7 days in South of Spain Itinerary

7 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain Trip Planner

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Fly to Madrid, Train to Seville
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Seville
— 1 night
Train
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Cordoba
— 1 night
Train
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Granada
— 1 night
Drive
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Torremolinos
— 1 day
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Seville

— 1 night

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.
On the 18th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, then stroll through Casa de Pilatos, and finally take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seville road trip planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Seville is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Seville is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Sydney in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Seville, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Cordoba

— 1 night

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 19th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, explore the ancient world of Roman Bridge, make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, then make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Calleja de las Flores.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cordoba holiday maker website.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cordoba can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites
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Granada

— 1 night

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.
On the 20th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, and then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Granada sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cordoba in May: highs in Granada hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Torremolinos.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites
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Torremolinos

— 1 day
Torremolinos is a municipality on the Costa del Sol of the Mediterranean, immediately to the west of the city of Málaga, in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): wander the streets of La Carihuela, then see the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally wander the streets of Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village).

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Torremolinos tour builder.

Getting from Granada to Torremolinos by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Torremolinos

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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