16 days in South of Spain Itinerary

16 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Seville
— 4 nights
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Cadiz
— 1 night
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Benalmadena
— 5 nights
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Granada
— 4 nights
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Carboneras
— 1 night

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Seville

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.
Kids will enjoy Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Enebrales de Punta Umbria. Take a break from the city and head to Fieldwork Riotinto and Paraje Natural Enebrales de Punta Umbria. Change things up with a short trip to Las Marismas de Odiel in Huelva (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Les Visites du Campo Bravo, make a trip to Plaza de San Francisco, ponder the world of politics at Parlamento de Andalucia (Hospital de las Cinco Llagas), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Caridad.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville tour builder.

Madrid to Seville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Seville

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Fieldwork Riotinto ©
Fieldwork Riotinto
Capilla de San Jose ©
Capilla de San Jose

1
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Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Santa Maria Neighbourhood, kick back and relax at Playa de Atlanterra, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Juan de Dios, then kick back and relax at El Palmar, and finally have fun and explore at MUSEO DEL TITERE - (Museum of the puppet).

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Drive from Seville to Cadiz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Seville in August, plan for little chillier days in Cadiz, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Benalmadena.

Things to do in Cadiz

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Childrens Museums
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MUSEO DEL TITERE - (Museum of the puppet) ©
Santa Maria Neighbourhood ©
Santa Maria Neighbourhood
Iglesia de San Juan de Dios ©
Iglesia de San Juan de Dios

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nights
Benalmadena

Life of the Costa del Sol

Stretching from the foothills of the Sierra de Mijas mountain range to the Mediterranean ocean, Benalmádena offers all the highlights of southern Spain: traditional whitewashed villages, beautiful Costa del Sol beaches, and strong Andalusian influence.
Bring the kids along to Playa de la Cala Mijas and Safaris. Get outdoors at Cabopino Beach and Carvajal Beach. The adventure continues: cast your line with a fishing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at CarrascoBeach Playas Benalmadena, have some family-friendly fun at Prison Island, and walk around Parque La Bateria (Battery Park).

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Benalmadena day trip planning website.

You can drive from Cadiz to Benalmadena in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August in Benalmadena, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Granada.

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Safaris
Playa Los Alamos / El Canuelo ©
Playa Los Alamos / El Canuelo
Off-Road Tours

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nights
Granada

Granada ©

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Family-friendly places like Food Tours and Buceo La Herradura will thrill your kids. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to El Sendero de la Cerrada del Rio Castril and Cortijo Buho. Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: Acueducto Romano (in Almunecar), Junta de los Rios (in Otivar) and Playa de la Alberquilla (in Nerja). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Castril de la Pena, head outdoors with Sierra & Sol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Miguel Bajo, and don't miss a visit to Fuente de las Batallas.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Benalmadena to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Granada when traveling from Benalmadena in August, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Carboneras.

Things to do in Granada

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Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Cortijo Buho ©
Cortijo Buho
Buceo La Herradura ©
Buceo La Herradura

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Carboneras

Carboneras ©
Carboneras is a municipality of Almería province, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. On the 16th (Sun), stroll around Parque Andaluz, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Andres, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de los Muertos, kick back and relax at Playa El Corral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Algarrobico, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Faro de la Mesa Roldán.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Carboneras trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Granada to Carboneras takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Granada, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Carboneras, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carboneras

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Playa de los Muertos ©
Playa de los Muertos
Playa El Corral ©
Playa El Corral
Playa del Algarrobico ©
Playa del Algarrobico

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