8 days in Iberia Itinerary

8 days in Iberia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain vacation planner

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Fly
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Alicante
— 1 night
Fly
2
Seville
— 1 night
Drive
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Malaga
— 1 night
Drive
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Granada
— 1 night
Drive
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Lorca
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ronda
— 1 night
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Alicante

— 1 night

City of Sun

As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa de Levante, then get to know the fascinating history of Placa del Castell, then wander the streets of El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm, and finally don't miss a visit to Balcon del Mediterraneo. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Explanada de Espana, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA), then admire the striking features of Casa Carbonell, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Santa Barbara.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Alicante trip planner.

Belfast, UK to Alicante is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Belfast to Alicante is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Belfast in February: high temperatures in Alicante hover around 20°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Alicante

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Seville

— 1 night

City of Towers

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 14th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, then take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos, and then admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol).

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seville trip planner.

Getting from Alicante to Seville by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks

Malaga

— 1 night

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Malaga road trip planner.

Getting from Seville to Malaga by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Malaga are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Museums

Granada

— 1 night

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Plan trip to Granada with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In February, Granada is slightly colder than Malaga - with highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lorca.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites

Lorca

— 2 nights
Lorca is a municipality and city in the autonomous community of Murcia in southeastern Spain, 36mi southwest of the city of Murcia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Capilla Del Rosario, see the interesting displays at Museo Paso Blanco, then step into the grandiose world of Castle Of Lorca, then admire the striking features of Ayuntamiento de Lorca, and finally stroll through Gredas de Bolnuevo.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lorca trip planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Lorca takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Granada in February, with highs in Lorca at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Ronda.

Things to do in Lorca

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Ronda

— 1 night

City of Dreams

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 19th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda and then snap pictures at Puente Nuevo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ronda day trip planning site.

You can drive from Lorca to Ronda in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In February, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ronda

Nature · Parks

Region of Murcia travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Art Museums · Landmarks
The region of Murcia offers both tranquil countryside and cities rich in historical landmarks, as it served as the frontier land between Christian Castile and Muslim Andalusia. With attractive main cities and over 150 km (93 mi) of Mediterranean coastline, the region has experienced a resurgence in tourism over the last decade highlighting the area’s cultural festivals, gastronomy, historic sites, and year-round warm weather. The wine country here is lush and, along with its colorful fruit orchards, embodies the region’s untouched natural charm.