Itinerary Andalusia road trip

12 days in Andalusia: the most "caliente" region of Spain



Sevilla, plaza de españa


Why visit Andalusia?

If you are wondering what are the reasons to visit Andalusia by car, read my itinerary about what I think are the main stops of the tour "Andalusia road trip".

The tour of Andalusia by car will allow you to admire the southernmost region of Spain, a land of conquest for different peoples who have left a fascinating mix of architecture and culture. Andalusia also enjoys sunny beaches, wild nature and a "caliente" lifestyle!

March to June and September to November is the best time to visit Andalusia.





Andalusia road trip in 12 days




  • Seville

Seville is the largest Andalusian city and encompasses cultures from as many as 3 continents that manifest themselves in the architecture of its buildings which make its historic center one of the most beautiful and interesting in Spain




  • Seville

Book the free tour of Sevilla




  • Seville - Cordoba (141 Km/87 mi)

Cordoba is a lively and important Andalusian city with a historic center declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its Arabic-style monuments




  • Cordoba - Granada (208 Km/129 mi)

Granada has a great history behind it and owes its fame above all to the Alhambra, a World Heritage Arab fortress. Granada is also a good starting point for excursions to the Sierra Nevada




  • Granada - Tabernas desert (124 Km/77 mi)

Tabernas is the only true European desert and has been the set of numerous American-style western films


  • Tabernas desert - Almeria (39 Km/24 mi)

Almeria is a coastal city with historical charm and is considered the beginning of the Costa del Sol




  • Almeria - Malaga (201 Km/124 mi)

The journey from Almeria to Malaga passes through a good part of the Costa del Sol and you can stop anywhere to enjoy a few hours on the beach




  • Malaga

Malaga is the main destination of the Costa del Sol, it is a very lively city and in addition to a magnificent historic center, it offers tourists events and nightlife all year round


Caminito del Rey bridge




  • Malaga - Caminito del Rey (75 Km/46 mi)

Read my article: "Caminito del Rey: the most dangerous hike in the world"

It is very popular during the high season so it is recommended to book your ticket in advance


  • Caminito del Rey - Ronda (57 Km/35 mi)

Ronda is a particular city, straddling the banks of a gorge whose ends are connected by a historic bridge that leaves you speechless for its beauty




  • Ronda - Setenil de las Bodegas (18 Km/11 mi)

Setenil is a unique village of its kind because many of its houses are set in the rock sheltered from the scorching sun of Andalusia

  • Setenil de las Bodegas - Zahara del la Frontera (32 Km/19 mi)

Zahara is the typical Andalusian white village

  • Zahara de la Frontera - Arcos de la Frontera (52 Km/32 mi) 

Arcos is a white village from which several hiking trails start


DAY 10


  • Arcos de la Frontera - Cadiz (66 Km/41 mi)

Cadiz is an important port city, has an Arab-style historic center located on a promontory overlooking the Atlantic ocean


DAY 11


  • Cadiz - Doñana (58 Km/36 mi)

Doñana is the main national park of the Iberian Peninsula and is characterized by dunes and marshes which are the ideal habitat for many animal species


DAY 12


  • Doñana - Siviglia (106 Km/65 mi)


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Setenil de las Bodegas



What to do in Andalusia:

  • Face "Caminito del Rey" (book your ticket)
  • Dance "Flamenco"
  • Enjoy a day at the beach on the Costa del Sol


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