19 days in Madrid, Palma de Mallorca & Italy Itinerary

19 days in Madrid, Palma de Mallorca & Italy Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 1 day
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 3 nights
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Drive to Palma De Mallorca Airport, Fly to Cagliari Elmas Airport, Drive to Serdiana
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Serdiana, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive to Cagliari Elmas Airport, Fly to Naples
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Naples, Italy
Drive
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Sorrento, Italy
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Capri, Italy
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Amalfi, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Naples, Italy
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Madrid, Spain
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Madrid, Spain — 1 day

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid visit planner.

Lima, Peru to Madrid is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Lima to Madrid, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lima in August, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Palma de Mallorca.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain — 3 nights

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Get out of town with these interesting Palma de Mallorca side-trips: Cuevas del Drach (in Porto Cristo), Playa de Muro (in Playa de Muro) and Platja d'es Trenc (in Campos). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Mallorca, observe the fascinating underwater world at Palma Aquarium, steep yourself in history at Palau de l'Almudaina, and step into the grandiose world of Castell de Bellver.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Palma de Mallorca online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Palma de Mallorca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madrid in August: highs in Palma de Mallorca hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Serdiana.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
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Serdiana, Italy — 3 nights

Serdiana is a comune (municipality) in the Province of South Sardinia in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 20km north of Cagliari. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): do a tasting at Argiolas Winery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria di Sibiola, and then do a tasting at Audarya. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Su Nuraxi, then stroll around Parco della Giara Tuili, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Marate.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Serdiana travel website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Palma de Mallorca to Serdiana. Traveling from Palma de Mallorca in August, expect nights in Serdiana to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Naples.
Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Side Trips
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Naples, Italy

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Naples journey builder website.

Explore your travel options from Serdiana to Naples with the Route module. While traveling from Serdiana, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Naples, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 25°C. You will leave for Sorrento on the 31st (Wed).
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Sorrento, Italy — 2 nights

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 31st (Wed), see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take a leisurely stroll along Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia di Ieranto, contemplate the long history of Marina di Puolo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, then admire the verdant scenery at Il Vallone dei Mulini, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent.

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Drive from Naples to Sorrento in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Capri.
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Capri, Italy — 2 nights

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Piccola, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the galleries of Villa San Michele, then get great views at Monte Solaro, and finally Head underground at Blue Grotto. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Fortini Coastal Walk, get great views at Belvedere Cannone, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, then take a memorable drive along Via Krupp, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Umberto I.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Capri tour itinerary builder site.

You can ride a ferry from Sorrento to Capri in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Positano.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
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Positano, Italy — 2 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande, then kick back and relax at Fornillo, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, then take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, then look for gifts at Feludei, and finally contemplate the long history of Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Positano online vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Amalfi.
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Amalfi, Italy — 2 nights

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): awaken your taste buds at Amalfi Coast Drive, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then explore and take pictures at Amalfi Coast, and finally stop by TABULA. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then examine the collection at Museo della Carta, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Amalfi trip maker.

Traveling by car from Positano to Amalfi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 8th (Thu), you're off to Naples.
Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Shopping · Outdoors
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Naples, Italy

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Naples road trip app.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Naples, with lows around 20°C. On the 8th (Thu), you'll travel to Madrid.
Historic Sites · Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors
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Madrid, Spain — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Jardines de Sabatini, then walk around Parque del Retiro, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

For maps and tourist information, refer to the Madrid itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Madrid takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Naples in September, plan for little chillier nights in Madrid, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.