8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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1
Granada
— 1 night
2
Malaga
— 2 nights
3
Chiclana de la Frontera
— 2 nights
4
Cordoba
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada trip builder.

London, UK to Granada is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Granada. Traveling from London in August, expect Granada to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja
Carrera del Darro ©
Carrera del Darro

2
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Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, then don't miss a visit to Puerto de Málaga, and finally steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral. On your second day here, wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, wander the streets of La Carihuela, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Bajondillo.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Malaga itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Granada to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Granada in August since evenings lows in Malaga dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Chiclana de la Frontera.

Things to do in Malaga

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Torremolinos, Marbella Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Playa El Bajondillo ©
Playa El Bajondillo
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
La Carihuela ©
La Carihuela

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Chiclana de la Frontera

Chiclana de la Frontera ©
Chiclana de la Frontera is a town and municipality in southwestern Spain, in the province of Cádiz, Andalusia, near the Gulf of Cádiz. On the 26th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia, then stroll through Playa de Bolonia, and then kick back and relax at Cala del aceite. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Zahara, kick back and relax at Playa El Palmar, and then kick back and relax at Playa de la Barrosa.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chiclana de la Frontera day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Chiclana de la Frontera takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Chiclana de la Frontera are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in Chiclana de la Frontera

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Cala del aceite, Playa de Zahara, Playa de Bolonia, Playa El Palmar, Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia ©
Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia
Playa de Zahara ©
Playa de Zahara
Playa El Palmar ©
Playa El Palmar

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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 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Andres, take in the views from Roman Bridge, then take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba and then take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana.

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You can drive from Chiclana de la Frontera to Cordoba in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiclana de la Frontera in August, expect nights in Cordoba to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Palacio de Viana ©
Palacio de Viana
Iglesia de San Andres ©
Iglesia de San Andres

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