Palma de Mallorca Things to Do

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  • 1. Le Seu Cathedral

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Started in 1230 and finished in 1601 it's a Gothic church, with the large size usual in that style, dominating most views in downtown Palma. Damaged by an earthquake in the 19th century, the...

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  • 2. Soller

    More or less close to Palma de Mallorca, you`ll find some nice small, picturesque villages to visit: I went to Valdemossa on one day. There I visited the cultural centre "Costa Nord" which was...

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  • 3. Castillo de Bellver

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Dominating the landscape, this castle atop the hill is a failed temptation - Fernanda accuses me of being a castle maniac, and, to prove that I'm not "castle dependent" I missed this one. But I...

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  • 4. Arab Baths

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    You had a good lunch, it’s "forbidden" to go to water, and you need a cool place to spend digestion time. Well, you may use the shades of the narrow streets in the old town, and visit the Arab...

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  • 5. Cap de Formentor

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Cap de Formentor is situated at the north east side of the island. It is a very winding road that leads to the lighthouse which is at the end of the peninsular. If you don't have time to do the...

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  • 6. La Almudaina

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Originally a Muslim palace, converted to gothic by king Jaime II, this alcazar still keeps signs of both styles. The views are beautiful and the adjacent gardens are well conceived and maintained,...

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  • 7. Parc de la Mar

    One advice: always read before you go. I've been in Parc de la Mar, found it pleasant, but only later I learned why and how it was made. Maybe I would have a different approach if knowing...

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  • 8. Almudaina Palace

    This imposing palace was once the residence of the Kings of Majorca,and is still used today by today's royal family.A royal palace has stood here since the Muslim governors built their fortress after...

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  • 9. Placa Major - Placa dei Rei

    A colourful Spanish square entered through wonderful high domed entrances - there are some street entertainers here and some art on work although nothing of any note the September morning we...

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  • 10. Valdemossa

    A visit to Valdemossa is quite worth it. The town is small and nice. The place is famous for two things: George Sand and Frederic Chopin spent a winter of 1838-1839 here, and Santa Catalina Tomas was...

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  • 11. Town Hall

    Not far from Le Seu Cathedral and located on the Placa de Cort is the "Ajuntament" or "Town Hall" building. I thought this was a beautiful building because of its perfect proportions, graceful balcony...

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  • 12. Cuevas de Drach

    The Cuevas del Drach are a large underground cave system with amazing caverns full of stalagtites and stalagmites. At the bottom of the caves there are water filled caverns, and an ampitheatre where...

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  • 13. Walking

    Enjoy a relaxing walk along The Paseo Maritimo which runs from the Cathedral to the Port area. This is basically the Prom and stretches for a couple of miles and passes the marina heading west. The...

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  • 14. Aqua Marine Park Marineland

    When you go to Marineland you buy a ticket and you can stay there all the day. During the day there are several spectacles with animals, you can watch them or you can see the animals and go out. I...

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  • 15. Shopping

    Shopping at Porto Pi (lots of fun shopping, as seen on the pic!!) Lots of shops you won't find at home!! Oh well, Zara's coming to Helsinki soon... Anyway, the grocery store is really good there,...

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  • 16. Santa Eulalia Church

    4 out of 5 stars

    Close to Palau Vivot, the church of Santa Eulalia, in the square with the same name is one of the oldest and more important of Palma. Coming from the 12th century it suffered drastic changes,...

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  • 17. Island Maps

    get free maps at the tourist office or from your hotel reception (printed free of charge for you by the big El Corte Ingl´es chain) and save yourself 5 or 6 euros. they have a map of palma on one...

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  • 18. Old Town

    While visiting Palma, you will be surprised by the number of ancient churches, especially in the old part of town. After visiting the Cathedral, you walk north a couple of hundred yards before...

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  • 19. Paseo Maritimo

    In the Paseo Maritimo there are lot of things to see. There are many different monuments. This one for example. With the horoscope and their meaning according to the longitudinal and azimutal position...

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  • 20. Torrent de Pareis

    Torrent de Pareis is a unique location...it's a tiny beach spot, between 2 very high mountains... It has been described as 'a dream of titans hidden between the high mountains of Sierra...

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  • 21. Sa Calobra

    nice street to do... big turn to go down to the sea... It should be one the most big mountain street in Europe. It's nice to look the street from the high.. you can see "a snake" along the mountain...

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  • 22. Bellver Castle

    Here is a panoramic city view I took from Bellver Castle looking out towards the bay and old town. In the foreground is the city center. You can make out the Club Nautico. To the right, in the bay...

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  • 23. Spanish Courtyards

    The history of Palma's courtyards dates back to the thirteenth century, with the advent of the Gothic period, and culminated between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. The city's most prominent...

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  • 24. Churches / Cathedrals

    Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma is more commonly known as La Seu.It is the second largest Gothic cathedral in the world,and the islands most visited building.Work started on the cathedral in 1230...

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