Palma Majorca Guide

Palma, the capital of Mallorca, a city of contrasts.

Palma’s ancient heritage can be traced back to 276BC when it was founded as a Roman colony, and its history is still evident today in the Gothic cathedral - started after the “reconquista” from the Moors in the first half of the 13th century - the 14th-century Almudaina palace, the church of St. Francis of Assisi, and the city’s ancient walls.

The narrow streets, resonant of many Spanish towns and cities, combine with the splendour of Palma’s modern shopping malls and streets. The vibrant Paseo Maritimo, with its fine hotels, which runs alongside the vast marina, are indicative of the cosmoplitan and lively nature of the city today.

Yet Palma retains its historical charm, despite its appeal for so many thousands of visitors each year, a trend attributed - in part - to Fernanado and Isabel for whom Palma was a royal holiday retreat, which in turn led to its becoming a popular destination for the rich and famous.

In addition to its notable sights, such as the cathedral, Palma offers the visitor numerous other attractions, for instance, the Castell del Bellver, a castle from the early 14th-century which was the residence of the short-lived Mallorcan royal family of that period. There is also the Banys Arabs (Arabian baths), the only remaining complete Moorish building in the city, as well as great palaces such as Colom and Villalonga, located in the vicinity of the cathedral. 

Close to Palma are many excellent beaches, and the city enjoys an excellent nightlife and array of restaurants. The history, the modernity, the shopping, the sea, and more! They all combine to make Palma somewhere not to be missed.

There are many places to go and things to do whilst visiting Palma, we have listed a few below for you :

Art Galleries

Palma City Council, Ses Voltes Centre, d'exposicions

  • Address : Parc de la Mar s/n 07003, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 728 739

Tue to Sat 10:00 to 13:45 and 17:00 to 20:45. Sunday and Public Holidays 10:00 to 13:45

Palma City Council, Casal Solleric

  • Address : Passeig del Born, 27, 07012, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 722 092

Tue to Sat 10:30 to 13:45 and 17:00 to 20:15. Sunday and Public Holidays 10:00 to 13:45

Palma City Council, Casal Balaguer

  • Address : Calle Unió, 3, 07012, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 712 489

Tue to Sat 11:00 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 20:30.

Altair

  • Address : Sant Jaume, 15, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone: +34 971 716 282

Mon to Fri 10:30 to 14:00 and 17:00 to 20:30

Art Fama

  • Address : Santa Catalina de Sena, 4, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 721 307

Art Point

  • Address : Calle Cecili Metel, 6, 07003, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 718 260

Mon to Fri 10:30 to 13:30 and 16:30 to 20:00

Barcelo Foundation

Bearn

  • Address : Concepció 6 - 07012 Palma
  • Telephone : +34 971 72 28 37

Mon to Fri 11:30 to 13:30 and 17:30 to 20:30. Saturday 11:30 to 13:30

Byblos

  • Address : Avda. Argentina, 16, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 738 082

Cercle de Belles Arts

  • Address : Calle Unió, 3, 7012, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 723 112

Chacartegui Cirerol, Sala de Arte

  • Address : Pasaje Juan XXIII, 6, entlo 1º, 07002, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 214 110
  • Web : www.chacartegui.com

Mon to Fri 10:00 to 14:00 and 17:00 to 20:00

Costa Galleries

  • Address : Conquistador, 12, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 721 839  

Espai Ramon Llull

  • Address : Calle Ramon Llull, 3, 07001, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 712 301

Mon to Fri 9:00 to 14:00 and 18:00 to 20:00. Saturday 9:00 to 14:00

Ferran Cano

  • Address : Calle de la Pau, 3, 07012, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 714 067

Mon to Fri 17:00 to 20:30

Gianni Giacobbi

  • Address : Calle Can Ribera, 4, 07012, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 720 002

Mon to Fri 11:00 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 20:30

Horrach Moya

  • Address : Calle Catalunya, 4, 07011, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 731 240

Mon to Fri 10:30 to 13:30 and 17:30 to 20:30. Saturday 10:30 to 13:30

Jandro

  • Address : Concepció, 20, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 727 636  

Jaume III

  • Address : Avda Jaume III, 25, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 710 863

