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

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bioparc and Selwo Marina. Change things up with these side-trips from Marbella: Malaga (Castillo de Gibralfaro, Tabacalera Building, & more) and Benalmadena (Parque De La Paloma & Puerto Marina Benalmadena). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Marbella online visit planner .

London, UK to Marbella is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Marbella, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Marbella at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Malaga, Benalmadena, Bioparc
Highlights from your plan
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Bioparc ©
Bioparc
Selwo Marina ©
Selwo Marina

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 9th (Thu): wander the streets of Old City, then do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and then get great views at Puente Nuevo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): make a trip to Ronda, head outdoors with Ronda Dressage, then look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, and finally ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ronda trip builder tool .

You can take a bus from Marbella to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daytime highs in Ronda are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

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

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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): browse for treasures at Nerja Book Centre, kick back and relax at Burriana Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Capistrano Playa, and finally kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Nerja tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Ronda to Nerja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Nerja sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nerja

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach
Nerja Book Centre ©
Nerja Book Centre

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