33 days in South of Spain Itinerary

33 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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33 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
+2
train + bus + Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Seville
— 5 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Ronda
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Antequera
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Granada
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Nerja
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Mijas
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Marbella
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Ottawa

5
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.
Seville is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Plaza de España, explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, get in on the family fun at Isla Magica, and make a trip to Metropol Parasol.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Seville day trip tool .

Ottawa, Canada to Seville is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ottawa in August, with highs in Seville at 38°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

6
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Step out of Ronda with an excursion to Playa El Palmar in Vejer de la Frontera--about 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, stroll through Reservatauro Ronda, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ronda online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. August in Ronda sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Antequera.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Playa El Palmar
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

4
nights
Antequera

Antequera ©
Change things up with a short trip to El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro in El Chorro (about 50 minutes away).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Antequera tour planner.

Getting from Ronda to Antequera by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Ronda in August, plan for little chillier days in Antequera, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Granada.

Things to do in Antequera

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Caminito Del Re, El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro
Highlights from your plan
El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
Alcazaba de Antequera ©
Alcazaba de Antequera
Convento de Belen ©
Convento de Belen

5
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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, parks, baths, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

Find out how to plan Granada trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can take a train from Antequera to Granada in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antequera in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Granada, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

5
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. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, nightlife, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar, enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, stroll through Capistrano Playa, and make a trip to Balcon de Europa.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nerja day trip planning app .

Getting from Granada to Nerja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mijas.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar
Balcon de Europa ©
Balcon de Europa

2
nights
Mijas

Mijas ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a splash at Aqualand Torremolinos and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through La Carihuela, then wander the streets of Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village), and then take a stroll through Los Boliches.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mijas route maker website .

Getting from Nerja to Mijas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Mijas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Mijas

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Fuengirola, Torremolinos, Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village)
Highlights from your plan
Los Boliches ©
Los Boliches
Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village) ©
Aqualand Torremolinos ©
Aqualand Torremolinos

4
nights
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.
Explore Marbella's surroundings by going to Playa de Bolonia (in Tarifa), Playa de Zahara (in Zahara de los Atunes) and Riding Fun In The Sun (in Casares). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Experience Box Spain, take in the views from Puente Cristo del Amor, take in the waterfront activity at Puerto Banus Marina, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Marbella online visit planner .

Marbella is just a stone's throw from Mijas. In August in Marbella, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Bolonia, Centro Historico de Estepona, Riding Fun In The Sun, Playa de Zahara
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town

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