10 days in South of Spain Itinerary

10 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Granada
— 3 nights
2
Nerja
— 2 nights
3
Ronda
— 1 night
4
Cordoba
— 1 night
5
Seville
— 2 nights

3
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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.
Attractions like Royal Chapel of Granada and Alhambra make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of the city life by going to El Torcal de Antequera and Butterfly Park of Benalmadena. Venture out of the city with trips to Malaga (Malaga Cathedral, Automobile and Fashion Museum, &more). It doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Granada road trip planning site.

Berlin, Germany to Granada is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. December in Granada sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Malaga, El Torcal de Antequera, Butterfly Park of Benalmadena
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Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
Alhambra ©
Alhambra

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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. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, then kick back and relax at Papagayo Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Salon. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Capistrano Playa, enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, then explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Nerja trip app.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Nerja are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon

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Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 29th (Sun), get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo de Ronda, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, then identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, and finally explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ronda online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Nerja to Ronda by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, Ronda is somewhat warmer than Nerja - with highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

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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.
On the 30th (Mon), make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, then visit Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then take in the views from Roman Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cordoba trip planner.

Getting from Ronda to Cordoba by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. December in Cordoba sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

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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 31st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Royal Tobacco Factory, contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

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Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seville when traveling from Cordoba in December, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

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

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