59 days in Spain Itinerary

59 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

59 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Seville
1
Seville
— 7 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Carmona
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cordoba
— 4 nights
Train:  3​h
4
Toledo
— 3 nights
Train:  45​min
5
Madrid
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
6
Zaragoza
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Baga
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Barcelona
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
El Prat de Llobregat
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Tarragona
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Castellon de la Plana
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Valencia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Alicante
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Cartagena
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
15
Lorca
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
16
Ubeda
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
17
Jaen
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h
18
Granada
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
19
Carboneras
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
20
Almeria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
21
Malaga
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
22
Ronda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
23
Jerez De La Frontera
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
24
Cadiz
— 5 nights
End: Cadiz

7
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.
For shopping fun, head to Sangrespanola or Productos de la Sierra. Your inner history buff will appreciate Seville Cathedral and Barrio Santa Cruz. Change things up with these side-trips from Seville: Zahara de la Sierra (in Zahara de la Sierra), Colegiata de Osuna (in Osuna) and Parque Nacional de Donana (in Huelva). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, admire the natural beauty at Casa de Pilatos, stop by Coco Sevilla, and admire the striking features of Museum of Fine Arts, Sevilla.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville sightseeing planning site .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Sevilla Airport, Jerez Airport and Málaga Airport. November in Seville sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Carmona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Zahara de la Sierra, Parque Nacional de Donana, Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, Colegiata de Osuna
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

1
night
Carmona

Carmona ©
Carmona is a town of south-western Spain, in the province of Seville; it lies 33 km north-east of Seville.Carmona is built on a ridge overlooking the central plain of Andalusia; to the north is the Sierra Morena, with the peak of San Cristobal to the south. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Roman Necropolis, make a trip to Plaza del Mercado, step into the grandiose world of Alcazar de Arriba (Upper Fortress), then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Pedro Church, then explore the historical opulence of Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla, Carmona, and finally make a trip to Convento de Santa Clara.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Carmona trip tool .

Drive from Seville to Carmona in an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cordoba.

Things to do in Carmona

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Roman Necropolis ©
Roman Necropolis
Convento de Santa Clara ©
Convento de Santa Clara

4
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.
For shopping fun, head to Sala el Potro or Museo del Azucar. Get a sense of the local culture at Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra. Venture out of the city with trips to La Caleta (in La Caleta), Ceramica Alcaide (in La Rambla) and Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana (in Rute). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, see the interesting displays at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda, admire the striking features of Posada del Potro, and hunt for treasures at El Zoco.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cordoba trip itinerary app .

Drive from Carmona to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Carmona in November since evenings lows in Cordoba dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Toledo.

Things to do in Cordoba

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Rute, Ceramica Alcaide, La Caleta
Highlights from your plan
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

3
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jacinta & Maria Chocolates and San Roman Church. Get some cultural insight at Catedral Primada and Casco Historico de Toledo. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, take an in-depth tour of Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, and admire the masterpieces at Museo del Greco.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Toledo holiday site .

Take a train from Cordoba to Toledo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cordoba in November: highs in Toledo hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo

4
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Royal Palace of Madrid and Cathedral of Avila will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prado National Museum and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza). Venture out of the city with trips to Club de Golf Las Llanas (in Grajera), Alcazar de Segovia (in Segovia) and Playa del Alberche (in Aldea del Fresno). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro), pause for some serene contemplation at Ermita de Santa Maria de la Cabeza, get a taste of the local shopping with Barrio de Salamanca, and admire the striking features of Basilica de San Vicente.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary planning app .

You can take a train from Toledo to Madrid in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Avila, Playa del Alberche, Club de Golf Las Llanas, Alcazar of Segovia
Highlights from your plan
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Basilica de San Vicente ©
Basilica de San Vicente

1
night
Zaragoza

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zaragoza travel route app .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Zaragoza takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Zaragoza are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Baga.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia ©
Palacio de la Aljaferia

1
night
Baga

Baga ©
Bagà is a Spanish municipality located in the comarca of Berguedà, in Catalonia.Traditionally, Bagà is considered the capital of Alt Berguedà, the mountainous northern half of the comarca.LocationBagà is located at the head of the valley of the Llobregat river, at the feet of the high mountains of the Cadí range. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): hit the slopes at La Molina, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Maria de Castellar de n'Hug, explore the galleries of Museu de les Mines, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sant Esteve Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Sant Esteve.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Baga trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Zaragoza to Baga in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Baga

