The hidden treasures in Palma’s center

Palma city centre is waiting to give you a tour of its history, art and architecture, but also to indulge you in its countless shops and restaurants

A walk through the centre of Palma is paramount for any traveller visiting the island.

Keep your eyes open because the narrow medieval streets of the historic centre hide countless perfect treasures to enjoy on a Segway or bike tour. Gargoyles, arches, rose windows in Gothic churches, squares, those famous Majorcan patios, museums or even samples of urban art will accompany you on a tour that highlights gems like the Episcopal Palace, the Can Solleric Palace or the Santa Eulalia Church.

Heading towards the sea, you will find the imposing Mallorca Cathedral rising above the beautiful city bay. Remember that from April to October you can visit its stunning terraces. Next to the Cathedral is the Almudaina Palace adorned with the changing of the guards of honour on the last Saturday of each month, the La Mar park, La Lonja and Santa Cruz, and the old fishing quarter of the city filled with lively restaurants to stop and sample their tasty tapas.

We haven't forgotten about shopping, of course… From centuries old traditional shops in the Calatrava area to the luxurious boutiques on the Paseo del Born, the centre of Palma is also the commercial heart of the city, an ideal place for anyone to enjoy a full itinerary on foot.

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Cathedral La Seu - Catedral de Mallorca (Palma de Mallorca, mallorca)

The jewel in the crown of Palma


Venue Banys àrabs (Palma de Mallorca, mallorca)

11th century baths in the centre of Palma


Venue La Llotja (Palma de Mallorca, mallorca)

Commercial building, in Majorcan Gothic style


Venue Palau Reial de l'Almudaina (Palma de Mallorca, mallorca)

A palace with a long history


Church Basílica Sant Francesc (Palma de Mallorca, mallorca)

Medieval Franciscan church with a Baroque facade and a Gothic cloister


Museum Mallorca (Palma de Mallorca, mallorca)

A museum for in-depth knowledge of the history of Majorca


Museum Fundació Juan March (Palma de Mallorca, mallorca)

A must-see for contemporary art in 20th century Spain


Museum Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma (Palma de Mallorca, mallorca)

Contemporary art at a bastion of the Renaissance


Exhibition space Casal Solleric (Palma de Mallorca, mallorca)

A cultural centre located in an 18th-century baroque mansion


Cultural centre Caixaforum Palma (Gran Hotel) (Palma de Mallorca, mallorca)

One of the most emblematic modernist buildings in the city


Cultural centre Sa Nostra (Palma de Mallorca, mallorca)

An exhibition hall in a 17th-century mansion