8 days in Benalmadena & Malaga Itinerary

8 days in Benalmadena & Malaga Itinerary

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8 days in Benalmadena & Malaga Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  6​h
1
Benalmadena
— 3 nights
Train:  30​min
2
Malaga
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Dublin

3
nights
Benalmadena

Stretching from the foothills of the Sierra de Mijas mountain range to the Mediterranean ocean, Benalmádena offers all the highlights of southern Spain: traditional whitewashed villages, beautiful Costa del Sol beaches, and strong Andalusian influence.
Swim with Dolphins has been added to your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: Playa El Bajondillo and Cabopino Beach. Get outdoors at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Change things up with these side-trips from Benalmadena: Ronda (Puente Viejo, Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, & more). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Garden of Eagles (Jardin de Las Aguilas) and explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Colomares.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Benalmadena trip site .

Dublin, Ireland to Benalmadena is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Dublin in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Benalmadena: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Malaga.

Things to do in Benalmadena

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ronda, Cabopino Beach, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Playa El Bajondillo
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Swim with Dolphins
Old City ©
Old City
Playa El Bajondillo ©
Playa El Bajondillo

4
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Escape the urban bustle at Lobo Park and Playa de Cantarrijan. Discover out-of-the-way places like Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga and Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga. When in Malaga, make a side trip to see Nerja Book Centre in Nerja, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico Historico La Concepcion, take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, don't miss a visit to Pasaje de Chinitas, and experience the excitement of Kelipe Centro de Arte Flamenco.

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Malaga is just a stone's throw from Benalmadena. September in Malaga sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nerja Book Centre, Lobo Park, Playa de Cantarrijan
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:
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Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga ©
Playa de Cantarrijan ©
Playa de Cantarrijan
Playa de La Malagueta ©
Playa de La Malagueta

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