Palma de Mallorca
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  • Mallorca: Skip the Line Palma Cathedral Entry Ticket

    1. Mallorca: Skip the Line Palma Cathedral Entry Ticket

    Skip the lines to Palma Cathedral, built by the Crown of Aragon on the site of a Moorish-era mosque. Started during the reign of Jaime II, the magnificent sandstone monument is a work of ecclesiastical art. It comprises of 3 naves, including the main nave that houses the Trinidad Chapel where the remains of the kings Jaime II and Jaime III can be found. Admire highlights of the façade, such as the imposing columns of the main door and the sculptures by Guillermo Sagrera on the south facing Portal del Mirador. Discover additions made by the architect Antoni Gaudí in the early 20th century, along with works by the artist Miquel Barceló in the Santísimo Chapel.

    Wonderful cathedral. I recommend visiting the cathedral in the morning to avoid the crowd

  • Palma de Mallorca: City Walking Tour with The Cathedral

    2. Palma de Mallorca: City Walking Tour with The Cathedral

    Discover the history along with the most emblematic sites in the center of Palma de Mallorca on a 60-minute guided walking tour. Depart from Parc de la Mar and all the major historical spots in the unique city of Palma. Get amazed by the beauty of the statue of the Mallorcan slinger, a bronze sculpture located in the beautiful gardens of S'Hort del Rei, gardens of medieval origin. You will learn about the history of the Torre dels Caps (tower of heads), which owes its name to the sinister fact that the executed heads of the persons were hung there as a public warning in the Middle Ages. The current tower stands in the Palacio Real de La Almudaina. Next, explore the narrow streets of the historic center and other places such as the Plaza de la Reina, the Parliament, or the Plaza de Cort. With the help of an expert guide know about the typical "Mallorcan patio" of a manor house. Admire t...

    Guide was very good but the tour only lasted just over an hour when it was advertised as two hours. Also, we nearly missed it as the booking information didn’t explain that guides would be wearing ‘City Experience’ shirts and the pick up point wasn’t exactly where we were told. We only found out when we went to ask them if they knew where our tour was five minutes before it was due to depart!

  • Palma de Mallorca Old Town Guided Bike Tour

    3. Palma de Mallorca Old Town Guided Bike Tour

    Explore Palma de Mallorca by bike on a 3-hour guided tour of the historic Old Town. See monuments from Byzantine to Muslim times, along with fine examples of the island’s Modernisme architecture. Meet your guide near Palma Cathedral on Carrer de Can Puigdorfila (a hotel pick-up can also be arranged on request). Then, pedal down some of the city’s most enchanting streets. Learn the history of the city and its most important buildings as you get lost in the alleys of the Old Town. Look at the impressive façade of the Seu (Palma Cathedral), and go to the Royal Palace of La Almudaina, built as an Arabian Fort and now an official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. See the remains of the old city walls, and admire the slender columns of La Lonja (market). Pedal down the leafy La Rambla de Palma to watch the flower sellers and street performers at work, and look at the façade of the Ajun...

    Friendly and knowledgeable guides who also liked to interact and joke. The bikes were in good condition and easy to use. We had an English tour but some of the group didn’t speak English but the guides showed patience whilst their friends translated. We saw a lot of the old town and leaned many details of Mallorca chequered history.

  • Tour of Formentor: Market, Beach, and Alcudia Town

    4. Tour of Formentor: Market, Beach, and Alcudia Town

    Visit a traditional market to meet local people and discover the sights, smells, and flavors of this region. Visit the town of Alcudia, which is a beautiful place full of history. Admire the city walls encircling the Old Town.  Then, visit Alcudia where you will stop for 2 hours. At Playa de Formentor, you'll have free time for about 45 minutes, during which you can enjoy the views and relax. Return on a coastal route with panoramic views from the seaside cliffs. 

    Excursion très complète et variée à faire. J'ai bien aimé le marché d 'Alcudia le dimanche. La plage de polencia est assez sale mais on a pu se baigner

  • Palma: 1-Hour Guided Sightseeing Segway Tour

    5. Palma: 1-Hour Guided Sightseeing Segway Tour

    Your journey will begin from the centrally-located office. From there you will leave via Segway, exploring Old Town and heading back toward the cathedral. You will later explore the sights surrounding the Plaza Mayor, as well as the promenade by the Rambla of Palma. There is much more to see than just shopping here, as you pass diverse architecture, restaurant hot spots, and other beautiful places. Throughout this rapid Segway tour you will visit some true architectural masterpieces and cherished cultural landmarks before discovering some hidden treasures of the city and ornate courtyards. You will also be free to snap a picture at the view points, before making your way towards the cathedral. At the conclusion of your experience, you will glide comfortably back to the tour start point.

    Me and my friend thoroughly enjoyed this experience. Paulo was knowledgeable. He gave lots of facts about the cathedral and Majorca. We travelled around to various places.in Palma. Some we wouldn't have seen if on foot. I was surprised that it only took 5 minutes to be comfortable on the segway I was a bit shakey but I soon got used to it. It was absolutely brilliant and I recommend this tour.

