Ronda - Seville day trip

Andalusia is known all around the world for its rich culture (notably its architecture) and attracts millions of travelers each year. Go on a day trip from Seville and discover its charming coastal towns, beautiful beaches and typical small villages of this region that is unlike any other.

Depending on which area you would like to explore, the first step is to get some information about it. You want to know which are the best day trips from Seville? Thanks to this article, you will find out more about what to see, what to do in each place, and how to get there!

Scroll down the page and you will find a comprehensive guide about the best day trips from Seville.

1. Playa de Bolonia

Playa de Bolonia

What to see? What to do?

Located in in the Province of Cadiz, in southern Spain, Playa de Bolonia (“Bolonia Beach” in Spanish) is one of the few unspoiled beaches of South Iberian Peninsula. It is possible to see there the ruins of Baelo Claudia, an ancient Roman town. A Roman theatre, a former aqueduct, a basilica, and ancient salted fish factories are notably visible on the archeological site. 

How to get there?

By car. The car seems to be the only way to go to Playa de Bolonia from Seville. The most usual way to drive to Playa de Bolonia from Seville is by taking the AP-4: it takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes.

2. Cádiz

Cádiz - Seville day trip

What to see? What to do?

The Phenicians founded Cádiz in 1100 BC, which makes it the oldest city in Europe. Located on Andalusia’s Atlantic coast, this beautiful city and its magical atmosphere are increasingly being visited by worldwide tourists. Its sunny weather, rich history, savory food, lovely beaches and its incredible carnival made it one of Spain’s top-destinations. Some famous places to visit in Cádiz are the Cádiz cathedral, the Gran Teatro Falla, and all its places (Plaza de MinaPlaza San AntonioPlaza de CandelariaPlaza de San Juan de DiosPlaza de España).

How to get there?

By train. Reaching Cádiz from Seville by train takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes. A round-trip ticket costs approximately €27.

By bus. The bus has the same characteristics than the train in terms of cost and travel time.

By car. Just like for Jerez, the most usual way to drive to Cádiz from Seville is by taking the AP-4 (it takes approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes). The car is the fastest way to go to Cádiz from Seville. However, if you decide to visit the city in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway.

3. Doñana National Park

Doñana National Park - Seville day trip

What to see? What to do?

The Doñana National Park is vast: it has almost 110,000 hectares of protected area. Listed as UNESCO’s World Heritage Site since 1994, the park counts with various ecosystems, notably including:

  • Thousands of European and African migratory birds; 
  • Fishes (eers, carps, gambusias, pikes…);
  • Reptiles and amphibians (snakes, lizards, toads, frogs, turtles, newts…); 
  • Mammals (horses, camels, deers, bats, Iberian lynxes…). 

You can also visit around the park the village of El Rocío, located in the city of Almonte. This village is well-known for being the destination of an annual pilgrimage ocurring on the second day of the Pentecost, and known as the Romería de El Rocío. This is Spain’s most important pilgrimage, as it brings approximately a million pilgrim each year. El Rocío is also known for looking like a Far-West city from the XIXth century, notably due to its sanded streets.

How to get there?

By bus. It exists a bus line that connects Seville with Matalascañas, via El Rocío. However, it is not recommended to use it if you have planned to spend a day in the park. Indeed, the first bus arrives in El Rocío too late to take a morning tour, and the last bus departs for Seville from El Rocío too early to take an afternoon tour. Moreover, it is a cheap option, as round-trip tickets cost less than €16. Finally, it will take you 2 hours from Seville to reach Doñana National Park by bus.

By car. The most usual way to drive to Doñana National Park from Seville is by taking the A-8058 (it only takes about 50 minutes). The car is the fastest way to go to the park. However, if you decide to visit the park in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway. Moreover, it is also possible to reach the park from Seville by taking the A8050.

4. Italica

Italica - Seville day trip

What to see? What to do?

Located between Seville and Alcala Del Rio, Italica is the perfect location for a day trip from Seville. It is an archeological site that was also the likely birthplace of former Roman Emperors Trajan, Hadrian and Theodosius. The site is well-known for its giant amphitheatre (it could receive up to 25,000 people), its small baths, its mosaics, the Traianeum (Trajan temple) and its aqueduct. The site even served, in 2016, as a filming location for the world famous TV series Games of Thrones

How to get there?

