5 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

5 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

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5 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

Start: Manchester
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  8 h 15 min
1
Ronda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Malaga
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): head outdoors with Ronda Dressage, get great views at Puente Nuevo, and then make a trip to Mirador Paseo Blas Infante. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: bet on your favorite at Ascari, go for a walk through Placa A Los Viajeros Romanticos, then wander the streets of Old City, and finally ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ronda road trip planning website .

Manchester, UK to Ronda is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in February, things will get a bit warmer in Ronda: highs are around 19°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Ascari ©
Ascari

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nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, then take in the waterfront activity at Puerto Marina Benalmadena, and then get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then walk around Parque De La Paloma, then steep yourself in history at Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally take in the waterfront at Puerto de Málaga.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Malaga trip planner .

You can drive from Ronda to Malaga in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February in Malaga, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Benalmadena
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Puerto de Málaga ©
Puerto de Málaga
Room Escape Games

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