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  • Mallorca: Skip the Line Palma Cathedral Entry Ticket

    1. Mallorca: Skip the Line Palma Cathedral Entry Ticket

    Skip the lines to Palma Cathedral, built by the Crown of Aragon on the site of a Moorish-era mosque. Started during the reign of Jaime II, the magnificent sandstone monument is a work of ecclesiastical art. It comprises of 3 naves, including the main nave that houses the Trinidad Chapel where the remains of the kings Jaime II and Jaime III can be found. Admire highlights of the façade, such as the imposing columns of the main door and the sculptures by Guillermo Sagrera on the south facing Portal del Mirador. Discover additions made by the architect Antoni Gaudí in the early 20th century, along with works by the artist Miquel Barceló in the Santísimo Chapel.

    Wonderful cathedral. I recommend visiting the cathedral in the morning to avoid the crowd

  • Mallorca: Island Tour with Boat & Train Ride from the South

    2. Mallorca: Island Tour with Boat & Train Ride from the South

    Get picked up and discover Mallorca in a variety of ways. Take the famous Tren de Soller, then enjoy a catamaran trip to La Calobra Cove. Take a ride on the island's legendary wooden electrical train. This is the perfect vantage point to admire the most beautiful landscapes in the Tramuntana mountain range, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Continue with a boat trip on a catamaran to La Calobra Cove. Stop for lunch, and enjoy some time at your leisure. You'll also visit the Torrent de Pareis, a narrow mouth of a torrent between two cliffs.

    Guide was knowledgeable and personable, views breathtaking and great value for money.

  • Palma de Mallorca: City Walking Tour with The Cathedral

    3. Palma de Mallorca: City Walking Tour with The Cathedral

    Discover the history along with the most emblematic sites in the center of Palma de Mallorca on a 60-minute guided walking tour. Depart from Parc de la Mar and all the major historical spots in the unique city of Palma. Get amazed by the beauty of the statue of the Mallorcan slinger, a bronze sculpture located in the beautiful gardens of S'Hort del Rei, gardens of medieval origin. You will learn about the history of the Torre dels Caps (tower of heads), which owes its name to the sinister fact that the executed heads of the persons were hung there as a public warning in the Middle Ages. The current tower stands in the Palacio Real de La Almudaina. Next, explore the narrow streets of the historic center and other places such as the Plaza de la Reina, the Parliament, or the Plaza de Cort. With the help of an expert guide know about the typical "Mallorcan patio" of a manor house. Admire t...

    Guide was very good but the tour only lasted just over an hour when it was advertised as two hours. Also, we nearly missed it as the booking information didn’t explain that guides would be wearing ‘City Experience’ shirts and the pick up point wasn’t exactly where we were told. We only found out when we went to ask them if they knew where our tour was five minutes before it was due to depart!

  • Palma de Mallorca Old Town Guided Bike Tour

    4. Palma de Mallorca Old Town Guided Bike Tour

    Explore Palma de Mallorca by bike on a 3-hour guided tour of the historic Old Town. See monuments from Byzantine to Muslim times, along with fine examples of the island’s Modernisme architecture. Meet your guide near Palma Cathedral on Carrer de Can Puigdorfila (a hotel pick-up can also be arranged on request). Then, pedal down some of the city’s most enchanting streets. Learn the history of the city and its most important buildings as you get lost in the alleys of the Old Town. Look at the impressive façade of the Seu (Palma Cathedral), and go to the Royal Palace of La Almudaina, built as an Arabian Fort and now an official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. See the remains of the old city walls, and admire the slender columns of La Lonja (market). Pedal down the leafy La Rambla de Palma to watch the flower sellers and street performers at work, and look at the façade of the Ajun...

    Friendly and knowledgeable guides who also liked to interact and joke. The bikes were in good condition and easy to use. We had an English tour but some of the group didn’t speak English but the guides showed patience whilst their friends translated. We saw a lot of the old town and leaned many details of Mallorca chequered history.

