8 days in Balearic Islands Itinerary

8 days in Balearic Islands Itinerary

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Ibiza Town, Ibiza
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
— 2 nights


Ibiza Town, Ibiza

Ibiza Town ©

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cala Saladeta and S'Arenal Gros. We've included these beaches for you: Cala Comte and Cala de Sant Vicent. Take a break from Ibiza Town with a short trip to S'Arenal Petit in Portinatx, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibiza Cathedral, stroll through Cala Tarida, explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, and wander the streets of Dalt Vila.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ibiza Town sightseeing planning tool.

New York City, USA to Ibiza Town is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Ibiza Town. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Ibiza Town reach 76°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Formentera.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Cala de Sant Vicent ©
Cala de Sant Vicent
Cala Saladeta ©
Cala Saladeta


Formentera ©
On holiday on Formentera, you'll enjoy the simple charms of island life.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Torre des Garroveret (Cap de Barbaria), then stroll through Parque Natural de Ses Salines, then see some colorful creatures with Formentera Divers, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Ses Illetes. On the next day, kick back and relax at Calo Des Mort, stroll through Playa Es Arenals, then kick back and relax at Platja de Sa Roqueta, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de Llevant.

Before you visit Formentera, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by ferry from Ibiza Town to Formentera takes 1.5 hours. In October in Formentera, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Formentera

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
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Parque Natural de Ses Salines ©
Parque Natural de Ses Salines
Playa de Llevant ©
Playa de Llevant
Calo Des Mort ©
Calo Des Mort

Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

Palma de Mallorca ©

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Placa de Cort, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas del Drach, then kick back and relax at Cala Gran, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castell de Bellver, tour the pleasant surroundings at Illetas Beach, then kick back and relax at Palma Nova Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Sa Llotja.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Palma de Mallorca trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Formentera to Palma de Mallorca in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Traveling from Formentera in October, Palma de Mallorca is slightly colder at night with lows of 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Illetas Beach ©
Illetas Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palma Nova Beach ©
Palma Nova Beach