8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain travel planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Seville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Torremolinos
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the striking features of Metropol Parasol. On the next day, explore the galleries of Royal Alcázar of Seville and then catch some excitement at Isla Magica.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seville trip builder .

Valletta, Malta to Seville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Valletta in December, expect little chillier with lows of 8°C in Seville. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Theme Parks Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Isla Magica ©
Isla Magica
Acuario de Sevilla ©
Acuario de Sevilla

2
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. On the 31st (Tue), kick back and relax at Playa de la Alberquilla, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Capistrano Playa, then enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Nerja Book Centre. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, enjoy the sand and surf at Papagayo Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Molino de Papel.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nerja trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Seville to Nerja takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seville in December, with highs in Nerja at 14°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Torremolinos.

Things to do in Nerja

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo

3
nights
Torremolinos

Torremolinos ©
Torremolinos is a municipality on the Costa del Sol of the Mediterranean, immediately to the west of the city of Málaga, in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Attractions like Bioparc and Playa de la Cala Mijas make great kid-friendly stops. When in Torremolinos, make a side trip to see CostaJump in San Pedro de Alcantara, approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, kick back and relax at Playa La Carihuela, stroll through Playa Los Alamos / El Canuelo, and find something for the whole family at Sould Park.

Before you visit Torremolinos, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Nerja to Torremolinos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Nerja in January, expect Torremolinos to be somewhat warmer, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Torremolinos

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fuengirola, Benalmadena, Playa de la Cala Mijas, CostaJump
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Bioparc ©
Bioparc
Sould Park ©
Sould Park
Playa La Carihuela ©
Playa La Carihuela

Similar Plans

10 days in South of Spain & Madrid BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM IRELAND June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM EGYPT January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Portugal & South of Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Portugal & Boston BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 27 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in Ibiza, Valencia & South of Spain BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM CROATIA May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM SPAIN October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, outdoors, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans