Discover Palma de Mallorca with Palma Majorca Tourist Tour
For those who want to spend their holidays doing more things that just swimming in our crystal clear waters and sunbathing in our fine sandy beaches, Majorcaairporttranfer.co.uk offers you the possibility of enjoying your holidays in a different way, with our tours around the island that will take you to visit its most important landmarks.
We have the best taxi prices in Majorca, without forgetting our well-known taxi service from Majorca airport to your hotel or resort. Today we’ve brought to our blog our Palma de Mallorca Tour, an engaging plan for those days when you don’t feel like going to the beach or you just want to know more about this wonderful Mediterranean island.
Palma Majorca tourist tour: Cathedral of Palma de Majorca
This spectacular Medieval building was built on an Ancient Arab mosque, its works took over four hundred years; in fact, they were completely finished in 1601. There have been several renovations, being Gaudi’s the most significant.
Palma Majorca tourist tour: Bellver Castle
It’s the home of the City’s History Museum, but at the beginning it was the residence of the Kings of Majorca. Soon it started to work as a prison, but it wasn’t until the 18th with the Spanish War of Succession, it became one of the most important prisons in the island; its dark history is plagued by legends of ghosts of prisoners who were tortured in the dungeon or “Olla”. It was built in the 14th century by James II of Aragon, and it’s 3 kilometers from the city center, next to sea.
It’s interesting because it shows an overview of the different cultures that have lived in the islands from ancient times to nowadays.
Palma Majorca tourist tour: The historical Center of Palma
In the center of Palma, there are several places you can’t miss. To start with, the Royal Palace of Almudaina, which is a fortified palace, also called the Alcazar, originally built as an Arabian Fort; it was used as official royal residence in the 14th century, although nowadays it’s just where ceremonies and State receptions take place during the summer.
Then, you may have a walk around the old Arab quarter with its narrow streets, and finish at the picturesque Palma Town Hall.
Palma Majorca tourist tour: Pearl Manufacturing Company
Majorca pearls are world-wide famous for its beauty and exquisiteness, which is given by the unique touch of the Mediterranean Sea and its organic elements. You’ll learn about this complex process and you may buy any souvenir in its shop.
To finish with, feel free to contact with us and ask for more information about our tours around the island or transfers from Palma airport to any part of Majorca. We’ll help you organize your trip to ensure you have an unforgettable journey.