8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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8 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Malaga
1
Malaga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Nerja
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
3
Frigiliana
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Ronda
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Cordoba
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
End: Malaga

2
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museo de Malaga, get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, explore the world behind art at Museo Picasso Malaga, then explore the ancient world of Roman Theatre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Maria de la Victoria.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Malaga holiday maker website .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Malaga. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Nerja.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Museo de Malaga ©
Museo de Malaga
Colección del Museo Ruso ©
Colección del Museo Ruso

few
hours
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. For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nerja trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Malaga to Nerja in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Nerja, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Frigiliana.

Things to do in Nerja

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo de Nerja ©
Museo de Nerja

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nights
Frigiliana

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 25th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of De twaalf panelen van Frigiliana, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirador del Cementerio Redondo, then do a tasting at Bodegas Bentomiz, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Antonio, and finally make a trip to Casita de Informacion y Fantasia.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Frigiliana trip simple and quick.

Frigiliana is very close to Nerja. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Ronda.

Things to do in Frigiliana

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Sayalonga
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Bodegas Bentomiz ©
Bodegas Bentomiz

1
night
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 26th (Sun): wander the streets of Old City, steep yourself in history at La Casa Del Rey Moro, explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda, get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela, then explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, and finally snap pictures at Puente Viejo.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ronda route builder app .

Getting from Frigiliana to Ronda by car takes about 2.5 hours. May in Ronda sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Ronda

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Old City ©
Old City
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

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nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba and Sanctuary of Our Lady of Araceli are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Patios de Cordoba and Posada del Potro. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cordoba: Bodegas Lagar Blanco (in Montilla), Castillo de Alcaudete (in Alcaudete) and Church of San Mateo (in Lucena). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, admire the masterpieces at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calleja del Panuelo, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de la Merced.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cordoba trip planner.

Traveling by train from Ronda to Cordoba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Cordoba are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Lucena, Castillo de Alcaudete, Bodegas Lagar Blanco
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos
Los Patios De San Basilio ©
Los Patios De San Basilio

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