Palma Breaks 2013
The Capital of Majorca, Palma is perfect for a city break or a longer holiday if you’re looking for somewhere that mixes culture and style. With international and boutique shops, museums to explore and vibrant nightlife, Palma is a great choice for all holiday makers, from families to groups and couples.
What Not To Miss
- Palma has great art galleries, including Es Baluard, Fundacion Juan March and Ferran Cano.
- Check out the traditional architecture of Bellver Castle, La Seu Cathedral and the Almudaina Palace.
- The selection of bars and clubs means that you should schedule a night on the town if you're a couple or part of a group. Try Tito's, a famous nightclub which has six floors and has welcomed many celebrities over the years.
Discover Majorca's Capital
Explore the cathedral, 11th Century Arab Baths or learn the island's history in the many museums. After lunch in one of Palma’s pretty water-side cafes, hit the shops and look for bargains in the boutiques and vintage stores. If you're hunting for souvenirs to bring home, the markets here are packed full of jewellery, leather crafts and pottery, as well as locally made espadrille shoes.
If you fancy sunning yourself on a Palma holiday, the beach is never far away with a great selection of beaches to choose from. C’an Pastilla offers clean sand and crystal clear waters whilst Playa de Palma is on hand for any water sports enthusiasts. Families should hear to Cala Mayor for its stunning blue flag beach. There's also the annual Palma Boat Show to enjoy if you're visiting in late Spring.
Eating and Entertainment
Palma is full of great restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Enjoy traditional Spanish meals or simple international food suitable for all the family. For seafood you should try the marina's amazing fish restaurants, whereas the city's main streets have many great spots for trying local dishes. You'll never be far from one of Majorca's best food offerings, the Ensaimada, which is a curled pastry snack that can be enjoyed sweet or savoury. These are a cheap way to taste authentic local food.
Nearby Places To Visit
Head off on day trips to some of Majorca’s exciting attractions such as Marineland in Portals Nous or the Mondrago Natural Park. There's also a direct train from Palma to the beautiful mountain town of Soller. Further afield, you could explore the neighbouring islands of Menorca or Ibiza on a boat tour.
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