12 days in South of Spain Itinerary

12 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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12 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Barcelona
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Seville
— 4 nights
train:  45​min
Cordoba
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Ronda
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Granada
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Barcelona

4
days
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 parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Espana, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and head outdoors with Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Seville itinerary planner.

Barcelona to Seville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Seville Cathedral ©
Seville Cathedral
Plaza de Espana ©
Plaza de Espana

1
day
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.
On the 16th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then examine the collection at Casa de las Cabezas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba.

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Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Cordoba are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Ronda.

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Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba ©
Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

4
days
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Dedicate the 19th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo, explore the stunning scenery at SierrAventura Ronda, do a tasting at Joaquin Fernandez Bodega, and snap pictures at Puente Nuevo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ronda trip planner.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Granada.

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Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
El Tajo ©
El Tajo
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

3
days
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Nerja (Ski and Sea, Church of El Salvador, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra, appreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Delengua, and contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Granada trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Ronda to Granada by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Ronda in November, with highs in Granada at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Generalife ©
Generalife
Balcon de Europa ©
Balcon de Europa

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