Palma, a city with a rich and vibrant history. It's certainly a city bursting with exclusive and unique spots that will have you flying back in time to a city with a distinct charm. Visit some of the most symbolic places of the Majorcan capital, walk around the streets of the old town, and let yourself be captivated by the marine environment of the Bay of Palma, where you'll find the main tourist attraction of the Balearic Islands: the Palma Cathedral.
What to do in Palma
Our recommendations on what to see and what to do in Palma
The Palma Cathedral, also known as the Basílica de Santa María de Palma or La Seu (in Majorcan local language), is unquestionably the main protagonist of Majorca's postcards. It is an authentic religious temple built and designed in the purest Gothic style, located in the Paseo Marítimo promenade of the Bay of Palma. Guided tours are held from Monday through to Saturday. It's a wondrous sight for the eyes in Palma.
One of the most popular activities when deciding what to do when visiting Palma, is organising a seaside walk along the Bay of Palma. It is located in the southwestern coast of Majorca, between the localities of Palma, Calvià (coming from the Cabo to Cala Figuera), and Llucmajor (coming from Cabo Blanco).
The Royal Palace of La Almudaina is one of the key pillars of tourism in the Majorcan capital. The "Palacio Real" (Royal Palace) or "Alcázar de los Reyes", is the official home of the Spanish royal family in Majorca. It is considered National Heritage and can be visited from Tuesday to Sunday, except on holidays, on a 40-minute tour visit. Prices range from free entry to up to 7 Euros.
Touring the city of Palma, across the historic centre of the capital, is one of the main leisure activities that you cannot miss out on during your holidays in Majorca. The city of Palma is one of the Spanish cities with the largest population per squared metre, which in turn makes it a top city where one can enjoy a great variety of leisure and tourist activities all-year-round.
La Lonja is a well-known neighbourhood in the old town of Palma. It's one of the most popular areas in the centre of the capital, where you can enjoy the best atmosphere in Palma plus a great variety of restaurants, bars and nightclub. That way you'll get to enjoy the night vibes of La Lonja and Palma's top gastronomy.
Bellver Castle is another of the key pillars when it comes to the most characteristic monuments of Majorca. It is located just three kilometres away from the Majorcan capital. It is a Gothic-style castle, built in the XIV Century during the kingdom era of Jaume II in Majorca. You can visit the castle from Tuesday to Sunday for 30 minutes. The price ranges from free entry to up to 4 Euros.