5 days in Madrid & Nice Itinerary

5 days in Madrid & Nice Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
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Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the natural beauty at Real Jardin Botanico, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary website.

Istanbul, Turkey to Madrid is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Madrid. Traveling from Istanbul in December, you will find days in Madrid are somewhat warmer (14°C), and nights are little chillier (3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Nice.

Things to do in Madrid

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Nice, France

— 2 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 6th (Mon), take a peaceful walk through Lérins Islands and then admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): make a trip to Place Massena and then get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nice trip website.

Getting from Madrid to Nice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in December since evenings lows in Nice dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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