8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Fly to Málaga Airport, Drive to Nerja
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Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marbella
— 1 night
Drive
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Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seville
— 1 night
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Nerja — 2 nights

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 15th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, make a trip to El Puente del Águila, then explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, appreciate the history behind La Dorada 1a - Barco de Chanquete, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Río Chíllar.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nerja attractions planner.

Newark, USA to Nerja is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Nerja is 6 hours. Traveling from Newark in July, expect nights in Nerja to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 95°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marbella.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Marbella — 1 night

Spanish Riviera

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): make a trip to Torre de Banos o Casasola, look for all kinds of wild species at Born to be Wild, and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

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You can drive from Nerja to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Nerja in July, expect nights in Marbella to be about the same, around 70°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 88°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ronda.
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Ronda — 3 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ride a horse along Caballos y Vino, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, see the interesting displays at Museo Lara, and do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ronda trip app.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Ronda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Marbella, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ronda, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Seville.
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Seville — 1 night

City of Towers

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 21st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville online route builder.

You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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