43 days in Andalucia Itinerary

43 days in Andalucia Itinerary

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1
Granada
— 7 nights
2
Nerja
— 6 nights
3
Marbella
— 7 nights
4
Ronda
— 7 nights
5
Cadiz
— 3 nights
6
Seville
— 8 nights
7
Cordoba
— 4 nights

7
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.
Head to Chocolate Abuela ili and Taller textil Mercedes Carrascosafor some retail therapy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Natural Park Sierras de Cazorla and Monasterio Cartuja. Venture out of the city with trips to Jaen (Jaén Cathedral & Castillo de Santa Catalina), Fortaleza de la Mota (in Alcala la Real) and Sinagoga del Agua (in Ubeda). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, explore the galleries of Centro de Interpretacion Cuevas de Guadix, take a stroll through Sacromonte, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Granada trip itinerary maker website.

Barcelona to Granada is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Granada. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Guadix, Pampaneira, Jaen, Natural Park Sierras de Cazorla, Fortaleza de la Mota
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 27:
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Sinagoga del Agua ©
Sinagoga del Agua

6
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. Visiting Fundación Cueva de Nerja and Burriana Beach will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Restaurante la Cantina del Ingenio and Punta Lara. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Balcony of Europe, tour the pleasant surroundings at Papagayo Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, and kick back and relax at Playa de la Alberquilla.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nerja trip planning site.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Restaurante la Cantina del Ingenio
Find places to stay Jan 27 — Feb 2:
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

7
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Playa La Carihuela and Riding Fun In The Sun. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de la Cala Mijas and Senda Litoral Dunas de Artola. Venture out of the city with trips to Malaga (English Cemetery at Malaga, Castillo de Gibralfaro, &more), Safaris (in Mijas) and Castillo de Colomares (in Benalmadena). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Marbella Old Town, enjoy the sand and surf at Cabopino Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermita del Santo Cristo, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at La Concha.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Marbella itinerary tool.

You can drive from Nerja to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nerja in February, with highs in Marbella at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Malaga, Mijas, Casares, Antequera, Castillo de Colomares
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 9:
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Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town

7
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Head to Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto and Scott Simpson Fine Artfor some retail therapy. Explore hidden gems such as El Tajo de Ronda and Castle of the Star (Castillo de la Estrella). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ronda: Parque natural de la Sierra de Grazalema (in El Bosque), Castillo Zahara de la Sierra (in Zahara de la Sierra) and Salto del Cabrero (in Grazalema). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old City, contemplate the long history of Puerta de Almocabar, learn about winemaking at Descalzos Viejos S.L., and look for all kinds of wild species at Sierra De Las Nieves.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ronda planner.

Drive from Marbella to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marbella in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ronda, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Olvera, Botanical Garden of Cacti and Succulent Plants 'Mora i Bravard' of Casarabonela, Parque natural de la Sierra de Grazalema, Sierra De Las Nieves, Castillo Zahara de la Sierra
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 16:
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Old City ©
Old City
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes

3
nights
Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa de Costa Ballena and Las Playas de Canos de Meca. Get some cultural insight at Bodegas Tradicion and Church of San Antonio. Explore Cadiz's surroundings by going to Jerez De La Frontera (Cartuja de Jerez & Palacio del Virrey Laserna) and Arcos de la Frontera (in Arcos de la Frontera). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio de La Santa Cueva, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Cadiz, steep yourself in history at Plaza de Toros, and identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural Las Brenas.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cadiz trip planner.

Drive from Ronda to Cadiz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Jerez De La Frontera, Plaza de Toros, Arcos de la Frontera, Playa de Costa Ballena
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:
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Las Playas de Canos de Meca ©
Las Playas de Canos de Meca
Playa de Costa Ballena ©
Playa de Costa Ballena
Arcos de la Frontera ©
Arcos de la Frontera

8
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.
Plaza de España and Royal Tobacco Factory will appeal to history buffs. Visit Playa de Punta Umbria and Playa de Cuesta Maneli for some beach relaxation. Explore Seville's surroundings by going to Colegiata de Osuna (in Osuna), Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla, Carmona (in Carmona) and Fieldwork Riotinto (in Minas de Riotinto). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado de Triana, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Magdalena, and take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Seville day trip planner.

You can drive from Cadiz to Seville in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Colegiata de Osuna, Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla, Carmona, Playa de Cuesta Maneli, Fieldwork Riotinto, Hermitage of El Rocío
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 27:
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Casa Palacio de Las Duenas ©
Casa Palacio de Las Duenas

4
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Centro Flamenco Fosforito and Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir. Get a sense of the local culture at Banos de la Encima Castle and Church of San Pablo. Change things up with these side-trips from Cordoba: Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana (in Rute), Parque Natural Sierra de Andujar (in Andujar) and Centro Historico (in Ubeda). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Bodegas Lagar Blanco, examine the collection at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda, and identify plant and animal life at Iberfauna.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cordoba day trip planner.

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Cordoba can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Ubeda, Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana, Parque Natural Sierra de Andujar, Iberfauna, Bodegas Lagar Blanco
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 2:
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Church of San Pablo ©
Church of San Pablo
Bodegas Lagar Blanco ©
Bodegas Lagar Blanco

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