13 days in South of Spain Itinerary

13 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain Trip Planner

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Malaga
— 1 night
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Marbella
— 2 nights
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Cadiz
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seville
— 2 nights
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Granada
— 1 night
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Malaga

— 1 night

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, then take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga, and then explore the galleries of Alcazaba. On your second day here, take in the waterfront activity at Puerto Marina Benalmadena and then walk around Parque De La Paloma.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Malaga trip planner.

Perth, Australia to Malaga is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Malaga, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Malaga is somewhat warmer than Perth - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 27:

Marbella

— 2 nights

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.
On the 28th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc, then take in the waterfront at Puerto Banus Marina, and then visit Marbella Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, then wander the streets of Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village), then look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, and finally take a stroll through Old City.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Marbella trip maker.

Drive from Malaga to Marbella in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Marbella sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 27 — 29:

Cadiz

— 2 nights
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. On the 30th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Palacio del Virrey Laserna and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Barrosa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Cadiz, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Tavira, then stroll around Park Genoves, and finally learn about winemaking at Bodegas Tio Pepe.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Cadiz day trip app.

Getting from Marbella to Cadiz by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cadiz can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 29 — 31:

Seville

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, admire the natural beauty at Casa de Pilatos, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre Giralda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Seville trip builder app.

You can drive from Cadiz to Seville in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Cadiz, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seville, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 3:

Granada

— 1 night

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.
On the 3rd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada, then steep yourself in history at Generalife, and then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): take a stroll through Albayzin, make a trip to Plaza de San Nicolas, then contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally make a trip to Carrera del Darro.

Discover how to plan a Granada trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Seville to Granada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 4: