Palma is the capital of Mallorca and, without a doubt, a place that deserves to be visited. It is one of the obligatory stops during your vacations in Mallorca. Every year many people come to the island to enjoy the good weather of Mallorca and places as special as Palma de Mallorca.
There are some places to visit in Palma that you cannot miss during your vacations in Mallorca. That is why today we want to recommend all of them, so that you do not miss the most important historical monuments of Palma. But also areas where you can relax in the sun and places full of atmosphere.
Any time of the year is a good time to visit Mallorca and get to know these places. During the summer the temperatures are quite high, but throughout autumn and spring the temperatures are warmer and ideal for strolling around Palma and enjoying the most beautiful areas of the city.
Also, as Mallorca is linked to paradisiacal beaches, we want to talk about the beaches of Palma. Even being close to the capital of Mallorca. They are perfect beaches to rest and enjoy days in the sun.
The old town of Palma is one of the most beautiful places to walk around in Palma de Mallorca. It is the whole area that, in the past, was closed by the wall of Palma and could be accessed through the main gates of the city.
This area of Palma is full of historical monuments but also of all kinds of stores, art galleries, bars, restaurants... In addition, given the different cultures that have been on the island, you can also see the differences in the construction and you can find buildings from all eras.
Some of the main buildings where you can see the passage of time and cultures are the churches. In the old town of Palma there are more than 16 churches that have been built over time and have totally different styles. Strolling through the old town of Palma you can discover them all.
In the Old Town of Palma you will also find bars and restaurants where you can enjoy a unique atmosphere and the Mallorcan gastronomy. At the same time, you will find other locations that are obligatory stops such as artisan ice cream parlors or bakeries and with all the typical sweets of Mallorca, such as the ensaimada.
If there is something you will find in the capital of the island, it is historical monuments in Palma. The main one, which you will see as soon as you enter the city, is the cathedral of Palma. This monument, just a few meters from the sea, is the most distinguished of the city. Its beauty and history are undoubtedly some of the things that make it so special.
But that's not all, the rose window of the cathedral of Palma is another of the things that stand out. It is the largest rose window in Europe. Another singularity is the shape of the cathedral of Palma de Mallorca. It is shaped like the typical Majorcan wooden boats. Another interesting fact is that it is built over a former mosque.
Another historical monument of Palma is the Bellver Castle. On the top of the mountain closest to Palma you will find this castle with privileged views of the bay of Palma and with such unique peculiarities as the fact that it is one of the few round castles in the world.
In the center of Palma you will also find places worth visiting such as the Arab baths of Palma or Es Baluard. These two places are unique buildings in Palma that will also show you the different cultures and history of Palma de Mallorca.
Finally we want to tell you about the nearest beaches to Palma. Only 10 minutes away from the capital you will find the beaches near Palma. Golden sandy beaches with all kinds of services and crystal clear waters. Today we want to tell you about some of the best and where you will enjoy an unforgettable day at the beach.
In addition, we want to talk about different areas so that you can get to know totally different beaches near Palma. Some of them are smaller with rocky areas and others are larger sandy and full of services.
Cala Mayor is a beach just 15 minutes from the beach that combines sand and stone. It has restaurants and beach bars where you can try Mallorcan food and food from many other cultures. In addition, you will have the option to practice different water sports and get to know the seabed.
El Arenal is one of the southernmost areas of Palma, bordering Llucmajor. Its main attraction is its spectacular beach. It is a kilometric beach full of services and facilities where you will spend an unforgettable day. The beach is surrounded by a promenade, ideal for strolling late in the day and watch the sunset.
Finally, we could not leave without talking about the beach of Palma. Located just 15 minutes from the center of Palma. This beach is one of the largest in Palma and is known mainly for its atmosphere. Playa de Palma also has many services and all kinds of restaurants and stores that will allow you to enjoy your day at the beach.
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