13 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

13 days in Costa del Sol Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Caracas
Fly + Drive:  16 h 15 min
1
Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Fuengirola
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Nerja
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Caracas

3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old City and Dona Felisa Winery. You'll explore and learn at Museo Peinado and Museo Lara. There's much more to do: take in the views from Puente Nuevo, delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes, make a trip to Plaza de Toros de Ronda, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Del Bandolero.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ronda trip itinerary website.

Caracas, Venezuela to Ronda is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Caracas to Ronda is 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Ronda are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Fuengirola.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries Historic Sites Parks
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Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Old City ©
Old City

3
nights
Fuengirola

Fuengirola ©
An enchanting mix of tranquil beaches and urban atmosphere, the metropolis of Fuengirola remains one of the Costa del Sol’s most visited cities.
Visit Playa El Bajondillo and Playa La Carihuela for some beach relaxation. Get some cultural insight at Alcazaba and Malaga Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Marbella Old Town (in Marbella) and Malaga (Castillo de Gibralfaro, Museo Picasso Malaga, &more). There's much more to do: go for a stroll along the water at Puerto Banus Marina, identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddist Temple.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fuengirola trip planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Fuengirola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Fuengirola sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Fuengirola

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Malaga, Torremolinos, Marbella, Benalmadena
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Museo Picasso Malaga ©
Museo Picasso Malaga
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral

5
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. We've included these beaches for you: Burriana Beach and Playa El Salon. Museo de Nerja and Church of El Salvador are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Playa de la Alberquilla, take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and don't miss a visit to El Puente del Águila.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nerja trip planner.

You can drive from Fuengirola to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Fuengirola in October since evenings lows in Nerja dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe

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