7 days in Malaga & Marbella Itinerary

7 days in Malaga & Marbella Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Malaga
— 3 nights
2
Marbella
— 3 nights

3
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Granada (Alhambra, El Reino Escape Room, &more) and Nerja (Church of El Salvador & Balcony of Europe). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, admire the natural beauty at Jardines de Pedro Luis Alonso, steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Puerto de Málaga.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Malaga day trip website.

London, UK to Malaga is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Malaga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in October, things will get a bit warmer in Malaga: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Granada, Nerja
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Generalife ©
Generalife

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Marbella: Ronda (Mirador de Aldehuela, El Tajo de Ronda, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, get outside with Marbella Buddies, see the interesting displays at Ralli Museums, and go for a stroll along the water at Puerto Banus Marina.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Marbella trip planner.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Marbella takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Ronda
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

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