13 days in Province of Malaga Itinerary

13 days in Province of Malaga Itinerary

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13 days in Province of Malaga Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + train + bus:  7​h 30​min
Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Marbella
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
Alora
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: London

4
days
Nerja

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Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Alcazaba and Museo Picasso Malaga will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Catedral de la Encarnación de Málaga and Castillo de Gibralfaro. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, tour the water at your own pace with Nerja Diving, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of El Salvador, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Capistrano Playa.

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London, UK to Nerja is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Nerja. Traveling from London in June, expect nights in Nerja to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral

3
days
Marbella

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Marbella Old Quarter and Puerto Banus Marina. Escape the urban bustle at Playa La Carihuela and Butterfly Park of Benalmadena. Explore Marbella's surroundings by going to Benalmadena (Benalmadena Puerto Marina, Buddist Temple, & more) and Torremolinos (La Carihuela & Crocodile Park).

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Getting from Nerja to Marbella by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Nerja in June since evenings lows in Marbella dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors

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Benalmadena, Torremolinos
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Benalmadena Puerto Marina ©
Benalmadena Puerto Marina
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Marbella Old Quarter
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Puerto Banus Marina

3
days
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
You'll explore and learn at Grabados Somera and Museo Lara. Get some cultural insight at Palacio de Mondragon and La Ciudad. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at El Tajo, look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes, and take in the views from Puente Nuevo.

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Getting from Marbella to Ronda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Marbella in June: highs in Ronda hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Alora.

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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
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SierrAventura Ronda

2
days
Alora

Alora ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Dolmen de Menga, then identify plant and animal life at Lobo Park, and then step into the grandiose world of Arab Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at El Torcal Natural Park.

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Traveling by car from Ronda to Alora takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Ronda in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Alora, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alora

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature

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Antequera
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El Torcal Natural Park ©
El Torcal Natural Park
Dolmen de Menga ©
Dolmen de Menga

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