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Santa Maria de Castellar de n'Hug, La Molina
Highlights from your plan
La Molina ©
La Molina
Iglesia de Sant Esteve ©
Iglesia de Sant Esteve
Santa Maria de Castellar de n'Hug ©

2
nights
Barcelona

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Casa Batllo, then go for a walk through Passeig de Gracia, then examine the collection at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, and finally get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then kick back and relax at La Barceloneta, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona day trip app .

Getting from Baga to Barcelona by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Barcelona are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to El Prat de Llobregat.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

1
night
El Prat de Llobregat

El Prat de Llobregat ©
El Prat de Llobregat, commonly known as El Prat, is a municipality in the comarca of Baix Llobregat in Catalonia, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Delta del Llobregat, then see the interesting displays at Catalonia in Miniature, then don't miss a visit to Torre de la Creu, and finally shop like a local with Centre d'art Tecla Sala.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read El Prat de Llobregat day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Barcelona to El Prat de Llobregat takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tarragona.

Things to do in El Prat de Llobregat

Outdoors Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Catalunya en Miniatura, Centre d'art Tecla Sala, Torre de la Creu
Highlights from your plan
Delta del Llobregat ©
Delta del Llobregat
Catalunya en Miniatura ©
Catalunya en Miniatura
Centre d'art Tecla Sala ©
Centre d'art Tecla Sala

1
night
Tarragona

Tarragona ©
Tarragona is a port city located in northeast Spain on the Costa Daurada by the Mediterranean Sea. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Celler Mas Vicenc, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cambrils Beach Platja Prat d'En Fores y Regueral, then get to know the fascinating history of Passeig Arqueològic, and finally delve into the distant past at Anfiteatro de Tarragona.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tarragona online road trip planner .

Drive from El Prat de Llobregat to Tarragona in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Castellon de la Plana.

Things to do in Tarragona

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Celler Mas Vicenc, Cambrils Beach Platja Prat d'En Fores y Regueral
Highlights from your plan
Celler Mas Vicenc ©
Celler Mas Vicenc
Anfiteatro de Tarragona ©
Anfiteatro de Tarragona

1
night
Castellon de la Plana

Castellon de la Plana ©
Castellón de la Plana, Castelló de la Plana, or simply Castellón / Castelló, is the capital city of the province of Castellón, in the Valencian Community, Spain, in the east of the Iberian Peninsula, on the Costa del Azahar by the Mediterranean Sea. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Fanzara M.I.A.U Museo Inacabado de Arte Urbano, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Morro de Gos, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Naipe, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Xivert.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Castellon de la Plana trip website .

Traveling by car from Tarragona to Castellon de la Plana takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Castellon de la Plana

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Oropesa Del Mar, Castillo de Xivert, Carmelitano Bodegas y Destilerias, Fanzara M.I.A.U Museo Inacabado de Arte Urbano, Estadio de la Ceramica
Highlights from your plan
Playa Morro de Gos ©
Playa Morro de Gos
Castillo de Xivert ©
Castillo de Xivert
Estadio de la Ceramica ©
Estadio de la Ceramica

3
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia del Salvador. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Mercado Central), then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Gandia, then step into the grandiose world of Castell de Xativa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de la Virgen de los Desamparados.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Valencia route site .

Getting from Castellon de la Plana to Valencia by car takes about an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Alicante.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Iglesia del Salvador, Castell de Xativa, Playa Gandia
Highlights from your plan
Playa Gandia ©
Playa Gandia
Castell de Xativa ©
Castell de Xativa

1
night
Alicante

Alicante ©
As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castle of Santa Barbara, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Central, then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Maria, and finally examine the collection at Museo Volvo Ocean Race.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Alicante trip site .

Traveling by train from Valencia to Alicante takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cartagena.

