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City break guide

Planning 48 Hours in Palma?

Bienvenido!

Welcome to the cultural buzz that is Palma de Mallorca...

A short 10 minute taxi ride from the airport and you’ll be framed by the stunning mountain backdrop and the palm tree lined promenade that follows the curve of the bright blue panoramic bay... With its vast sparkling Marina alongside the striking architecture, historic and modern, through to the lush tropical gardens that make up this mini Barcelona... The home of Miro, stunning modern art galleries, elegant tree lined shopping avenues, a cafe culture, a foodie’s heaven of markets, trendy bars and eateries within this easily walkable historical sanctuary, enveloped in a welcoming warm sunshiny glow and displaying a vibrancy that makes it an intoxicating mix to visit...It really has it all!

Places to stay:

Beautiful restoration of historical old town buildings in to stunning Boutique hotels...

Things to see and do...

The stunning La Seu Cathedral that dominates the bay, where Gaudi has worked on the interior...taking in the striking lake and gardens in front...

The Palau March Sculpture Gallery with both international and national artists, such as Rodin, Henry Moore & Barbara Hepworth and stunning city views..

Passeig del Born, the tree lined avenue and the lanes surrounding for the main buzz of designer shops and high street favourites, with plenty of opportunities for a cafe and a culture stop.

Es Baulard Art Gallery, this striking modern building is set within the contrast of the old city walls and commands breathtaking views from its restaurant and cafe...

Santa Catalina, the trendy old fisherman’s area dotted with windmills and eclectic independent shops is stuffed with contemporary eateries and bars that come alive in the evening...

The Marina Promenade, cycle, run or walk around the bay to Portixol and Molinar’s mini harbour, boardwalk beaches and cafe’s...

Cross the Placa Major for a shopper’s route to the Free Juan March Contemporary Spanish Art Museum, with plenty of Picasso’s and Dali’s on display...

La Lonja, with its beautiful Gothic architecture, this area comes into its own in the evening with its market, bars and restaurants.

The home of Miro – the World famous artist who set up this wonderful foundation to preserve his work, studio and encourage artists of the future...

Illetas beach – Luxury at the end of bus route 3..

Sailing around the bay....

 

Vibe...What’s on in Palma...

 


The view to the bay from La Seu Cathedral