8 days in Andalucia Itinerary

8 days in Andalucia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Malaga
— 1 day
2
Granada
— 3 nights
3
Cordoba
— 1 night
4
Marbella
— 2 nights

1
day
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): admire the striking features of Malaga Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, and then identify plant and animal life at Crocodile Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Malaga visit planner.

Eindhoven, The Netherlands to Malaga is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Eindhoven in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Malaga: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Crocodile Park
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Crocodile Park ©
Crocodile Park

3
nights
Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Here are some ideas for day two: tour the water at your own pace with SailandStay Luxury Sailing Charters.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Granada journey planner.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Malaga in August since evenings lows in Granada dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Tours Transportation Outdoors

Side Trips

SailandStay Luxury Sailing Charters, Area Recreativa Rio Dilar
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Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
SailandStay Luxury Sailing Charters ©
SailandStay Luxury Sailing Charters
Area Recreativa Rio Dilar ©
Area Recreativa Rio Dilar

1
night
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
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 24th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, thenstop by Jewish Quarter (Juderia), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cordoba day trip planning website.

You can drive from Granada to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Granada in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Cordoba, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda, and then Head underground at Cueva de la Pileta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, stroll through Playa de la Cala Mijas, thentake a stroll through Marbella Old Town, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Marbella trip maker website.

Drive from Cordoba to Marbella in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cordoba in August: highs in Marbella hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ronda, Playa de la Cala Mijas, Cueva de la Pileta, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Cueva de la Pileta ©
Cueva de la Pileta
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes

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