16 days in Spain Itinerary

16 days in Spain Itinerary

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16 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  7​h
1
Malaga
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
2
Torremolinos
— 1 day
train:  30​min
3
Malaga
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
4
Marbella
— 1 day
bus:  1​h
5
Malaga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Granada
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Malaga
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
8
Cordoba
— 1 day
train:  1​h 15​min
9
Malaga
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
10
Seville
— 1 day
bus:  2​h
11
Malaga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
12
Nerja
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
13
Malaga
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Montreal

2
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Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 7th (Sun), stop by Golden Tips, Tes, Cafes y Chocolates and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Malaga Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Palya de Benajarafe and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Malaga online trip maker .

Montreal, Canada to Malaga is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in July: high temperatures in Malaga hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Torremolinos.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Palya de Benajarafe
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Museo Picasso Malaga ©
Museo Picasso Malaga
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral
Golden Tips, Tes, Cafes y Chocolates ©

1
day
Torremolinos

Torremolinos ©
Torremolinos is a municipality on the Costa del Sol of the Mediterranean, immediately to the west of the city of Málaga, in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque La Bateria (Battery Park), take a stroll through La Carihuela, then look for all kinds of wild species at Crocodile Park, and finally make a trip to Calle San Miguel.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Torremolinos sightseeing planner .

Torremolinos is just a short distance from Malaga. In July, daily temperatures in Torremolinos can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Torremolinos

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
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Parque La Bateria (Battery Park) ©
Parque La Bateria (Battery Park)
La Carihuela ©
La Carihuela
Crocodile Park ©
Crocodile Park

1
night
Malaga

Malaga
To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Malaga route maker website .

Malaga is just a short distance from Torremolinos. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Marbella.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Nightlife Tours
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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Ralli Museums, appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenida del Mar, then wander the streets of Marbella Old Quarter, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Cala Mijas.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Marbella trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Malaga to Marbella takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Malaga.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Playa de la Cala Mijas
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Ralli Museums ©
Ralli Museums
Marbella Old Quarter ©
Marbella Old Quarter
Avenida del Mar ©
Avenida del Mar

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nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum, then stop by Plaza Mayor, then step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally stroll through Playa de La Malagueta.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Malaga road trip site .

Getting from Marbella to Malaga by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Playa de La Malagueta ©
Playa de La Malagueta
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

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day
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.
On the 12th (Fri), take a stroll through Sacromonte, contemplate the long history of Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla, admire the natural beauty at Generalife, then get engrossed in the history at Casa de Castril, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Granada road trip website .

Drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Malaga, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Granada, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla ©
Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Generalife ©
Generalife

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Malaga

Malaga ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga, then get a taste of the local shopping with Mahatma Showroom, then explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, and finally shop like a local with La Calle Larios.

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Getting from Granada to Malaga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in July, expect nights in Malaga to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Mahatma Showroom ©
Mahatma Showroom
Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga ©
Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo.

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You can take a train from Malaga to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Malaga in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

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nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stroll through Playa El Palo, then browse the different shops at Muelle Uno, and then explore the world behind art at Fundacion Picasso - Museo Natal.

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

You can take a train from Cordoba to Malaga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in July, plan for slightly colder days in Malaga, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Playa El Palo ©
Playa El Palo
Fundacion Picasso - Museo Natal ©
Fundacion Picasso - Museo Natal
Muelle Uno ©
Muelle Uno

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then stop by La Oleoteca de Sevilla. Olive Oil Tasting, and finally take some stellar pictures from Catedral de Sevilla.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville journey planner .

Take a bus from Malaga to Seville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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nights
Malaga

Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Gravura, then indulge your taste buds at Mercado Central de Atarazanas, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally browse the exhibits of Alcazaba.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Malaga road trip website .

You can take a bus from Seville to Malaga in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Mercado Central de Atarazanas ©
Mercado Central de Atarazanas

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day
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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of El Salvador, then examine the collection at Museo de Nerja, then stop by Torrox Costa Promenade, and finally contemplate the long history of Punta Lara.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nerja online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Malaga to Nerja takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Malaga in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Nerja: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nerja

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Torrox Costa Promenade
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Punta Lara ©
Punta Lara
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Museo de Nerja ©
Museo de Nerja

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Malaga

Malaga ©
On the 19th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Lobo Park, contemplate the long history of Alcazaba de Antequera, then shop like a local with Artsenal, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Benedito, then stroll through Playas de Las Acacias, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Guadalmar.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Malaga itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Nerja to Malaga takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nerja in July, you will find days in Malaga are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Antequera
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Lobo Park ©
Lobo Park
Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga ©
Alcazaba de Antequera ©
Alcazaba de Antequera
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