8 days in Seville, Granada & Cordoba Itinerary

8 days in Seville, Granada & Cordoba Itinerary

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8 days in Seville, Granada & Cordoba Itinerary

Start: Seville
1
Seville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Granada
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
End: Madrid

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, admire the striking features of Torre Giralda, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville visit planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Seville. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Las Duenas ©
Las Duenas
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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.
Get some cultural insight at Alhambra and Jaén Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) and Fortaleza de la Mota. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Centro Cultural Baños Árabes (in Jaen) and Palacio Abacial - Museo Arqueologico (in Alcala la Real). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, explore the historical opulence of Nasrid Palaces, admire the masterpieces at Pabellon Al-Andalus y la Ciencia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia De La Virgen De Las Angustias.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada trip site .

You can drive from Seville to Granada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seville in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Granada, with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Jaen, Alcala la Real
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) ©
Jaén Cathedral ©
Jaén Cathedral

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): do a tasting at Bodegas Lagar Blanco, identify plant and animal life at Iberfauna, then identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural Sierra de Andujar, then step into the grandiose world of Castillo Trovador Macias, and finally explore the world behind art at Centro de Arte Rafael Boti. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Alvear, explore the world behind art at Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana, examine the collection at Museo del Anis, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Machaquito Anis & Licores, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia.

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

Traveling by car from Granada to Cordoba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Granada in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 4°C at night. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Rute, Montilla, Castillo Trovador Macias, Iberfauna, Parque Natural Sierra de Andujar
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Museo del Anis ©
Museo del Anis

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