57 days in South of Spain Itinerary

57 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain vacation planner

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Seville
— 7 nights
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Huelva
— 6 nights
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Ronda
— 5 nights
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Tarifa
— 6 nights
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Malaga
— 6 nights
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Granada
— 8 nights
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Murcia
— 6 nights
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Ubeda
— 4 nights
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Cordoba
— 7 nights
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Seville

— 7 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.
Get some historical perspective at Plaza de España and Royal Alcázar of Seville. Head to Un Gato en Bicicleta and Sangrespanolafor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seville: Cadiz (Catedral de Cadiz & La Caleta Beach), Sanlucar de Barrameda (La Virgen del Carmen de la Capillita & Mercado de Abastos) and Jerez De La Frontera (Church of San Dionisio, Bodegas Tio Pepe, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Centro Historico de Sevilla, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Macarena, and visit Triana.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Seville journey planning tool.

Toronto, Canada to Seville is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Toronto in January, with highs in Seville at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Huelva.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 11:

Huelva

— 6 nights
Huelva is a city in southwestern Spain, the capital of the province of Huelva in the autonomous region of Andalusia. Get in touch with nature at El Rompido Turismo and Andalucia Nature Trips. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castillo De Cortegana and Faro del Sur, Viajes y Aventuras. Explore Huelva's surroundings by going to Bodegas Iglesias (in Bollullos Par del Condado), Tienda Consorcio de Jabugo (in Jabugo) and Guadianaxtremme (in Sanlucar de Guadiana). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Nuevo Mercado Del Carmen, head outdoors with Escuela de Vela Islantilla, identify plant and animal life at Enebrales de Punta Umbria, and tee off at Club De Golf Isla Canela.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Huelva sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Seville to Huelva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Huelva can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Huelva

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 17:

Ronda

— 5 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Visiting El Tajo de Ronda and Sierra De Las Nieves will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old City and Cueva del Gato. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ronda: Carla Sade (in Ubrique), Lanas del Rio (in Gaucin) and discovery (in Algodonales). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reservatauro Ronda, look for gifts at ArtesamArt, and see the sights as you ascend with SierrAventura Ronda.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ronda day trip site.

You can drive from Huelva to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Ronda are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tarifa.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 17 — 22:

Tarifa

— 6 nights

Wind Capital of Europe

As the southernmost point in Europe, Tarifa is famous for having the continent’s best windsurfing conditions, making it a well-known surfer’s paradise.
You'll get in some beach time at Playa de la Barrosa and Playa de Camposoto. For shopping fun, head to Sailboards Tarifa or Ceramic Creative GresSierra. Venture out of the city with trips to Vejer de la Frontera (Vejer ArtesanIa & Colmado Selecto Palomita), Zahara de los Atunes (Playa de Zahara & Playa Arroyo del Canuelo) and Cabo Roche (in Conil de la Frontera). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Bolonia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Telmo, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado de Abastos, and get outside with Landsailing Tarifa.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tarifa trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Tarifa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Ronda in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Tarifa. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Tarifa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 28:

Malaga

— 6 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Take a break from the city and head to El Torcal de Antequera and Butterfly Park of Benalmadena. Get a sense of the local culture at Castillo de Gibralfaro and Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village). Explore Malaga's surroundings by going to Fuengirola (Bioparc & Vom Fass Fuengirola), Burriana Beach (in Nerja) and El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro (in Ardales). There's much more to do: stroll through Playa La Carihuela, pick up some local products at Mercado Central de Atarazanas, stop by Vinacoteca Castillejos, and don't miss a visit to La Calle Larios.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Malaga online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Tarifa to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Tarifa in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Malaga. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 3:

Granada

— 8 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.
Get some cultural insight at Alhambra and Taller textil Mercedes Carrascosa. Step off the beaten path and head to Chocolate Abuela ili and Chocolates Sierra Nevada. Get out of town with these interesting Granada side-trips: Bodega La Moralea (in Pampaneira), Ron Montero (in Motril) and La Domadora & El Leon, Craft Beer Store (in Frigiliana). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Albayzin, stop by Gil de Avalle, pick up some new knowledge with Patio de los Perfumes, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Granada online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, Granada is slightly colder than Malaga - with highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Murcia.

Things to do in Granada

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 11:

Murcia

— 6 nights
Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country, with a population of 442,573 inhabitants in 2009 (about one third of the total population of the Region). Visiting Playa de Calblanque and Playa de Percheles will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral de Santa Maria and Iglesia de la Encarnacion. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Murcia: Cartagena (Museo Del Teatro Romano & Centro de Artesania de Cartagena), Villaricos Street Market (in Villaricos) and Isla del Fraile (in Aguilas). There's lots more to do: stop by Centro De Artesania De Murcia, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Bolnuevo, browse the eclectic array of goods at Rin Ran, and stroll through Playa de la Reya.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Murcia route maker tool.

Drive from Granada to Murcia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Granada in February: high temperatures in Murcia hover around 18°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ubeda.

Things to do in Murcia

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 17:

Ubeda

— 4 nights
Úbeda is a town in the province of Jaén in Spain's autonomous community of Andalusia, with some 36,025 inhabitants. Jaén Cathedral and Sinagoga del Agua will appeal to history buffs. For shopping fun, head to La Titereria or La Aceitera Jaenera. Change things up with these side-trips from Ubeda: Sendero de La Osera (in Villacarrillo), Castillo de Santa Catalina (in Jaen) and Natural Park Sierras de Cazorla (in Cazorla). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Forja Tiznajo, step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Marques de la Rambla, admire the sheer force of Castril de la Pena, and admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de Toros de Villanueva del Arzobispo.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Ubeda tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Murcia to Ubeda in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Murcia in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ubeda, with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Ubeda

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 17 — 21:

Cordoba

— 7 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Penon de Penarroya and Club de Campo de Córdoba. Head to Ceramica Alcaide and Sala el Potrofor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Cordoba: Perez Barquero (in Montilla), Castillo de Belmez (in Belmez) and Palacio Portocarrero (in Palma Del Rio). There's much more to do: stop by Jewish Quarter (Juderia), step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Almodovar, take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, and explore the ancient world of Cisternas Romanas de Monturque.

For maps and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ubeda to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ubeda in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 5°C in Cordoba. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 21 — 28: