Palma, was founded by the Romans more than 2,100 years ago and features incredible monuments and beautiful architecture. Join 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. The beautiful interior is overshadowed, only by the grandness of the exterior. The central apse contains the high Chapel of Trinity, where the tombs of the Kings of Mallorca are located.
Walk through the small Treasure Museum displaying ancient manuscripts, paintings and religious items. On your walking tour, you’ll discover grand avenues and a maze of quaint streets lined with shops 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. Visit a pearl shop and learn about Mallorca pearls, you’ll have time to browse and perhaps make a purchase. Enjoy some free time in the city center. You'll drive Bellver Castle, built in the 14th Century, a magnificent medieval fortress and enjoy fantastic views from the lookout point.
Need to Know:
Note: There is approximately one mile of walking and a few steps at the various sites and up to 80 steps at the cathedral. Should the cathedral be closed to visitors, the interior will not be visited but you'll have an explanation from the outside.
Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.