  • Palma de Mallorca Old Town Guided Bike Tour and Tapas

    6. Palma de Mallorca Old Town Guided Bike Tour and Tapas

    Discover the Old Town of Palma de Mallorca from a different perspective on a 3-hour bike tour. Ride to the most important monuments and buildings in the city, and find hidden corners along the way. Cycle to the Cathedral of Mallorca and discover the old city walls. Go to La Lonja to discover the nightlife center of the city. Visit the Royal Palace of La Almudaina, originally built as an Arabian fort. See Palma City Hall (Ayuntamiento de Palma de Mallorca) and the sights of Plaza Mayor, the true heart of Palma city center. Promenade down the Rambla of Palma and go to the tree-lined Paseo del Born to experience the city’s pavement café culture. Then, enjoy some delicious tapas at a Spanish restaurant. Savor typical Majorcan dishes served as small snacks.

    It was brilliant very knowledgeable tour guide. Good plethora of facts and surprises.

  • Palma: 2-Hour Segway Tour

    7. Palma: 2-Hour Segway Tour

    Begin your 2-hour activity with a short Segway training session. Once you feel comfortable, roll through the tiny streets of the old town to Passeig des Born, and then to the harbor. En-route, you’ll be introduced to many architectural masterpieces. Glide to the city's harbor, where some of the most expensive yachts in the world are parked. Following that, continue to Anima Beach where you will be rewarded with a break to refresh yourself. You'll stop for a photo at the view point, and on the way to Town Hall you’ll pass the magnificent cathedral where you will be presented with another fantastic photo opportunity. You're bound to encounter plenty of interesting stories on this tour, and at the conclusion of your experience you'll be returned to your accommodation.

    Our guide Saskia was so lovely, she knew lots of history and her English was great. The segways are a lot of fun, a brilliant way to get around. Overall a very enjoyable and interesting afternoon. This tour was best priced I found. Would definitely recommend. Big thanks to Saskia!

  • Palma, Cathedral & Valldemossa: Guided walking Tour

    8. Palma, Cathedral & Valldemossa: Guided walking Tour

    Discover the history along with the most emblematic sites in the center of Palma on a 60-minute guided walking tour. Depart from Parc de la Mar and all the major historical spots in the unique city of Palma. Get amazed by the beauty of the statue of the Mallorcan slinger, a bronze sculpture located in the beautiful gardens of S'Hort del Rei, gardens of medieval origin. You will learn about the history of the Torre dels Caps (tower of heads), which owes its name to the sinister fact that the executed heads of the persons were hung there as a public warning in the Middle Ages. The current tower stands in the Palacio Real de La Almudaina. Next, you can explore narrow streets of the historic center and other places such as the Plaza de la Reina, the Parliament, or the Plaza de Cort. With the help of an expert guide know about the typical "Mallorcan patio" of a manor house. Admire the stunn...

    tour was very informative and gave time for you to do things on your own. Visiting Valldemossa is a MUST DO! Very beautiful and you get to see where Chopin the composer boarded for some time (extra payment for the monastery tour). Cathedral is BREATHTAKING! Would recommend guides assist better with connecting tourists to the transportation area for travel to Valldemossa.

  • Palma de Mallorca: Panoramic Segway Tour

    9. Palma de Mallorca: Panoramic Segway Tour

    Add a little glitz and glamour to your Palma adventure and take a panoramic Segway tour. Following a short training session on how to stay upright on the easy-to-use and self-balancing vehicles, you will glide through what is arguably one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in old town. There is much more to see than just shopping, as you pass diverse architecture, restaurant hot spots, and other beautiful places. Your guide will provide you with a brief history lesson about Palma, as you cruise down notable streets with stops at several places. You will be free to snap a picture at the view point, before making your way down Santa Catalina whilst heading toward the bay and beautiful sunny beaches. As your tour concludes, you will glide comfortably back to your point of origin.

    Louis was a very good guide and took me on an amazing tour of the beautiful Palma. He was helpful and informative and very funny too.

  • Palma: City Highlights and Seafront Segway Tour

    10. Palma: City Highlights and Seafront Segway Tour

    Enjoy a 3-hour Segway tour through Palma's Old Town, one of the most beautiful spots in the city. Zip by the panoramic bay and glide through the famous Passeig del Born, passing by famous monuments and popular beaches along the way. Zip along the narrow streets of the Old Town, populated with palaces, churches, artists’ workshops and small shops selling all kinds of treats. Make photo stops at the most fascinating sights along the way. During the ride, take in attractions such as the Royal Palace of La Almudaina, Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Puerto de Palma de Mallorca and much more. This is the perfect way to get to know Palma in a short amount of time, learning about its history along the way.

    Saskia was great. She was very informative. She was patient and friendly. We had to take a taxi to the city center from our hotel. It was around 21 euros for the group. The tour took us along the pier, around the park, past the cathedral, and through the tight streets. It was beautiful. We had breaks also because three people in our party were first-time riders. Wear closed-toed shoes. They provided the helmets but not elbow and knee pads. One of our friends had a tumble after running over a curb. I would recommend this tour.

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What people are saying about Palma de Mallorca

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 226 reviews

Great tour in alcudia, amazing time in fomentor, mirador is very beautiful too, boat trip is a nice way to finish. highly recommend

Nice tour, super good guide who tells nice stories. Thank you Sara!

Definitely saved waiting in a huge line. So easy to organise too.

Nice to buy tickets in advance Tip add possibility to visit tower

Everything is totally simple and straightforward ...