9 days in South of Spain Itinerary

9 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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9 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Seville
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
2
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Ronda
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Malaga
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
Seville

Seville ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Centro de la Cerámica de Triana, Metropol Parasol and Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Centro de la Cerámica de Triana, contemplate the long history of Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, admire the striking features of Edificio La Adriatica, then admire the striking features of Metropol Parasol, and finally delve into the distant past at Archaeological Ensemble of Italica. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and finally get great views at Catedral de Sevilla.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Seville day trip site .

London, UK to Seville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. In October, Seville is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): make a trip to Cairuan Street and then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de los Marineros.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cordoba trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Cordoba, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trips

Bodegas Lagar Blanco, Capilla de los Marineros
Highlights from your plan
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Bodegas Lagar Blanco ©
Bodegas Lagar Blanco

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Jerome Monastery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio Cartuja. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Generalife, then steep yourself in history at La Madraza, then contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza de Isabel La Catolica.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Granada trip app .

You can drive from Cordoba to Granada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Granada, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Monasterio Cartuja ©
Monasterio Cartuja
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

1
night
Ronda

Ronda ©
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 2nd (Sat): make a trip to Casa Don Bosco, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Del Rey Moro, then snap pictures at Puente Viejo, and finally snap pictures at Puente de San Miguel.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ronda trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Granada to Ronda by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Granada in November since evenings lows in Ronda dip to 10°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Malaga.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Casa Del Rey Moro ©
Casa Del Rey Moro
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes
Casa Don Bosco ©
Casa Don Bosco

1
night
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 3rd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral and then stroll through Playa El Bajondillo.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Malaga road trip planning site .

You can drive from Ronda to Malaga in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. November in Malaga sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa El Bajondillo, Alcazaba de Antequera
Highlights from your plan
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Alcazaba de Antequera ©
Alcazaba de Antequera
Playa El Bajondillo ©
Playa El Bajondillo

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