8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
+2
Fly + train + bus:  17​h 30​min
1
Nerja
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Fuengirola
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ronda
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
4
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, then kick back and relax at Capistrano Playa, then look for gifts at DEGUSTA ANDALUCIA, and finally browse the collection at Nerja Book Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, then kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, and then hunt for treasures at Nerja Market.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nerja vacation planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Nerja is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in April, things will get slightly colder in Nerja: highs are around 24°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Fuengirola.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach

1
night
Fuengirola

Fuengirola ©
An enchanting mix of tranquil beaches and urban atmosphere, the metropolis of Fuengirola remains one of the Costa del Sol’s most visited cities.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): stroll through Playa La Carihuela, then get a taste of the local shopping with Calle San Miguel, then look for gifts at Mijas Magic, and finally view the masterpieces at Galeria Martin & Reich.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fuengirola trip app .

You can drive from Nerja to Fuengirola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Fuengirola

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Torremolinos, Mijas Magic
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Mijas Magic ©
Mijas Magic
Playa La Carihuela ©
Playa La Carihuela

1
night
Ronda

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 5th (Fri): stop by Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, then take in the exciting artwork at Scott Simpson Fine Art, then explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, and finally take in the views from Centro de Interpretacion del Puente Nuevo.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ronda trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Fuengirola to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries Parks Nature
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Scott Simpson Fine Art ©
Scott Simpson Fine Art
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

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.
On the 6th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then shop like a local with Delimbo, then view the masterpieces at DIWAP Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Un Gato en Bicicleta, take a stroll through Calle Sierpes, view the masterpieces at Sorolla Art Gallery, stop by La Oleoteca de Sevilla. Olive Oil Tasting, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and finally admire the striking features of Catedral de Sevilla.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Seville trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Seville sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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