8 days in Malaga & Marbella Itinerary

8 days in Malaga & Marbella Itinerary

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Malaga
— 5 nights
2
Marbella
— 2 nights

5
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Explore Malaga's surroundings by going to Alhambra (in Granada), Museo De Arte De La Diputacion. MAD. Antequera (in Antequera) and Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja, Burriana Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, pause for some serene contemplation at Malaga Cathedral, and examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Malaga trip planner.

London, UK to Malaga is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Malaga due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, expect Malaga to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. On the 9th (Wed), you're off to Marbella.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nerja, Benalmadena, Alhambra, Museo De Arte De La Diputacion. MAD. Antequera
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Marbella side-trips: Ronda (Old City, Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, &more). There's still lots to do: visit Marbella Old Town, take in the waterfront activity at Puerto Banus Marina, take an exotic tour of Born to be Wild, and head outdoors with Experience Box Spain.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Marbella trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Marbella takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ronda
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town

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