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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 La Seu Cathedral in Palma de Mallorca and explore its breathtaking interior. Admire the blend of architecture with contributions from Antoni Gaudí and Miquel Barceló. 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.

Palma de Mallorca: City Walking Tour with The Cathedral

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

Discover the history and the most emblematic sites in the center of Palma de Mallorca on a guided walking tour. Depart from Parc de la Mar and see all the major historical spots in this unique city. Be amazed by the beauty of the gardens of S'Hort del Rei and hear about their medieval origins. Next, explore the narrow streets of the historic center and other places such as the Parliament or the Plaza de Cort. From an expert guide, hear about the typical Mallorcan patio of a manor house.  Admire the stunning beauty of the Cathedral of Mallorca, which dominates the Bay of Palma and is an icon of the island's historical and cultural heritage. Embark on a guided tour of the beautiful Cathedral and marvel at its various parts like the Gate Puerta Mayor, Central Nave, Rose Window, and the Altar of the Blessed Sacrament by the artist Miquel Barceló.

Mallorca: Santa Maria Cathedral Entry Ticket and Audio Guide

3. Mallorca: Santa Maria Cathedral Entry Ticket and Audio Guide

Experience the Cathedral of Mallorca at your own pace with an e-ticket and a fascinating self-guided audio tour on your smartphone. Receive your ticket by email, download the app and the audio tour on your phone, prior to your visit, and travel back in time to experience the glory of the Cathedral del Santa. Put on your headphones and discover the breathtaking facade of the Cathedral’s complex, the chapels and its treasures through the power of storytelling and learn historical information and uncommon stories and anecdotes regarding this construction jewel. Tour’s content is the result of in-depth research, squeezed into brief original stories that will make your visit both engaging and informative. The audio tour can be used repeatedly and anytime, before or after your visit. This is an unmissable opportunity to gain valuable insights into the breathtaking Cathedral of Mallorca and relate to your surroundings in an entirely original way.

Palma de Mallorca: Hop-on Hop-off Tickets with Boat Tour

4. Palma de Mallorca: Hop-on Hop-off Tickets with Boat Tour

Discover Palma de Mallorca and all it has to offer with hop-on hop-off experience tickets. Take in all the sights in an open-top bus, explore the coastline in a boat tour, and enter the Bellver Castle and Museo Es Baluard with tickets included as part of the tour. Stops at 18 points in the city ensure that you won't miss a thing. Check out attractions such as the Palau de La Almudaina, a royal palace that has stood since the Arab conquest, and the Poble Espanyol, home to different types of architecture representing the different styles used around the country. Choose the Ultimate experience to visit the Palma Cathedral, one of the most emblematic buildings in the Mediterranean. For both tickets, a free glass of Sangria is included in the price at Café Maura or Bodega Mayor. Begin the bus tour at stop 1, Antoni Maura, for the best experience. However, you may also board the bus at any stop along the route. Bus Route: 1. Antoni Maura 2. Placa Mercat 3. Ramblas 4. Plaza de España 5. Avenida Alexandre Rosselló 6. Porta des Camp 7. Passeig Maritim 8. Poble Espanyol 9. Bellver Castle 10. Plaza Gomila 13. Avenida Joan Miro 14. Estacio Maritima 14b. Passeig Maritim 15. Avenida Gabriel Roca 17. Avenida Jaume III 18. Moll Comercial

Palma, Cathedral & Valldemossa: Guided walking Tour

5. Palma, Cathedral & Valldemossa: Guided walking Tour

Discover the history of 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. 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 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 the stunning beauty of the Cathedral of Mallorca, which dominates the Bay of Palma and is an icon of the island's historical and cultural heritage. Get a guided tour of the Cathedral and explore various places like San Sebastián Altar, Gate Puerta Mayor, Central Nave, Rose window, San Bernat Altar (Rubió i Bellver), Bishop Torrella Tomb, Organ,Main Altar (Gaudí), and theAltar of the Blessed Sacrament (Miquel Barceló). Depart to the picturesque town of Valldemossa, in the Serra de Tramuntana, a World Heritage Site. Once there, visit the best-known places in Valldemossa such as the Cartuja Gardens, the Plaza Mayor, the Mirador des Lledoners and the Palacio Rei Don Sancho façade.

Palma: Customizable City Tour with Pickup from North/East

6. Palma: Customizable City Tour with Pickup from North/East

Get picked up from your hotel in Majorca's north or eastern regions and travel by bus to Palma. Upon arrival, according to the option selected, discover Palma on your own or set off on your included walking tour, visit to the cathedral, boat ride, or bus tour. Explore Palma at your own pace and enjoy the variety of cultural offers, myriad shopping opportunities, and infinite bright white sun. Adding on a guided walking tour is a great way to get to know the historical and cultural background of this beautiful place. Your guide will lead you on a tour of the city past the streets and monuments most emblematic of Palma. Select the option with entry to Bellver castle to add a guided visit of the castle. The rest of your time will be free. Select the option with entry to Palma's cathedral to add on more history and intrigue to your guided walking tour. The Cathedral of Majorca dominates the Bay of Palma and is an icon of the island's historical and cultural heritage. Select the option with the boat tour to see the city from a unique vantage point — from the Bay of Palma. Yet another option will have you cruising around the city on an open-air bus ride with panoramic views of the city. This tour includes a bus stop at the Bellver castle to take pictures. Once you have finished your activity or your day alone on the town, head back to the bus and relax on the way back to your hotel in the north or east.

