43 days in South of Spain Itinerary

43 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seville: Cordoba (Tiered Gardens of The Alcazaba & Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Seville trip builder app.

Lisbon, Portugal to Seville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Seville. In September, daytime highs in Seville are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Antequera.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cordoba
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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
Antequera

Antequera ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antequera: Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana (in Rute) and Castle of the Star (Castillo de la Estrella) (in Teba).

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Antequera sightseeing planner.

Drive from Seville to Antequera in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Antequera can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Antequera

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana, Castle of the Star (Castillo de la Estrella)
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Penon de los Enamorados ©
Penon de los Enamorados
El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera

7
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: contemplate the long history of Alhambra, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, look for gifts at Artesania Del Arbol, and don't miss a visit to Court of the Lions.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Granada online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Antequera to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Antequera in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Granada, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

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

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: do a tasting at Bodegas Bentomiz, take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, stroll through Papagayo Beach, and kick back and relax at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nerja vacation maker website.

Getting from Granada to Nerja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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

6
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Marbella: Malaga (Wine Tours & Tastings, Malaga Cathedral, &more), Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo) and Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Mijas (in Mijas). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, take a stroll through Marbella Old Town, and try your luck at Riding Fun In The Sun.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Marbella tour planner.

Drive from Nerja to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Marbella when traveling from Nerja in October, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Malaga, Benalmadena, Mijas, Casares, Playa Ronda Paco
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Climbing Tours
Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre

11
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: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda, take in the views from Puente Nuevo, and identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ronda online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Ronda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Ronda are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Wineries Historic Sites
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Wine Tours & Tastings
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

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