For the best excursions, tours and things to do in Palma de Mallorca look no further... To help you to plan your holiday in the best way, getting the most out of your visit to Palma, we have prepared a whole list of activities, excursions and tours, which you will find below, with something to suit everyone.
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Palma is the capital of Mallorca, and one of the most visited places on the island. The city is an excellent base for discovering things to do and inyteresting places to visit in Mallorca and for exploring top attractions in and around Palma de Mallorca.
Located in the south of Mallorca, about 10 kilometers from the airport, Palma has over 400,000 inhabitants. Its origins date back to Roman times, although at that time it still did not have the importance it has today, which was acquired from the Arab period and then in 1229 with the conquest of the island by the King Jaime I of Catalonia and Aragón that converted Palma into the capital of the island.
In Palma de Mallorca there are a large number of hotels concentrated in the area of the Paseo Maritimo, and in the area of the historic center with a large number of boutique hotels. There are a lot of suggestions of things to do and places to visit, and a great number of organized excursions and tours to different tourist attractions in Mallorca as well as a multitude of boat trips and unique activities all close by.
To start your visit to Palma de Mallorca, it is highly recommended to visit the area of the historic center where we find the most representative buildings of the city such as the Cathedral of Santa Maria, the Almudaina Palace, the Olivar Market, the town hall, the old Jewish quarter or the old city walls of Palma. Getting lost in its narrow streets is a pleasure, and you can discover medieval courtyards, old convents, hidden corners... and enjoy the unique charm of Palma.
If you have little time in the city, it is advisable to take a guided tour of Palma de Mallorca, that in just two hours allows you to discover the history of Palma and even visit the cathedral. Another interesting activity is to take the hop on hop off bus that has 18 stops in Palma where you get on and off as you please, allowing you to discover Palma's top attractionsn at your own pace.
For those who like to do a boat trip while on holidays, from the port of Palma you will find a wide variety of excursions by boat and catamaran. Among the different excursions, special mention for the catamaran excursion that takes you to the area of Cala Vella crossing part of the bay of Palma, or the one hour boat trip in the port of Palma, being a great suggestion for families with children in Palma. For young people looking for fun, since 2018 there is a weekly departure for a party boat in Palma de Mallorca.
For those who like to walk, Palma has the area of the promenade (Paseo Maritimo), a long walk of about 5 kilometers where you can stroll peacefully enjoying the views of the sea, or even do it by jogging or enjoying a bike tour.
Another outstanding monument in Palma and one of the city's top things to see is the Bellver Castle, unique in Spain for its circular layout, and a highly recommended visit in Palma, although somewhat far from the city center, but well connected by bus.
Being the capital of the Balearic Islands, Palma has excellent connections with other cities and towns of Mallorca. From the bus station located next to the Plaza de España, you can get to practically anywhere on the island and here we also find the train station for the train to Manacor and Inca as well as the station of the famous Soller Railway where the wooden carriage train departs to go up into the mountains of the Tramuntana.
On our website we offer a wide range of excursions and tours, on which we take you to visit some of the most importantant sites and attractions in Mallorca, such as water parks, the Caves of Drach, the Sierra de Tramuntana, the north of Mallorca with Formentor and Alcudia... all with transport included.
At the top of the website you will find all the activities and excursions with the respective information and the different types of tours available from Palma. All the excursions have a pick-up in the area of the Paseo Maritimo, and for the hotels in the center of Palma, the pick-up of the tour by bus is in front of the Cathedral at Camino de la Escollera.
For families with children, from Palma we recommend excursions to Marineland, Palma Aquarium and Katmandu Park, which can be found in nearby resorts, and which are very easy to reach.