10 days in Madrid, Malaga & Paris Itinerary

10 days in Madrid, Malaga & Paris Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor will appeal to history buffs. Attractions like Prado National Museum and Mercado San Miguel make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: walk around Parque del Retiro, examine the collection at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and buy something for everyone on your list at Centro Comercial Madrid Xanadú.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Madrid road trip planning app.

Cairo, Egypt to Madrid is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo to Madrid, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Madrid. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Alcazaba and Castillo de Gibralfaro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Playa El Salon and Burriana Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Malaga: Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja, Playa de la Alberquilla, &more).

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Malaga trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Malaga takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Malaga when traveling from Madrid in August, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Nerja
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Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja

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Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Your inner history buff will appreciate Arc de Triomphe and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Malaga to Paris takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Malaga in August; daily highs in Paris reach 29°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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