12 days in Madrid, Malaga & Paris Itinerary

12 days in Madrid, Malaga & Paris Itinerary

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

4
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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Bring the kids along to Parque del Retiro and Plaza Mayor. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Madrid travel itinerary planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Madrid is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in August, Madrid is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Playa El Salon and Fundación Cueva de Nerja. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Nerja (Burriana Beach, Balcony of Europe, &more). And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, identify plant and animal life at Crocodile Park, and explore the galleries of Alcazaba.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Malaga trip maker.

Getting from Madrid to Malaga by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Malaga. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nerja, Crocodile Park
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Eiffel Tower and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Malaga to Paris takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Malaga in August, with highs in Paris at 29°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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