Things to do in Alicante

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museo The Ocean Race ©
Museo The Ocean Race
Castillo de Santa Barbara ©
Castillo de Santa Barbara

1
night
Cartagena

Cartagena ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Museo Historico Militar de Cartagena, examine the collection at Punic Wall, look for gifts at Centro de Artesania de Cartagena, see the interesting displays at Roman Theatre Museum, then make a trip to Casa De La Fortuna, and finally examine the collection at Museo Arqueologico Municipal.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cartagena trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Alicante to Cartagena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lorca.

Things to do in Cartagena

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo Del Teatro Romano ©
Museo Del Teatro Romano
Museo Arqueologico Municipal ©
Museo Arqueologico Municipal
Museo Historico Militar de Cartagena ©

1
night
Lorca

Lorca ©
Lorca is a municipality and city in the autonomous community of Murcia in southeastern Spain, 36mi southwest of the city of Murcia. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Consistorial de Lorca, get engrossed in the history at Museo Azul de la Semana Santa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Virgen de Las Huertas de Lorca, then buy something for everyone on your list at Parque Almenara, then examine the collection at Museo Paso Blanco, and finally steep yourself in history at Porche de San Antonio.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lorca trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cartagena to Lorca takes an hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cartagena in December since evenings lows in Lorca dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ubeda.

Things to do in Lorca

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo Azul de la Semana Santa ©
Museo Azul de la Semana Santa
Museo Paso Blanco ©
Museo Paso Blanco

1
night
Ubeda

Ubeda ©
Úbeda is a town in the province of Jaén in Spain's autonomous community of Andalusia, with some 36,025 inhabitants. On the 16th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Ubeda, see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacion Olivar y Aceite, stop by La Casa Del Aceite, make a trip to Aula de Antonio Machado, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Pablo, and finally take a stroll through Centro Historico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Lorenzo, look for gifts at Forja Tiznajo, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de Vela de los Cobos, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria de los Reales Alcazares, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga del Agua, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo de Alfareria Paco Tito.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ubeda day trip planner.

Drive from Lorca to Ubeda in 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lorca in December: high temperatures in Ubeda hover around 15°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Jaen.

Things to do in Ubeda

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Baeza
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Museum of Ubeda ©
Archaeological Museum of Ubeda
Sinagoga del Agua ©
Sinagoga del Agua
Santa Maria de los Reales Alcazares ©

3
nights
Jaen

Jaen ©
Jaén is a city in south-central Spain. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Banos de la Encina Castle, contemplate the long history of Alcaudete, get engrossed in the history at Palacio Abacial - Museo Arqueologico, then step into the grandiose world of Fortaleza de la Mota, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Capilla de San Andres, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Magdalena.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jaen route builder app .

You can drive from Ubeda to Jaen in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Jaen are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Jaen

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Alcala la Real, Banos de la Encima Castle
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de la Magdalena ©
Iglesia de la Magdalena
Fortaleza de la Mota ©
Fortaleza de la Mota
Palacio Abacial - Museo Arqueologico ©

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.
Taller textil Mercedes Carrascosa and Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Fundación Cueva de Nerja and Playa de la Cala el Canuelo. Explore Granada's surroundings by going to Los Cahorros (in Monachil), Chocolates Sierra Nevada (in Pitres) and Pampaneira (Abuela ili chocolate & Bodega La Moralea). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Albayzin, contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, stop by Subterranea, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Generalife.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Jaen to Granada in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Carboneras.

Things to do in Granada

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Pampaneira, Nerja, Los Cahorros, Chocolates Sierra Nevada, Area Recreativa Rio Dilar
Highlights from your plan
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios

4
nights
Carboneras

Carboneras ©
Carboneras is a municipality of Almería province, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Casa Ibanez and Faro de la Mesa Roldán. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Taller de Ceramica y Alfareria Juan Simon and Monumento Natural Isla de San Andres. Venture out of the city with trips to Villaricos Street Market (in Villaricos), Centro de Interpretacion del Marmol (in Macael) and Mojacar (Plaza Nueva, Centro Escuela de Buceo Mojacar, & more). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de los Muertos, perfect your strike at Ozone Bowling Mojacar S.L., pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Encarnacion, and meet the residents at Mariposario de Nijar S.L.

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Carboneras trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Granada to Carboneras by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Granada in December, Carboneras is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Almeria.

