30 days in South of Spain Itinerary

30 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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30 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Seville
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cadiz
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Ronda
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Marbella
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Nerja
— 5 nights
6
Cordoba
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Seattle

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 parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Plaza de España, admire the landmark architecture of Metropol Parasol, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and get in on the family fun at Isla Magica.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seville trip itinerary maker .

Seattle, USA to Seville is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Seville is 9 hours. In June, Seville is a bit warmer than Seattle - with highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks
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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
Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. We've included these beaches for you: Cala de los Alemanes and Playa de la Barrosa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cadiz: Playa de Zahora (in Zahora), Playa de La Fontanilla (in Conil de la Frontera) and Zahara de los Atunes (Playa de Zahara de los Atunes & Playa Arroyo del Canuelo). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Mangueta and stroll through Playa de Santa Maria del Mar.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cadiz attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Seville to Cadiz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Seville in June: highs in Cadiz hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Cadiz

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Zahara de los Atunes, Barbate, Playa de La Fontanilla, Playa de la Barrosa
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Playa de Zahara de los Atunes ©
Playa de Zahara de los Atunes
Playa de la Barrosa ©
Playa de la Barrosa
Playa de La Fontanilla ©
Playa de La Fontanilla

6
nights
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, museums, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, wander the streets of Old City, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and take some stellar pictures from Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read Ronda trip planner .

Drive from Cadiz to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cadiz in June, you will find days in Ronda are a bit warmer (89°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Wineries
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Climbing Tours
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

5
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Playa Ronda Paco and Playa de la Cala Mijas. Change things up with these side-trips from Marbella: Torremolinos (Playa El Bajondillo, Paraiso Beach Torremolinos, & more), Benalmadena (Torre Bermeja Beach & Playa de Santa Ana) and Playa El Bombo (in La Cala de Mijas). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Malaga Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marbella road trip planning site .

You can drive from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ronda in June, expect nights in Marbella to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Mijas, Malaga, Playa Ronda Paco
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Paraiso Beach Torremolinos ©
Paraiso Beach Torremolinos
Playa La Carihuela ©
Playa La Carihuela
Playa El Bajondillo ©
Playa El Bajondillo

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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa El Salon and Playa del Molino de Papel. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Playa de la Alberquilla, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, don't miss a visit to Balcon de Europa, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nerja trip planner .

Drive from Marbella to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marbella in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nerja, with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Cordoba to Montilla to see Bodegas Lagar Blanco about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, take in the views from Roman Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cordoba online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Nerja to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nerja in June: highs in Cordoba hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Bodegas Lagar Blanco
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Walking tours
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

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