8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Malaga
— 1 night
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Granada
— 1 night
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Malaga
— 1 night
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Cordoba
— 1 day
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Seville
— 1 night
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Jerez De La Frontera
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Cadiz
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Seville
— 1 night
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Ronda
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Setenil de las Bodegas
— 1 day
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Malaga
— 1 night
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Marbella
— 1 day
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Malaga
— 1 night
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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.
On the 12th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Malaga Cathedral, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then make a trip to Malaga Feria.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Malaga tour itinerary maker app.

Rome, Italy to Malaga is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In August in Malaga, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Court of the Lions, then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada. On the next day, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Granada online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Granada when traveling from Malaga in August, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas

Malaga

— 1 night

Capital of the Costa del Sol

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Malaga online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Granada to Malaga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Malaga, with lows around 26°C. You will leave for Cordoba on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors · Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Cordoba

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, make a trip to Roman Bridge, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jewish Quarter (Juderia).

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Cordoba trip tool.

Take a train from Malaga to Cordoba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Malaga in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cordoba, with highs around 43°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Seville online visit planner.

Getting from Cordoba to Seville by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in August, expect nights in Seville to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are slightly colder, around 38°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Jerez De La Frontera.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors

Jerez De La Frontera

Sherry Capital of the World

A culturally and historically rich city, Jerez de la Frontera is known around the world for the production of Spanish sherry.
On the 16th (Mon), examine the collection at Museo de la Atalaya.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Jerez De La Frontera online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Seville to Jerez De La Frontera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Jerez De La Frontera, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Jerez De La Frontera

Museums
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Cadiz

Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. On the 16th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Playa Victoria.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cadiz attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Jerez De La Frontera to Cadiz takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Jerez De La Frontera in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cadiz: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Seville.
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Seville

— 1 night

City of Towers

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Getting from Cadiz to Seville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cadiz in August, you will find days in Seville are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). On the 17th (Tue), you'll travel to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors

Ronda

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ronda trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ronda are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Setenil de las Bodegas.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries
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Setenil de las Bodegas

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Arab Castle.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Setenil de las Bodegas trip itinerary maker site.

Setenil de las Bodegas is very close to Ronda. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Setenil de las Bodegas

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Malaga

— 1 night

Capital of the Costa del Sol

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Malaga planning website.

Traveling by car from Setenil de las Bodegas to Malaga takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Setenil de las Bodegas in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Malaga: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. You'll set off for Marbella on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors · Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Marbella

— 1 day

Spanish Riviera

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 18th (Wed): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then go for a walk through Marbella Old Town.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Marbella trip app.

You can drive from Malaga to Marbella in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Marbella can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods

Malaga

— 1 night

Capital of the Costa del Sol

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Malaga driving holiday planner.

Getting from Marbella to Malaga by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors · Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites