10 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

10 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

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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 Castillo de Gibralfaro as well as Playa de La Malagueta. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, then browse the exhibits of Alcazaba, then kick back and relax at Playa de La Malagueta, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de la Victoria.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Malaga day trip planner.

Wroclaw, Poland to Malaga is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Wroclaw in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Malaga: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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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. On the 8th (Tue), admire the striking features of Alhambra and then take a stroll through Albayzin.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Granada online trip maker.

Drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Malaga in October since evenings lows in Granada dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough 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 ©
For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Malaga trip builder app.

Drive from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Granada in October since evenings lows in Malaga dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Marbella.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Nature 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marbella tour planner.

You can take a bus from Malaga to Marbella in an hour. Another option is to drive. In October, daytime highs in Marbella are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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): explore the activities along Catalan Bay and then enjoy the sea views from Europa Point.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Gibraltar travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Gibraltar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Gibraltar, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Europa Point ©
Europa Point
Catalan Bay ©
Catalan Bay

few
hours
Cadiz, Spain

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Your list of things to see and do now includes Castillo de Santa Catalina, La Caleta Beach, Catedral de Cadiz, and other attractions. On the 11th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Castillo de San Sebastian, enjoy the sand and surf at La Caleta Beach, then make a trip to Castillo de Santa Catalina, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Cadiz.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Cadiz itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Gibraltar to Cadiz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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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 find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Marbella trip itinerary maker site.

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

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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, explore the world behind art at Museo Picasso Malaga, appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de Los Canadienses, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Malagueta, then contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally kick back and relax at Playa El Bombo.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Malaga online tour planner.

You can take a bus from Marbella to Malaga in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for Madrid on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes La Latina, Templo de Debod, Free Walking Tours Madrid, and other attractions. There's more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Madrid vacation builder site.

Take a train from Malaga to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, Madrid is little chillier than Malaga - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. On the 16th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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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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