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Palma de Mallorca Walking tours

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Palma: Culinary Tapas Tour of the Old Town

1. Palma: Culinary Tapas Tour of the Old Town

Discover the capital of the Mediterranean island of Mallorca and experience both the sights of the city and the most tasty tapas. Begin your tour at the imposing Palma Cathedral and learn all about this icon of the city. Then follow your guide through the city to see the Almudaina Palace, La Lonja and the Consolat de Mar, the governmental seat of the Balearics. Sample 3 delicious pinchos at the local bars in the old town to regain your strength, then continue on your way. Visit the historic Es Baluard Fortress then stroll the beautiful Passeig del Born to the Plaça Mercat and the Grand Hotel. Stop into a typical tapas bar and taste a selection of warm tapas; then head to the historic town hall and the Neo-Gothic Consell Insular before indulging in a few sweet treats at the third and final bar.

Palma de Mallorca: Guided Tour of the Old Town

2. Palma de Mallorca: Guided Tour of the Old Town

Experience an exciting and interesting walking tour of Palma's impressive old town. Travel back in time and discover Palma as it was back then, when the most important economic area in the world was the Mediterranean Sea. Take a join-in tour led by a German-speaking guide or a private tour available in 3 languages (English, French, and German). During your tour, learn more about the eventful history of the metropolis and listen to stories about great builders and architects such as Pere Morey, Guillem Sagrera (cathedral) or the disciples of Antoni Gaudí (palaces and manors). See architectural masterpieces and important cultural sites, and especially the hidden treasures of the island's capital, such as the ornate courtyards called "patios" in Spanish. Historical testimonies of Palma's past include the exchange La Lonja near the cathedral, the cathedral itself, but also a lot of secular buildings, palaces, gardens, squares and monuments. Also the Jewish quarter, the government building, the episcopal palace and the city wall will be visited and reveal thrilling stories. Get an impression of the culinary diversity of Mediterranean cuisine while you stroll through the lively market hall.

Palma Tour with Wine and Tapas Tasting

3. Palma Tour with Wine and Tapas Tasting

Discover the charming city of Palma de Mallorca with its thousand faces and historic old town. Try the best Spanish products: wine, olive oil, and tapas in this picturesque coastal city on a private tapas tour. Enjoy a small guided city tour through the charming old town of Mallorca. Hear interesting facts regarding the history of the city from your guide, and visit the beautiful cathedral of Palma, the artist quarter, the famous Plaza España, and much more. In the historic center, enjoy a wine tasting, followed by a tasting of olive oil, and Sample a variety of Spanish tapas that match the wines, including ham, cheese, and more. Afterward, visit a typical tapas bar to savor traditional Majorcan recipes. The private tapas tour through Palma can be adapted to match your preferences. Get to know more about this city, steeped in history, and try the delicious Spanish products that made the country and the island famous.

Palma de Mallorca: Old Town Tour and Tapas Bar by Night

4. Palma de Mallorca: Old Town Tour and Tapas Bar by Night

Take a night time tour of the old town of Palma and enjoy some delicious tapas. Let your guide lead you through the winding alleyways of Palma by night and show you the unique flair of this Mediterranean metropolis. Get insider tips about the hippest hotspots and hear about places that have long been favorites amongst the city's locals. Hear exciting stories about the nightlife in Palma and learn where so many incredible events shaped the rich and diverse history of Palma. Let a local nightlife expert show you the best the city has to offer, from tapas bars with tasty treats to historic and hidden squares that teem with life in the summers after the sun has set. At the end of the approximately 1 hour and 45 minute tour, take a seat in a typical tapas bar and choose from a selection of pintxos and tapas. Let the evening pass with a variety of night time sights and sounds unique to Palma.

Palma Old Town Sunset Tour and Food Tastings

5. Palma Old Town Sunset Tour and Food Tastings

Learn about the history of Palma de Mallorca and its monuments on a 2.5-hour walking tour at sunset. Get a local's insight into life in the city as you walk to famous buildings, such as the magnificent Palma Cathedral and the Royal Palace of La Almudaina. See where the feudal court used to gather on Plaça de Cort, where you can also admire the ancient olive tree and impressive 17th-century Town Hall. Go to Plaça Major, where an outdoor crafts market attracts visitors all year round. Look at the statue of former Prime Minister Antoni Maura on Plaça del Mercat, and learn about the culinary habits of the locals along the way. Be led by your guide through the winding alleyways of the city at night. Get insider tips about the hippest hotspots and hear about places that have long been favorites with the locals. Stop halfway to choose from a selection of well-known small bites, known as tapas, at one of the city's best tapas bars.

