During the summer season, an important part of the visitors to the island of Mallorca are looking for sun and beach. Of course, the largest island of the Balearic archipelago has much more to offer to the tourist, being convenient that you take enough time to research about the best tours in Mallorca and get to know it in detail.
What to see and do in Palma de Mallorca in one day?
To make the most of your time on the island, you will want to organise your agenda, researching ‘Mallorca activities’ and experiences by car with which you can discover the secret places hidden in Palma de Mallorca. With this in mind, we have prepared a selection of six things you can see and do in the capital during one day.
1. Palma de Mallorca Cathedral
Undoubtedly, it is a Mallorcan architectural jewel, located in front of the sea and on the ancient walls. It was built between the 13th and 14th centuries in the Catalan Gothic style, making it one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in the world.
2. Plaza de Cort and Old Town
Walking along the Paseo Marítimo and reaching the Plaza de Cort is a must during your stay in the city of Palma. The Old Town offers most of the tourist attractions, such as the Royal Palace of the Almudaina, the Museum of Contemporary Art Es Baluard, among others.
3. San Carlos Military Museum
This is another of the secret places in Mallorca that is worth a visit. Here you will learn about the military tradition of the Bay of Palma, enjoying exhibitions of ancient weaponry and artillery of the Spanish infantry, used in the defense against the pirates of the Mediterranean.
4. Génova Natural caves
Cliffs and natural caves are two of the main attractions of this island. However, few people know that very close to Palma city center we find a formation known as Cuevas de Génova, which descends to 36 meters deep and where different mineral formations of enormous beauty can be appreciated.
5. Marina in Palma de Mallorca
A walk through the Marina of Palma de Mallorca is a relaxing activity. You can enjoy the sea breeze, a seascape full of boats of all kinds and finally, end up at another of the points of interest on our list, the Bellver Castle.
6. Bellver Castle
Located on a hill 110 meters high, we will find an incredible circular castle, the only castle with a circular floor plan in Spain. It will offer you one of the best panoramic views of the bay, the port, the cathedral, the palace, the fish market and more. Undoubtedly, the most neuralgic and attractive point of the city.