By bus. It exists buses lines that connect Seville with Santiponce, where Italica’s archeological site is located. It is both a time-saving (as it only takes about 20 minutes to take you from Seville to the ruins) and a money-friendly option (a one-way ticket only costs €2!).

By car. The most usual way to drive to Italica from Seville is by taking the SE-30 (it takes approximately 25 minutes). Moreover, it is also possible to reach the site from Seville by taking the A-66 and the N-630.

5. Ronda

Ronda

What to see? What to do?

Located in the Sierra de las Nieves National Park, Ronda can be reached for a nice and relaxed day trip from Seville. Ronda is mostly known for its Roman bridge (El Puente Nuevo), its bullring (La Plaza de Toros de Ronda is one of the oldest arenas of the world), and its spectacular views at the top of the cliffs in order to see a deep rocky abyss. Take time to eat delicious tapas and taste some wine (Ronda’s wine is internationally recognized) while enjoying from a tremendous landscape of the entire valley!

How to get there?

By train. Ronda has a train station, but it will take you approximately 3 hours to reach the city if you go from Seville Santa Justa train station. Indeed, the train systematically stops at Cordoba Central and Antequera Santa-Ana before arriving in Ronda. Be careful: journeys between Ronda and Seville usually involve one change of train. It is possible to buy a one-way ticket from €30.

By bus. It is the cheapest option, as a one-way ticket costs around €10. It takes approximately as much time as the car to reach Ronda (around 1 hour and 50 minutes).

By car. The fastest and most usual way to drive to Ronda from Seville is by taking the A-375 (it takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes). However, if you decide to visit Ronda in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway. This is why we inform you that it is also possible to reach Ronda by taking the N-4/CA-31. This road is less crowded, but it will take you a little more time to arrive in Ronda (around 2 hours).

By day tour. Many day tours leaving from Seville and visiting Ronda and sometimes other locations, such as Cordoba or the white villages. Organized day trips are in general more expensive than the previous options but you will get the benefit to have a pre-organized solution, without the need to plan each step of the trip, plus a guide who will give explanations about the places that you will visit. The price start from €79 including the full package.

6. Córdoba

Córdoba - Seville day trip

What to see? What to do?

Córdoba is a city located in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia, where past and modernity go hand-in-hand. Córdoba’s golden era started in the VIIIth century after the Moorish conquest and finished in the XIIth century, after the Almohads occupied the city. During this period, 300 mosques and innumerable palaces were built to rival with Constantinople, then Byzantine Empire’s capital. Some of them became the city’s main attractions for tourists, like the Mosque-Cathedral or the Alcázar. Along with the Roman bridge of the city, these two monuments are part of Historic Center of Córdoba that was declared part of World Heritage by UNESCO in 1994.

How to get there?

By train. Córdoba’s train station is the biggest in Andalusia and receives trains from all parts of Spain. It is the fastest way to go to Córdoba from Seville, as it only takes about 45 minutes. A round-trip ticket costs approximately €25.

By bus. It is longer than the train (the journey lasts about 2 hours from Seville to Córdoba), but it is a quite cheap option: you can find round-trip tickets for €20.

By car. The most usual way to drive to Córdoba from Seville is by taking the A-4 (it takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes). However, if you decide to visit Córdoba in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway. The A-375 is another possibility to get to Córdoba from Seville, but it will take a little more time than the A-4 (about 2 hours of travel).

By day tour. Many organized trips reach Córdoba daily. With a tour, you will get the benefit to having a package which includes the return transport, an expert guide and the entrance to the main attractions in Córdoba, such as the Mosque-Cathedral and the Alcázar The price for a tour starts from €95, including the entrance tickets to the Mosque-Cathedral.

7. Granada and the Alhambra

Granada - Seville day trip

What to see? What to do?

Thanks to its culture and history, Granada is definitely the best city to visit in Spain for turists. Along with a rich history, Granada also counts with monuments like the Alhambra and Generalife palaces, as well as the Albaicín district (all listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites). Furthermore, it has a very active nightlife led by thousands of international students, and trekking in the nearby Sierra Nevada is always an incredible experience. Finally, Granada offers a break from the summer heat of other Andalusian cities, notably Córdoba or Seville.

How to get there?

By train. It takes approximately 4 hours to reach Granada by train from Seville. A one-way ticket costs approximately €25.

By bus. It is longer than the car but shorter than the train, as the journey between the two cities lasts 3 hours. A round-trip ticket costs around €40.

By car. The most usual way to drive to Granada from Seville is by taking the A-92 (it takes approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes). The car is the fastest way to go to Granada. However, if you decide to visit the city in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway.

By day tour. Granada is reached by many tours leaving daily from Seville. Booking a day tour can be a good option if you don’t plan to stay overnight in Granada and you are short in time. An organized trip provides you three core benefits: 1. you will not need to plan for transports and spend time commuting (hotel, bus/train station, Alhambra, etc.); 2. you will get an entrance ticket to the Alhambra, even when they are sold out on the official website 3. You will get a guided tour inside the Alhambra. Some tours go to the Albaicin as well. 

8. Jerez de la Frontera

Jerez de la Frontera - Seville day trip

What to see? What to do?

Famously known as the city of flamenco, sherry (a fortified wine), horses and motorcycles, Jerez is an emergent city in terms of tourism. It counts with monuments like the Abrantes Palace, the Alcazar of Jerez, the Charterhouse of Jerez or the Cathedral of San Salvador. If you want to spend a day away from Seville while still enjoying Andalusia’s culture richness, this city is definitely for you!

How to get there?

By train. It is the fastest way to reach Jerez from Seville, as it only takes 1 hour. Furthermore, it is a cheap option: A round-trip ticket can cost less than €20.

By bus. The bus takes a little more time than the train to reach Jerez going from Seville (approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes), but it is also a money-friendly way to travel: a one-way ticket only costs around €9!

By car. The most usual way to drive to Jerez from Seville is by taking the AP-4 (it takes approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes). However, if you decide to visit the city in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway. Moreover, it is also possible to reach Jerez by taking the A-376 and the CA-31.

9. Gibraltar

Gibraltar - Seville day trip

What to see? What to do?

Located 150km from Málaga, Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory that is well-known for its Rock (with its numerous Barbary macaques), its duty-free shops, its marinas and its casinos. You will even be able to pose with the British soldiers on Grand Casemates Square: they actually enjoy taking photos with tourists!

How to get there?

By bus. It exists a bus line (number 309, operated by Transportes Generales Comes) that connects Seville with La Línea de la Concepción, Spanish border town of Gibraltar. A one-way ticket costs about €30. However, the journey is relatively long (approximately 4 hours of travel time).

By car. The most usual way to drive to Gibraltar from Seville is by taking the AP-4 and the A-381 (it takes approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes). The car is the fastest way to go to Gibraltar from Seville, and also one of the few means of transport that can enter directly into Gibraltar (please notice that there is an international airport in Gibraltar, but it is not served by any Spanish airport).

10. The White Villages of Andalusia

Setenil de las Bodegas

What to see? What to do?

The White Villages of Andalusia are mostly located within the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, and all of these villages are characterized by houses with white walls and red or brown tiled roofs. The White Villages (Pueblos Blancos in Spanish) are really nice destination for a day trip out of Seville. Main activities for tourists include hiking, horse riding, rock-climbing, cycling and speleology, besides tapas and beers! 🙂 Some famous White Villages include:

  • Grazalema (its mountainous area is well-known from climbers and hikers);
  • Setenil de las Bodegas (known for its pastries, meat products, bars and restaurants, and its narrow gorge with some houses built into the rock wall itself);
  • Zahara de la Sierra (known for its Moorish castle and the Garganta Verde – a nature reserve – that is close to the village);
  • Casares (known for its panoramic views to Gibraltar and North Africa);
  • Arcos de la Frontera (known for its Baroque churches, its castle and its cliffs).

How to get there?

By car. To visit the 19 villages that form the White Villages of Andalusia, the journey in car should take approximately 4 hours and 50 minutes of continuous drive. If you are going from Seville, add a 80-min additional travel time to reach Arcos de la Frontera, one of Seville’s closest White Village. The most usual way to go there is by taking the AP-4.

By day tour. You can visit some of the White Villages on a day tour. Some day trips include Ronda as well. 

11. Tangier

Tangier

What to see? What to do?

Located on Gibraltar Strait (that separates Africa from Europe), about 15 km away from the Spanish coast, Tangier is one of Africa’s oldest towns. It is world-renowed for its souks, its medina, its kasbah, and the Caves of Hercules (an archaeological cave complex located near King Mohammed VI’s summer palace).

How to get there?

By plane. The plane is the fastest way to reach Tangier from Seville: it only takes about 50 minutes. A round-trip ticket costs approximately €70.

