7 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

7 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
+3
Train + 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
Bus + 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 take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach.

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London, UK to Nerja is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in May, with highs in Nerja at 30°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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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): experience rural life at Reservatauro Ronda, then do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Puente Nuevo, then wander the streets of Old City, and then ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda.

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Drive from Nerja to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: Puerto Marina Benalmadena (in Benalmadena) and Malaga (Castillo de Gibralfaro, Tabacalera Building, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena.

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You can take a bus from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Marbella can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

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

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