10 days in Paris & Costa del Sol Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Costa del Sol Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London, United Kingdom
Train:  2 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  7 h 15 min
2
Nerja, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Marbella, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h
End: London, United Kingdom

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, visit Île de la Cité, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary maker tool.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 2.5- hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nerja.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Nerja, Spain

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Step out of the city life by going to Playa de la Cala el Canuelo and Playa de la Alberquilla. Bring the kids along to Burriana Beach and Playa El Salon. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Torrecilla, stroll through Playa del Molino de Papel, look for gifts at Nerja Book Centre, and explore the activities along Río Chíllar.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nerja day trip app.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Paris to Nerja in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, expect Nerja to be somewhat warmer, temps between 41°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa de la Cala el Canuelo ©
Playa de la Cala el Canuelo
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon

2
nights
Marbella, Spain

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
On the 30th (Thu), try your luck at Riding Fun In The Sun and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva del Gato, stroll through Reservatauro Ronda, then do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Marbella trip planner.

You can drive from Nerja to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Nerja, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Marbella, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Ronda, Riding Fun In The Sun
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Climbing Tours
Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

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