5 days in Spain Itinerary

5 days in Spain Itinerary

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5 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Malaga
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Granada
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train:  45​min
3
Seville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cadiz
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Malaga
— 1 night
End: Malaga

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, make a trip to Plaza de Isabel La Catolica, then steep yourself in history at La Madraza, and finally explore the historical opulence of Nasrid Palaces. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Nuestra Senora de las Angustias, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Jerome Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Mayor de Granada, then get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio Cartuja.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Granada trip builder app .

Malaga to Granada is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Granada when traveling from Malaga in October, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

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night
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
On the 17th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Calleja del Panuelo.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cordoba sightseeing app .

Malaga to Cordoba is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Calleja del Panuelo ©
Calleja del Panuelo

1
night
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 (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza del Triunfo, then get great views at Catedral de Sevilla, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capilla de San Jose, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville.

To find out how to plan a trip to Seville, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Seville sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Capilla de San Jose ©
Capilla de San Jose

few
hours
Cadiz

Cadiz
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cadiz itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Seville to Cadiz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Cadiz can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll set off for Malaga on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Cadiz

Outdoors Tours Nightlife

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night
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Colección del Museo Ruso, explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Malaga, then get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Maria de la Victoria.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Malaga trip builder app .

Getting from Cadiz to Malaga by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Colección del Museo Ruso ©
Colección del Museo Ruso
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba

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