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Andalusia Road Trip

Seville - Jerez de la Frontera - Tarifa - Ronda - Nerja - Granada - Jaén - Cordoba

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Historical sites Historical sites
Landscape Landscape
Benefit-stress ratio Benefit-stress ratio
Comfort Comfort
Road conditions Road conditions
Security Security
Urban life Urban life
Andalusia Road Trip ACTIVATE MAP Stages8 km1,264 h/stage2.5

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Andalusia Road Trip in Spain?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 692EUR drive & more 175EUR sleep & more 638EUR eat & more 576EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 1,389EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 2,081EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 864EUR drive & more 225EUR sleep & more 1,111EUR eat & more 864EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 2,200EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 3,064EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 2,052EUR drive & more 313EUR sleep & more 1,980EUR eat & more 1,152EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 3,445EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 5,497EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 2,700EUR drive & more 338EUR sleep & more 660EUR eat & more 576EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 1,574EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 4,274EUR
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Andalusia Road Trip Itinerary

Experience an unforgettable road trip through the stunning region of Andalusia! The Andalusia Road Trip is a 12-day journey that will take you 1264km through the best of what this region has to offer. Starting in the vibrant city of Seville, you'll make your way through the towns of Jerez de la Frontera, Tarifa, Ronda, Granada, and Cordoba, before returning to Seville. Throughout the journey, you'll be able to take in the breathtaking landscapes and visit some of the most important historical sites in the region. From the whitewashed villages of the Costa de la Luz to the Moorish architecture of Granada, you'll be able to experience some of the most iconic UNESCO Heritage Monuments along the way. The roads in Andalusia are generally in excellent condition, but there are some winding roads in the hills and you may also need to cross a border. The best time to make this journey is between April and October, when temperatures are mild and the sun is shining. This road trip is suitable for any driver and can be managed on a moderate budget. You'll be able to take home some amazing memories and experiences that will last a lifetime. So if you're looking for a great way to explore Andalusia, then the Andalusia Road Trip is the perfect choice!
number of days 12 number of days
route length 1,264 km route length
budget fair budget
good for family good for
traffic direction on the right traffic direction
accident level moderate accident level

START Seville

Distance 1,264 km Driving time 19.7 h Pace: fast 379.1 kWh Airports SVQ
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Seville is a beautiful city located in southern Spain, and is the perfect starting point for the Andalusia Road Trip. The city is full of history and culture, with a beautiful cathedral, the Real Alcazar palace and many ancient monuments to explore. The best way to get around and explore Seville is to rent a car from Seville Airport (SVQ, IATA). There are many car rental companies at the airport, so it is easy to find a car that suits your needs. Once you have a car, you can start exploring the city. Make sure to visit the Seville Cathedral, the largest gothic cathedral in the world, and the Real Alcazar, a royal palace with beautiful gardens. Visit the Plaza de Espana, a large plaza surrounded by buildings in the Moorish style, and don't miss the Torre del Oro, a 13th century watchtower. Seville is also a great place to experience the local culture. Visit the bars in the Barrio Santa Cruz, the old Jewish quarter, to experience the city's nightlife. And make sure to try some of the local cuisine, such as tapas and paella. Seville is an amazing place to start the Andalusia Road Trip. With its mix of culture, history, and nightlife, it is sure to be a memorable experience.

1 Seville - El Bosque - Jerez de la Frontera

Distance 175 km Driving time 3.1 h Pace: modest 45.4 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on a 175 km road trip from Seville to Jerez de la Frontera, and you’ll be amazed at what you’ll find! This journey, taking no more than 4 hours, will take you through the beautiful El Bosque, and many other historically significant sites. Along the way, you’ll come across some UNESCO World Heritage sites, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled. You’ll also be able to enjoy the stunning scenery, and you might even come across some great camping spots! As you explore the area, you’ll find some of the most interesting places in Spain, from the ancient Roman ruins to the unique local culture. For more information on attractions, accommodation, restaurants and campsites, be sure to check out the “Itinerary” of this stage. So, get ready for an unforgettable journey and start your road trip today!

2 Jerez de la Frontera - Cádiz - Tarifa

Distance 153 km Driving time 3.0 h Pace: modest 39.7 kWh View map Itinerary
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Welcome to the beautiful road trip stage that starts in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain and leads you through two gorgeous places - Cádiz and Tarifa. In just 153km and fewer than 3 hours, you'll get to explore the best of these two cities. In Jerez, make sure to visit the old town, with its narrow streets and historic monuments. Don't forget to try the famous sherry, which is produced in the city! As you drive to Cádiz, be sure to take in the stunning views along the coast. In Cádiz, you can explore the old city walls, the cathedral and the beautiful beaches. Finally, you'll reach Tarifa, a beautiful town with a unique charm. Here, you can take a stroll along the beach, visit the old castle and explore the streets of the old town. This is just a brief overview of what you can expect on this stage of your road trip. For more information on attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants and campsites along the route, please check out the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

