The best way to visit Spain is by car
Travel Spain by road: let yourself be surprised by the variety of its 17 autonomous communities
From the green pastures of the north with its beautiful fishing villages, to the walled Castilian cities, without forgetting the wonderful Andalusia, or the beaches of the Mediterranean coast. Discover cities such as Bilbao, Barcelona or Madrid, the elegant capital of Spain.
Adventures in Andalucia
See the best of Southern Spain in an Avis hire car
If you’re looking for excitement, discover Andalucia. Whether it’s ballooning over the mountains, plunging downhill on a bike, wreck diving or driving around the twisting hill roads to a sleepy white village, you’ll find a different adventure at every turn.
Test drive this two-day road trip for the best of the Andalucia
Pick up your rental car from our Avis Malaga Airport car hire location and drive west on the A-357 road into the hills around Alora for some two-wheeled thrills, then follow the mountain road west to the hillside haven and culinary hotspot of Ronda. It’s a short drive the next morning to Arcos de la Frontera, where you can take to the sky for unrivalled views of the town.
Head south-east to explore the Rock of Gibraltar – inside and outside – then north-east along the coast for a safari adventure in Estepona.
High points en route
Ardales National Park, Alora – Downhill all the way
This sunny town on the edge of the rugged Ardales National Park is the ideal base for a mountain biking expedition. The pine-forested valleys are a year-round biker’s heaven, with everything from gentle cross-country trails to blood-pumping downhill tracks. Don’t miss the magnificent Garganta del Chorro – a 400-metre high gorge formed when the Guadalhorce river cut through a limestone mountain.
Arcos de la Frontera – Up, up and away
Motor through mountainous terrain to this pueblo blanco (white town), dramatically perched on top of a limestone cliff. For truly unforgettable views of the town, the castle and the Guadalete river below, book an early morning balloon flight. Back on terra firma, check out the excellent-value tapas in the cave-like Mesón El Patio bar.
Selwo Adventure Park, Estepona – Out of Africa
For the ultimate African-style adventure, drive to Estepona and take a jeep safari through Selwo Aventura. Over 2000 animals – including lions, elephants and monkeys – roam in relative freedom on this rugged 100-hectare reserve. Don’t miss the walk-through aviary – the largest in Europe – where 1000 birds live in a vast enclosed valley.
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