33 days in Lofoten Islands & South of Spain Itinerary

33 days in Lofoten Islands & South of Spain Itinerary

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Leknes, Norway
— 3 nights
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Svolvaer, Norway
— 6 nights
Drive to Bodø Airport, Fly to Seville
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Seville, Spain
— 6 nights
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Cordoba, Spain
— 5 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 5 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 7 nights
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Leknes, Norway — 3 nights

Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Holandsmelen Hiking Trail and Norwegian Fishing Village Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Nusfjord Fishing Village and Lofotr Viking Museum. When in Leknes, make a side trip to see Ytresandheia Mountain in Fredvang, approximately Fredvang away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Lofoten Stockfish Museum, shop like a local with Galleri2, head outdoors with Lofoten fishing & searafting, and stop by Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Leknes trip builder app.

Oslo to Leknes is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in July, you will find days in Leknes are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Svolvaer.
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Svolvaer, Norway — 6 nights

The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lofoten Museum and KaviarFactory. Get in touch with nature at Svolvaergeita and Vagakallen. Step out of Svolvaer with an excursion to Kavi Fak Ori in Henningsvaer--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kabelvag Church, explore the world behind art at The Espolin Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum, and shop like a local with Rundt & Rundt.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Svolvaer online travel planner.

Getting from Leknes to Svolvaer by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Svolvaer sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Seville.
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Seville, Spain — 6 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Centro Historico de Sevilla and Catedral de Cadiz. Get outdoors at Playa de la Barrosa and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from Seville with a short trip to Muelle de las Carabelas in Palos de la Frontera, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Seville holiday builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Svolvaer to Seville. Traveling from Svolvaer in July, you will find days in Seville are much hotter (38°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (23°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.
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Cordoba, Spain — 5 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and Walking tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Centre of Cordoba and Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra. Explore Cordoba's surroundings by going to Ubeda (Archaeological Museum of Ubeda & Sinagoga del Agua). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Casa de Sefarad, take an in-depth tour of Museo Arqueologico de Cordoba, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, and snap pictures at Roman Bridge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cordoba journey planner.

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville in July, you will find days in Cordoba are somewhat warmer (44°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Granada.
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Granada, Spain — 5 nights

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fundación Cueva de Nerja and Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba. Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Chapel of Granada and Monasterio Cartuja. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Granada: Jaén Cathedral (in Jaen) and Centro de Interpretacion Cuevas de Guadix (in Guadix). Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias), don't miss a visit to Plaza de San Nicolas, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Juan de Dios.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Granada tour itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Granada: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Malaga.
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Malaga, Spain — 7 nights

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Get some cultural insight at Malaga Cathedral and Automobile and Fashion Museum. Take a break from the city and head to El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro and Born to be Wild. Venture out of the city with trips to Puente Nuevo (in Ronda), El Torcal de Antequera (in Antequera) and Marbella Old Town (in Marbella). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de la Victoria, and explore the world behind art at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Malaga travel planning app.

Drive from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Granada in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Malaga: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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