13 days in South of Spain Itinerary

13 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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13 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Seville
— 1 night
2
Cordoba
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Ronda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Malaga
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Almeria
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Manchester

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Seville road trip website .

Manchester, UK to Seville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in June: high temperatures in Seville hover around 35°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Parks Tours Fun & Games
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Parque de Maria Luisa ©
Parque de Maria Luisa
Walking tours
Room Escape Games

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 22nd (Sat): make a trip to Ruta Perla de Sefarad, get to know the fascinating history of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then take in the views from Roman Bridge, then view the masterpieces at Sala el Potro, and finally take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, look for gifts at Tienda Gourmet Casa Pedro, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cordoba trip planning tool .

Getting from Seville to Cordoba by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Seville, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a train to Ronda.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Ruta Perla de Sefarad
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Walking tours
Patios de Cordoba ©
Patios de Cordoba

2
nights
Ronda

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): catch a live event at Plaza de Toros, then get great views at Puente Nuevo, then wander the streets of Old City, and finally make a trip to Casa Natal Fray Leopoldo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ronda trip itinerary website .

You can take a train from Cordoba to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cordoba in June, you will find days in Ronda are little chillier (37°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Estepona, Casa Natal Fray Leopoldo
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Old City ©
Old City
Casa Natal Fray Leopoldo ©
Casa Natal Fray Leopoldo

3
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Balcon de Europa and Parque De La Paloma. Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Bioparc (in Fuengirola), Fundación Cueva de Nerja (in Nerja) and Marbella Old Quarter (in Marbella). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Puerto de Málaga, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, and stroll through Parque de Malaga.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Malaga trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Ronda to Malaga in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Ronda in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Malaga: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Nerja, Benalmadena, Marbella Old Town, Bioparc, La Carihuela
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Room Escape Games
Balcon de Europa ©
Balcon de Europa

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Plaza de San Nicolas, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Galeria Alea, then make a trip to Carrera del Darro, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral and Royal Chapel. On the next day, look and learn at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Granada trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Malaga to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Almeria.

Things to do in Granada

Tours Museums Childrens Museums
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Walking tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Plaza de San Nicolas ©
Plaza de San Nicolas

2
nights
Almeria

Almeria ©
Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, situated in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. On the 1st (Mon), paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cabo de Gata - Nijar Natural Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cabo De Gata, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Barronal, then kick back and relax at Cala del Corralete, and finally steep yourself in history at Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Almeria visit planner.

Getting from Granada to Almeria by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Almeria

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nijar, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park ©
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cala del Corralete ©
Cala del Corralete

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