10 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

10 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

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10 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

Start: Wroclaw, Poland
Fly:  3​h
1
Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Granada, Spain
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Marbella, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Cadiz, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
7
Marbella, Spain
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
8
Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Wroclaw, Poland

1
night
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Playa de La Malagueta as well as Castillo de Gibralfaro. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Malagueta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Maria de la Victoria.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Malaga tour itinerary maker website .

Wroclaw, Poland to Malaga is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Wroclaw in October: high temperatures in Malaga hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Beaches Museums
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Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Playa de La Malagueta ©
Playa de La Malagueta

1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Albayzin as well as Alhambra. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra and then take a stroll through Albayzin.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Granada trip planning app .

You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Malaga in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Granada. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin

1
night
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro has been added to your itinerary.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip planner .

You can drive from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Granada in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Malaga, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Malaga

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Ronda, El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro
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El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro ©
El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Old City ©
Old City

2
nights
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.
On the 9th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Marbella vacation planning tool .

Take a bus from Malaga to Marbella in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Marbella sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Marbella

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de la Cala Mijas, Rio Fuengirola Pedestrian Bridge
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Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town
Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion ©
Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion
Rio Fuengirola Pedestrian Bridge ©
Rio Fuengirola Pedestrian Bridge

few
hours
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): kick back and relax at Catalan Bay and then visit a coastal fixture at Europa Point.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gibraltar online vacation builder .

You can drive from Marbella to Gibraltar in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Gibraltar are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Cadiz.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Beaches Nature Parks
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Catalan Bay ©
Catalan Bay
Europa Point ©
Europa Point

few
hours
Cadiz, Spain

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. You've added Castillo de Santa Catalina, La Caleta Beach, Catedral de Cadiz, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): make a trip to Castillo de San Sebastian, kick back and relax at La Caleta Beach, then don't miss a visit to Castillo de Santa Catalina, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Cadiz.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cadiz online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Gibraltar to Cadiz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cadiz can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Cadiz

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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La Caleta Beach ©
La Caleta Beach
Catedral de Cadiz ©
Catedral de Cadiz
Castillo de San Sebastian ©
Castillo de San Sebastian

1
night
Marbella, Spain

Marbella
To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Marbella trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Cadiz to Marbella takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 12th (Sat), you're off toMalaga.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Nightlife Tours
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1
night
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castillo de Gibralfaro, Playa de La Malagueta and Museo Picasso Malaga. On the 12th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de Los Canadienses, kick back and relax at Playa de La Malagueta, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Bombo.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Malaga trip planner .

You can take a bus from Marbella to Malaga in an hour. Another option is to drive. You will leave for Madrid on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Malaga

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa El Bombo
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Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano
Playa de La Malagueta ©
Playa de La Malagueta

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You've added La Latina, Templo de Debod, Free Walking Tours Madrid, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip app .

Traveling by train from Malaga to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Malaga in October: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. You'll set off for Chinchon on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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