3 Tarifa - Gibraltar - Ronda

Distance 138 km Driving time 2.0 h Pace: fast 41.4 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you looking for an exciting road trip? Start your journey in Tarifa, Spain, and enjoy the 138 km drive to Gibraltar and Ronda. This journey will take you less than two hours, so you will have plenty of time to explore the sights along the way. You will cross a state border, so make sure you have all the necessary documents. During your journey, you will be able to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and explore historical sites. Don't forget to take some pictures of the scenic road! Once in Gibraltar, you can visit the famous Rock of Gibraltar, which is a great place to learn about the history of the area. In Ronda, you can visit the ancient bullring, the Plaza de Toros, and the Puente Nuevo, a bridge that crosses a deep gorge. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please check the Itinerary of this stage. Get ready for an amazing road trip!

4 Ronda - Málaga - Nerja

Distance 161 km Driving time 2.1 h Pace: fast 48.2 kWh View map Itinerary
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Take a road trip from Ronda to Nerja and experience the best of Andalusia! This 161 km journey takes less than 3 hours, but you will want to take your time and savor the stunning sights. Start in Ronda, a city filled with history and culture, and be sure to visit the iconic Puente Nuevo bridge that spans the El Tajo gorge. As you drive through Málaga, take in the picturesque landscapes, and be sure to take a few stops to explore the city’s historical sites. Finally, you’ll reach the beautiful town of Nerja, where you can enjoy the stunning beaches, the charming old town, and the famous Nerja Caves. Along the way, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to take in the scenic roads, snap some photos, and enjoy the local cuisine. For more information on attractions, accommodation, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, check out the Itinerary for this stage.

5 Nerja - Granada

Distance 94 km Driving time 1.1 h Pace: fast 28.3 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for the ultimate road trip from Nerja to Granada? This 94 km journey will take you less than an hour, and you'll be rewarded with incredible views, amazing historical sites and some of the most beautiful landscapes in Spain. Start your journey in Nerja, where you can explore the Balcon de Europa, a popular viewpoint overlooking the sea and the surrounding mountains. Then, head to the Nerja Caves, a fascinating network of caverns filled with stalactites and stalagmites. Continue your journey to Frigiliana, a charming village with whitewashed houses, narrow cobblestone streets and a 16th-century castle. From there, travel to the Alhambra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Granada. This palace complex is one of the most iconic monuments in Spain and a must-see for any road tripper. Along the way, you'll also be able to take in the breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check out the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

6 Granada - Jaén

Distance 90 km Driving time 0.9 h Pace: fast 27.1 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for an exciting road trip from Granada to Jaén? This 90 km journey will take you less than an hour to complete and offers some of the most interesting sights in Spain. Starting in Granada, you can visit the majestic Alhambra Palace and the Generalife Gardens, both are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Then, take a stroll through the narrow streets of the Albayzin neighborhood, a picturesque Moorish quarter. Once you leave Granada, you'll soon come to the town of Baeza, which is home to some of the best Renaissance architecture in Spain. Be sure to visit the Cathedral of Santa María and the Plaza del Pópulo. Continuing on, you'll come to the town of Úbeda, where you'll find some of the most beautiful churches in the country. Don't miss the Church of Santa María and the Church of Santiago. Finally, you'll arrive at your destination, Jaén. Here, you can visit the Cathedral of Jaén and the Palacio de Villardompardo. For more information on attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please consult the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

7 Jaén - Úbeda - Cordoba

Distance 317 km Driving time 5.9 h Pace: modest 82.5 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on a 317 km road trip from Jaén, Spain, to Cordoba and discover the beauty of two of the most interesting cities in the region. Start in Jaén, known for its olive oil production and its castle, and then drive to Úbeda, a city declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Here, you can explore the old town and its many beautiful churches. The winding roads will take you to Cordoba, where you will find the Mezquita and the old Jewish quarter. This journey, with fewer than 6 hours of driving time, is one of the stages of a larger tour, and along the route you will find many historical sites and scenic roads. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites, please consult the Itinerary of this stage. Enjoy your road trip!

8 Cordoba - La Carlota - Carmona - Seville

Distance 136 km Driving time 1.6 h Pace: fast 40.8 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for an unforgettable road trip experience? Start your journey in Cordoba, Spain and drive through La Carlota and Carmona to reach Seville in less than 2 hours. This 136km route is full of interesting places to visit, including some UNESCO Heritage sites. As you drive, make sure to look out for historical sites and scenic roads. You will also be able to visit some of the most beautiful cities in Spain and admire the amazing architecture. From La Carlota, you can visit the beautiful Carmona Castle and the old town, where you can find some of the oldest houses in the region. In Seville, you can explore the Cathedral and the Giralda Tower, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please check the Itinerary of this stage. So, what are you waiting for? Get ready to explore the beauty of Spain and have an unforgettable experience!

