6 days in Malaga & Mijas Itinerary

6 days in Malaga & Mijas Itinerary

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6 days in Malaga & Mijas Itinerary

Start: Malaga
1
Malaga
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
2
Mijas
— 3 nights
Bus:  30 min
End: Malaga

2
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Burriana Beach and El Torcal Natural Park. Explore Malaga's surroundings by going to Ronda (Plaza de Toros & Puente Nuevo), Butterfly Park of Benalmadena (in Benalmadena) and Balcon de Europa (in Nerja). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Alcazaba.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Malaga trip planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Málaga Airport, Jerez Airport and Sevilla Airport. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Ronda, Nerja, El Torcal de Antequera, Butterfly Park of Benalmadena
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera

3
nights
Mijas

Mijas ©
On the 26th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala Mijas, hike along Senda Litoral Dunas de Artola, and then take a stroll through Marbella Old Quarter. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, see the interesting displays at Museo Lara, and then explore the stunning scenery at SierrAventura Ronda.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mijas trip maker tool .

Mijas is just a stone's throw from Malaga. In December, daily temperatures in Mijas can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Mijas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Ronda, Marbella, Bioparc
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Bioparc ©
Bioparc
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town

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