39 days in Spain, Gibraltar & Tangier Itinerary

39 days in Spain, Gibraltar & Tangier Itinerary

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39 days in Spain, Gibraltar & Tangier Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  18​h
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Frigiliana, Spain
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
5
Malaga, Spain
— 5 nights
train:  30​min
6
Benalmadena, Spain
— 1 day
train:  30​min
7
Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Mijas, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
9
Marbella, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  3​h
11
Tangier, Morocco
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + foot + bus:  5​h
12
Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
13
Seville, Spain
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
14
Juzcar, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
15
Ronda, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
16
Setenil de las Bodegas, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
17
Iznajar, Spain
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
18
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
19
Hondarribia, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
20
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, examine the collection at Museo Picasso, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Barcelona is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Granada, Spain

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.
You've added Carmen de los Martires, Paseo de los Tristes, Plaza Nueva, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Mayor de Granada, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral and Royal Chapel.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Granada trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Granada takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Granada when traveling from Barcelona in November, with lows around 6°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

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Malaga, Spain

Malaga
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Malaga planning app .

Traveling by car from Granada to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Malaga: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. You'll set off for Frigiliana on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Nightlife Tours
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Frigiliana, Spain

Frigiliana
Frigiliana is a town and municipality in the province of Málaga, part of the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the local landmark of The Old Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Antonio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of La Asuncion, and finally make a trip to Plaza Almijara.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Frigiliana planning website .

Drive from Malaga to Frigiliana in an hour. Traveling from Malaga in November, things will get little chillier in Frigiliana: highs are around 18°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Frigiliana

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Competa
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Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Plaza de la Merced, La Calle Larios and Mercado Central de Atarazanas. Enjoy Malaga some more: get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, explore the world behind art at Museo Picasso Malaga, and pause for some serene contemplation at Malaga Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Frigiliana to Malaga takes an hour. Traveling from Frigiliana in November, expect Malaga to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mijas.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Puerto de Málaga ©
Puerto de Málaga
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

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Benalmadena, Spain

Benalmadena ©
Stretching from the foothills of the Sierra de Mijas mountain range to the Mediterranean ocean, Benalmádena offers all the highlights of southern Spain: traditional whitewashed villages, beautiful Costa del Sol beaches, and strong Andalusian influence.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the waterfront activity at Benalmadena Puerto Marina, walk around Parque De La Paloma, and then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Colomares.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Benalmadena trip maker app .

Benalmadena is just a stone's throw from Malaga. November in Benalmadena sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Benalmadena

Parks Historic Sites
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Benalmadena Puerto Marina ©
Benalmadena Puerto Marina
Parque De La Paloma ©
Parque De La Paloma
Castillo de Colomares ©
Castillo de Colomares

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Malaga, Spain

Malaga
To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Malaga trip planner.

Malaga is just a stone's throw from Benalmadena. You will leave for Mijas on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Nightlife Tours
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Mijas, Spain

Mijas
To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mijas online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Malaga to Mijas takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Mijas, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Marbella.

Things to do in Mijas

Outdoors Nightlife Tours
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Marbella, Spain

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.
You've now added Plaza de Los Naranjos to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): wander the streets of Marbella Old Quarter and then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Los Naranjos.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marbella trip itinerary planning tool .

Marbella is very close to Mijas. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Marbella

Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Plaza de Los Naranjos
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Marbella Old Quarter ©
Marbella Old Quarter

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Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
On the 24th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at The Great Siege Tunnels, explore the fascinating underground world of St. Michael's Cave, then enjoy the sea views from Europa Point, and finally don't miss a visit to The Rock of Gibraltar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): make a trip to Grand Casemates Square, identify plant and animal life at Apes Den, then ponder the world of politics at The Convent, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gibraltar day trip app .

