15 days in South of Spain Itinerary

15 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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15 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Start: Bologna
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Seville
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Granada
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Malaga
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Seville
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Bologna

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Seville

Seville
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.
To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seville tour builder app .

Bologna, Italy to Seville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. You'll set off for Cordoba on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Seville

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
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Cordoba

Cordoba ©
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.
On the 15th (Thu), make a trip to Calleja del Panuelo, don't miss a visit to Calleja de las Flores, make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then snap pictures at Roman Bridge, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then steep yourself in history at Sinagoga, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cordoba online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville in August, you will find days in Cordoba are somewhat warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

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Granada

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Albayzin and Cathedral and Royal Chapel. Visit Mirador de San Nicolas and Basilica de San Juan de Dios for their historical value. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Jerome Monastery.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Granada itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Cordoba to Granada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in August, plan for little chillier days in Granada, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Adventure Tours
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Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada

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Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fundación Cueva de Nerja as well as El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro. Alcazaba and Malaga Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Castillo de Gibralfaro and Basilica of Santa Maria de la Victoria for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Mirador de Aldehuela (in Ronda) and Nerja (Burriana Beach & Balcon de Europa). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Los Martires and explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Malaga day trip planning tool .

Getting from Granada to Malaga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Granada in August since evenings lows in Malaga dip to 26°C. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Nerja, Mirador de Aldehuela, El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

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Seville

Seville ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Catedral de Sevilla, Parque de Maria Luisa and Royal Alcázar of Seville. Get some historical perspective at Plaza de España and Iglesia de San Antonio Abad (El Silencio). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Barrio Santa Cruz and Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza. Explore Seville further: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica del Santisimo Cristo de la Expiracion, make a trip to Plaza de Santa Marta, admire the striking features of Torre Giralda, and take a stroll through Triana.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville tour builder app .

Traveling by bus from Malaga to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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