10 days in Granada, Malaga & Cordoba Itinerary

10 days in Granada, Malaga & Cordoba Itinerary

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10 days in Granada, Malaga & Cordoba Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Granada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Malaga
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Cordoba
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
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.
Granada is known for historic sites, nightlife, parks, baths, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, don't miss a visit to Ermita de San Miguel Alto, take a stroll through Albayzin, and relax in sumptuous surroundings at Hammam Al Andalus Granada.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Granada trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Granada is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Granada due to the time zone difference. In March, Granada is colder than Dubai - with highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Generalife ©
Generalife
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

4
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja & Balcon de Europa), Marbella Old Town (in Marbella) and Ronda (El Tajo de Ronda & Puente Nuevo). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc.

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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 March, things will get a bit warmer in Malaga: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Benalmadena, Nerja, Ronda, Bioparc, Marbella Old Town
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Parque De La Paloma ©
Parque De La Paloma
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Cristo de los Faroles, wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), contemplate the long history of Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, then take in the views from Roman Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Victoria, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Miguel Church, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Hammam Al Andalus Banos Arabes, and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

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You can take a train from Malaga to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Malaga in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Cordoba, with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Shopping Spas
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

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