30 days in South of Spain Itinerary

30 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seville
— 16 nights
2
Ronda
— 4 nights
3
Marbella
— 3 nights
4
Nerja
— 3 nights
5
Granada
— 3 nights

16
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bodegas Luis Perez (in Jerez De La Frontera), Gruta de las Maravillas (in Aracena) and Finca la Suerte. Picadero La Suerte (in Galaroza). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Seville trip planner.

London, UK to Seville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Seville due to the time zone difference. In December, Seville is a bit warmer than London - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Bodegas Luis Perez, Gruta de las Maravillas, Finca la Suerte. Picadero La Suerte, Fieldwork Riotinto
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

4
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at Reservatauro Ronda, contemplate the long history of Puente Viejo, delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes, and ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ronda day trip website.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: Malaga (Alcazaba, Malaga Cathedral, &more) and Puerto Marina Benalmadena (in Benalmadena). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Experience Box Spain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion, and wander the streets of Marbella Old Town.

Start your trip to Marbella by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Malaga, Puerto Marina Benalmadena
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Room Escape Games
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba

3
nights
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. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, kick back and relax at Burriana Beach, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and ponder the design of Fuente del Esparto.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nerja trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Marbella to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Marbella in January; daily highs in Nerja reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja ©
Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja

3
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana in Rute (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, test your problem-solving skills at El Reino Escape Room, and admire the natural beauty at Generalife.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Granada trip planner.

Drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trip

Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

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