Getting from Marbella to Gibraltar by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Marbella in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Gibraltar. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tangier.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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St. Michael's Cave ©
St. Michael's Cave
The Rock of Gibraltar ©
The Rock of Gibraltar
Europa Point ©
Europa Point

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Tangier, Morocco

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Cap Spartel, then don't miss a visit to Medina of Tangier, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Hercules Cave. On the next day, take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tangier trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Gibraltar to Tangier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gibraltar to Tangier due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Tangier can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jerez De La Frontera.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours Nature Parks
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Walking tours
Cap Spartel ©
Cap Spartel
Medina of Tangier ©
Medina of Tangier

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Jerez De La Frontera, Spain

Jerez De La Frontera ©
A culturally and historically rich city, Jerez de la Frontera is known around the world for the production of Spanish sherry.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mercado Central de Abastos. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Feria del Caballo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Jerez de la Frontera, learn about winemaking at Bodegas Tio Pepe, and contemplate the long history of Palacio del Virrey Laserna.

Start your trip to Jerez De La Frontera by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Tangier to Jerez De La Frontera in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Tangier in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Jerez De La Frontera, with lows of 10°C. On the 1st (Sun), you're off toSeville.

Things to do in Jerez De La Frontera

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trip

Arcos de la Frontera
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Catedral de Jerez de la Frontera ©
Catedral de Jerez de la Frontera
Feria del Caballo ©
Feria del Caballo
Alcazar Jerez de la Frontera ©
Alcazar Jerez de la Frontera

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Seville, Spain

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mercado de Triana, Plaza del cabildo, Centro Historico de Sevilla, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Plaza de España, walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, take some stellar pictures from Catedral de Sevilla, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Seville trip itinerary maker tool .

Take a train from Jerez De La Frontera to Seville in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Juzcar.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

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Juzcar, Spain

Juzcar ©
On the 5th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Casa Natal Fray Leopoldo and then make a trip to Juzcar, Malaga. El pueblo de los pitufos..

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Juzcar trip builder site .

You can drive from Seville to Juzcar in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Juzcar can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Ronda.
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Casa Natal Fray Leopoldo ©
Casa Natal Fray Leopoldo

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Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
You've now added Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the views from Puente Nuevo, then explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, then get great views at Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, and finally delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Toros, then steep yourself in history at La Casa Del Rey Moro, and finally take a stroll through Old City.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ronda trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Juzcar to Ronda takes an hour. December in Ronda sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Setenil de las Bodegas.

Things to do in Ronda

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

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Setenil de las Bodegas, Spain

Setenil de las Bodegas ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to Setenil de las bodegas and then take in breathtaking views at Caminito Del Re.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Setenil de las Bodegas trip itinerary planning app .

Setenil de las Bodegas is just a short distance from Ronda. In December in Setenil de las Bodegas, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Iznajar.

Things to do in Setenil de las Bodegas

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Caminito Del Re
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Caminito Del Re ©
Caminito Del Re
Setenil de las bodegas ©
Setenil de las bodegas

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Iznajar, Spain

Iznajar
For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Iznajar road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Setenil de las Bodegas to Iznajar takes 2 hours. In December, Iznajar is a bit cooler than Setenil de las Bodegas - with highs of 15°C and lows of 1°C. You will leave for Madrid on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Iznajar

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, nature, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Iznajar to Madrid. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel to Hondarribia.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Shopping
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Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Puerta del Sol ©
Puerta del Sol
Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel

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Hondarribia, Spain

Hondarribia ©
Hondarribia is a town situated on the west shore of Bidasoa river's mouth, in Gipuzkoa, in Basque Country, Spain.The border town is sited on a little promontory facing Hendaye over the Txingudi bay. Hondarribia is known for historic sites, beaches, nightlife, outdoors, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Hondarribia, make a trip to Plaza de Armas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia parroquial de Santa Maria de la Asuncion y del Manzano.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hondarribia journey site .

You can fly from Madrid to Hondarribia in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Madrid in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Hondarribia, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Hondarribia

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pasai Donibane
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Pasai Donibane ©
Pasai Donibane
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
See some other sides of Barcelona: ponder the design of Magic Fountain (Font Magica), steep yourself in history at Palau Guell, stroll around Ciutadella Park, and see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Hondarribia to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Ciutadella Park ©
Ciutadella Park
Magic Fountain (Font Magica) ©
Magic Fountain (Font Magica)
Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional ©

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