52 days in South of Spain Itinerary

52 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Seville
— 5 nights
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Cordoba
— 5 nights
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Antequera
— 6 nights
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Ronda
— 8 nights
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Cadiz
— 5 nights
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Marbella
— 7 nights
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Nerja
— 6 nights
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Almeria
— 3 nights
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Granada
— 6 nights
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Seville

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.
Get some cultural insight at Plaza de España and Iglesia Colegial del Salvador. Get some historical perspective at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Catedral de Sevilla. Spend the 10th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Pilatos, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de la Macarena.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville attractions planner.

London, UK to Seville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Seville reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

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5
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Cordoba

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and Historic Centre of Cordoba. Roman Bridge and Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Castillo de Almodovar (in Almodovar del Rio), Terra Oleum Museo Activo Del Aceite De Oliva (in Mengibar) and Iglesia de San Mateo (in Banos de la Encina). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Casa de Sefarad, examine the collection at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and make a trip to Patio de los Naranjos.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cordoba attractions planner.

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Antequera.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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6
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Antequera

Get in touch with nature at El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro and El Torcal de Antequera. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcazaba de Antequera and Convento de Belen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antequera: Castillo de la Estrella (in Teba) and Horse Riding El Chorro (in El Chorro).

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You can drive from Cordoba to Antequera in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in October, plan for slightly colder days in Antequera, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Antequera

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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8
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Ronda

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Step out of the city life by going to El Tajo de Ronda and Paddock Paradise Ronda. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old City and Puente Nuevo. Change things up with a short trip to El Hacho in Gaucin (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, steep yourself in history at Murallas de Levante, make a trip to Arco del Cristo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Ronda.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ronda trip builder.

Traveling by car from Antequera to Ronda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Cadiz

Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fundacion Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre and Iglesia de San Miguel. Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa de Bolonia and Catedral de Cadiz. Explore Cadiz's surroundings by going to Jerez De La Frontera (Bodegas Luis Perez & Cartuja de Jerez), Playa de Zahara (in Zahara de los Atunes) and Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia (in Bolonia). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at La Caleta Beach, don't miss a visit to Playa Victoria, stroll through Playa de la Barrosa, and walk around Park Genoves.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cadiz road trip site.

Drive from Ronda to Cadiz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Cadiz can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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7
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Marbella

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.
Get in touch with nature at Born to be Wild and Climbing Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Malaga Cathedral and Castillo de Gibralfaro. Get out of town with these interesting Marbella side-trips: La Carihuela (in Torremolinos), Malaga (Iglesia de Santiago, Teatro Romano, &more) and Riding Fun In The Sun (in Casares). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Marbella Old Town, take in the awesome beauty at La Concha, get outside with Experience Box Spain, and visit Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Marbella visit planner.

Drive from Cadiz to Marbella in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Nerja

Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Take a break from the city and head to Fundación Cueva de Nerja and Los Olivillos. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ermita de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios and Centro Historico de Canillas de Aceituno. Explore Nerja's surroundings by going to Tirolina de Comares (in Comares) and Velez-Malaga (Teatro del Carmen, Iglesia de Santa Maria de la Encarnacion, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, enjoy the sand and surf at Capistrano Playa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Juan Bautista, and stroll through Papagayo Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nerja day trip planning tool.

Getting from Marbella to Nerja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Marbella in November, things will get a bit cooler in Nerja: highs are around 18°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Almeria.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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3
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Almeria

Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, situated in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park and Sea & Sun Diving Center. Get outdoors at Camelus and RollingAlmeria. Change things up with these side-trips from Almeria: Cactus Nijar (in Nijar) and Playa de los Muertos (in Carboneras). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba, take in the exciting artwork at Arte21 Almeria, and brush up on your military savvy at Museo Refugio de la Guerra Civil.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Almeria road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Almeria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November, Almeria is a bit warmer than Nerja - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Almeria

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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6
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Granada

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alhambra and Royal Chapel of Granada. Step off the beaten path and head to Jaén Cathedral and Natural Park Sierras de Cazorla. Take a break from Granada with a short trip to Sinagoga del Agua in Ubeda, about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, wander the streets of Albayzin, contemplate the long history of Monasterio Cartuja, and see the sky in a new way at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias).

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Granada trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Almeria to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Almeria in November, things will get little chillier in Granada: highs are around 19°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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