7 days in Spain Itinerary

7 days in Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Malaga
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seville
— 1 night
Train
3
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train
4
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive to Málaga Airport, Fly to King Fahd International Airport

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Malaga

— 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga, contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro, delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, then steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through La Carihuela, take a stroll through Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village), then go for a walk through Marbella Old Town, and finally identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Malaga day trip planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Malaga is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dammam in September, you will find days in Malaga are much colder (34°C), and nights are a bit cooler (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Casa de Pilatos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville journey maker website.

Drive from Malaga to Seville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Seville are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then take in the views from Roman Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and finally take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia).

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cordoba trip planner.

Take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Seville, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

Granada

— 2 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.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, contemplate the long history of Monasterio Cartuja, then soak away your stress at Hammam Al Andalus Granada, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Granada online trip maker.

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 September: highs in Granada hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Baths · Spas
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.