31 days in Spain Itinerary

31 days in Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Malaga
— 9 nights
2
Cordoba
— 7 nights
3
Zaragoza
— 7 nights
4
Alicante
— 7 nights

9
nights
Malaga

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Museo de Malaga and CAC Malaga Contemporary Art Center will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Teatro Romano and Saint Jerome Monastery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Granada (Monasterio Cartuja, Basilica de San Juan de Dios, &more), Antequera (Dolmenes de Antequera, Dolmen de Menga, &more) and Playa La Carihuela (in Torremolinos). There's lots more to do: try your luck at Riding Fun In The Sun, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Martires, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de la Victoria, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

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Madrid to Malaga is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Malaga when traveling from Madrid in May, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Granada, Antequera, Ronda, Playa La Carihuela, Riding Fun In The Sun
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Nasrid Palaces ©
Nasrid Palaces
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios

7
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fortaleza de la Mota and Centro Historico. Appreciate the collections at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda and Galeria de la Inquisicion-Europa Siglos XIII al XIX. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cordoba: Rute (Machaquito Anis & Licores & Museo del Anis), Santuario de Nuestra Senora de Araceli (in Lucena) and Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Asuncion y Angeles (in Cabra). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Tiered Gardens of The Alcazaba, contemplate the long history of Monasterio de la Encarnacion, examine the collection at Centro Flamenco Fosforito, and admire the local landmark of Fuente del Rey.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cordoba road trip site.

Getting from Malaga to Cordoba by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Malaga in May: highs in Cordoba hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Osuna, Ubeda, Rute, Priego de Cordoba, Banos de la Encina
Find places to stay May 10 — 17:
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Colegiata de Osuna ©
Colegiata de Osuna
Fortaleza de la Mota ©
Fortaleza de la Mota
Tiered Gardens of The Alcazaba
Tiered Gardens of The Alcazaba

7
nights
Zaragoza

Zaragoza ©
The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedral of Jaca and Museo de Zaragoza. Get some historical perspective at Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Reyes and Iglesia de Santa Maria la Real. Change things up with these side-trips from Zaragoza: Jaca (Museo Diocesano de Jaca - Arte Romanico & Ciudadela De Jaca), Huesca (Huesca Cathedral & Valle de Aguas Tuertas) and Laguardia (Bodega Casa Primicia & El Gaitero Plaza). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Daroca, admire the striking features of Iglesia-Fortaleza de Santa Maria de Ujue, see the interesting displays at Caesaraugusta Theater Museum, and snap pictures at Puente de Piedra.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Zaragoza attractions website.

Take a train from Cordoba to Zaragoza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cordoba in May: highs in Zaragoza hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Alicante.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Jaca, Laguardia, Huesca, Olite, Iglesia-Fortaleza de Santa Maria de Ujue
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Museo Diocesano de Jaca - Arte Romanico ©
Museo Diocesano de Jaca - Arte Romanico
Bodega Casa Primicia ©
Bodega Casa Primicia
Iglesia-Fortaleza de Santa Maria de Ujue
Iglesia-Fortaleza de Santa Maria de Ujue

7
nights
Alicante

Alicante ©
As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Take a break from the city and head to Playa de Los Locos and Lo Romero Golf. Visit Cabo San Antonio and Casa de la Fortuna for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Alicante side-trips: Santa Clara Monastery & Museum (in Murcia), Cap Prim (in Javea) and Platges de Benidorm (in Benidorm). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museo Arqueologico e historico de Elche (MAHE), learn about winemaking at Bodegas Enrique Mendoza, trek along Clot de Galvany, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Ruta Senderista Rio Seco.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Alicante trip maker app.

You can take a train from Zaragoza to Alicante in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In May in Alicante, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Cartagena, Pilar de la Horadada, Javea, Clot de Galvany, Sendero Voramar - Calalga o Bassetes
Find places to stay May 24 — 31:
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Parque El Palmeral ©
Parque El Palmeral
Santa Clara Monastery & Museum ©
Santa Clara Monastery & Museum
Bodegas Enrique Mendoza ©
Bodegas Enrique Mendoza

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