5 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

5 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Malaga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Ronda
— 2 nights
+4
Train + Bus + Foot + Fly + Train:  8 h
End: London

2
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 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, then Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Burriana Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Malaga trip tool.

London, UK to Malaga is an approximately 6- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Malaga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Malaga is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nerja, Marbella
Highlights from your plan
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Room Escape Games

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 19th (Thu): get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, then explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, then snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, and finally ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): make a trip to Mirador Paseo Blas Infante and then learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ronda road trip planning app.

You can drive from Malaga to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

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