  • Palma: 1-Hour Guided Sightseeing Segway Tour

    5. Palma: 1-Hour Guided Sightseeing Segway Tour

    Your journey will begin from the centrally-located office. From there you will leave via Segway, exploring Old Town and heading back toward the cathedral. You will later explore the sights surrounding the Plaza Mayor, as well as the promenade by the Rambla of Palma. There is much more to see than just shopping here, as you pass diverse architecture, restaurant hot spots, and other beautiful places. Throughout this rapid Segway tour you will visit some true architectural masterpieces and cherished cultural landmarks before discovering some hidden treasures of the city and ornate courtyards. You will also be free to snap a picture at the view points, before making your way towards the cathedral. At the conclusion of your experience, you will glide comfortably back to the tour start point.

    Me and my friend thoroughly enjoyed this experience. Paulo was knowledgeable. He gave lots of facts about the cathedral and Majorca. We travelled around to various places.in Palma. Some we wouldn't have seen if on foot. I was surprised that it only took 5 minutes to be comfortable on the segway I was a bit shakey but I soon got used to it. It was absolutely brilliant and I recommend this tour.

  • Palma de Mallorca Old Town Guided Bike Tour and Tapas

    6. Palma de Mallorca Old Town Guided Bike Tour and Tapas

    Discover the Old Town of Palma de Mallorca from a different perspective on a 3-hour bike tour. Ride to the most important monuments and buildings in the city, and find hidden corners along the way. Cycle to the Cathedral of Mallorca and discover the old city walls. Go to La Lonja to discover the nightlife center of the city. Visit the Royal Palace of La Almudaina, originally built as an Arabian fort. See Palma City Hall (Ayuntamiento de Palma de Mallorca) and the sights of Plaza Mayor, the true heart of Palma city center. Promenade down the Rambla of Palma and go to the tree-lined Paseo del Born to experience the city’s pavement café culture. Then, enjoy some delicious tapas at a Spanish restaurant. Savor typical Majorcan dishes served as small snacks.

    It was brilliant very knowledgeable tour guide. Good plethora of facts and surprises.

  • Palma: 2-Hour Segway Tour

    7. Palma: 2-Hour Segway Tour

    Begin your 2-hour activity with a short Segway training session. Once you feel comfortable, roll through the tiny streets of the old town to Passeig des Born, and then to the harbor. En-route, you’ll be introduced to many architectural masterpieces. Glide to the city's harbor, where some of the most expensive yachts in the world are parked. Following that, continue to Anima Beach where you will be rewarded with a break to refresh yourself. You'll stop for a photo at the view point, and on the way to Town Hall you’ll pass the magnificent cathedral where you will be presented with another fantastic photo opportunity. You're bound to encounter plenty of interesting stories on this tour, and at the conclusion of your experience you'll be returned to your accommodation.

    Our guide Saskia was so lovely, she knew lots of history and her English was great. The segways are a lot of fun, a brilliant way to get around. Overall a very enjoyable and interesting afternoon. This tour was best priced I found. Would definitely recommend. Big thanks to Saskia!

  • Mallorca: 5-Hour Hidden Marvels Tour

    8. Mallorca: 5-Hour Hidden Marvels Tour

    Travel through the history, culture, and cuisine of Mallorca on this tour, accompanied by a local guide. After getting picked up from your hotel, begin your journey along the Serra de Tramuntana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your first stop will be the Hermitage of Valldemossa, a fascinating chapel where you can admire panoramic views of the area. Enjoy a short 10-minute walk to reach the chapel and be rewarded for your efforts with a sample of freshly-baked ensaimada, a traditional Mallorcan desert. Then, leave Valldemossa behind and head to the Miramar Monastery, a monastery which was converted into a summer house for Archduke Luis Salvador and his illustrious guests. First, visit the old mill, before continuing to the Archduke's living residence. Here, admire extravagant interiors and discover legends of the impressive Byzantine Gardens as you admire the views of the sea. Finish you...

    This tour is a must do!!!! I had an incredible time and I would absolutely do it again! First let me say that Birgit, the guide was my fav. A ball of energy! So positive, fun, informative, cheerful, you can tell she loves her job and I didn’t want to stop hanging out with her. She’s amazing!!!!! As for the tour itself, wow … I was blown away by the incredible views. All the destinations were beautiful and even the drive to each destination had me in awe because the scenery is to die for! Oh and Birgit had a little surprise for us (Mallorcan traditional pastry) which was soooooo yummy! N the olive oil experience was pretty cool. I loved learning about the process of making olive oil and supporting the locals … P.S. make sure you taste the orange juice. It was the BEST OJ I ever had in life. Definitely recommend this tour!

  • Palma, Cathedral & Valldemossa: Guided walking Tour

    9. Palma, Cathedral & Valldemossa: Guided walking Tour

    Discover the history along with the most emblematic sites in the center of Palma on a 60-minute guided walking tour. Depart from Parc de la Mar and all the major historical spots in the unique city of Palma. Get amazed by the beauty of the statue of the Mallorcan slinger, a bronze sculpture located in the beautiful gardens of S'Hort del Rei, gardens of medieval origin. You will learn about the history of the Torre dels Caps (tower of heads), which owes its name to the sinister fact that the executed heads of the persons were hung there as a public warning in the Middle Ages. The current tower stands in the Palacio Real de La Almudaina. Next, you can explore narrow streets of the historic center and other places such as the Plaza de la Reina, the Parliament, or the Plaza de Cort. With the help of an expert guide know about the typical "Mallorcan patio" of a manor house. Admire the stunn...

    tour was very informative and gave time for you to do things on your own. Visiting Valldemossa is a MUST DO! Very beautiful and you get to see where Chopin the composer boarded for some time (extra payment for the monastery tour). Cathedral is BREATHTAKING! Would recommend guides assist better with connecting tourists to the transportation area for travel to Valldemossa.

  • Palma de Mallorca: Panoramic Segway Tour

    10. Palma de Mallorca: Panoramic Segway Tour

    Add a little glitz and glamour to your Palma adventure and take a panoramic Segway tour. Following a short training session on how to stay upright on the easy-to-use and self-balancing vehicles, you will glide through what is arguably one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in old town. There is much more to see than just shopping, as you pass diverse architecture, restaurant hot spots, and other beautiful places. Your guide will provide you with a brief history lesson about Palma, as you cruise down notable streets with stops at several places. You will be free to snap a picture at the view point, before making your way down Santa Catalina whilst heading toward the bay and beautiful sunny beaches. As your tour concludes, you will glide comfortably back to your point of origin.

    Louis was a very good guide and took me on an amazing tour of the beautiful Palma. He was helpful and informative and very funny too.

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What people are saying about Palma de Mallorca

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 48 reviews

If you book, request Michael J if it’s possible. He’s a knowledgeable guide who made the tour extremely comfortable and enjoyable. We enjoyed lots of wine and a complimentary lunch. I expected to enjoy myself but this in addition to other parts of my trip really makes me want to live in Mallorca. One of the coolest and just overall great guides to do this with and helped to enhance the experience.

If you are looking for a historical food tour, this is the one. Me and my family truly enjoyed the one on one experience walking through old town Palma. I felt like I was walking through downtown with an old friend. This is an experience you must try. Great food and wine from a natives perspective.

Tina is an incredible guide! We booked a tour for 2 and it was exclusively for us. She toured us around Majorca in the tourist district and some places the locals go. The food was fantastic and Tina is a wonderful story teller. Majorca has such rich history.

Very well designed tour where we saw a lot of Mallorca and got to know three very different wineries. There was plenty of food and drink, and our very knowledgeable guide was able to answer any questions.

It was a beautiful day. Our guide Michael provided us with a lot of information and so the trips were very entertaining. It was a pleasure