7 days in South of Spain Itinerary

7 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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7 days in South of Spain Itinerary

New York City
Fly:  20​h 45​min
Seville
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
Cordoba
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
Malaga
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 45​min
New York City

2
days
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.
On the 21st (Tue), admire the striking features of Plaza de Espana, tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then take a stroll through Triana, and finally explore the world behind art at Seville Museum of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Seville Cathedral (Catedral de Sevilla), then get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, then admire the striking features of Casa de Pilatos, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Baile Flamenco.

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New York City, USA to Seville is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Seville. Traveling from New York City in March, expect Seville to be a bit warmer, temps between 66°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

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Royal Alcázar of Seville
Seville Cathedral
Barrio Santa Cruz

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Ensemble of Madinat Al-Zahra, and finally make a trip to Calleja de las Flores. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Museo Mezquita Catedral de Córdoba, delve into the distant past at Roman Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, then don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, and finally take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana.

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You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Cordoba are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Malaga.

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Historic Centre of Cordoba
Roman Bridge
Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba

1
day
Malaga

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, take a stroll through Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village), then wander the streets of La Carihuela, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga.

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Getting from Cordoba to Malaga by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Malaga, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

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Benalmadena, La Carihuela
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La Carihuela
Museo Automovilistico

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