10 days in South of Spain Itinerary

10 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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10 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  23 h 15 min
1
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Seville
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Ronda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Vejer de la Frontera
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

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 19th (Sat): look for gifts at Munira C B, stop by London Room, then admire the landmark architecture of Generalife, then stop by Artesania Del Arbol, and finally explore the historical opulence of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally look for gifts at Lolita's Closet.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Granada holiday planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Granada is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from San Juan in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Granada, with highs around 30°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

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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 21st (Mon), explore the galleries of Royal Alcázar of Seville, stop by Malanga, hunt for treasures at Mercado de Triana, then admire the striking features of Plaza de Espana, and finally take a stroll through Calle Sierpes. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Seville Cathedral (Catedral de Sevilla), look for gifts at Productos de la Sierra, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, then look for gifts at Las Moradas, Artesania Andalusi, and finally stop by Zaguán 24.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Granada to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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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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Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 23rd (Wed), experience rural life at Reservatauro Ronda, explore the historical opulence of Palacio de Mondragon, then head outdoors with SierrAventura Ronda, then look for gifts at ArtesamArt, and finally look for gifts at La Tienda de Trinidad. On your second day here, trek along Cycleronda, then take in the views from Puente Nuevo, then take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo, and finally take a stroll through Old City.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ronda trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Vejer de la Frontera.

Things to do in Ronda

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SierrAventura Ronda ©
SierrAventura Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Old City ©
Old City

1
night
Vejer de la Frontera

Vejer de la Frontera ©
Vejer de la Frontera is a Spanish hilltop town and municipality in the province of Cádiz, Andalusia, on the right bank of the river Barbate. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Palmar, stop by Ya En Tu Casa - El sabor de Andalucía, and then kick back and relax at La Barrosa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Bolonia, then kick back and relax at Playa de Zahara de los Atunes, and then examine the collection at Museo del Atun.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vejer de la Frontera trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Vejer de la Frontera takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Ronda in May, you will find days in Vejer de la Frontera are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vejer de la Frontera

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Museo del Atun, Playa de Bolonia, Playa de Zahara, Playa de la Barrosa
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Ya En Tu Casa - El sabor de Andalucía ©
Playa de Zahara ©
Playa de Zahara
Playa de la Barrosa ©
Playa de la Barrosa

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