15 days in South of Spain Itinerary

15 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Granada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ronda
— 1 night
Drive
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Cadiz
— 1 day
Drive
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Seville
— 2 nights
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Cordoba
— 3 nights
Train
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Royal Chapel of Granada and La Madraza. Get some cultural insight at Alhambra and Basilica de San Juan de Dios. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, take a stroll through Albayzin, and admire the natural beauty at Generalife.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Granada driving holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to Granada is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Granada. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in May: highs in Granada hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Ronda

— 1 night

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see where the action happens at Plaza de Toros de Ronda, then snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, then explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, and finally take a stroll through Old City.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ronda online travel route planner.

You can drive from Granada to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Ronda

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Cadiz

— 1 day
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Cadiz, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Cruz, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Tavira, and finally walk around Park Genoves.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cadiz online holiday planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Cadiz in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Ronda in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cadiz: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks · Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, wander the streets of Triana, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, admire the striking features of Torre Giralda, then get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, then take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seville trip planner.

Drive from Cadiz to Seville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Seville, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
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Cordoba

— 3 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba and Palacio de Viana. Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, take an in-depth tour of Calahorra Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Calleja de las Flores, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cordoba driving holiday tool.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Cordoba are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors
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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 23rd (Tue), examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum, wander the streets of La Carihuela, then wander the streets of Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village), and finally contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then wander the streets of Los Boliches, and then meet the residents at Bioparc.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Malaga trip planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Malaga: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Neighborhoods · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

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