5 days in Malaga, Alhambra & Seville Itinerary

5 days in Malaga, Alhambra & Seville Itinerary

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5 days in Malaga, Alhambra & Seville Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Malaga
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Alhambra
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Zurich

1
night
Malaga

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Malaga day trip planning app .

Zurich, Switzerland to Malaga is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Zurich in December: highs in Malaga hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Alhambra.

Things to do in Malaga

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Wine Tours & Tastings
Room Escape Games
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba

1
night
Alhambra

Alhambra ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Justice Gate.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Alhambra trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Malaga to Alhambra in 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Malaga in December; daily highs in Alhambra reach 14°C and lows reach 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Seville.
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Justice Gate ©
Justice Gate

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 18th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally get great views at Catedral de Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, then admire the striking features of Plaza de Santa Marta, and then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Seville trip maker app .

Getting from Alhambra to Seville by car takes about 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Alhambra in December: high temperatures in Seville hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

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