Joan Guaita Art

  • Address : Calle Can Verí, 10, 07001, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 715 989
  • Web : www.picassomio.com

Mon to Fri 10:30 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 20:30.  Saturday 11:00 to 13:30

Joan Oliver "Maneu"

  • Address : Calle Montcades 2, 07012, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 721 342
  • Web : www.maneuart.com

Mon to Fri 11:00 to 13:30 and 16:30 to 20:30

La Caixa Foundation

  • Address : Placa Weyler, 3, 07001, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 72 01 11

Tue to Sat 10:00 to 21:00 Sunday 10:00 to 14:00

La Misericordia Cultural Centre

  • Address : Via Roma, 1, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 714 257  

Lluc Fluxa

  • Address : Calle Can Ribera, 4, 07012, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 719 090

Tue to Fri 11:00 to 13:30 and 16:30 to 20:30.  Saturday 11:00 to 13:30

Mediterrania Gallery

  • Address : Calle Sant Martí, 1, 07012, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 715 846

Mon to Fri 10:30 to 13:30h and 16:30 to 20:00

Museum of Contemporary Spanish Art, Juan March Foundation

  • Address : Calle Sant Miquel, 11, 07002, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 71 35

Mon to Fri 10:00 to 18:30.  Saturday 10:00 to 13:00

Pelaires Contemporary Cultural Centre

  • Address : Can Verí 7, 07001, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 720 418

Mon to Fri 10:00 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 20:30. Saturday 10:00 to 13:30

Pelaires

  • Address : Calle Pelaires, 5, 07001, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 720 418

Mon to Fri 10:30 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 20:30

Pilar y Joan Miro Foundation

  • Address : Calle Joan de Saridakis, 29, 07015, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 701 420

Tue to Sat 11:00 to 18:00.  Sunday 11:00 to 16:00

Sa Llotja

  • Address : Passeig Sagrera s/n, 07012, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 711 705

Tue to Sat 11:00 to 14:00 and 17:00 to 21:00. Sunday 11:00 to 13:30

Sa Nostra Cultural Centre

  • Address : Calle Concepció, 12, 07012, Palma de Mallorca
  • Telephone : +34 971 725 210
  • Web : www.sanostra.es

Mon to Fri 10:30 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 21:00. Saturday Morning 10:30 to 13:30

Xavier Fiol

Mon to Fri 11:30 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 20:30


Museums

Casal Solleric

  • Address : Passeig del Born 27
  • Telephone :  971 722 092

Contemporary Spanish Art Museum

  • Address : Sant Miquel 11
  • Telephone : 971 713 515

"La Caixa" FOUNDATION

  • Address : Gran Hotel, Pça. de Weyler 3
  • Telephone : 971 720 111

Pilar and Joan Miro Foundation

  • Address : Joan de Saridakis 29
  • Telephone : 971 701 420

La Llotja Museum

  • Address : Plaça Sa Llotja, s/n
  • Telephone : 971 711 705

Cathedral Museum

  • Address : Palau Reial, 29
  • Telephone : 971 723 130

Mallorca Museum

  • Address : Portella 5
  • Telephone : 971 717 540

La Almudaina

  • Address : Royal Palace Museum, Palau Reial s/n
  • Telephone : 971 214 134

Diocesan Museum

  • Address : Calders, 2
  • Telephone : 971 730 657

City History Museum

  • Address : Castell de Bellver
  • Telephone : 971 730 657

Historic Military Museum Of The Balearic Islands

  • Address : Dique del Oeste
  • Telephone : 971 402 145

Krekovic Museum

  • Address : Ciutat de Querétaro 3
  • Telephone : 971 249 409

Casa Museu J. Torrens Llado

  • Address : C/ de la Portella, 9
  • Telephone : 971 729 835

Es Baluard - Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma

  • Address : C/ de la Portella, 9
  • Telephone : 971 729 835

Can Marques

  • Address : C/ Zanglada, 2.A
  • Telephone : 971 716247

Dolls Museum

  • Address : Palau Reial, 27 Entl.
  • Telephone : 971 729850


Map of Palma

Map of Palma de Mallorca
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All of the information found on this page is taken from the Portal Palma De Mallorca click here to find out more information on Palma.


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