Palma, founded by the Romans more than 2,100 years ago, is full of important monuments and beautiful architecture. Follow your guide on a walking tour of the city’s highlights as you learn of its rich history. Drive through Paseo Maritimo, with its palm lined promenade, hotels and luxury yacht marina. Visit Palma’s most impressive landmark and Spain’s second largest Gothic style cathedral. Overlooking the harbor, with its long columns and arches, it offers a stunning view. The beautiful interior is overshadowed, only by the grandness and beauty of the exterior. See the enormous rose window, one of the world’s largest. The central apse contains the high Chapel of Trinity, where the tombs of the Kings of Mallorca are found.
Walk through the small Treasure Museum displaying ancient manuscripts, paintings and religious items. On your walking tour of the city center, you’ll discover grand avenues with designer shops and a maze of quaint streets lined with gift shops, boutiques and cafes. Admire buildings of typical Majorcan architecture. See the royal palace, the fishing harbor, city walls, the former Merchandise Exchange of La Lonja and the Consulado del Mar, as well as other important buildings. Stop to visit the “Mallorca Pearl Museum”, a unique space where you’ll learn the secrets of the famous Mallorca Pearls. You’ll have time to browse and perhaps buy something to remind you of your visit. Enjoy some free time in the city center. Drive to Bellver Castle, built in the 14th Century and is a magnificent medieval fortress. Outside the ramparts, from the lookout point, enjoy fantastic views of the city and port below.