6 days in Malaga, Granada & Torremolinos Itinerary

6 days in Malaga, Granada & Torremolinos Itinerary

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6 days in Malaga, Granada & Torremolinos Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  3​h
1
Malaga
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Granada
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 15​min
3
Torremolinos
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Castillo de Gibralfaro, Alcazaba, Teatro Romano, and other attractions. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, then make a trip to Plaza de la Constitucion Malaga, then browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Central de Atarazanas, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Malaga trip itinerary maker website .

Amsterdam, Holland to Malaga is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in August: high temperatures in Malaga hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
CAC Malaga Contemporary Art Center ©
CAC Malaga Contemporary Art Center
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): kick back and relax at Playa de La Malagueta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Alhambra, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de los Aljibes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Mayor de Granada, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio Cartuja.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Granada tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Malaga in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Torremolinos.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Playa de La Malagueta
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Nasrid Palaces ©
Nasrid Palaces
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios

1
night
Torremolinos

Torremolinos
Torremolinos is a municipality on the Costa del Sol of the Mediterranean, immediately to the west of the city of Málaga, in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Calle San Miguel.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Torremolinos sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by car from Granada to Torremolinos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Torremolinos, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Torremolinos

Shopping

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