OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide

Sightseeing in Palma de Mallorca - what to see. Complete travel guide

Several people made their impact on the development and culture of the city. This fact creates special unusual atmosphere of this place. The central part of Palma de Mallorca is more like a small village. Once upon a time here lived craftsmen; later fortifications, were built here, and today you will find here only small buildings that are not typical for modern cities.
In the course of a year Palma de Mallorca holds more than a dozen of bright festivals and carnivals attracting tourists from all over the world. Each fest features its unique peculiarities … Open
The most ambitious architectural places of interest of this place are the Cathedral and Bellver Castle. The construction of the cathedral started in the 13th century and lasted more than 250 years. This is a wonderful example of Gothic architecture. The castle has been renovated not long ago, and so now it is ready to appear in front of tourists in all its glory.
An old Arabic Church named Palacio Real de La Almudaina is located nearby. Today the palace hosts meetings of the government and large events. It would be a mistake to assume that the central part of the city is not so remarkable. In fact, besides craftsmen houses here have survived several mansions, which have once been homes of the noblest men. Many of them were built in the 15 -16 centuries and now converted into museums. You can walk in beautiful courtyards and view these mansions. Today every piece of furniture and decoration of interior is a true museum item. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The most remarkable spot of tourist attraction and the most significant religious landmark of the Balearic Islands is the Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma (Catedral de Santa María). Its … Open
On the territory of the city you can find numerous churches, cathedrals and monasteries. Every shrine is a beautiful building made in accordance with best traditions of the architectural style of the past. Here we should definitely mention the monastery of Sant Francesc, Santa Clara Monastery and Monti-Sion Church - the oldest religious sites of this city. Just like any major tourist center, here you will find a large selection of shops and restaurants, the majority of which are concentrated on the Jaime Street.
Besides numerous historic sites, the resort is also famous for its natural attractions. Special attention should be paid to Caves of Arta located in the vicinity of the city. The main feature of the caves is its millennial stalactites and stalagmites. The shape of some of them is so harmonious that they seem to be man-made. The ceiling height in some halls of the cave reaches 40 meters. Now its inner space is decorated with a carefully planned artistic illumination system. These caves are of great scientific interest, as traces of ancient people were found here.
After an exploration tour over the significant and symbolic landmarks and sights of the city tourists can set off to one of the scenic beaches of the destination. Palma de Mallorca offers … Open
One of the largest on the island is the Dragon Cave - the total length of its passages is about 2,000 meters. In this cave, you can admire not only its unique geological formations but also fabulous underground lakes. A beautiful lighting system was also installed in the accessible cave halls.
Those who like walks in historic places should definitely head to the city center to explore the old trade exchange building called La Lonja.

Built back in 1456, it has managed to retain a lot of beautiful original architectural elements after more than 500 years Once the building surrounded by slender rows of palm trees and exotic plants was the center of the island's economic life. Originally used for storing grain, now it is a venue for various exhibitions, cultural and official events.
1. Palma de Mallorca offers its guests buses and underground as main means of city transport. A cost of a trip by underground will be about 1Euro meanwhile a cost of a trip by bus will … Open
An important sight for the resort is its aquarium, which is one of the largest aquariums in Europe since its opening. It presents 55 aquariums of various sizes, in which there are a total of about 8,000 sea creatures. Here you can see some contact aquariums - visitors are allowed to touch their inhabitants. The huge oceanarium has another interesting feature: on its roof, there is a luxurious recreation area with a tropical garden.
Mallorca de Nit / Mallorca by night Fans of unusual entertainment are sure to use the opportunity to ride the train Palma de Mallorca - Soller. This train is historic, today on the railroads you can see wagons produced in the early 20th century that have preserved a beautiful old lining. Traveling in such an unusual atmosphere, from the windows, passengers of the train can admire wonderful natural landscapes they meet on the way.
Palma de Mallorca - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6

City tours, excursions and tickets in Palma de Mallorca and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Palma de Mallorca
♥   Castle 'Castle of Bellver' Balearic Islands, 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Bendinat' Balearic Islands, 7.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Alaró' Balearic Islands, 21.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Santueri' Balearic Islands, 48.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Cabrera' Balearic Islands, 54.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Palma de Mallorca
♥   Natural Park 'Sa Dragonera' , 28.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'S Albufera de Mallorca' , 46.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Mondrago' , 52.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nacional Park 'Archipielago de Cabrera' , 54.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cave 'Cova Blanca' , 54.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Spain: things to see

The Royal Palace remains the main landmark of Madrid. Nowadays, the palace is used to host most important meetings and official ceremonies. An ancient Moorish castle stood on the site of the modern Royal Palace until 1755. In the middle of the 18th century the castle lost its strategic importance, and as it was built in a very beautiful place it was decided to demolish it and build a luxury palace instead. Currently, this magnificent building has more than 2,000 rooms halls that hold precious collections of old items - chandeliers, clocks, furniture, musical instruments, weapons and artworks. … Open
Car rental on OrangeSmile.com Rentals in Palma de Mallorca

Search touristic sites on the map of Palma de Mallorca

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Churches/Temples
Museums
Castles/Palaces
Monuments
Touristic areas
Sightseeings
Attractions
Attraction parks
Casino
Theaters/Cinema
Disco/Clubs
Parks
Zoo
Aqua parks
Transport
Airports
Train stations
Bus stations
Metro
Parkings
Fuel stations
Ports/Ferries
Open the list of object types
Health/Sport
Open the list of object types
Food/Money
Open the list of object types
Shopping
Open the list of object types
Beauty/Medicine
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Sightseeing in regions nearby Palma de Mallorca

All about Palma de Mallorca, Spain - sightseeings, attractions, touristic spots, architecture, history, culture and cuisine. Prepare your trip together with OrangeSmile.com - find out the 'must see' things in Palma de Mallorca, which places to visit, which excursions to take, where the breathtaking views are waiting for you. Planning your trip with this travel guide will help your to get the most out of Palma de Mallorca in few days.
OrangeSmile.com - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
ESP 401, Eindhoven
5633 AJ, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44


Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | OrangeSmile.com | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018