Explore the city of Palma de Mallorca with this half-day Palma highlights tour. From the towering Cathedral to the impressive Bellver Castle, the architecture of this city speaks to the beauty and dignity of its historic port.
Your tour begins with a drive along the Maritime Promenade to the Bellver Castle, one of the most unique examples of Gothic civil architecture in Mallorca. From the ramparts, enjoy fantastic views of the city and the port below – a fantastic opportunity to capture the sight on camera.
Sweeping back down the hill to immerse yourself in the old historical Gothic Quarter with its maze of tiny streets, plazas and courtyards. The tour includes a visit the to the 13th century Gothic styled Cathedral La Seu with it 44 meter high nave and Baroque chapels. Parts of the Cathedral where designed by the Catalan Modernist architect Antoni Gaudi.
Next to it stands the Almudaina Palace, a monument which was converted from an Arab fortress into the residence of the Kings of Mallorca. Your guide will highlight the most important aspects of this monument from the outside.
Strolling away from the Almudaina Palace area towards Plaça d’Espanya, you will pass through the Passeig del Born, one of the most lively streets in town. At both sides it is flanked by narrow medieval lanes as well as elegant palaces of 19th century.
You will finally drive along Palma´s Passeig Maritimo passing the exclusive yacht club, marina and the fish market Sa Llotja, perhaps one of the most outstanding examples of Gothic civil architecture in all the Mediterranean area, with a great facade and fantastic interior. It was built by Guillem Sagrera between 1426 and 1448. Nowadays is used as Museum of Arts.
This tour does not require a high amount of walking or wheeling, and it can also be completely tailor-made based on each person preferences. The itinerary also avoids steps and it follows a mostly flat path along the Tour.
Meeting point: Hotel or Cruise Pick-up or Other
Starting time: Flexible
Duration: 4 Hours
Return: We recommend allowing time for a Lunch break to sample typical local cuisine and wine at one of our suggested Restaurants, equipped with an adapted toilet
Optional door-to-door accessible Cruise Port transportation can be arranged (Extra cost)
No penalty if cancelling at least 14 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure
50 percent fee if you cancel between 7 and 14 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure
100 percent fee if you cancel within 7 day(s) of the scheduled departure