36 days in South of Spain Itinerary

36 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Seville
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Ronda
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Marbella
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Nerja
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Granada
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Antequera
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Cordoba
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Brussels

5
nights
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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seville travel route planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Seville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in October, you will find days in Seville are warmer (30°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

6
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
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: explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, visit Old City, don't miss a visit to Alameda Del Tajo, and do a tasting at Dona Felisa Winery.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Wineries Outdoors
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

4
nights
Marbella

Marbella ©
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.
Explore Marbella's surroundings by going to Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo), Malaga (Wine Tours & Tastings, Alcazaba, &more) and Riding Fun In The Sun (in Casares). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Experience Box Spain, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Ronda Paco, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Marbella itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Marbella sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Malaga, Torre del Velerin, Adventure Rider Centre, Playa Ronda Paco, Riding Fun In The Sun
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Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre
Wine Tours & Tastings
Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun

6
nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Bodegas Bentomiz, contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar, enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, and stroll through Playa El Salon.

Start your trip to Nerja by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nerja when traveling from Marbella in October, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bodegas Bentomiz
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Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Bodegas Bentomiz ©
Bodegas Bentomiz
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe

5
nights
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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, admire the landmark architecture of Court of the Lions, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Granada visit planner.

You can drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November in Granada, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Antequera.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

5
nights
Antequera

Antequera ©
Change things up with a short trip to Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana in Rute (about 52 minutes away).

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Antequera trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Granada to Antequera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Antequera, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Antequera

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana
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El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
Penon de los Enamorados ©
Penon de los Enamorados

4
nights
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.
Step out of Cordoba to go to Banos de la Encina and see Sendero del Bronce, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, stop by Tienda Gourmet Casa Pedro, take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cordoba trip planner.

Getting from Antequera to Cordoba by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Antequera in November since evenings lows in Cordoba dip to 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Entre Toros y Caballos, Sendero del Bronce, Ruta Perla de Sefarad
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Walking tours
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Food Tours

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