29 days in South of Spain Itinerary

29 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Fly to Madrid, Train to Ronda
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Ronda
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seville
— 4 nights
Train
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Cordoba
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ubeda
— 1 night
Drive
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Castril De La Pena
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sorbas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 4 nights
Drive
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Malaga
— 7 nights
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Ronda — 3 nights

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Get some cultural insight at Old City and Dona Felisa Winery. Shop till you drop at Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto and La Tienda de Trinidad. Venture out of the city with trips to Parque Nacional Sierra de las Nieves (in Tolox) and Lanas del Rio (in Gaucin). There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, do a tasting at Joaquin Fernandez Bodega, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva del Gato, and stop by ArtesamArt.

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Reykjavik, Iceland to Ronda is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Reykjavik, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Ronda, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Seville.
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Seville — 4 nights

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.
Royal Alcázar of Seville and Barrio Santa Cruz will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Plaza de España and Centro Historico de Sevilla. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seville: Mercado de Abastos (in Sanlucar de Barrameda), Gresierra (in Chiclana de la Frontera) and La Bellotera (in Jerez De La Frontera). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, take in the exciting artwork at Un Gato en Bicicleta, stop by TenTiles, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Ceramicas Sevilla.

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Traveling by car from Ronda to Seville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Seville, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can take a train to Cordoba.
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Cordoba — 4 nights

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.
Head to Sala el Potro and El Collar de la Palomafor plenty of shopping. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and Parroquia de la Trinidad. Change things up with these side-trips from Cordoba: Ceramica Alcaide (in La Rambla), Parque Natural Cardena Montoro (in Cardena) and Ermita de Madre de Dios (in Canete de las Torres). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, look for gifts at Meryan, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Victoria, and take in the views from Roman Bridge.

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You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Cordoba can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ubeda.
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Ubeda — 1 night

Úbeda is a town in the province of Jaén in Spain's autonomous community of Andalusia, with some 36,025 inhabitants. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga del Agua, look for gifts at La Casa Del Aceite, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Sabiote, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Pablo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas, and finally stop by Forja Tiznajo.

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You can drive from Cordoba to Ubeda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cordoba in January since evenings lows in Ubeda dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Castril De La Pena.
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Castril De La Pena — 2 nights

On the 24th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Sendero del Nacimiento del Rio Castril, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria Colegiata, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cortijo Buho. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Castle of Castril, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sendero de la Magdalena, and then explore the striking landscape at Castril de la Pena.

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You can drive from Ubeda to Castril De La Pena in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sorbas.
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Sorbas — 2 nights

Sorbas is a municipality of Almería province, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Villaricos Street Market, hunt for treasures at Weekly Street Market, and then learn something new at Taller de Ceramica y Alfareria Juan Simon. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Cactus Nijar and then tee off at Alboran Golf.

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Getting from Castril De La Pena to Sorbas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Castril De La Pena in January since evenings lows in Sorbas dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Granada.
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Find places to stay Jan 25 — 27:

Granada — 4 nights

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Appreciate the collections at Tienda Souvenirs La Alborea and Galeria Alea. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chocolates Sierra Nevada and Bodega La Moralea. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Casa Tomas (in Priego de Cordoba), Pampaneira (Taller textil Mercedes Carrascosa & Chocolate Abuela ili) and Montefrio (Las Penas De Los Gitanos & Iglesia de la Villa). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, stop by Albayzin, stop by Munira Leather, and get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas.

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Traveling by car from Sorbas to Granada takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sorbas in January, with highs in Granada at 14°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Malaga.
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Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:

Malaga — 7 nights

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Escape the urban bustle at El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro and El Torcal de Antequera. Do your shopping at Mercado Central de Atarazanas and Vom Fass Fuengirola. Venture out of the city with trips to Marbella (Marbella Old Town & Vinacoteca Castillejos), Fuengirola (Los Boliches & Bioparc) and Burriana Beach (in Nerja). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, stop by Recuerdame, get to know the resident critters at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, and wander the streets of Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village).

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Traveling by car from Granada to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Granada in January; daily highs in Malaga reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. On the 7th (Thu), you're off to home.
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