By bus. Reaching Tangier from Seville by bus will take you about 7 hours. A one-way ticket costs approximately €70.

By car. The most usual way to drive to Tangier from Seville is by taking the AP-4 and the A-381 (it takes approximately 4 hours). However, if you decide to visit the city in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway. The car seems to be the cheapest option to reach Tangier from Seville: all the charges related to the car’s use should not exceed a total of €60.

Please notice that going to Tangier from Seville by car systematically involves crossing the Gibraltar Strait by ferry. Moreover, visiting Tangier in only one day is practically impossible: make sure to plan 2 or 3 days to fully enjoy your trip in the city.

12. Carmona

Carmona

What to see? What to do?

Located in the north-east of Seville, Carmona is mostly known for its wine, olive oil, its various religious buildings (notably the San Pedro’s church and the Alcazar of King Don Pedro) and for its Roman Necropolis. Discovered in 1881, it contains more than 900 family tombs dating from the second century BC to the fourth century AD. Finally, Carmona offers one of the most beautiful panoramic views of Andalusia.

How to get there?

By bus. Taking the bus in Seville to go to Carmona is both a time-saving and money-friendly option. Indeed, a one-way ticket only costs €3, and the journey just lasts 35 minutes.

By car. The most usual way to drive to Carmona from Seville is by taking the A-4 (it only takes about 30 minutes). The car is the fastest way to reach Carmona from Seville. Furthermore, as the travel time is relatively short, it is likely that you will not have to pay for charges during the journey.

13. Aracena

Aracena

What to see? What to do?

Located in the province of Huelva, 92 km away from Seville, Aracena is the largest town in the Parque Natural Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche. the Iberian ham produced in the city is internationally recognized. Some of the most famous places in the city include:

  • Aracena Castle;
  • Prioral Church of Aracena;
  • Grotto of the Marvels (one of Spain’s most spectacular caves: it counts with 2130 meters of subterranean passages);
  • Ham Museum.

How to get there?

By bus. There is a bus (operated by DAMAS) that can take you from Seville to Aracena. You can find one-way tickets for less than €10, and the trip lasts approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. Very useful for a one-day visit!

By car. The most usual way to drive to Aracena from Seville is by taking the A-66 and the N-433 (it takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes). The car is the fastest way to reach Aracena from Seville.

14. Zahara de los Atunes

Zahara de los Atunes

What to see? What to do?

Zahara de los Atunes is located in the Province of Cadiz, in southern Spain. It is known for its beautiful beaches, its outdoor cinema, and la Iglesia Del Carmen church. Live music is also an important characteristic of Zahara de los Atunes, as it has a tradition of live music being played during the summertime in its beach bars.

How to get there?

By bus. There is a bus (operated by Transportes COMES) that can take you to Zahara de los Atunes from Seville, from Prado de San Sebastián bus station. The journey lasts between 2 hours and 40 minutes and 3 hours. A one-way ticket costs around €19.

By car. The most usual way to drive to Zahara de los Atunes from Seville is by taking the AP-4: it takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes. The car is the fastest way to reach Zahara de los Atunes form Seville.

15. Andalusian countryside

Osborne bull sign

What to see? What to do?

The Andalusian countryside is mostly known for its bulls (they are one of Spain’s most important symbols) and its various naturals parks, like La Suara. In this natural park, there are notably areas of wild olive trees and Mediterranean scrub. It is possible to find there some 50 different birds species, as well as a lot of small mammals and reptiles from the Mediterranean scrubland. You also have the opportunity to ride a horse in the park if you are a horse-riding fan! 

P.S: Have you seen any Osborne bull signs? They are one of the most famous symbols in Spain. There are 23 of them in the Andalusian countryside: try to find them all!

How to get there?

By car. The only way to go to La Suara Natural Park from Seville is by taking the car. The most usual way to drive to Aracena from Seville is by taking the AP-4 (it takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes).

16. Osuna

Osuna

What to see? What to do?

Located in the Province of Seville, Osuna is mostly known for having been a shooting location of the world famous TV series Games of Thrones in 2014 (notably the city’s bullring). Furthermore, Unesco has declared that Calle San Pedro (the city’s main street) was the second most beautiful street in Europe. Osuna was also declared a Historic-Artistic site.

How to get there?

By train. Reaching Osuna from Seville by train takes about 1 hour and 10 minutes. A round-trip ticket costs about €18.