Things to do in Carboneras

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Mojacar, Taller de Ceramica y Alfareria Juan Simon, Villaricos Street Market, Mariposario de Nijar S.L, Centro de Interpretacion del Marmol
Highlights from your plan
Playa de los Muertos ©
Playa de los Muertos
Museo Casa Ibanez ©
Museo Casa Ibanez
Centro de Interpretacion del Marmol ©

2
nights
Almeria

Almeria ©
Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, situated in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Monsul Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria, then explore the world behind art at Centro de Interpretacion Patrimonial de Almeria, and finally contemplate the long history of Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Playa de Aguadulce, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Virgen del Mar, then pick up some local products at Mercado Central de Almeria, and finally examine the collection at ARCHEOSITE® Los Millares.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Almeria online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Carboneras to Almeria takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Almeria

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Playa de Aguadulce, Iglesia De Santa Maria, Monsul Beach
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Aguadulce ©
Playa de Aguadulce
Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba ©
Iglesia De Santa Maria ©
Iglesia De Santa Maria

3
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Malaga Cathedral and Castillo de Gibralfaro. Museo Picasso Malaga and Alcazaba are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Malaga's surroundings by going to Playa de la Cala Mijas (in La Cala de Mijas), Puerto Cabopino Beach and Marina (in Marbella) and Playa La Carihuela (in Torremolinos). The adventure continues: pick up some local products at Mercado Central de Atarazanas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Bajondillo, admire the masterpieces at CAC Malaga Contemporary Art Center, and explore the ancient world of Roman Theatre.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Malaga online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Almeria to Malaga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Malaga can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Torremolinos, Playa de la Cala Mijas, Cabopino Beach
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Playa La Carihuela ©
Playa La Carihuela

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 3rd (Thu): indulge your taste buds at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, kick back and relax at Playa de la Rada, and then learn about winemaking at Joaquin Fernandez Bodega. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Leather Museum of Ubrique, then get outside with Parque natural de la Sierra de Grazalema, and then wander the streets of Old City.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ronda journey planning website .

You can drive from Malaga to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Malaga in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ronda, with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Jerez De La Frontera.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Wineries Beaches

Side Trips

Parque natural de la Sierra de Grazalema, Playa de la Rada, Museo de la Piel de Ubrique
Highlights from your plan
Old City ©
Old City
Museo de la Piel de Ubrique ©
Museo de la Piel de Ubrique
Joaquin Fernandez Bodega ©
Joaquin Fernandez Bodega

1
night
Jerez De La Frontera

Jerez De La Frontera ©
A culturally and historically rich city, Jerez de la Frontera is known around the world for the production of Spanish sherry.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): trot along with a tour on horseback, step into the grandiose world of San Marcos Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Valdelagrana, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Miguel.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jerez De La Frontera road trip planner .

Drive from Ronda to Jerez De La Frontera in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In January in Jerez De La Frontera, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Jerez De La Frontera

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

El Puerto de Santa Maria
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Valdelagrana ©
Playa de Valdelagrana
Iglesia de San Miguel ©
Iglesia de San Miguel
San Marcos Castle ©
San Marcos Castle

5
nights
Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playa de la Barrosa and Playa Bolonia. Appreciate the collections at Ceramica Creativa GresSierra and Museum of Cadiz. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cadiz: Lighthouse at Cape Trafalgar (in Zahora), Vejer de la Frontera (Colmado Selecto Palomita & Vejer ArtesanIa) and Conil de la Frontera (Playa de La Fontanilla, Cabo Roche, & more). There's lots more to do: gear up at Sailboards Tarifa, make a trip to Castillo de San Sebastian, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio de San Felipe Neri, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Juan de Dios.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cadiz visit planner.

Cadiz is just a stone's throw from Jerez De La Frontera. In January, daytime highs in Cadiz are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cadiz

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Chiclana de la Frontera, Conil de la Frontera, Vejer de la Frontera, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Tarifa
Highlights from your plan
Playa de la Barrosa ©
Playa de la Barrosa
Playa de Bolonia ©
Playa de Bolonia
Catedral de Cadiz ©
Catedral de Cadiz

Similar Plans

8 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM EGYPT April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM INDONESIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM MALTA October, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM IRELAND October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Andalucia BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans