Walking Tour In Palma Old Town
Discover Palma’s old town, including its stunning cathedral and the Almudaina Palace, on a 3-hour walk along the narrow streets with a professional English-speaking guide.
Located in the south of the island, Palma is Mallorca’s vibrant capital which has been subject to numerous invasions and conquests throughout its history. Palma’s multicultural history is reflected in the diversity of architecture that can be seen throughout the city with its Arab quarter and medieval buildings. From old town charm to modern museums, discover cultural Palma on a private guided tour.
Roman’s, Moors and Christians have all left their mark in Palma, making the city particularly attractive from an architectural and historical viewpoint.
The most emblematic building in Palma is the beautiful 14th-century cathedral known as La Seu. You cannot fail to miss this majestic sandstone building and with walking tours Palma you will learn about the cathedrals colourful history.
It would be impossible to visit all that Palma has to offer in a day. On Palma guided sightseeing tours, you will discover many beautiful places while exploring its ancient sites. Even though the city is a hub of activity, Palma still manages to keep its laid back atmosphere.
The main attractions and shops are near the massive La Seu Cathedral known as Palma’s old town. There are many shops, galleries and cafes in these charming streets, and it is said that you will find the best dining in the Balearics among the ancient passages.
Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 7.30 pm a collection of bars in the Sa Gerreria district of Palma have got together to offer their customers exclusive deals on alcohol and tapas. This tradition has become popular with tourists and locals alike, and you will discover some excellent authentic bars on the route, which is traditionally known as Ruta Martiana.
Palma’s old town is where the majority of must-see tourist attractions are located. After your visit, you will be left with unforgettable memories of a memorable vacation.
Palma is very much a year-round destination and if you enjoy the sun, then anytime between April and October will ensure you get to soak up the sun’s rays. However; in high season the streets are teeming with tourists. During late autumn and spring, the city is a lot quieter, making it more pleasurable to walk around Palma’s charming streets.
In an average restaurant, a three-course meal for two should cost between 35 and 40 Euro. Local alcohol is much cheaper than imported. Packages for inclusive holidays can vary in price depending on when you book, so you will usually find the earlier you book, the cheaper your holiday. This is also the same for all of your tours.
When carrying money on tours, keep it somewhere safe on your person and keep all personal documents and extra cash in the hotel safe. If you want to rent a car, you will need an international driving license. Although tap water is considered safe to drink; due to its high sodium level, it is best to buy bottled water. An excellent way to avoid the crowds is to arrive at a historical site during the siesta period (usually sometime between 1 pm and 4 pm).
Palma enjoys a Mediterranean climate consisting of long hot summers and mild winters. Temperatures can reach into the 30’s in summer, though you can enjoy the breeze that comes off the sea. December, January and February temperatures average around 16 degrees in the daytime. Palma does not have a lot of rain, especially at sea level.