22 days in Spain Itinerary

22 days in Spain Itinerary

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22 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  14​h
1
Granada
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Cordoba
— 1 night
train:  45​min
3
Seville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Cadiz
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Nerja
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
7
Malaga
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
8
Mijas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Casares
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Dubai


1
night
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 6th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Alhambra, don't miss a visit to Court of the Lions, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Albayzin, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, ponder the world of politics at Real Chancilleria, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral and Royal Chapel.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada day trip site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Granada is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Granada is minus 3 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in January: high temperatures in Granada hover around 14°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

1
night
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 8th (Tue): make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, get to know the fascinating history of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, then take in the views from Roman Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cordoba trip planner .

Traveling by car from Granada to Cordoba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Cordoba, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

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

3
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: admire the striking features of Plaza de Espana, don't miss a visit to Metropol Parasol, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seville trip planner.

You can take a train from Cordoba to Seville in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Plaza de Espana ©
Plaza de Espana
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Seville Cathedral ©
Seville Cathedral

1
night
Cadiz

Cadiz
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cadiz tour planner .

Traveling by car from Seville to Cadiz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will leave for Ronda on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Cadiz

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
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3
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Aldehuela, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, then take some stellar pictures from Puente Nuevo, and finally catch a live event at Plaza de Toros. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): get great views at Mirador de los Viajeros Romanticos, take a stroll through Old City, then identify plant and animal life at SierrAventura Ronda, and finally learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ronda holiday planner.

You can drive from Cadiz to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cadiz in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ronda, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Nature Parks Wineries
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
SierrAventura Ronda ©
SierrAventura Ronda

3
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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): make a trip to Balcon de Europa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, then take in the dramatic natural features at Acantilados de Maro Cerro Gordo, then ponder the design of Fuente del Esparto, and finally browse the collection at Nerja Book Centre.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nerja trip maker website .

You can drive from Ronda to Nerja in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ronda in January, things will get little chillier in Nerja: highs are around 13°C and lows about 2°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for Malaga.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Acantilados de Maro Cerro Gordo ©
Acantilados de Maro Cerro Gordo
Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja ©
Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja

2
nights
Malaga

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malaga Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ifergan Collection. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque de Malaga, and finally don't miss a visit to Puerto de Málaga.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Malaga tour app .

Drive from Nerja to Malaga in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Nerja in January, with highs in Malaga at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mijas.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Room Escape Games
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Puerto de Málaga ©
Puerto de Málaga

3
nights
Mijas

Mijas ©
Mijas is a town and municipality in the Province of Málaga, in the autonomous community of Andalusia. On the 20th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Parque La Muralla. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Palacio De Palacio de Ferias, then go for a stroll along the water at Benalmadena Puerto Marina, and then take a stroll through Marbella Old Quarter.

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Mijas is just a stone's throw from Malaga. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in January, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Casares.

Things to do in Mijas

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Marbella, Benalmadena, Bioparc Fuengirola, Palacio De Palacio de Ferias
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Benalmadena Puerto Marina ©
Benalmadena Puerto Marina
Mijas Magic ©
Mijas Magic
Marbella Old Quarter ©
Marbella Old Quarter

2
nights
Casares

Casares ©
Casares is a town and municipality in Spain, located in Málaga province, in the autonomous community of Andalusia.Geography and demographyThe municipality has a population of 4,051, an area of 160 km². Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Torre De La Sal and then try to win big at Riding Fun In The Sun. Keep things going the next day: ponder the design of Carlos III Fountain, look for gifts at Lanas del Rio, then don't miss a visit to Tradicional Advocacion Santo Nino Dios de Gaucin, and finally do a tasting at Cezar Vinedos y Bodega S.L..

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Casares itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mijas to Casares in an hour. Traveling from Mijas in January, Casares is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. On the 25th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Casares

Casinos Trails Fun & Games

Side Trip

Gaucin
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Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun
Cezar Vinedos y Bodega S.L. ©
Cezar Vinedos y Bodega S.L.
Carlos III Fountain ©
Carlos III Fountain

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