15 days in South of Spain & Madrid Itinerary

15 days in South of Spain & Madrid Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain Trip Planner

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Granada
— 3 nights
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Ronda
— 3 nights
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Seville
— 2 nights
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Cordoba
— 1 night
Train
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Madrid
— 2 nights
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Malaga
— 2 nights
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Granada

— 3 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Fundación Cueva de Nerja in Nerja (about 1h 5 min away). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, make a trip to Plaza de San Nicolas, take a stroll through Albayzin, and admire the natural beauty at Generalife.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Granada tour builder site.

New York City, USA to Granada is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Granada due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in March, things will get a bit warmer in Granada: highs are around 61°F and lows about 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 9:

Ronda

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda, take a stroll through Old City, steep yourself in history at Casa Del Rey Moro, and stroll through Reservatauro Ronda.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ronda sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Granada in March, things will get a bit warmer in Ronda: highs are around 68°F and lows about 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:

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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, and make a trip to Torre del Oro.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Seville holiday website.

You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Seville sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 14:

Cordoba

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cordoba trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cordoba can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 15:

Madrid

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, then stroll around Parque del Retiro, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in March, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 41°F, while days are little chillier, around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Malaga.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 17:

Malaga

— 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 18th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, then take in the waterfront activity at Puerto Marina Benalmadena, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Malaga day trip planning website.

You can take a train from Madrid to Malaga in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in March: high temperatures in Malaga hover around 68°F and lows are around 49°F. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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