59 days in South of Spain Itinerary

59 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seville
— 5 nights
2
Cordoba
— 7 nights
3
Priego de Cordoba
— 3 nights
4
Ubeda
— 4 nights
5
Cartagena
— 5 nights
6
Almeria
— 6 nights
7
Granada
— 5 nights
8
Malaga
— 5 nights
9
Ronda
— 5 nights
10
Cadiz
— 2 nights
11
Huelva
— 5 nights
12
Aracena
— 3 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 a sense of the local culture at Centro Historico de Sevilla and Basilica de la Macarena. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Room Escape Games and Iglesia Colegial del Salvador. Venture out of the city with trips to Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla, Carmona (in Carmona) and La Cartuja de Cazalla (in Cazalla de la Sierra). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, admire the natural beauty at Jardines de los Reales Alcazares, admire the striking features of Casa de Pilatos, and make a trip to Plaza del Triunfo.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Seville day trip tool.

Auckland, New Zealand to Seville is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -11 hour difference. When traveling from Auckland in January, plan for little chillier days in Seville, with highs around °C, while nights are colder with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Santiponce, Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla, Carmona, La Cartuja de Cazalla
Highlights from your plan
Casa de Pilatos ©
Casa de Pilatos
Centro Historico de Sevilla ©
Centro Historico de Sevilla
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador ©
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador

7
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and Roman Bridge. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castillo de Almodovar and Casa de Sefarad. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cordoba: Villanueva de Cordoba (Refugio Antiaereo de la Guerra Civil & Secadero de Jamones JAMIVI) and Ecija (Parroquia Mayor De Santa Cruz, Museo Palacio de Palma, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calleja de las Flores, and steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba journey tool.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Priego de Cordoba.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Ecija, Villanueva de Cordoba, Castillo de Belmez, Castillo de Almodovar
Highlights from your plan
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba

3
nights
Priego de Cordoba

Priego de Cordoba ©
Priego de Córdoba is a town and municipality of Andalucia Spain in the extreme southeastern portion of the province of Córdoba, near the headwater of the Guadajoz River, and on the northern slope of the Sierra de Priego. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palacete la Hilandera and Church of San Mateo. Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Aguilar y Eslava and Iglesia de la Encarnacion. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Priego de Cordoba: Museo Alcala Oliva (in Alcala la Real), Cisternas Romanas de Monturque (in Monturque) and Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Asuncion y Angeles (in Cabra). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Carcabuey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Francisco, take some stellar pictures from Mirador del Tocon, and delve into the distant past at Poblado Ibero "El Cerro de la Cruz" de Almedinilla.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Priego de Cordoba road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cordoba to Priego de Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Cordoba in January, Priego de Cordoba is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ubeda.

Things to do in Priego de Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Montefrio, Alcala la Real, Cabra, Castillo de Carcabuey, Poblado Ibero "El Cerro de la Cruz" de Almedinilla
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de Carcabuey ©
Castillo de Carcabuey
Fortaleza de la Mota ©
Fortaleza de la Mota
Palacete la Hilandera ©
Palacete la Hilandera

4
nights
Ubeda

Ubeda ©
Úbeda is a town in the province of Jaén in Spain's autonomous community of Andalusia, with some 36,025 inhabitants. Step off the beaten path and head to Natural Park Sierras de Cazorla and Castillo de Santa Catalina. Get a sense of the local culture at Jaén Cathedral and Plaza Vazquez de Molina. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ubeda: Santa Maria del Collado (in Santisteban del Puerto) and Centro Cultural Baños Árabes (in Jaen). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga del Agua, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Pablo, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Sabiote, and stop by Centro Historico.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read Ubeda vacation planner.

Getting from Priego de Cordoba to Ubeda by car takes about 2 hours. In January in Ubeda, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cartagena.

Things to do in Ubeda

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Jaen, Baeza, Santa Maria del Collado, Natural Park Sierras de Cazorla, Castillo de Sabiote
Highlights from your plan
Sinagoga del Agua ©
Sinagoga del Agua
Jaén Cathedral ©
Jaén Cathedral
Santa Maria del Collado ©
Santa Maria del Collado

5
nights
Cartagena

Cartagena ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedral de Santa Maria and Santuario Nuestra Senora la Real de las Huertas. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Del Teatro Romano and Museo Paso Blanco. Change things up with these side-trips from Cartagena: Murcia (Plaza Cardenal Belluga & Casa Diaz-Cassou), Iglesia de la Encarnacion (in Velez Rubio) and Faro Cabo de palos (in Cabo de Palos).

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Cartagena vacation planner.

Drive from Ubeda to Cartagena in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, Cartagena is a bit warmer than Ubeda - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Almeria.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Lorca, Murcia, Iglesia de la Encarnacion, Faro Cabo de palos, Santuario de Santa Eulalia
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral de Santa Maria ©
Cathedral de Santa Maria
Museo Del Teatro Romano ©
Museo Del Teatro Romano
Faro Cabo de palos ©
Faro Cabo de palos

6
nights
Almeria

Almeria ©
Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, situated in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba and Parroquia de la Anunciacion. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park and Centro de Interpretacion Patrimonial de Almeria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Almeria: Carboneras (Torre Mesa Roldan & Faro de la Mesa Roldán), Berja (Plaza Porticada de Berja & Ermita de Ntra. Sra. de Gador) and El Ejido (Castillo de Guardias Viejas & Jardin Botanico La Almunya del Sur). Pack the 30th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Oasys MiniHollywood. And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Museo Casa Ibanez, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Santa Ana, make a trip to Parroquia de San Pedro Apostol, and examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacion del Marmol.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Almeria sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Cartagena to Almeria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Almeria are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Almeria