  Seville

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The beautiful city of Seville, located in the south of Spain, is the perfect end to the Andalusia Road Trip. This vibrant city offers something for everyone, from its historic monuments and stunning architecture, to its buzzing nightlife and delicious food. For history buffs, Seville is home to some of the most beautiful monuments in the world. The Cathedral of Seville, the third largest cathedral in the world, is a must-see. The Alcázar of Seville, a royal palace built in the Mudéjar style, is also an impressive sight. The Plaza de España, a semi-circular colonnaded plaza with a canal running through it, is a popular spot for tourists. Seville is also a great destination for those looking for a lively nightlife. Calle Betis is a popular street for bars and cafes, and the surrounding area is filled with lively music and dancing. The Triana district is also home to a range of bars and clubs, and the historic quarter of Barrio Santa Cruz is full of charming courtyards and bars. Food lovers will be spoiled for choice in Seville. From classic Spanish tapas to delicious seafood, the city has something for everyone. Be sure to try some of the local specialities such as gazpacho, salmorejo and flamenquín. For those travelling by air, the nearest international airport to Seville is Seville Airport (SVQ), located 11 kilometres north-east of the city centre. From there, you can take a bus or taxi to the city centre. In conclusion, Seville is the perfect destination for anyone looking for a vibrant city to end their Andalusia Road Trip. With its stunning monuments, lively nightlife, and delicious food, there is something for everyone in this wonderful city.

Andalusia Road Trip at a glance

We believe that the presented journey idea gave you plenty of inspirations for your future travels.
The plan we’ve prepared can be used as a base that can be recreated in its entirety or only partially and that can be enriched with original stopovers.
If car travel is the preferred travel mode for you, there are a number of essential road rules to follow and a list of elements to bear in mind to ensure safety. These tips will surely become useful for tourists who opt for renting a vehicle or renting a camper in Spain.
In Spain, there are a number of road regulations to be followed while travelling. When moving around Spain in a car, try to avoid alcohol at any cost. Drivers ought to remember that the allowed level of alcohol in blood is rather low and amounts to only 0.5‰. Exceeding the maximum speed limit, which is 50km/h, around the city may result in a speeding ticket. On the other hand, the maximum permissible speed in undeveloped areas is 100km/h. While on motorways, the permissible speed is 120km/h. In order to stay safe, it is best to equip your car with a first aid kit and fire extinguisher and drive with your headlights on at daytime.
How about the costs of the trip? Depending on the budget option that you select, the total cost of the whole tour can vary. Take a look at the available budget options.
The cost of gasoline for the cheapest offer to cover the planned 1,264km across Spain can amount to 175 EUR. Holidaymakers will have to spend the average of up to 638 EUR on budget accommodation options. If the this option is your target, you should be prepared to spend approximately 576 EUR on food and restaurants. If you also aim for the budget rental car offer, you will pay around 692 EUR. Thus, the estimated travel expenses amount to approximately 1,389 EUR without car rental and 2,081 EUR with vehicle rental.
When it comes to the standard offer, you have to spend the maximum of 175 EUR to cover the planned stages of the road trip. Those who are searching for standard hotels should be ready to pay more or less 1,111 EUR. Tourists can expect that the standard option in terms of food and restaurants will cost more or less 864 EUR. Travellers who want to cover the tour in a standard rental car can expect a cost of approximately 864 EUR. Summing up the standard offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total approximately 3,064 EUR for drivers who would like to try car rental and 2,200 EUR for those who are not interested in rental.
The available premium option has been prepared with the most demanding holidayers in mind. When it comes to this offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total roughly 5,497 EUR for drivers who are considering vehicle hire and 2,200 EUR for those who do not need a rental car. Travellers who want to cover the itinerary in a premium rental vehicle should expect a cost of around 2,052 EUR. In the premium version of the tour, you should expect the average cost of more or less 313 EUR when it comes to fuel. Drivers who are interested in top services in all aspects of their road trip should expect to pay more or less 1,152 EUR for restaurants and food and more or less 1,980 EUR for overnight stays.
Andalusia Road Trip will also live up to the expectations of all camper fans. When it comes to this travel means, it costs more or less 2,700 EUR. You will spend about 338 EUR on fuel allowing to cover all stages of the tour. Holidaymakers who are considering camper rental should expect to pay about 660 EUR for accommodation and approximately 576 EUR for expenses connected with food.
The section Road Trip Costs shows all the above-mentioned details in a straightforward way.
The part of Spain showed in our Andalusia Road Trip is superb to be visited between April and October. There are multiple intriguing road trips and scenic drives that we offer on our website if you’d like to see other of our road trip ideas. The broad spectrum of road trips will definitely match up the expectations of the most demanding holidayers.

Facts for safer driving in Spain

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 50 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 100 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 120 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime off
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher no
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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