Palma is the capital of the island of Mallorca. It's a city with a rich historical and cultural tradition. There, you'll find a great variety of leisure activities to ensure that you experience a dreamy vacation. Palma is one of the Spanish capitals with the most population per square meter, meaning there's always many things to see and do. Additionally, there's a great leisure and gastronomic offer available for both tourists and locals, making it easy for you to enjoy the most authentic Mediterranean essence.
What to see and what to do in Palma
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The Bellver Castle was built in the XIV century by order of King Jaume II of Mallorca. It's a gothic-style fort that you cannot miss if you come on holiday to Palma. It's a mere three kilometres from the centre of the capital and the nearest bus stop, Gomila, a 12 minute walk in total.
The Palacio Real de La Almudaina (Royal Palace of La Almudaina), is the official residence of the Spanish royal family on the island of Mallorca. It's in a privileged location near the Bay of Palma and other main landmarks in Palma city, such as the Palma Cathedral, the Arab Baths, or the Parc de la Mar among many others. You may visit the palace all year round from monday to friday, and prices range from free entry to a maximum of seven Euros.
The Mallorcan capital, Palma, has a rich cultural and historical heritage. Walking along the main streets of Palma's old town is certainly one of the things you cannot miss out on when visiting Mallorca. The Paseo del Borne, Jaime III street, Las Rambles, Calle Sindicato, Calle San Miguel, Plaça de Cort, Plaza Mayor and Plaza España are just some of the places you can visit by foot during your visit to the capital. These are all streets with a wide variety of shops and restaurants.
La Lonja is the most poplar neighbourhood of the Mallorcan capital. Not only for its great historical tradition and its emblematic buildings that still preserve the culture and traditional charm, but also for the great atmosphere that you'll find along its streets, and the varied gastronomic and leisure offer.
The Palma Cathedral is unquestionably the most well-preserved treasure in Mallorca. It's a majestic Cathedral located right by the sea in one of the best areas of the island, in front of the Parc de la Mar and the Bay of Palma. It's a place that you cannot miss out on during your holidaysin Mallorca. Touristic visits can be done anytime of year, except when closed or during Mass hours.
The Bay of Pama is a bay located along the southwestern coast of the islando f Mallorca. It offers spectacular views to the Mediterranean Sea and has numerous services and a vast leisure offer for tourists, such as hotels, restaurants, shops, bars, nightclubs and much more. There, you'll find everything you need to enjoy Palma, Mallorca's capital, to the fullest.