How to get to Palma de Mallorca

By plane The plane is undoubtedly the quickest way to reach Mallorca. The airport San Joan is modern and well equipped, and it is served by numerous flights from the major European capitals. During s...

How to move in Palma de Mallorca

If you plan to limit your visit to the city of Palma de Mallorca, a tour on foot or by public transport is the best way. The city stretches out along the sea with a pleasant promenade, and the old to...

Climate and weather in Palma de Mallorca

Mallorca can be considered the paradise for retired people of north Europe. It is not difficult to meet English and German retired people spending the long winter periods on the island, and most of t...

Events in Palma de Mallorca

Most of the steady events on the island are bound to aspects of catholic life. The following calendar summarizes the main events and festivals which take place every year in Palma: 5th January: proce...

Travelling with children in Palma de Mallorca

During summer season the island is invaded mainly by young people in search of fun, while from September/October it is full of retired people and children in pre scholar age. Generally speaking all h...

Practical Information about Palma de Mallorca

Public Holidays 1 January: New Year’s Day 6 Januaries: Epiphany 1 may: Labour Day 25 July: St. Giacoo 15 August: Assumption 12 October: National party 1 November: all the Saints 6 December: par...

La Catedral Santa María de Palma de Mallorca

Palma’s Cathedral, Santa Maria, also called Seu de Mallorca, is an impressive building which towers over the entire city overlooking the sea, and its sight is what strikes the visitor since his arriv...

Palacio de la Almudaina and Hort del Rei

The Palacio de la Almudaina palace was built in 1300 and was the seat of various kings. In Gothic style, the palace is overshadowed by the impressive size of the Cathedral which stands above. A pleas...

Museo Es Baluard Palma de Mallorca

Es Baluardi is a linear building in white concrete and big windows, conglobated in the Sant Pere’s bastion. Es Baluard, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (placa Porta Santa Catalina 10, tel. ...

Castell de Bellver Palma de Mallorca

Although it is 3 km distant from Palma, the Castle, built on a hill 140 mt. above the sea, certainly deserves a visit. What makes this construction unique is the circular plant of the building, a sol...