8 days in Spain Itinerary

8 days in Spain Itinerary

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8 days in Spain Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Seville
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
2
Cordoba
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Granada
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Marbella
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h
5
Malaga
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Brussels

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville online journey planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Seville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in maart: high temperatures in Seville hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cordoba visit site.

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In maart, daily temperatures in Cordoba can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Walking tours
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Alhambra, stroll through Generalife, and then get your game on at El Reino Escape Room.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Granada trip maker app.

You can drive from Cordoba to Granada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in maart, you will find days in Granada are a bit cooler (19°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
El Reino Escape Room ©
El Reino Escape Room
Generalife ©
Generalife

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Marbella side-trips: Ronda (Casa Don Bosco, Mirador Paseo Blas Infante, &more). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Experience Box Spain, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, let little ones run wild at Intooit Kids Play Club, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Marbella trip planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Marbella takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Granada in maart since evenings lows in Marbella dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Malaga.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Ronda
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Paddock Paradise Ronda ©
Paddock Paradise Ronda

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night
Malaga

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area and then take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Malaga visit planning website.

Take a bus from Marbella to Malaga in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in maart, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba

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