8 Day Southern Spain Fly & Drive

$399
Land Only
$869*
Air & Land
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Vehicle Options

  • Mini Manual - Ford Ka or similar

    • 1-2 passengers
    • 2 Small Suitcases
    • Manual Transmission

  • Economy Manual - Seat Ibiza or Similar

    • 1-3 passengers
    • 2 Small Suitcases
    • Manual Transmission

  • Intermediate Manual - Renault Scenic or Similar

    • 1-4 passengers
    • 1 Large & 1 Small Suitcases
    • Manual Transmission

  • Intermediate Automatic - Citroen C4 Picasso or similar

    • 1-4 passengers
    • 1 Large & 2 Small Suitcases
    • Automatic Transmission

  • Standard Automatic - Peugeot 508 or similar

    • 1-4 Passengers
    • 1 Large & 2 Small Suitcases
    • Automatic Transmission


Featured Hotels

Sol Principe
Sol Principe
Blue Sea Gran Hotel Cervantes
Blue Sea Gran Hotel Cervantes
Melia Costa Del Sol
Melia Costa Del Sol

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2019 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
Jan 30  (Sold Out) $879* $399
Feb 06  (Sold Out) $879* $399
$919* $399
$869* $399
$899* $429
$929* $459
$929* $459
$929* $459
2019 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
Jan 30  (Sold Out) $869* $399
Feb 06  (Sold Out) $859* $399
$919* $399
$869* $399
$869* $399
$899* $429
$899* $429
$899* $429
2019 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
Jan 30  (Sold Out) $1129* $509
Feb 06  (Sold Out) $969* $509
$1029* $509
$1049* $509
$999* $529
$1029* $559
$1149* $559
$1149* $559

*Not Included:
Car rental fees, optional car rental insurance and parking.

Additional Information:

Passengers should select flights that depart Malaga on Day 8 no earlier than 10 AM. Please note that shuttle service from the vehicle drop off location to the airport terminal is only offered during business hours (8 AM-Midnight).

The lead passenger will be the listed as the driver of the vehicle. Additional drivers may be added for an additional cost at the time of vehicle pickup.

Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your holiday. We offer a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. Drive times between the cities can vary, but average 1-4 hours in length and are dependent upon local conditions. Please note that this program is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. This program’s unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours. Hotel locations, services and amenities differ according to the Plan. Read the descriptions in full and locate the hotels on our provided map to ensure the Hotel/Plan you select meets your desired criteria.

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Itinerary

Please note that the following is a suggested itinerary. While the sites listed below may be visited independently, the package does not cover any applicable entrance or tour fees.

DAY 1 - Depart for Spain
Depart for Spain

DAY 2 - Arrive in Malaga
Arrive in Malaga and pick up your vehicle at the airport. Drive to your hotel in the Costa del Sol and enjoy the balance of the day at leisure
Drive Time: 30 minutes
Distance: 10 miles*
Overnight: Costa del Sol

DAY 3 - Drive to Ronda
Spend a full day at leisure in the Costa del Sol, or drive to Ronda, one of the most spectacularly located cities in the entire country. Perched atop a massive limestone outcropping, Ronda served as one of the last Moorish bastions in Andalucia. While touring the area, don't forget to visit the Puente Nuevo (New Bridge), one of the most photographed structures in Spain. The bridge, an impressive feat of 18th-century engineering, spans a 390 foot chasm and connects the two portions of the city. Explore the Palacio Mondragon, famous for its original Moorish mosaics and plasterwork decorations
Drive Time: 3 hours
Distance: 130 miles*
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4 - Explore Granada and Antequera
Spend a full day at leisure in the Costa del Sol or travel to Granada. Visit the famous Alhambra Palace, a dazzling piece of architecture built during the Nasrid Dynasty. Surrounded by seemingly impenetrable walls, the Palace was originally composed of houses, schools, baths, barracks, and gardens. Enjoy the Old Quarter and stroll through the Water Gardens of the Palacio de Generalife. On your way back to the Costa del Sol, stop in Antequera and see the Arco de los Gigantes. Using inscribed Roman masonry, the Arco was constructed in 1595 in honor of King Felipe II
Drive Time: 4 hours
Distance: 195 miles*
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5 - Drive to Marbella and Gibraltar
Spend a full day at leisure in the Costa del Sol or, drive to Gibraltar*. Along the way, stop in Marbella and see one of the most exclusive holiday destinations for Europe's rich and famous. From Marbella, head south to visit the impressive Rock of Gibraltar. The Rock stands guard over the Strait of Gibraltar, a narrow channel that connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea and separates Europe from Africa. Marvel at the dramatic views of both the Spanish and Moroccan coastline, visit St. Michael's Cave and see the famous Barbary Apes which are Gibraltar's unofficial national animal. Enjoy some free time exploring the colonial buildings and duty-free shops located in the center of town. Then, proceed back to the Costa del Sol
*Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory independent from Spain and therefore has different entry requirements. Non-US passport holders are responsible to check if a visa is required for Gibraltar.
Drive Time: 3 hours
Distance: 155 miles*
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6 - Experience Cordoba
Spend a full day at leisure in the Costa del Sol or explore Cordoba. Founded by the Romans, Cordoba is one of the most cultured and refined cities of medieval Europe. Visit the Mezquita, a former Moorish Mosque that is still in use today as Cordoba's main Cathedral. See the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, the palace of the first unified monarchs of Spain, King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella I. Continue with a walk through the city and visit the Jewish Quarter and the medieval synagogue. After your exploration of Cordoba, drive back to the Costa del Sol
Drive Time: 4 hours
Distance: 215 miles*
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7 - Drive to Cadiz
Spend a full day at leisure in the Costa del Sol or drive to Cadiz, Europe's oldest city. Founded by Phoenician traders in 1100 BC, Cadiz prospered in the Age of Exploration, due to its proximity to the New World. The old city of Cadiz is comprised of a series of narrow roads and grand plazas. A walk down the waterfront will lead you to the Tavira tower, where local traders used to watch for the arrival of merchant ships. Make sure to try some of the fresh seafood that Cadiz has to offer. Return to the Costa del Sol
Drive Time: 5 hours
Distance: 300 miles*
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8 - Depart Spain
Return your vehicle at the drop off location and transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Drive Time: 30 minutes
Distance: 10 miles*
Meals: Breakfast

*Please note that this is a suggested itinerary. Driving times and distances are estimated and can vary due to many circumstances, such as: a specific route taken, hotel location, traffic, weather, road conditions, etc. GPS devices are recommended and can be rented locally.

Virgin Vacations itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

Featured Hotels

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Blue Sea Gran Hotel Cervantes Image
Melia Costa Del Sol Image