Andalusia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain. And it is no wonder why; the southern region has sunny days almost all year round, making it a pleasant place to spend your holidays! Visit the Mezquita in Córdoba, the Alhambra in Granada, the Alcazar in Sevilla, or the Alcazaba in Málaga. Sites that are famous for their rich history and Moorish architecture. Wander through narrow streets of picturesque white villages decorated with clay pots and colorful flowers, experience a Flamenco show, and enjoy fantastic local wine and food. Let’s explore the top 7 must-see places in Andalusia!

#1 Sevilla


Sevilla is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places to visit in Andalusia! Divided in two by the Guadalquivir River, the capital city of Spain’s southern and sunny region has many fascinating places to visit, beginning from its impressive Cathedral and the iconic Bell Tower (La Giralda) to the lively and charming neighborhoods of Triana and Santa Cruz. Enjoy exploring the city on a relaxing City Bike or Panoramic Segway tours and see Sevilla’s landmarks and monuments. Sevilla is also one of the best places for enjoying a glass of red wine accompanied by a tapa and experiencing a live Flamenco performance! For a unique Flamenco experience, immerse yourself into the Flamenco dance culture and learn the basic body positions working on your dance skills and the rhythm of Flamenco. Finally, if you are a food lover and want to dive deeper into Spanish cuisine, a Spanish Cooking Class,  including a Triana Market Tour, will be for you! 

Must-See Places in Sevilla: The Cathedral, La Giralda (Bell Tower), Plaza de España, Royal Alcazar of Seville, La Triana neighborhood, Santa Cruz neighborhood, Metropol Parasol, Basilica of the Macarena, María Luisa Park, Torre del Oro (Watchtower), Plaza de San Francisco (Saint Francis Square), Plaza del Cabildo (Town Hall Square), Archive of the Indies

#2 Granada

Alhambra Granada

Did you know that Granada is the third most visited city in Spain? It is unsurprising since Granada is one of the country’s most attractive places to visit! The city is famous for the stunning Alhambra Palace, one of Spain’s most visited monuments, and its Moorish heritage that you can explore in the Albaicín neighborhood with many incredible viewpoints of the Alhambra! If you are planning a road trip through southern Spain, this Andalusian gem should be on your list! Enjoy lovely sunsets and flamenco shows, and discover Granada’s traditional dishes on a Walking Food Tour, where you will visit family-run businesses, tapas bars, and foodie hot spots! After lots of walking, you might want to experience a traditional hammam at Granada’s Hammam Al Ándalus and enjoy a well-deserved massage.

Must-See Places in Granada: The Alhambra, Generalife, Nasrid Palaces, Albaicín neighborhood, Sacromonte neighborhood, Granada viewpoints, Granada Cathedral, The Royal Chapel, Alcaicería Market, Bib-Rambla Square, Ancient Arab Baths

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#3 Cordoba


Another fantastic city to visit in Andalusia is Córdoba! When hearing Córdoba, most of us associate it with the beautiful interior of the Mezquita, one of the most impressive mosques in the world! This Andalusian gem is also home to pretty patios decorated with colorful flower pots, Islamic architecture, and picturesque white alleys inviting for a stroll. Córdoba deserves 2-3 days to see all the exciting monuments and to soak up its atmosphere thoroughly. However, if you are short on time, a Bike Tour will be for you. In 2 hours, you will discover the city’s essential sights, explore the history of Córdoba through its main monuments, and get tips on where to find the best tapas!

Must-See Places in Córdoba: Mezquita (The Mosque), Palace of Viana, Córdoba Synagogue, Corredera Square, The Jewish Quarter, Fortress of the Christian Monarchs, Roman Bridge, Calahorra Tower, La Calleja de las Flores (Street of Flowers), Chapel of San Bartolomé, Corredera Square

#4 Ronda

Ronda Andalusia

Set in the mainland of Andalusia, Ronda stands out for its magnificent Puente Nuevo (New Bridge) and the splendid views over the valley that will leave you speechless! And although many people visit Ronda as a day trip from Málaga, it defnitiely deserves an overnight stay since there are many sights to discover.

Must-See Places in Ronda: Puente Nuevo (New Bridge), Casa del Rey Moro (House of the Moorish King), Puente Viejo (Old Bridge), Baños Árabes (Arab Baths), Duquesa de Parcent Square, Mondragon Palace (Palacio de Mondragón), Mirador del Puente Nuevo (Viewpoint), Church of Santa María La Mayor, Puerta de Almocábar (Old City Gate), Paseo de los Ingleses (Promenade), Socorro Square, Plaza de Toros (Bullring)

#5 MAlaga

Malagueta Beach - Málaga

Best known as the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, Málaga is a city of sunshine, attractive beaches on the famous Costa del Sol, fantastic (wallet-friendly) food, and local wine. Being Spain’s 6th biggest city, Málaga is a popular tourist destination, and rightly so! Get excited to explore the lively city on a fun Private Sightseeing Treasure Hunt Tour, where you will get to know cultural hot spots and explore the charming streets of Málaga. For a more relaxed experience, I recommend a city tour by Private Electric Tuk Tuk! End your day with a culinary tour through the nightlife of Málaga, and enjoy fine wines and mouthwatering Tapas.

Must-See places in Málaga: Alcazaba, Gibralfaro, Málaga Cathedral, Malagueta Beach, Old Town, Roman Amphitheater, Pablo Picasso Museum, Pablo Picasso Birth Place

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Cadiz, also known as “The City That Smiles”, is located on the Costa de la Luz and is famous for its beautiful old town, stunning architecture, and sandy beaches. Get lost in narrow streets and discover one tapas bar after another. The island-like city is also known for its famous Carnival of Cádiz! If you love horses, you might be interested in visiting the Yeguada de la Cartuja stud farm near Cádiz. In this guided tour, you will learn more about the history of the Andalusian horses and their Carthusian lineage in different stages of their lives and also see free-running colts, mares, and stallions. 

Must-See Places in Cádiz: Cádiz Cathedral, Tavira Tower, La Caleta Beach, El Pópulo neighborhood, The Roman Theater, La Viña neighborhood, Central Market, San Juan de Dios Square, Santa Catalina Castle

#7 Antequera

Antequera Andalusia

You might never have heard about Antequera before. The pretty town is a real gem in the heart of Andalusia, offering its visitors breathtaking landscapes, excellent food, history, charming squares, and magnificent viewpoints. Explore the Natural Reserve El Torcal – famous for its karst rock formations, the popular Dolmen site in Antequera town – a historical heritage dating back to the Bronze Age, and the beautiful Lover’s Rock that got its name because of the rock’s curious profile that reminds of a male face.

Must-See Places in Antequera: Alcazaba, Real Colegiata de Santa María la Mayor, Lover’s Rock (La Peña de los Enamorados), Dolmens, Coso Viejo Square, Natural Reserve El Torcal

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