11 days in South of Spain Itinerary

11 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Fly to Malaga, Bus to Granada
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Granada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cordoba
— 1 night
Train
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Seville
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ronda
— 1 day
Drive
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Torremolinos
— 2 nights
Drive to Málaga Airport, Fly to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport

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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.
Alhambra and Mirador de San Nicolas are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carrera del Darro and Chocolates Sierra Nevada. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Granada: Pampaneira (Bodega La Moralea & Chocolate Abuela ili) and Hilacar ArtesAna (in Bubion). Next up on the itinerary: visit Sacromonte, contemplate the long history of Cuarto Real de Santo Domingo, stop by London Room, and admire the natural beauty at Generalife.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Granada trip website.

Houston, USA to Granada is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Houston to Granada. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Houston in May: high temperatures in Granada hover around 77°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 18 — 22:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): hunt for treasures at Mercado Victoria, make a trip to Roman Bridge, don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, then make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): look for gifts at Meryan, get to know the fascinating history of Calleja de las Flores, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Pablo, and finally get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cordoba online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Granada to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Granada in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay May 22 — 23:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, stop by Las Moradas, Artesania Andalusi, then look for gifts at Productos de la Sierra, then take a stroll through Triana, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then look for gifts at Zaguan 24, and finally admire the striking features of Casa de Pilatos.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Seville journey builder website.

Take a train from Cordoba to Seville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Seville: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:

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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.
On the 26th (Fri), stop by Old City, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, and then look for gifts at ArtesamArt.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ronda online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Ronda sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Torremolinos.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay May 26 — 27:

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Torremolinos

Torremolinos is a municipality on the Costa del Sol of the Mediterranean, immediately to the west of the city of Málaga, in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. On the 27th (Sat), visit La Carihuela, then browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Central de Atarazanas, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally take a stroll through Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Torremolinos day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Torremolinos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Torremolinos

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 28: