22 days in Andalucia Itinerary

22 days in Andalucia Itinerary

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22 days in Andalucia Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Malaga
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Pampaneira
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Ronda
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Tarifa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Seville
— 4 nights
train:  45​min
6
Cordoba
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Reykjavik

4
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Automobile and Fashion Museum and Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mercado Central de Atarazanas and Marbella Old Quarter. Change things up with these side-trips from Malaga: Mijas Magic (in Mijas), La Carihuela (in Torremolinos) and Butterfly Park of Benalmadena (in Benalmadena). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Castillo de Gibralfaro, kick back and relax at Burriana Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at El Torcal Natural Park, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Malaga travel route planner .

Reykjavik, Iceland to Malaga is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to Malaga is 1 hour. Traveling from Reykjavik in January, you will find days in Malaga are much warmer (20°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pampaneira.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, La Carihuela, Mijas Magic, El Torcal Natural Park, Marbella Old Quarter
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El Torcal Natural Park ©
El Torcal Natural Park
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Marbella Old Quarter ©
Marbella Old Quarter

1
night
Pampaneira

Pampaneira ©
Pampaneira is a village located in the province of Granada, Spain. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Taller textil Mercedes Carrascosa, then stop by Bodega La Moralea, and then hike along Capileira Mountain Trail.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pampaneira road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Malaga to Pampaneira takes 2 hours. In January, Pampaneira is little chillier than Malaga - with highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ronda.

Things to do in Pampaneira

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Capileira Mountain Trail
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Bodega La Moralea ©
Bodega La Moralea
Taller textil Mercedes Carrascosa ©
Taller textil Mercedes Carrascosa

5
nights
Ronda

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Discover out-of-the-way places like El Tajo de Ronda and Sierra De Las Nieves. Escape the urban bustle at SierrAventura Ronda and Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba. Get out of town with these interesting Ronda side-trips: Ubrique (Ciudad Romana de Ocuri & Capuchin Convent), Castillo de Olvera (in Olvera) and Parque natural de la Sierra de Grazalema (in El Bosque). There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Jimena de la Frontera, learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, and wander the streets of Old City.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ronda day trip planner.

Getting from Pampaneira to Ronda by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Pampaneira in January, you will find days in Ronda are somewhat warmer (18°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tarifa.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ubrique, Castle of Jimena de la Frontera, Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba, Sierra De Las Nieves, Parque natural de la Sierra de Grazalema
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El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Old City ©
Old City
Sierra De Las Nieves ©
Sierra De Las Nieves

2
nights
Tarifa

Tarifa ©
As the southernmost point in Europe, Tarifa is famous for having the continent’s best windsurfing conditions, making it a well-known surfer’s paradise.
On the 22nd (Tue), get outside with Landsailing Tarifa, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia, and then kick back and relax at Playa Bolonia. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Atlas Beach, stop by Vejer ArtesanIa, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Zahara de los Atunes.

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Getting from Ronda to Tarifa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Ronda in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tarifa, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Seville.

Things to do in Tarifa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Vejer ArtesanIa, Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia, Playa de Zahara de los Atunes
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Playa Bolonia ©
Playa Bolonia
Playa de Zahara de los Atunes ©
Playa de Zahara de los Atunes

4
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.
Centro Historico de Sevilla and Museum of Fine Arts, Sevilla are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Casa de Pilatos and Archaeological Ensemble of Italica are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seville: Cadiz (Catedral de Cadiz & La Caleta Beach), Plaza Gruta de las Maravillas (in Aracena) and Tienda Consorcio de Jabugo (in Jabugo). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Cortegana Castle, take in the exciting artwork at Un Gato en Bicicleta, admire the natural beauty at Jardines de los Reales Alcazares, and make a trip to Plaza del Triunfo.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Tarifa to Seville in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tarifa in January since evenings lows in Seville dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cadiz, Tienda Consorcio de Jabugo, Plaza Gruta de las Maravillas, Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, Cortegana Castle
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La Caleta Beach ©
La Caleta Beach
Catedral de Cadiz ©
Catedral de Cadiz
Cortegana Castle ©
Cortegana Castle

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Roman Bridge and Sala el Potro. Get a sense of the local culture at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra and Perez Barquero Winery. When in Cordoba, make a side trip to see Ceramica Alcaide in La Rambla, approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, explore the world behind art at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuestra Senora de Gracia Church, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Victoria.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cordoba tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Seville to Cordoba by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Ceramica Alcaide, Perez Barquero Winery
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Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba

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