9 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

9 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

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9 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

Start: Malaga, Spain
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Malaga, Spain
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
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Nerja, Spain
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
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Granada, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Cordoba, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Seville, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
— 2 nights
car:  1​h
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Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Malaga, Spain
— 3 nights
End: Malaga, Spain

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Malaga, Spain

Malaga
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Malaga trip site .

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major airports are Málaga Airport, Jerez Airport and Sevilla Airport. In July in Malaga, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 26th (Fri), you'll travel to Nerja.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Nightlife Tours
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Nerja, Spain

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja and then kick back and relax at Burriana Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nerja travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Malaga to Nerja takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Malaga in July: highs in Nerja hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

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Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra and then look and learn at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias).

Plan trip to Granada with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Granada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) ©

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Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Jewish Quarter (Juderia), Roman Bridge, Historic Centre of Cordoba, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, snap pictures at Roman Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia).

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cordoba trip builder tool .

Drive from Granada to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in July, expect nights in Cordoba to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 44°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Alcázar of Seville as well as Plaza de España. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville and then make a trip to Plaza de España.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seville online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in July, plan for slightly colder days in Seville, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to El Puerto de Santa Maria.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España

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El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain

El Puerto de Santa Maria ©
El Puerto de Santa María, locally known as El Puerto, is a municipality located on the banks of the Guadalete River in the province of Cádiz, Andalusia., the city has a population of c. On the 30th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Valdelagrana and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Cadiz.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our El Puerto de Santa Maria trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Seville to El Puerto de Santa Maria in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seville in July: highs in El Puerto de Santa Maria hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 23°C. On the 31st (Wed), you're off toGibraltar.

Things to do in El Puerto de Santa Maria

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Catedral de Cadiz
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Playa de Valdelagrana ©
Playa de Valdelagrana
Catedral de Cadiz ©
Catedral de Cadiz

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Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Casemates Square as well as Catalan Bay. On the 31st (Wed), don't miss a visit to Grand Casemates Square and then explore the activities along Catalan Bay.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Gibraltar trip maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from El Puerto de Santa Maria to Gibraltar. July in Gibraltar sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Nature Outdoors Beaches
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Catalan Bay ©
Catalan Bay
Grand Casemates Square ©
Grand Casemates Square

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Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes El Tajo de Ronda, CAC Malaga Contemporary Art Center, Playa El Bajondillo, and other attractions. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcazaba and Malaga Cathedral. Let the collections at Museo Picasso Malaga and Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga capture your imagination. Explore Malaga further: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Gibraltar to Malaga takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Gibraltar in July: highs in Malaga hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa El Bajondillo, El Tajo de Ronda, Playa Ronda Paco
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Museo Picasso Malaga ©
Museo Picasso Malaga

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