52 days in South of Spain Itinerary

52 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seville
— 5 nights
2
Cordoba
— 5 nights
3
Antequera
— 6 nights
4
Ronda
— 8 nights
5
Cadiz
— 5 nights
6
Marbella
— 7 nights
7
Nerja
— 6 nights
8
Almeria
— 3 nights
9
Granada
— 6 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Plaza de España and Wine Tours & Tastings. Get some historical perspective at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Archaeological Ensemble of Italica. Spend the 10th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Pilatos, and wander the streets of Centro Historico de Sevilla.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Seville day trip planning tool.

London, UK to Seville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Seville due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Seville reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador ©
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador

5
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba and Roman Bridge. Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and Casa de Sefarad will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Castillo de Almodovar (in Almodovar del Rio), Iglesia de San Mateo (in Banos de la Encina) and Terra Oleum Museo Activo Del Aceite De Oliva (in Mengibar). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, see the interesting displays at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cordoba trip planning site.

Take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Antequera.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Castillo de Almodovar, Iglesia de San Mateo, Parque Natural Sierra de Andujar, Terra Oleum Museo Activo Del Aceite De Oliva
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Castillo de Almodovar ©
Castillo de Almodovar
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

6
nights
Antequera

Antequera ©
Get in touch with nature at El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro and El Torcal de Antequera. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcazaba de Antequera and Colegiata de Santa Maria la Mayor. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antequera: Horse Riding El Chorro (in El Chorro) and Castle of the Star (Castillo de la Estrella) (in Teba).

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Antequera trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cordoba to Antequera takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in October, you will find days in Antequera are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Antequera

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

El Chorro, Castle of the Star (Castillo de la Estrella)
Highlights from your plan
El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro ©
El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro
Alcazaba de Antequera ©
Alcazaba de Antequera

8
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 the city life by going to El Tajo de Ronda and Reservatauro Ronda. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old City and Puente Nuevo. Change things up with a short trip to El Hacho in Gaucin (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, steep yourself in history at Palacio de Congresos de Ronda, make a trip to Murallas de Levante, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Ronda.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ronda trip builder.

Traveling by car from Antequera to Ronda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

El Hacho
Highlights from your plan
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda

5
nights
Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fundacion Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre and Catedral de Cadiz. Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa de Bolonia and Playa de la Barrosa. Explore Cadiz's surroundings by going to Jerez De La Frontera (Bodegas Luis Perez, Rutasiete, &more), Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia (in Bolonia) and Playa de Zahara (in Zahara de los Atunes). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at La Caleta Beach, fly like a bird with Adventure Sport Club Cadiz, stroll around Park Genoves, and don't miss a visit to Torre Tavira.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cadiz itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Cadiz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Cadiz are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Cadiz

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Jerez De La Frontera, Chiclana de la Frontera, Playa de Bolonia, Playa El Palmar, Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia
Highlights from your plan
Bodegas Luis Perez ©
Bodegas Luis Perez
Playa de Zahara ©
Playa de Zahara
Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia ©
Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia

7
nights
Marbella

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.
Get in touch with nature at Born to be Wild and Borrasca Experience. Step off the beaten path and head to Malaga Cathedral and Butterfly Park of Benalmadena. Get out of town with these interesting Marbella side-trips: Riding Fun In The Sun (in Casares), Malaga (Iglesia de Santiago, Castillo de Gibralfaro, &more) and La Carihuela (in Torremolinos). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bikestardo, take in the awesome beauty at La Concha, and don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Estepona.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Marbella trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cadiz to Marbella by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Malaga, Benalmadena, Mijas, Centro Historico de Estepona, Riding Fun In The Sun
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Butterfly Park of Benalmadena ©
Butterfly Park of Benalmadena

6
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. Take a break from the city and head to Fundación Cueva de Nerja and Los Olivillos. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios and Convent of San Francisco. Explore Nerja's surroundings by going to Velez-Malaga (Teatro del Carmen, Iglesia de Santa Maria de la Encarnacion, &more), Centro Historico de Canillas de Aceituno (in Canillas de Aceituno) and Tirolina de Comares (in Comares). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, look for all kinds of wild species at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Capistrano Playa.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Nerja online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Marbella to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, Nerja is slightly colder than Marbella - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Almeria.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Velez-Malaga, Los Olivillos, Centro Historico de Canillas de Aceituno, Tirolina de Comares
Highlights from your plan
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar
Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios ©
Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios

3
nights
Almeria

Almeria ©
Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, situated in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park and Sea & Sun Diving Center. Get outdoors at Camelus and Cactus Nijar. Change things up with these side-trips from Almeria: Playa de los Muertos (in Carboneras) and RollingAlmeria (in San Jose). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba, take in the exciting artwork at Arte21 Almeria, and brush up on your military savvy at Museo Refugio de la Guerra Civil.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Almeria road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Almeria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November, Almeria is a bit warmer than Nerja - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Almeria

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Camelus, Cactus Nijar, Playa de los Muertos, Sea & Sun Diving Center, RollingAlmeria
Highlights from your plan
Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park ©
Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park
Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba ©
Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba
Playa de los Muertos ©
Playa de los Muertos

6
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alhambra and Saint Jerome Monastery. Step off the beaten path and head to Royal Chapel of Granada and Sinagoga del Agua. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Granada: Jaén Cathedral (in Jaen) and Natural Park Sierras de Cazorla (in Cazorla). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and steep yourself in history at Court of the Lions.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Granada trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Almeria to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Almeria in November, things will get little chillier in Granada: highs are around 19°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Jaén Cathedral, Natural Park Sierras de Cazorla, Sinagoga del Agua
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Jaén Cathedral ©
Jaén Cathedral

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