By bus. There is a bus (operated by Autocares Valenzuela) that can take you to Osuna from Seville. The journey lasts 1 hour and 20 minutes, and a one-way ticket costs approximately €6. It is a real money-friendly option!

By car. The car is the fastest way to go to Osuna from Seville, as it only takes 1 hour. The most usual way to reach the city is by taking the A-92. However, if you decide to visit the city in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway.

17. Tarifa

Tarifa - Seville day trip

What to see? What to do?

Tarifa is located in the Province of Cádiz and is one of the world’s most popular destinations for wind sports (notably kiteboarding and windsurfing). It is also known for the presence of the Punta de Tarifa (the southernmost point of the Iberian Peninsula and Continental Europe) on the outskirts of the city.

How to get there?

By bus. There is a bus (operated by Transportes COMES) that can take you to Tarifa from Seville. However, the journey is quite long: it lasts about 3 hours. A one-way ticket costs approximately €20.

By car. The car is the fastest way to go to Tarifa from Seville, as it takes 2 hours and 15 minutes. The most usual way to reach the city is by taking the AP-4. However, if you decide to visit the city in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway. If this happens, the A-381 is another possibility to get to Tarifa from Seville.

18. King’s Pathway

Caminito del Rey

What to see? What to do?

The King’s Pathway, also known as “El Caminito del Rey”, is a walkway, pinned along the steep walls of a narrow gorge in El Chorro, near Ardales in the province of Málaga, Spain. Inaugurated in 1921 by King Alfonso XIII, this pathway offers incredible views for the courageous hikers trying to cross it!

How to get there?

By train. Reaching the King’s Pathway (the train stop is at El Chorro train station, then you can either walk approximately 45 minutes to arrive to the pathway, or take a shuttle bus that will lead you directly to the walkway) from Seville by train takes about 2 hours and 40 minutes. A one-way ticket costs about €17.

By car. The car is the fastest way to go to the King’s Pathway from Seville, as it takes less than 2 hours. The most usual way to reach the city is by taking the A-92.

19. El Palmar

El Palmar

What to see? What to do?

El Palmar de Vejer is situated in the Province of Cadiz, in Andalusia, in southern Spain. This beach is 4,200 metres long with an average width of 80 metres in many of its areas. Furthermore, its waters are very clean and shallow. It is also possible to see the Torre del Palmar (“El Palmar Tower” in Spanish) near the beach: it was built during the XVIth century and it served as a coastal watch tower until the XIXth century. Finally, surfer lovers will praise this beach: high waves are regular and will definitely provide you a thrill and an adrenaline rush! Will you be the next king of surfing?

How to get there?

By bus. It exists a bus line (operated by Transportes COMES) that can take you to El Palmar from Seville. The journey lasts between 2 hours and two and a half hours. A one-way ticket costs around €16.

By car. The car is the fastest way to reach El Palmar from Seville: it takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes. The most usual way to drive to El Palmar from Seville is by taking the AP-4.

20. Antequera

Torcal de Antequera

What to see? What to do?

Located in the Province of Málaga, Antequera is well-known for the nearby natural reserve “El Torcal” (with its unstable limestone rocks). Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2016, El Torcal is one of the most important karst landscapes in Europe. Some other well-known places in Antequera include:

  • Alcazaba of Antequera;
  • San Agustín church;
  • San Sebastián church;
  • Royal Collegiate Church of Santa María la Mayor;
  • Antequera’s bullring;
  • Almenillas’ viewpoint.

How to get there?

By train. There are two possibilities to go to Antequera from Seville by train: the first one is to take the fast train (the journey lasts about 1 hour and 30 minutes, but the round-trip ticket costs approximately €65), and the other one is the low-speed one (in that case, the trip lasts more than 2 hours, but the round-trip ticket is half the price of the fast train ticket). Choice is yours!

By bus. There is a bus (operated by ALSA) that can take you to Antequera from Seville. The journey lasts approximately 3 hours, and a one-way ticket costs between €11 and €15.

By car. The car is the fastest way to go to Antequera from Seville, as it takes less than 2 hours. The most usual way to reach the city is by taking the A-92. However, if you decide to visit the city in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway. In that case, the A-451 is another possibility to get to Antequera from Seville.

21. Tivoli World

Tivoli World - Seville day trip

What to see? What to do?

Located in Benalmádena, near the city of Málaga, Tivoli World is one of the main amusement parks of Andalusia. Designed for both young and old people, you will enjoy a privileged moment with friends or in family and have fun all day long!