Palma: Guided Walking Tour With Local Author

6. Palma: Guided Walking Tour With Local Author

Join a walking tour with a local author to learn about the exciting real-life stories of the island. Step away from the crowds of tourists and walk through quiet alleys and picturesque squares as you learn about local authentic life in Mallorca's capital. Stroll through streets that are full of charm and marvel at gorgeous sites, like St. Francis Square and Tanners quarter, which depict the diverse culture and rich history of Palma.

Palma: Walking Tour with Mediterranean Delicacies

7. Palma: Walking Tour with Mediterranean Delicacies

Take a walking tour of the highlights of Palma and travel back through the millennia. Learn how the old city was shaped and built by the Romans, Ostrogoths, Vandals, Byzantines, Moors and the royalty of Aragon. At Parc de la Mar, under the cathedral, the walking tour begins with a close look at the founding of the city and the changes in the political situation. Make your way to the fishing harbor, past the maritime trade exchange to the Consulado del Mar, a historic building whose use has changed over the years and is today the most important political building of the Balearic islands. Go through the old fishing district to the old fortress complex Es Baluard, home to an incredible view over the city and harbor. Further on, pass the Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani and arrive at the maze of streets in the old city. Discover the romantic Paseo del Borne and see the former houses of the aristocracy, today 5-star hotels. Continue into the upper city and discover the historical town hall, the parliament and the Almudaina Palace, and enjoy the impressive view of the cathedral with its rich history.  Continue on to the marketplace Mercat de L'Olivar, with an incredible selection of Mediterranean products from which regional dishes may be made. Try a selection of local specialties and learn about what makes Mediterranean cuisine unique.

Palma: 2.5-Hour Chinatown Market Tour

8. Palma: 2.5-Hour Chinatown Market Tour

Immerse yourself in the everyday life of Palma's locals. Discover the local green market, where life pulsates every other day. Find the best prices for fresh products. Step off the beaten track to find Mallorcan farmers, merchants selling textiles and perfume, and even local breeders. Everyone has fallen in love with the island of Mallorca, a melting pot of nationalities and their cuisines. Find couscous, samosas, empanadas, sushi, enchiladas, and tapas of course. Dive into the Chinatown of Mallorca. Discover one of the best Chinese restaurants with authentic cuisine, where an internationally mixed audience meets for a peaceful meal.  Many craftsmen also have their workshops in the Pere Garau quarter. Experience a fascinating world where skill, knowledge, ideas, and passion come together. Explore a bingo game or play roulette in a gambling den. Take a refreshing swim in the sea, or stroll down to the Cathedral of St. Mary, just 15 minutes walk from here.

Palma: Secrets, Mysteries, and Legends Walking Tour

9. Palma: Secrets, Mysteries, and Legends Walking Tour

Meet your guide in Parc de la Mar and enjoy spectacular views of Palma Cathedral. Admire the cathedral’s ornate architecture and learn how it became one of the city’s most emblematic buildings. From there, head out into the charming streets of Palma and mingle with the locals going about their day. Pass by famous landmarks and monuments, and learn about Palma’s impressive history, with origins dating back to the Roman Empire. Highlights of the tour include Santa Eulàlia Church and Sant Francesc Basilica, as well as stately courtyards and important buildings. You’ll also listen to fascinating stories about the secrets, mysteries, and legends of Palma. The tour ends in the bustling Mercat del Olivar (market), where you can spend the rest of your day shopping for local produce and tasting traditional delicacies.

Palma: Walking Food Tour

10. Palma: Walking Food Tour

During a leisurely walk through the historic old town of Palma, experience the historic and diverse culture of the city, and enjoy culinary delights. This tour also visits many of the most important sights in Palma. These include the cathedral, the Almudaina Palace, the royal gardens, the La Llonja Maritime Trade Exchange, the Es Baluard Fortress (Museum of Modern Art), the magnificent BORN Boulevard, Placa Mercat, and the picturesque alleys around the Church of Sant Nicolau. During the tour, you will enjoy excellent local specialities in exceptional locations. These include ensaimda, a pastry famous far beyond Mallorca. The island also produces delicious almonds, products made from oranges, olives and olive oil, sea salt, juicy ham, and a very special sausage called the sobrasada. Mallorcan wine is also not to be missed, a small sample of local products rounds off this culinary experience.

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4.4 / 5

based on 1,042 reviews

A really great city tour! As it should be. Seen all the important sights, had them explained in an entertaining way, received a lot of background information about the country and its people and really got to know Palma. Certainly one of the best city tours of my life. Exciting, cheerful, informative and entertaining.

Carlos was so great, easy to understand and full of knowledge. We learnt some interesting things!

Great tour with lots of facts and information, but entertaining. Was great fun.

It was an interesting, delicious and informative afternoon.

Our tour was informative, tasty and friendly escorted.