39 days in Province of Malaga Itinerary

39 days in Province of Malaga Itinerary

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Antequera
— 9 nights
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Ronda
— 12 nights
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Marbella
— 10 nights
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Nerja
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Antequera — 9 nights

Get out of town with these interesting Antequera side-trips: El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro (in Ardales) and Museo de Belenes (in Mollina).

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Antequera trip itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Antequera is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Antequera: highs are around 20°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Ronda.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
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Ronda — 12 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Get out of town with these interesting Ronda side-trips: Gaucin (El Hacho & Tradicional Advocacion Santo Nino Dios de Gaucin). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, learn about winemaking at Bodega Gonzalo Beltran, take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda, and get great views at Mirador Paseo Blas Infante.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ronda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Antequera to Ronda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Marbella.
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Find places to stay Jan 7 — 19:

Marbella — 10 nights

Spanish Riviera

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marbella: Benalmadena (Puerto Marina Benalmadena & Parque De La Paloma), Malaga (Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga, Alcazaba, &more) and Costa Nostrum Pilates (in Mijas). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Marbella Old Town, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc, stop by Flor de Lis, and stroll through Puerto Banus Marina.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Marbella day trip planner.

You can drive from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Marbella can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Nerja.
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Nerja — 7 nights

Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Venture out of the city with trips to Revive Massage (in Competa) and Ruta de la Pasa (in Comares). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe, take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, take a memorable drive along Ruta del Sol y del Vino, and explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nerja holiday site.

Traveling by car from Marbella to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, Nerja is slightly colder than Marbella - with highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Province of Malaga travel guide

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Nightlife · Landmarks · Marinas
The Province of Málaga is best known for its string of coastal resorts with sandy beaches and seaside cafes that make for a relaxed vacation. The countryside is dotted by charming villages of Moorish origin, each with its own colorful character, history, and architecture. Its diverse landscapes also include rugged mountains. Don’t miss a chance to tour its natural wonders, including dramatic gorges, excellent walking areas, and one of Europe’s main flamingo breeding grounds.
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