Palma tourist information

Pearl of the Mediterranean

Palma is one of those cities that you will never quite feel you have explored properly unless you have put aside a few days to do just that. On this page, we have provided tourist information for Palma to help you make the most of your visit.

There are very few places on this planet that can match the charm & beauty of Palma, from the majestic Gothic Cathedral to the medieval streets, churches, aristocratic townhouses & public squares, this city will charm you & romance you.

Known as ‘The Pearl of the Mediterranean’ and named as one of the best places to live in 2015 by the UK Sunday Times, Palma has a rich history going all the way back to the 13th Century reconquest and to the Moors and Romans, Vandals and Talayotic people before then.

Very popular with the locals is the uber-chic Santa Catalina district brimming with bars & restaurants Formerly home to fishermen, flour millers & rope makers, Santa Catalina is extremely photogenic with beautiful traditional old houses painted in bright colours and adorned with plants, flowers and even the occasional orange tree.

Mainly due to its turbulent history of invasions, Palma has become a welcoming and mature city and has a genuinely friendly attitude towards international visitors. Edgy districts, traditional taverns, exclusive neighbourhoods & modern art rub shoulders with a very vibrant foodie & shopping scene & all of this located on the beautiful Bay of Palma.

Dental tourism is becoming very popular nowadays especially considering the high costs of treatment in Britain. In most circumstances the prices in Palma are 50% to 65% lower than they are in the UK.

Palma tourist information

Make the most of magical Palma with hop-on hop-off bus access. We'll drive you through the fascinating central area, where you'll be able to take in the beauty of the narrowed streets and ancient buildings along the way. Just hop on at the beginning of the tour at Antoni Maura and get ready to see 17 bus stops at remarkable destinations. Hop off at any of the stops along the route and hop back on at your leisure with your 24 or 48-hour ticket. – BOOK TICKETS

Squeeze the most out of your family holiday in Mallorca! From the buzzing capital of Palma to mystical caves, thrilling water parks and more – it’s impossible to choose from. The TUI Majorca Family Pass gives you easy access to some of the best attractions across the island, at a heavily discounted price!