Toledo— 1 day
Madrid— 5 nights
Train to Malaga, Bus to Marbella
Marbella— 3 nights
Bus to Malaga, Train to Madrid
Sun, Aug 27 - Tue, Sep 5
City of Three Cultures
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): see the interesting displays at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada.
For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Toledo day trip tool.
Madrid to Toledo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Madrid.
Things to do in Toledo
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Cultural Capital of Spain
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.You've added Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Zoo Aquarium de Madrid, Templo de Debod, and other attractions to your itinerary. Attractions like Parque del Retiro and Walking tours make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, stroll around Parque Madrid Rio, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and take a stroll through Gran Via.
For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Madrid vacation planning site.
Drive from Toledo to Madrid in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Madrid sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Marbella.
Things to do in Madrid
Parque Warner Madrid
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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.Your day by day itinerary now includes Reservatauro Ronda. Kids will appreciate attractions like Bioparc and Marbella Old Town. Change things up with these side-trips from Marbella: Ronda (Old City & La Ciudad). It doesn't end there: take in the waterfront activity at Puerto Banus Marina.
To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Marbella trip builder website.
Traveling by combination of train and bus from Madrid to Marbella takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Marbella. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Marbella
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