How to get there?

By train. To go to Tivoli World by train from Seville, you have to take the fast train at Seville Santa Justa train station: the journey lasts about 3 hours. Please notice that you have to stop at Málaga to take another train to go to Benalmádena (direction Fuengirola). In total, a one-way trip will cost you approximately €35.

By car. The car is the fastest way to travel to Tivoli World from Seville, as it takes you about 2 hours and 20 minutes. The most usual way to drive to the amusement park is by taking the A-92. However, if you decide to go there in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway. In that case, A-4 and A-357 are other possibilities to reach Tivoli World.

22. Aqualand Torremolinos

Aqualand Torremolinos

What to see? What to do?

Aqualand Torremolinos is located in Torremolinos, close to the cities of Benalmádena and Málaga. It is an amazing aquatic park that will delight everybody with its stunning toboggans, its breathtaking buoy descents and its relaxing atmosphere. Water is just waiting for you!

How to get there?

By train. To go to Aqualand Torremolinos by train from Seville, you must take the fast train at Seville Santa Justa train station: the journey lasts about 3 hours. Please notice that you have to stop at Málaga to take another train to go to Torremolinos (direction Fuengirola). In total, a one-way trip will cost you approximately €35.

By car. The car is the fastest way to travel to Aqualand Torremolinos from Seville, as it takes you about 2 hours and 10 minutes. The most usual way to drive to the aquatic park is by taking the A-92. However, if you decide to go to the park in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway. In that case, A-4 and A-357 are other possibilities to reach Aqualand Torremolinos.

23. Málaga

Málaga - Seville day trip

What to see? What to do?

Situated along the Costa Del Sol, Málaga is a seaside town known for its towering hotels and its resorts located on yellow-sand beaches. From the Moorish history to the modern era, the city is full of surprises. Some of the most-known monuments of the city include:

  • The Roman Theatre (Málaga’s oldest construction, as well as one of the remaining symbols of Roman Hispania in the city);
  • The Castle of Gibralfaro (built in the XIVth century to protect the Alcazaba, it is a symbol of Málaga’s Islamic past);
  • La Plaza de Toros de La Malagueta (Málaga’s bullring, listed as a cultural asset of Spain since 1876);
  • The Alcazaba (this palatial fortification was built in the XIth century and is Málaga’s most important landmark);
  • La Malagueta beach (the city’s main beach).

How to get there?

By train. The train is the fastest way to go to Málaga from Seville, as it only takes 1 hour and 50 minutes. A one-way ticket costs approximately €38.

By bus. There is a bus (operated by ALSA) that can take you to Málaga from Seville. The journey lasts approximately 2 hours and 50 minutes, and a one-way ticket costs around €20, which makes the bus the cheapest option available.

By car. The most usual way to drive to Málaga from Seville is by taking the A-92: it takes about 2 hours and 20 minutes. However, if you decide to visit the city in summer, expect traffic jams on this highway. In that case, A-4 and A-45 are other possibilities to get to Málaga from Seville by car.

24. Algarve

Algarve

What to see? What to do?

The Algarve region is located at the south of Portugal and counts with some of the most beautiful beaches of the world (Praia da Marinha, Praia da Rocha, Praia de Odeceixe Mar, Praia de Benagil…). It also features tremendous cliffs that provides these beaches a unique look (Ponta da Piedade, a group of rock formations, is one of the most famous touristic attractions of Portugal), as well as wonderful seaside towns like Faro, PortimãoLagos and Tavira. There is no better place to enjoy the sea!

How to get there?

By bus. There is a bus (operated by ALSA) that can take you to some Algarve cities (Faro, Lagos, Portimão and Tavira) from Seville. The journey lasts 2 hours to reach Faro, two and a half hours to arrive to Tavira, 3 hours to go to Portimão and almost 5 hours before arriving to Lagos. A one-way ticket costs around €22-€23.

By car. The car is the most useful way to travel to Algarve from Seville, as it allows you to visit all the cities you want. Furthermore, the journey is also the fastest means of transport, as it takes between 2 and 3 hours to reach Algarve’s main seaside towns. The most usual way to reach the region is by taking the A-49 in Spain and the A22 in Portugal. However, if you decide to visit the region in summer, expect traffic jams on these highways.

Did you enjoy this guide about day trips from Seville? Please feel free to comment what is your favorite one or if you have other ideas! Have a nice trip!

Day trips from Seville