8 days in Andalucia Itinerary

8 days in Andalucia Itinerary

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8 days in Andalucia Itinerary

Start: Fatima
Drive:  5​h
1
Seville
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
2
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
End: Fatima

2
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.
Seville is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Plaza de España, contemplate the long history of Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville trip planner.

Fatima, Portugal to Seville is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Fatima in September: high temperatures in Seville hover around 33°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), snap pictures at Roman Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally get engrossed in the history at Calahorra Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, then make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, then contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and finally take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cordoba tour planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seville in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the striking features of Alhambra, then admire the natural beauty at Generalife, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Granada journey planner .

Getting from Cordoba to Granada by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Granada, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Generalife ©
Generalife
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

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