15 days in South of Spain Itinerary

15 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain Trip Planner

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Fly
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Malaga
— 1 night
Train
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Cordoba
— 3 nights
Train
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Seville
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vejer de la Frontera
— 1 day
Drive
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Ronda
— 2 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 4 nights
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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.
On the 6th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, then step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Colomares, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Bajondillo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba. On the next day, pick up some local products at Mercado Central de Atarazanas, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Carihuela, and then get to know the fascinating history of Avenida del Mar.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Malaga trip itinerary planning app.

Zagreb, Croatia to Malaga is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zagreb in August; daily highs in Malaga reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): hunt for treasures at Mercado Victoria, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Almodovar, then take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally look for gifts at Meryan. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at El Collar de la Paloma and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba holiday planning website.

You can take a train from Malaga to Cordoba in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Malaga in August: highs in Cordoba hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Seville

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Archaeological Ensemble of Italica and Eiriz Jamones & Embutidos De Bellota. Plaza de España and Royal Alcázar of Seville will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado de Triana.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Seville online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cordoba to Seville by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in August, you will find days in Seville are little chillier (38°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vejer de la Frontera.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:

Vejer de la Frontera

— 1 day
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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse at Cape Trafalgar, then kick back and relax at Playa El Palmar, and then stop by Colmado Selecto Palomita.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vejer de la Frontera sightseeing planning site.

Drive from Seville to Vejer de la Frontera in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Seville in August, expect nights in Vejer de la Frontera to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Vejer de la Frontera

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

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Ronda

— 2 nights

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 14th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Arab Castle, then explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, and then explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda. On your second day here, unwind over a drink at D.OLIVA and then stroll through Playa de la Rada.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ronda online route planner.

Traveling by car from Vejer de la Frontera to Ronda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Vejer de la Frontera, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ronda, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:

Granada

— 4 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.
Get in touch with nature at El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro and Los Cahorros. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Bodega La Moralea and Chocolate Abuela ili. Change things up with a short trip to Chocolates Sierra Nevada in Pitres (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, wander the streets of Sacromonte, admire the natural beauty at Generalife, and look for gifts at Munira Leather.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Granada trip planning tool.

You can drive from Ronda to Granada in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, daytime highs in Granada are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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