4 days in South of Spain Itinerary

4 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Start: Madrid
Train:  1 h 45 min
1
Cordoba
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Malaga
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
End: Madrid

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, thenmake a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, and then take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cordoba trip app.

Madrid to Cordoba is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in December: highs in Cordoba hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

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Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba

3
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Take a break from the city and head to El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro and El Torcal de Antequera. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castillo de Gibralfaro and Automobile and Fashion Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malaga: Marbella Old Town (in Marbella), Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village) (in Benalmadena) and Fundación Cueva de Nerja (in Nerja). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral and don't miss a visit to Puerto de Málaga.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Malaga holiday builder app.

Take a train from Cordoba to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Malaga, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro, El Torcal de Antequera, Marbella Old Town, Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village), Fundación Cueva de Nerja
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro ©
El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town

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