parque de Malaga, Alcazaba, &more), Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo) and Benalmadena (Parque De La Paloma, Puerto Marina Benalmadena, &more). There's much more to do: get outside with Experience Box Spain, let little ones run wild at Intooit Kids Play Club, stroll through Bikestardo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Marbella trip planner.

Take a bus from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Marbella, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Malaga, Mijas, Benalmadena, Fuengirola Street Market
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Marina Benalmadena ©
Puerto Marina Benalmadena
Parque De La Paloma ©
Parque De La Paloma
Puerto de Málaga ©
Puerto de Málaga

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