16 days in Malaga & Alhambra Itinerary

16 days in Malaga & Alhambra Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Malaga
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Alhambra
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

7
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
We've included these beaches for you: Playa de La Malagueta and Playa La Carihuela. Explore hidden gems such as Butterfly Park of Benalmadena and Teatro Romano. Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Nerja (Río Chíllar, Church of El Salvador, &more), Marbella (Avenida del Mar & Cabopino Beach) and Ronda (Museo Lara, Old City, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Plaza de la Constitucion Malaga, kick back and relax at Playa El Bajondillo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddist Temple, and step into the grandiose world of Castillo Sohail.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip builder app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Malaga is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in September; daily highs in Malaga reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Alhambra.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ronda, Benalmadena, Nerja, Torremolinos, Marbella
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 16:
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Plaza de la Constitucion Malaga ©
Plaza de la Constitucion Malaga
Old City ©
Old City
Playa La Carihuela ©
Playa La Carihuela

7
nights
Alhambra

Alhambra ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Guadix Cathedral and Santa Maria de los Reales Alcazares. Take a break from the city and head to Playa de Cantarrijan and El Sendero de la Cerrada del Rio Castril. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alhambra: Centro de Interpretacion Cuevas de Guadix (in Guadix), Church of San Pablo (in Ubeda) and Aula de Antonio Machado (in Baeza).

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alhambra itinerary builder.

Getting from Malaga to Alhambra by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Malaga in September, expect Alhambra to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alhambra

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Guadix, Ubeda, Castril De La Pena, Almunecar, Montefrio
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 23:
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Guadix Cathedral ©
Guadix Cathedral
Playa de Cantarrijan ©
Playa de Cantarrijan
Centro de Interpretacion Cuevas de Guadix ©

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