8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain travel planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Tarifa
— 1 night
2
Ronda
— 1 night
3
Cabo de Gata
— 2 nights
4
Nerja
— 3 nights

S M T W T F S
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11

1
night
Tarifa

Tarifa ©

Wind Capital of Europe

As the southernmost point in Europe, Tarifa is famous for having the continent’s best windsurfing conditions, making it a well-known surfer’s paradise.
To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tarifa tour planner.

Exeter, UK to Tarifa is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Exeter to Tarifa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Tarifa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Playa de Bolonia ©
Playa de Bolonia
Landsailing Tarifa ©
Landsailing Tarifa
Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia ©
Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia

1
night
Ronda

Ronda ©

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 3rd (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, then take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, and finally see where the action happens at Plaza de Toros de Ronda.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ronda travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Tarifa to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tarifa in July, you will find days in Ronda are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cabo de Gata.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda ©
Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda

2
nights
Cabo de Gata

Cabo de Gata ©
On the 4th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Cactus Nijar and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de los Muertos. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Barronal and then stroll around Monsul Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cabo de Gata itinerary builder site.

Getting from Ronda to Cabo de Gata by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Ronda in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Cabo de Gata, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nerja.

Things to do in Cabo de Gata

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Playa de los Muertos ©
Playa de los Muertos
Playa del Barronal ©
Playa del Barronal
Cactus Nijar ©
Cactus Nijar

3
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Visiting Fundación Cueva de Nerja and Playa de la Alberquilla will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Burriana Beach and Playa El Salon. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, make a trip to Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, and kick back and relax at Capistrano Playa.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nerja road trip app.

You can drive from Cabo de Gata to Nerja in 2 hours. While traveling from Cabo de Gata, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Nerja, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

Similar plans

11 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM MEXICO December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 12 days in South of Spain & Portugal BY A USER FROM CANADA January, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 11 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM MEXICO December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM CANADA March, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: March, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA November, popular sights Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM PANAMA November, outdoors, romantic, hidden gems Preferences: November, outdoors, romantic Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Barcelona, South of Spain & Madrid BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 9 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM INDIA November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular sights Preferences: November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM ISRAEL November, popular sights Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans