7 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

7 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

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7 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  7 h 15 min
1
Nerja
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Ronda
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Marbella
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London

1
night
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. On the 14th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Alberquilla, kick back and relax at Playa del Molino de Papel, then make a trip to Balcon de Europa, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach.

To find reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nerja visit website .

London, UK to Nerja is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Nerja is 1 hour. In May, Nerja is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla

2
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Puente Nuevo, wander the streets of Old City, and then identify plant and animal life at Paddock Paradise Ronda.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ronda online vacation builder .

You can drive from Nerja to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

3
nights
Marbella

Marbella ©
Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Venture out of the city with trips to Malaga (Castillo de Gibralfaro, Tabacalera Building, &more) and Puerto Marina Benalmadena (in Benalmadena). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Marbella Old Town, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get interesting insight from Tours, and look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Marbella trip itinerary builder site .

Take a bus from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Malaga, Benalmadena
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Puerto Marina Benalmadena ©
Puerto Marina Benalmadena
Museo Picasso Malaga ©
Museo Picasso Malaga
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba

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