10 days in Palma de Mallorca, Valencia & Tuscany Itinerary

10 days in Palma de Mallorca, Valencia & Tuscany Itinerary

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 1 night
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Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Siena, Italy
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain — 1 night

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
On the 26th (Mon), take an exotic tour of Off Road E-scooter Tour, explore the world behind art at Museu Fundacion Juan March Palma, then get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery Corner, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Mallorca, and finally make a trip to Passeig des Born.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Palma de Mallorca online sightseeing planner.

Detroit, USA to Palma de Mallorca is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from Detroit in December, expect nights in Palma de Mallorca to be a bit warmer, around 42°F, while days are much warmer, around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to fly to Valencia.
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Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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Valencia, Spain — 3 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Explore Valencia's surroundings by going to Le Petit Hammam Gandia (in Gandia) and Brouwhoeve (in Benissa). There's much more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, get a sense of history and politics at Plaza del Ayuntamiento, look for gifts at Al Vent Store, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oceanografic Valencia.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Valencia online holiday planner.

Fly from Palma de Mallorca to Valencia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In December in Valencia, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Florence.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Museums
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Pisa (Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Valencia to Florence by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Valencia in December: highs in Florence hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Siena.
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Siena, Italy — 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Nazionale, step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, stop by Cravattificio di Siena, then contemplate the long history of Battistero di San Giovanni, and finally contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena and then explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Siena road trip website.

Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Siena are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can fly back home.
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Tuscany travel guide

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Landmarks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.
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