Palma: Customizable City Tour by Cabrio Bus w/ South Pickup

7. Palma: Customizable City Tour by Cabrio Bus w/ South Pickup

Get picked up from your hotel in the southern Majorca's and travel to Palma by open-air bus. This is a choose your own adventure tour, so there are a few different things you could do once you arrive in Palma. Explore Palma, and its many cultural offers and great shops, on your own self-directed exploration of the city. Or, set off on the guided walking tour, visit the cathedral or the Bellver castle, or head out on a boat ride. If you choose the free time option you'll have several hours to wander and enjoy whatever interests you in the historic city center. Adding on a guided walking tour is a great way to get to know the historical and cultural background of the beautiful town. Your guide will lead you on a tour of the city past the streets and monuments most emblematic of Palma. The rest of your time will be free. Book the option with entry to Palma's cathedral to add on even more history and intrigue to your guided walking tour. The Cathedral of Majorca dominates the Bay of Palma and is an icon of the island's historical and cultural heritage. Select the boat tour option to see the city from a unique vantage point in the Bay of Palma. You'll get to enjoy panoramic views of Palma's skyline and the bay. With the Bellver castle option, you'll get to explore one of just a few circular castles in Europe. The castle has plenty of interesting history to learn about and features very unique architecture. Once you have finished your activity or your day exploring the town on your own, you can relax on the bus on the ride back to your hotel.

Mallorca: Serra de Tramuntana Day Tour

8. Mallorca: Serra de Tramuntana Day 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 that 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 your tour of the monastery with a sample of Quelitas crackers with cheese, a daily delicacy for most Mallorcans. Finally, head to the Sóller Olive Oil Mill, located in a traditional Mallorcan house. Enjoy a private tour of the premises from one of the owners, and learn about the family business and the olive oil production process, as well as orange harvesting.  End the day with a traditional Mallorcan lunch of "pa amb oli", including local rustic bread, tomatoes, olives, cheese, ham, and olive oil. For dessert, enjoy a Gató, a typical almond cake from the island.  Sip on wine, water, and delicious freshly squeezed orange juice as you savor your lunch before heading back to your hotel.

Palma Private Guided Walking Tour

9. Palma Private Guided Walking Tour

Discover the historic homes of the capital of Mallorca on a 3-hour walking tour of the Old City of Palma. Founded by the Romans, it has had a turbulent history, passing to the Byzantines and Moors before the Christian reconquest. With the help of a fully licensed personal guide, explore the handsome streets of the Old Town and the patios of the stately homes. Boasting monumental beauty and lavish impressions, these unique architectural spaces remain untouched by time. You will be especially fascinated by the 4 enigmas of the Middle Ages. Explore the 4 colors of the enigma - white, green, red, and yellow – and discover how they are constantly present in the city’s monuments and houses. Learn the meaning of the green shutters on the windows of Mallorcan houses, and why the martyrs always dressed in red in Christian iconography. Discover how colors and numbers are linked with the circle of life. You will be walking along the oldest streets of the city. Imagine the life of the people dedicated to different occupations and beliefs throughout the ages, from merchants, to Jewish settlers, the nobility, to pirates.

Palma de Mallorca: Palma Tour and Valldemossa Visit

10. Palma de Mallorca: Palma Tour and Valldemossa Visit

Take a walking tour around Palma and visit the picturesque town of Valldemossa with a local guide. Learn the history and culture of the region as you visit its important sites and see brilliant architecture. Departing from Parc de la Mar, begin a 1-hour guided walking tour to discover the most emblematic sites in the center of Palma. Learn about the city's history while admiring the statue of the Mallorcan slinger in the beautiful gardens of S'Hort del Rei. See where the original Torre dels Caps stood and hear about their sinister past. Be impressed by the current towers standing in the Palacio Real de La Almudaina. Explore the narrow streets of Palma's historic center and other places such as the Plaza de la Reina, the Parliament, or the Plaza de Cort, where the town hall is located. Visit a typical Mallorcan patio of a manor house and see the Cathedral of Mallorca, an icon of the island's historical and cultural heritage. After your tour in Palma, travel by bus to the picturesque town of Valldemossa, located in the Serra de Tramuntana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Once there, visit the town's best-known places such as the Cartuja Gardens, the Plaza Mayor, the Mirador des Lledoners, and the Palacio Rei Don Sancho façade.

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What people are saying about Palma de Mallorca

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Great guide for the Palma and Cathedral tour very educational. She was able to get us through both tours quickly. Amazing old city and Cathedral. Highly recommend this tour! The bus tour to Valldemosa was interesting but too fast to spend any time there to actually enjoy the city. The tour was multilingual- Spanish, French & English. So the guide was going back and forth through 3 languages. We missed most to what she said. A learning experience for us in terms of what to look out for when booking a tour.

Despite the large crowds at the meeting point, the group of normal size started on time ⏰ The entertaining, informative walk with some tips for free time was followed by a tour of the cathedral of about half an hour. Good insight into the history of the city. Also doable in very hot weather. thumbs up

Ticket worked fine. Pleasant experience but would be good to include the terrace (which isn’t included)

Great to skip the lines but the Cathedral was not much too see.

Great place to see with tons of history within its walls.