Road Trip in Spain – Valencia to Marbella

Leaving Valencia mid Sunday morning, traffic was light as we crossed southern Spain to Marbella, a small coastal city west of Malaga.

Drive from Valencia to Malaga

The 7 hour drive passes quickly with the ever changing rugged scenery of the Baetic Mountains.

Drive from Valencia to Malaga

Although the landscape becomes more desolate and colder as we climb, food production continues to be a major industry with the abundance of olive trees in lower regions replaced by nuts at higher elevations.

Drive from Valencia to Malaga

Drive from Valencia to Malaga

Closer to Malaga the forbidding terrain turns a vibrant shade of spring green dotted with blooming almond trees that glow white in the late afternoon sun.

Drive from Valencia to Malaga

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2 Responses to Road Trip in Spain – Valencia to Marbella

  1. Nice photos – particularly like the last 2!

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