5 days in Balearic Islands Itinerary

5 days in Balearic Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Balearic Islands trip itinerary planner

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Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 1 night
Ferry
3
Formentera
— 1 night
Ferry

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Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Palau de l'Almudaina, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, then get a dose of the wild on Mallorca on foot, and finally take a tour by water with Big Blue Diving. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Passeig des Born, then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Bellver, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Palma Aquarium, and finally kick back and relax at Platja d'es Trenc.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Palma de Mallorca travel planner.

Madrid to Palma de Mallorca is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Madrid in August, expect nights in Palma de Mallorca to be about the same, around 68°F, while days are slightly colder, around 87°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

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Ibiza Town, Ibiza

— 1 night

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): make a trip to Creu d'en Ribes, then kick back and relax at Platja de ses Salines, then head outdoors with Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Club, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Ibiza Town travel route planning website.

Getting from Palma de Mallorca to Ibiza Town by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Formentera.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Formentera

— 1 night
On holiday on Formentera, you'll enjoy the simple charms of island life.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Saona, then enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de Migjorn, and then enjoy the sea views from Torre des Garroveret (Cap de Barbaria).

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Formentera travel route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ibiza Town to Formentera takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Formentera can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Formentera

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Balearic Islands travel guide

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The Balearic Islands offer both varied landscapes and a temperate climate ideal for long trips to the beach. On Mallorca, the biggest member of this island family in the Mediterranean Sea, that means everything from mountain scenery attractive to hikers and cyclists to beaches featuring traditional seaside resorts. Ibiza is Europe’s favorite party island, drawing thousands of young visitors with its vibrant club scene and nighttime raves. For a quieter itinerary, Menorca is a haven of serenity, featuring secluded beaches and secret bays. Quaint Formentara highlights the simple charms of island life, like sharing a sunset meal of roasted fish with friendly locals.