8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

8 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Cordoba
— 1 night
2
Nerja
— 2 nights
3
Marbella
— 2 nights
4
Chiclana de la Frontera
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, thentake in the views from Roman Bridge, thenstop by Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cordoba day trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Cordoba is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Cordoba due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in December, you will find days in Cordoba are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Cordoba

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

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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. On the 21st (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Papagayo Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, thenHead underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Capistrano Playa.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nerja tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Cordoba to Nerja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cordoba in December: highs in Nerja hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

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Marbella

Marbella ©
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.
On the 23rd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro, take in the waterfront at Puerto de Málaga, thencontemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, thenwalk around Parque De La Paloma, thenstop by Vom Fass Fuengirola, and finally wander the streets of Marbella Old Town.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Marbella trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, Marbella is a bit warmer than Nerja - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Chiclana de la Frontera.

Things to do in Marbella

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trips

Malaga, Dona Felisa Winery, Parque De La Paloma, Vom Fass Fuengirola
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Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town
Room Escape Games

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Chiclana de la Frontera

Chiclana de la Frontera ©
Chiclana de la Frontera is a town and municipality in southwestern Spain, in the province of Cádiz, Andalusia, near the Gulf of Cádiz. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): stroll through Playa El Palmar, stroll through Playa de Bolonia, and then kick back and relax at Playa de Zahara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Barrosa, thenenjoy the sand and surf at La Caleta Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Cadiz.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Chiclana de la Frontera vacation builder website.

Drive from Marbella to Chiclana de la Frontera in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. December in Chiclana de la Frontera sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiclana de la Frontera

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cadiz, Playa El Palmar, Playa de Zahara, Playa de Bolonia
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Playa de la Barrosa ©
Playa de la Barrosa
Playa de Zahara ©
Playa de Zahara
Playa de Bolonia ©
Playa de Bolonia

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