5 days in South of Spain Itinerary

5 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Pearl of Muslim Spain

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 26th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and finally wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia). Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, snap pictures at Roman Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and finally examine the collection at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cordoba online trip itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to Cordoba is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. When traveling from Montreal in October, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 28th (Thu), wander the streets of La Carihuela, walk around Parque De La Paloma, then wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, and finally identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Balcony of Europe, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, then take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga, and finally steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Malaga trip maker website.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Malaga, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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