Plaça de Cort: Our most recommended tours and activities

Palma: Alternative History Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

1. Palma: Alternative History Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Palma is a city bursting with ancient history and bustling with modern culture. Take a walk with me, a longtime resident, to find out what stories and anecdotes its streets have to tell. Starting in the majestic Parc de la Mar, we’ll trace the path of history from the ancient Talayotic culture through the Spanish Inquisition and the elegance of old Palma to end our walk in the vibrant Placa de Cort. Along the way, we’ll explore the city’s churches, bars and gorgeous courtyards. Some of the tour’s highlights include: • Hearing about why the hand of a lover and thief was exhibited on a stake for over a century • The place where knights used to gather for tournaments • The story of a nobleman blinded by pride who was finally taught a lesson. • Hearing about the weapon of choice for Palma’s first inhabitants • Discovering hidden courtyards in picturesque back alleys • Viewing the opulence of Palma’s oldest and grandest hotel Whether it’s your first time in Palma or you’ve been here before, I guarantee you’ll find out all sorts of new stories about this incredible city! Please allow at least an hour for this tour. There are lots of bars and restaurants along the way for a quick stop – or a long one!

Palma Old Town Sunset Tour and Food Tastings

2. Palma Old Town Sunset Tour and Food Tastings

Learn about the history of Palma de Mallorca and its monuments on a 2.5-hour walking tour at sunset. Get a local's insight into life in the city as you walk to famous buildings, such as the magnificent Palma Cathedral and the Royal Palace of La Almudaina. See where the feudal court used to gather on Plaça de Cort, where you can also admire the ancient olive tree and impressive 17th-century Town Hall. Go to Plaça Major, where an outdoor crafts market attracts visitors all year round. Look at the statue of former Prime Minister Antoni Maura on Plaça del Mercat, and learn about the culinary habits of the locals along the way. Be led by your guide through the winding alleyways of the city at night. Get insider tips about the hippest hotspots and hear about places that have long been favorites with the locals. Stop halfway to choose from a selection of well-known small bites, known as tapas, at one of the city's best tapas bars.

Highlights & Hidden Gems of Palma de Mallorca Private Tour

3. Highlights & Hidden Gems of Palma de Mallorca Private Tour

This is not just another city tour; this is the best of Palma de Mallorca with hidden gems that only a local can show you. Get to know Palma de Mallorca on a city tour that gives you the perfect overview, from culture, history, and local lifestyle - this tour has it all! Forget about big touristy groups and the crowds; it's time to see Palma de Mallorca at its best thanks to your local guide’s knowledge and stories. Check out main landmarks like Almudaina gardens, Arab Baths, Olivera de Cort and uncover city secrets that will show you the city through a different perspective. As they say, the locals know best! Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems Private City Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.

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The evening walk through the old town of Palma with Michael was just wonderful! The city tour was interesting, exciting and entertaining. The subsequent eating of the tapas was a pleasure and a very nice end to a successful evening! I would definitely recommend this experience!!!

Friendly and very interesting tour with a very tasty conclusion