7 days in South of Spain Itinerary

7 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain itinerary planner

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Fly
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Fuengirola
— 1 night
Drive
2
Tarifa
— 1 night
Drive
3
Nerja
— 1 night
Drive
4
San Jose
— 1 night
Drive
5
Cordoba
— 1 night
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Fuengirola

— 1 night

Sunshine Playground

An enchanting mix of tranquil beaches and urban atmosphere, the metropolis of Fuengirola remains one of the Costa del Sol’s most visited cities.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stroll around Parque De La Paloma, then wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, and then meet the residents at Bioparc. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro, contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral, then take in the waterfront at Puerto de Málaga, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Fuengirola day trip website.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Fuengirola is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In July, Fuengirola is much warmer than Reykjavik - with highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tarifa.

Things to do in Fuengirola

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tarifa

— 1 night

Wind Capital of Europe

As the southernmost point in Europe, Tarifa is famous for having the continent’s best windsurfing conditions, making it a well-known surfer’s paradise.
On the 10th (Wed), get outside with Landsailing Tarifa, enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Paloma, and then stroll through Playa de Bolonia.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tarifa day trip planner.

You can drive from Fuengirola to Tarifa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Fuengirola in July: highs in Tarifa hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Tarifa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Nerja

— 1 night
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 11th (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Cantarrijan, then take some stellar pictures from Vista Panoramica, and finally don't miss a visit to Balcony of Europe.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nerja journey planner.

Traveling by car from Tarifa to Nerja takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Tarifa in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Nerja, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Jose.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

San Jose

— 1 night
On the 12th (Fri), stroll around Monsul Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Barronal.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Jose online trip maker.

You can drive from Nerja to San Jose in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nerja in July: highs in San Jose hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Cordoba

— 1 night

Pearl of Muslim Spain

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 13th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and then snap pictures at Roman Bridge.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cordoba sightseeing tool.

Getting from San Jose to Cordoba by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Jose in July: highs in Cordoba hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods