8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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8 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh, Scotland
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Seville
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
2
Jerez De La Frontera
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
3
Cadiz
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Ronda
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Nerja
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Granada
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Cordoba
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Edinburgh, Scotland

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night
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 14th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then steep yourself in history at Royal Tobacco Factory, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Seville vacation planner.

Edinburgh, UK to Seville is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Seville. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Edinburgh in April; daily highs in Seville reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Jerez De La Frontera.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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Jerez De La Frontera

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): do a tasting at Spirit Sherry Enoturismo, then do a tasting at Bodegas Luis Perez, then sample the tasty concoctions at 15&30 Cerveza de Bodega, and finally don't miss a visit to Feria del Caballo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Jerez De La Frontera holiday tool.

You can take a train from Seville to Jerez De La Frontera in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Jerez De La Frontera

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries
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Bodegas Luis Perez ©
Bodegas Luis Perez
Feria del Caballo ©
Feria del Caballo
Spirit Sherry Enoturismo ©
Spirit Sherry Enoturismo

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Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): look for gifts at Alandalus Club - Gourmet Selection, then identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural Las Brenas, then don't miss a visit to Alameda Apodaca, and finally visit Teatro del Titere La Tia Norica's.

Plan my day in Cadiz using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Jerez De La Frontera to Cadiz takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Cadiz are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Cadiz

Shopping Parks Wildlife
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Alandalus Club - Gourmet Selection ©
Alandalus Club - Gourmet Selection
Teatro del Titere La Tia Norica's ©
Teatro del Titere La Tia Norica's

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Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda, learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, then get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de Cuenca, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mirador Paseo Blas Infante.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ronda trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Cadiz to Ronda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Ronda are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wineries Nature
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

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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. On the 18th (Sat), Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, admire the natural beauty at Detunda Botanical Garden, then stop by Nerja Book Centre, then don't miss a visit to Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nerja road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Nerja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo ©
Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo
Nerja Donkey Sanctuary ©
Nerja Donkey Sanctuary

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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 19th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, steep yourself in history at Generalife, and then have some family-friendly fun at El Reino Escape Room.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Granada travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Granada, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room
Generalife ©
Generalife

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cordoba attractions planner.

You can drive from Granada to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Granada in April: highs in Cordoba hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Walking tours
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

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