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Berja, Roquetas de Mar, Carboneras, El Ejido, Museo Casa Ibanez
Highlights from your plan
Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba ©
Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba
Museo Casa Ibanez ©
Museo Casa Ibanez
Ermita de Ntra. Sra. de Gador ©
Ermita de Ntra. Sra. de Gador

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) and Court of the Lions. Discover out-of-the-way places like Carrera del Darro and La Madraza. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Ron Montero (in Motril), Castillo de Moclin (in Moclin) and Baza (Banos Arabes de la Marzuela & Museo Argueologico de Baza). There's much more to do: make a trip to Paseo de los Tristes, pause for some serene contemplation at Guadix Cathedral, take in the pleasant sights at Cuesta del Rey Chico, and get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Granada trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Almeria to Granada by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Almeria in February: high temperatures in Granada hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Guadix, Baza, Ron Montero, Castillo de Moclin, ​​Cueva Museo
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) ©
Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias)
Court of the Lions ©
Court of the Lions

5
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga and Food Tours. Get some cultural insight at Automobile and Fashion Museum and Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga. Change things up with these side-trips from Malaga: La Carihuela (in Torremolinos), Benalmadena (Castillo de Colomares, Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, &more) and Fuengirola (Los Boliches & Bioparc). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, and stroll around Parque de Malaga.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Malaga trip app.

Getting from Granada to Malaga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in February, things will get a bit warmer in Malaga: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Benalmadena, Fuengirola, La Carihuela, Burriana Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bioparc ©
Bioparc
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

5
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old City and Baños Arabes. Discover out-of-the-way places like Museo Lara and AstroLab. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ronda: Parque natural de la Sierra de Grazalema (in El Bosque), Reunion de Cante Jondo (in La Puebla de Cazalla) and Osuna (Monasterio de la Encarnacion, Church of Santa Maria de la Asuncion, &more). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Visitas guiadas Ciudad Romana de Ocuri, see where the action happens at Plaza de Toros de Ronda, get to know the fascinating history of Plaza del Socorro, and explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Olvera.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ronda road trip website.

Getting from Malaga to Ronda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Malaga in February since evenings lows in Ronda dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Osuna, Parque natural de la Sierra de Grazalema, Reunion de Cante Jondo, AstroLab, Visitas guiadas Ciudad Romana de Ocuri
Highlights from your plan
Visitas guiadas Ciudad Romana de Ocuri ©
Visitas guiadas Ciudad Romana de Ocuri
Old City ©
Old City
Museo Lara ©
Museo Lara

2
nights
Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Bodegas Tio Pepe, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Barrosa, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Cadiz, and finally make a trip to Torre Tavira. Keep things going the next day: walk around Park Genoves.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Cadiz journey planning tool.

You can drive from Ronda to Cadiz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Cadiz are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Huelva.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de la Barrosa, Bodegas Tio Pepe
Highlights from your plan
Playa de la Barrosa ©
Playa de la Barrosa
Catedral de Cadiz ©
Catedral de Cadiz
Bodegas Tio Pepe ©
Bodegas Tio Pepe

5
nights
Huelva

Huelva ©
Huelva is a city in southwestern Spain, the capital of the province of Huelva in the autonomous region of Andalusia. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Muelle de las Carabelas and Casa Museo Zenobia Y Juan Ramón Jiménez. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to La Rabida Monastery and Tejada la Vieja. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Huelva: Faro del Sur, Viajes y Aventuras (in Isla Cristina), Ayamonte (Ecomuseo Molino Mareal El Pintado, Museo de Munecas Antiguas, &more) and Bollullos Par del Condado (Bodegas Iglesias & Bodegas Privilegio del Condado). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Birthplace of Juan Ramón Jiménez, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Jorge Martir, snap pictures at Puente Romano, and get outside with Parque Moret.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Huelva trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Cadiz to Huelva in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Aracena.

Things to do in Huelva

Historic Sites Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Moguer, Ayamonte, Niebla, Bollullos Par del Condado, Palos de la Frontera
Highlights from your plan
Tejada la Vieja ©
Tejada la Vieja
Muelle de las Carabelas ©
Muelle de las Carabelas
La Rabida Monastery ©
La Rabida Monastery

3
nights
Aracena

Aracena ©
Aracena is a town and municipality located in the province of Huelva, south-western Spain., the city has a population of 7,814 inhabitants. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo de la Cabalgata and Iglesia de la Asuncion. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Finca la Suerte. Picadero La Suerte and Fieldwork Riotinto. Venture out of the city with trips to Castillo De Cortegana (in Cortegana) and Almonaster La Real (Fuente del Concejo, Mezquita de Almonaster la Real, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Prioral Del Castillo, learn the secrets of production at Eiriz Jamones & Embutidos De Bellota, admire the local landmark of Fuente de los Doce Canos, and take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Onuba.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Aracena trip planner.

Drive from Huelva to Aracena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Aracena can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aracena

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Alajar, Almonaster La Real, Higuera de la Sierra, Galaroza, Eiriz Jamones & Embutidos De Bellota
Highlights from your plan
Castillo De Cortegana ©
Castillo De Cortegana
Museo de la Cabalgata ©
Museo de la Cabalgata
Iglesia de San Sebastian ©
Iglesia de San Sebastian

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