9 days in South of Spain Itinerary

9 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain Trip Planner

You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

9 days in South of Spain Itinerary

New York City
Fly + train:  17​h 45​min
Granada
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Seville
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
Cordoba
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
Malaga
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 45​min
New York City

2
days
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.
On the 21st (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral and Royal Chapel (Capilla Real), then admire the striking features of Generalife, and then admire the striking features of Alhambra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): wander the streets of Sacromonte, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin, and finally steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Granada trip itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Granada is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in March; daily highs in Granada reach 62°F and lows reach 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Spas
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Granada.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Generalife ©
Generalife
Cathedral and Royal Chapel ©
Cathedral and Royal Chapel

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then take a stroll through Triana, and then admire the striking features of Plaza de Espana. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Seville Cathedral (Catedral de Sevilla), take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Pilatos, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Baile Flamenco.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Seville tour planner.

Getting from Granada to Seville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Seville.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Seville Cathedral ©
Seville Cathedral
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolome, then wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Ensemble of Madinat Al-Zahra, and finally take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Museo Mezquita Catedral de Córdoba, delve into the distant past at Roman Bridge, make a trip to Patios de Cordoba, then make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Calleja de las Flores.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cordoba vacation trip planner.

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Cordoba.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba ©
Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba
Historic Centre of Cordoba ©
Historic Centre of Cordoba

1
day
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then wander the streets of Los Boliches, then take a stroll through Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village), and finally wander the streets of La Carihuela.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Malaga itinerary maker.

Getting from Cordoba to Malaga by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Malaga are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Neighborhoods Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

La Carihuela, Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village), Los Boliches
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Malaga.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
La Carihuela ©
La Carihuela
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village) ©

Similar Plans

10 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM ROMANIA August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: February, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM CANADA April, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 13 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA March, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in South of Spain & Barcelona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in South of Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, outdoors, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans