41 days in Madrid & South of Spain Itinerary

41 days in Madrid & South of Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid
— 5 nights
2
Cordoba
— 1 night
3
Seville
— 6 nights
4
Cadiz
— 2 nights
5
Ronda
— 6 nights
6
Marbella
— 5 nights
7
Nerja
— 6 nights
8
Granada
— 7 nights

5
nights
Madrid

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, see where the action happens at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Campo, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Madrid tour planner.

Sydney, Australia to Madrid is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Madrid. In May, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Museums Wineries
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Fri), make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thenwander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally admire the striking features of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cordoba holiday planning tool.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Cordoba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Madrid, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Walking tours
Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba

6
nights
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.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Seville day trip tool.

Getting from Cordoba to Seville by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in May, expect nights in Seville to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Fun & Games Neighborhoods
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. On the 31st (Fri), stop by Ya En Tu Casa - El sabor de Andalucía, thenlearn about winemaking at Bodegas Luis Perez, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally make a trip to Feria del Caballo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Alameda Apodaca and then kick back and relax at Playa de Atlanterra.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cadiz road trip tool.

Getting from Seville to Cadiz by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville in May, you will find days in Cadiz are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Cadiz

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Jerez De La Frontera, Ya En Tu Casa - El sabor de Andalucía
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Ya En Tu Casa - El sabor de Andalucía ©
Ya En Tu Casa - El sabor de Andalucía
Feria del Caballo ©
Feria del Caballo
Bodegas Luis Perez ©
Bodegas Luis Perez

6
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, take a stroll through Old City, and explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ronda day trip tool.

You can drive from Cadiz to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Cadiz, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ronda, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wineries Outdoors
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

5
nights
Marbella

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.
Explore Marbella's surroundings by going to Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo), Casares (Riding Fun In The Sun & Casares Cemetery) and Fuengirola (Playa Ronda Paco & Rio Fuengirola Pedestrian Bridge). There's much more to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Marbella trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ronda in June, you will find days in Marbella are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Malaga, Benalmadena, Casares, Fuengirola, Adventure Rider Centre
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Adventure Rider Centre ©
Adventure Rider Centre
Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun
Climbing Tours

6
nights
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. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, kick back and relax at Burriana Beach, browse for treasures at Nerja Book Centre, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nerja attractions website.

You can drive from Marbella to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Marbella in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nerja, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja

7
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.
Spend a day outdoors on the 21st (Fri) with Sierra & Sol. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Alhambra, take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, steep yourself in history at Court of the Lions, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Granada journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Granada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 25th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Generalife ©
Generalife

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