8 days in Southend-on-Sea & Palma de Mallorca Itinerary

8 days in Southend-on-Sea & Palma de Mallorca Itinerary

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8 days in Southend-on-Sea & Palma de Mallorca Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Train:  1 h
1
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: London, United Kingdom

3
nights
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Southend-on-Sea ©
Southend-on-Sea, commonly referred to as simply Southend, is a town and wider unitary authority area with borough status in southeastern Essex, England. Venture out of the city with trips to Dover (Roman Painted House & Dover Castle), Canterbury (Westgate Gardens, Canterbury Cathedral, &more) and Colchester Zoo (in Colchester). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Adventure Island, admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum, gain insight at King's College, University of Cambridge, and brush up on your military savvy at IWM Duxford.

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London to Southend-on-Sea is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Southend-on-Sea are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Southend-on-Sea

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Canterbury, Dover, Cambridge, Colchester Zoo, IWM Duxford
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Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
Adventure Island ©
Adventure Island

4
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Venture out of the city with trips to Es Trenc (in Campos), Cuevas del Drach (in Porto Cristo) and Castell de Capdepera (in Capdepera). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Mallorca, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Palma Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Muro, and step into the grandiose world of Palau de l'Almudaina.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

You can fly from Southend-on-Sea to Palma de Mallorca in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Southend-on-Sea in August: high temperatures in Palma de Mallorca hover around 36°C and lows are around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Alcudia, Es Trenc, Playa de Muro, Playa del Puerto de Pollensa, Cuevas del Drach
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Catedral de Mallorca ©
Catedral de Mallorca
Palma Aquarium ©
Palma Aquarium
Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver

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