9 days in South of Spain Itinerary

9 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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1
Seville
— 1 night
2
Ronda
— 2 nights
3
Malaga
— 1 night
4
Granada
— 2 nights

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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 21st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol) and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, visit Barrio Santa Cruz, then admire the striking features of Torre Giralda, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville trip builder tool.

Indianapolis, USA to Seville is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Indianapolis in December; daily highs in Seville reach 61°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Ronda.

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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Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, then learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, then do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and finally do a tasting at Bodega Kieninger. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): do a tasting at Cortijo Los Aguilares, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Ntra. Sra. de la Paz, then make a trip to Mirador Paseo Blas Infante, and finally snap pictures at Puente Nuevo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ronda driving holiday site.

Drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Ronda are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries · Parks · Nature
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

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Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, then explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, then take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, and finally contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Malaga trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Malaga, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Room Escape Games
Museo Picasso Malaga ©
Museo Picasso Malaga

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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.
On the 26th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. On the next day, take a stroll through Albayzin, look for gifts at Artesania Del Arbol, then take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and finally take an unorthodox tour of El Reino Escape Room.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Granada travel route builder app.

Getting from Malaga to Granada by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Malaga in December: high temperatures in Granada hover around 56°F and lows are around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room

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