Top things to do in Palma de Mallorca old town

Top 4 Things To Do In Palma De Mallorca Old Town

Palma is a big city with a lot to see and a long history hidden within its walls. Surely, during your trip to Mallorca, you’ll want to see the old town of Palma, full of old stories and culture. But how are you supposed to know where to go and what to see? No need to look any further. We’ve made the ultimate list of the best places to visit in Palma de Mallorca’s old town that will seriously enrich your trip.


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1. Visit Catedral de Palma de Mallorca

There’s no success in visiting Palma unless you visit the famous La Seu Cathedral. Known for its beautiful architecture and its location by the harbour, this place is perfect for photographs. You can chill by the steps in front of the fountain or even sit on the wall and look out at Palma Bay. This spot is perfect if you want a tour of the inside of the Cathedral or just for a nice place to have a picnic on the grass at Parc de La Mar. It’s perfect for everyone!


2. Walk around Plaza Mayor

This famous square is a MUST on our list of places to visit in Palma old town. This place is known for its yellow buildings with green shutters, street music, tapas bars and being surrounded by streets full of shops. This is a great place to visit when you’ve been walking around and you’re feeling like you need a rest and a bite to eat.


3. Check out the historic La Llonja neighbourhood

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This little area of old town Palma has a beautiful 15th century Gothic building and a plaza. Here, you can sit and eat your dinner at a nice restaurant while enjoying some live street music. Located between the harbour and the narrow streets of Palma’s old town, this interesting and beautiful area to walk around has some of Palma’s top cocktail bars, hotels, and restaurants to enjoy. Along here you may also come across typical Spanish markets too.


4. Enjoy a coffee at Plaça de Cort in the old town of Palma

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This square is definitely a favourite for the locals and the tourists in the old town. Right next to Plaça Eulàlia, here you can find the town hall, the local library, one of the three Cappuccino Grand Cafes in the area, Starbucks, a Mallorcan bakery, and much more! It’s just a sweet little place to enjoy. Don’t forget to take a picture in front of the famous ancient olive tree.


That’s all for the top places in Palma old town where you should DEFINITELY visit during your trip to Mallorca. If you believe there are any other places which deserve a spot on our list, let us know in the comments! Also, remember to take a #selfie during your trip and tag us on Instagram @goodguidemallorca. We might even feature you on our profile!

Mollie Louise

Mollie describes herself as “just a girl from Yorkshire raised in Mallorca”. She speaks a few languages and loves to travel. Her favourite things include being kind, flowers, animals, concerts, and food.

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