8 days in Andalucia Itinerary

8 days in Andalucia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Malaga
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
4
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Dubai

1
day
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, steep yourself in history at Alcazaba, admire the landmark architecture of Malaga Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Malaga road trip planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Malaga is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Malaga is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dubai in October, you will find days in Malaga are little chillier (30°C), and nights are cooler (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Historic Sites
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Museo Picasso Malaga ©
Museo Picasso Malaga
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, then take a stroll through Albayzin, and then get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then admire the natural beauty at Generalife, and finally contemplate the long history of Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Granada trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Malaga in October, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

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 23rd (Tue): explore the ancient world of Roman Bridge, contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Granada to Cordoba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Granada in October: highs in Cordoba hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

2
nights
Seville

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de los Marineros, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, then stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, then explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and finally make a trip to Torre del Oro.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Seville online journey planner.

Take a train from Cordoba to Seville in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Seville are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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