10 days in Paris, Province of Malaga & Madrid Itinerary

10 days in Paris, Province of Malaga & Madrid Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly to Malaga, Bus to Nerja
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Nerja, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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.
Head to Champs-Elysees and Le Maraisfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip website.

Cairo, Egypt to Paris is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Paris. When traveling from Cairo in August, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Paris: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Nerja.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Nerja, Spain

— 1 night
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): kick back and relax at Playa de la Alberquilla and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Torrecilla.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nerja tour builder app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Paris to Nerja in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in August; daily highs in Nerja reach 39°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Nerja

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Royal Palace of Madrid and Casa de Campo. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, stroll around Parque del Retiro, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid road trip app.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Madrid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daytime highs in Madrid are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Province of Malaga travel guide

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Landmarks · Nightlife · Marinas
The Province of Málaga is best known for its string of coastal resorts with sandy beaches and seaside cafes that make for a relaxed vacation. The countryside is dotted by charming villages of Moorish origin, each with its own colorful character, history, and architecture. Its diverse landscapes also include rugged mountains. Don’t miss a chance to tour its natural wonders, including dramatic gorges, excellent walking areas, and one of Europe’s main flamingo breeding grounds.