36 days in South of Spain Itinerary

36 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Seville
— 5 nights
Bus:  2 h
2
Ronda
— 6 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Marbella
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Nerja
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Granada
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Antequera
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Cordoba
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Shuttle + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Brussels

5
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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and stop by Centro Historico de Sevilla.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Seville online trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Seville is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in October, you will find days in Seville are much hotter (30°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

6
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: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the striking features of Casa Don Bosco.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda road trip planning tool.

You can take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

4
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.
Explore Marbella's surroundings by going to Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo), Riding Fun In The Sun (in Casares) and Malaga (Wine Tours & Tastings, Alcazaba, &more). There's lots more to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, get outside with Experience Box Spain, and take a stroll through Marbella Old Town.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Marbella itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Ronda to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Marbella sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Malaga, Adventure Rider Centre, Torre del Velerin, Riding Fun In The Sun, Playa Ronda Paco
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Climbing Tours
Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun

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. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Playa de la Alberquilla, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, kick back and relax at Playa del Molino de Papel, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nerja trip builder app.

Drive from Marbella to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nerja when traveling from Marbella in October, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bodegas Bentomiz
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Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar

5
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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, admire the striking features of Generalife, steep yourself in history at Court of the Lions, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Granada trip planning website.

You can drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Antequera.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room

5
nights
Antequera

Antequera ©
Change things up with a short trip to Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana in Rute (about 54 minutes away).

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Antequera trip itinerary planning website.

Take a train from Granada to Antequera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Antequera, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Antequera

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana
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El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
Penon de los Enamorados ©
Penon de los Enamorados

4
nights
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.
Step out of Cordoba to go to Banos de la Encina and see Sendero del Bronce, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, stop by Tienda Gourmet Casa Pedro, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Ruta Perla de Sefarad.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cordoba travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Antequera to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Cordoba when traveling from Antequera in November, with lows around 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Ruta Perla de Sefarad, Entre Toros y Caballos, Sendero del Bronce
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Walking tours
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Food Tours

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