8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Malaga
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Cordoba
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
3
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Houston

3
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Malaga Cathedral and Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga. You'll explore and learn at Automobile and Fashion Museum and Museo del Vino-Málaga. Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Museo de Velez (in Velez-Malaga), Butterfly Park of Benalmadena (in Benalmadena) and Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja, Burriana Beach, &more). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at El Torcal de Antequera and explore by horseback at Paddock Paradise Ronda.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Malaga journey planner.

Houston, USA to Malaga is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Houston to Malaga. Traveling from Houston in March, things will get a bit cooler in Malaga: highs are around 68°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nerja, Museo de Velez, Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, Paddock Paradise Ronda, El Torcal de Antequera
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Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), thenmake a trip to Roman Bridge, and finally get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cordoba online route planner.

Take a train from Malaga to Cordoba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in March, Cordoba is slightly colder at night with lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge

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 13th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antiguedades el Museo.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Seville online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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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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