12 days in Paris, Malaga & Madrid Itinerary

12 days in Paris, Malaga & Madrid Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
2
Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights

5
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, and stop by Le Marais.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder app.

Cairo, Egypt to Paris is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Paris due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cairo in August, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Paris: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Get some historical perspective at Alcazaba and Castillo de Gibralfaro. Kids will appreciate attractions like Playa El Salon and Playa Torrecilla. Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja, Burriana Beach, &more).

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Malaga sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Paris to Malaga by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in August: high temperatures in Malaga hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Nerja
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Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa Torrecilla ©
Playa Torrecilla

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Let the collections at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Royal Palace of Madrid and Casa de Campo are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Malaga to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Malaga in August, Madrid is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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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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