31 days in South of Spain Itinerary

31 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain trip itinerary planner

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Seville
— 6 nights
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Ronda
— 7 nights
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Marbella
— 6 nights
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Nerja
— 5 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 6 nights
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Seville

— 6 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.
Kids will enjoy Plaza de España and Barrio Santa Cruz. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, cool off at Isla Magica, catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Seville travel route website.

Istanbul, Turkey to Seville is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Seville. When traveling from Istanbul in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seville: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 7:

Ronda

— 7 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 a stroll through La Ciudad, admire the natural beauty at Jardines de Cuenca, walk around Alameda Del Tajo, and take some stellar pictures from Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda.

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Getting from Seville to Ronda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in Ronda, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 14:

Marbella

— 6 nights

Spanish Riviera

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Experience Box Spain and Bioparc. Explore Marbella's surroundings by going to Torremolinos (Playa El Bajondillo, Playamar, &more), Fuengirola (Karting Experience Fuengirola, Sould Park, &more) and Benalmadena (Iglesia de Santo Domingo de Guzmán, CarrascoBeach Playas Benalmadena, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Eco Reserva Ojen, grab your bike and head to Bikestardo, get outside with Adventure Rider Centre, and stroll through Playa de la Levante.

For photos and tourist information, you can read our Marbella online road trip planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Ronda, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Marbella, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 20:

Nerja

— 5 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Kids will enjoy Burriana Beach and Playa de la Alberquilla. There's still lots to do: stroll through Playa El Salon, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Molino de Papel, make a trip to Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nerja itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Marbella, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Nerja, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 25:

Granada

— 6 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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Alhambra and Generalife. There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at El Reino Escape Room, contemplate the long history of Court of the Lions, admire the masterpieces at Monasterio de la Concepcion, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Granada trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Granada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Granada can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 31: