29 days in South of Spain Itinerary

29 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marbella
— 4 nights
2
Ronda
— 5 nights
3
Seville
— 4 nights
4
Cordoba
— 2 nights
5
Granada
— 4 nights
6
Nerja
— 4 nights
7
Antequera
— 4 nights

4
nights
Marbella

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marbella: Malaga (Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga & Wine Tours & Tastings), Mijas Pueblo (Magia del Norte & Adventure Rider Centre) and ToroTrail (in Alhaurin el Grande). Next up on the itinerary: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, head outdoors with Marbella Buddies, get interesting insight from Tours, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Marbella visit planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Marbella is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Marbella is 6 hours. Traveling from Ottawa in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Marbella: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Malaga, Mijas, Estepona, Eco Reserva Ojen, ToroTrail
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Climbing Tours
Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre

5
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda online route planner.

Drive from Marbella to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

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nights
Seville

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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Seville sightseeing website.

You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
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Cordoba

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then examine the collection at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia, then steep yourself in history at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally don't miss a visit to Roman Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of life in the country at Entre Toros y Caballos, then steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, then take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Cordoba vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Cordoba sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Entre Toros y Caballos
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Food Tours
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

4
nights
Granada

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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, wander the streets of Albayzin, admire the landmark architecture of Generalife, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Granada journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Cordoba to Granada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Cordoba, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Granada, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Childrens Museums
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

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nights
Nerja

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Go for a jaunt from Nerja to Competa to see Los Olivillos about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Torrecilla, steep yourself in history at Punta Lara, and stroll through Capistrano Playa.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nerja trip maker.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Antequera.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Los Olivillos
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Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo ©
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo

4
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Antequera

Antequera ©
When in Antequera, make a side trip to see Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana in Rute, approximately Rute away.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Antequera travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Antequera takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nerja in October since evenings lows in Antequera dip to 18°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antequera

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana
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Penon de los Enamorados ©
Penon de los Enamorados
Puerta de Estepa ©
Puerta de Estepa

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