12 days in Portsmouth, Malaga & Dijon Itinerary

12 days in Portsmouth, Malaga & Dijon Itinerary

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12 days in Portsmouth, Malaga & Dijon Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Train:  1 h 30 min
1
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Malaga, Spain
— 7 nights
Fly + Train:  12 h 30 min
3
Dijon, France
— 2 nights
Train:  9 h 45 min
End: London, United Kingdom

2
nights
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. On the 19th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Salisbury Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Stonehenge, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Spinnaker Tower. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Paultons Park.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth vacation trip planner.

London to Portsmouth is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Paultons Park, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Stonehenge
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Paultons Park ©
Paultons Park
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

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nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Explore Malaga's surroundings by going to Ronda (Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, Museo Lara, & more), Granada (Alhambra, Mirador de San Nicolas, & more) and Nerja (Moin Moin Nerja / Deutsche Backerei, Fundación Cueva de Nerja, & more). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront activity at Benalmadena Puerto Marina, explore the galleries of Alcazaba, and stroll through Parque De La Paloma.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Malaga itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Portsmouth to Malaga in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Portsmouth to Malaga is 1 hour. In August, Malaga is somewhat warmer than Portsmouth - with highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dijon.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Granada, Ronda, Nerja, Benalmadena
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Balcony of Europe ©
Balcony of Europe

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Dijon, France

Dijon ©
Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
On the 29th (Tue), examine the collection at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, learn about winemaking at La Cave de l'Ange Gardien, then see the interesting displays at Musée Magnin, and finally look for gifts at La Moutarderie Edmond Fallot. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Benigne (Dijon Cathedral), trek along Owl's Trail, and then admire the landmark architecture of La Maison Millière.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dijon sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Malaga to Dijon with the Route module. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Malaga in August: high temperatures in Dijon hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dijon

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Beaune
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Musee Magnin ©
Musee Magnin
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon ©
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon

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