Palma de Mallorca is the capital and largest city of the Balearic Islands. It is a city with an incredible climate, and is the economic and cultural engine of Mallorca. It is a popular tourist destination where you will always find something new to do. But it is not only a tourist paradise, it is also an excellent place to live thanks to its excellent living conditions.
Palma de Mallorca as a tourist destination
One of the easiest ways to reach the city from anywhere on the island is by car. Within the architecture of Palma de Mallorca, we can find a large number of historic buildings in narrow streets and buildings of Arab origin full of the history of the city and the island in general. Additionally, its proximity to the sea accentuates its great tourist attraction. The most popular beaches close to the city are Illetas beach and El Arenal beach.
Palma de Mallorca offers an infinite number of places to visit and things to do in the city. You can spend the day in museums such as es Baluard or the Royal Palace of La Almudaina, or even shopping for clothes and souvenirs in shops at the city centre. Another excellent idea is to taste the delicious local gastronomy at one of the restaurants you can find in the city.
Other places of great historical importance are; Bellver Castle which was built to be used as a fortress and royal residence or the Cathedral of Mallorca with magnificent colourful stained glass windows and rose windows, and is one of the most important religious buildings in Spain.
There is also the option of taking a tour in electric cars with us, visiting the less known places of Palma de Mallorca and always accompanied by one of our local guides.
Living in the city
In 2015 The Times chose Palma de Mallorca as the best city in the world to live in. In the article they explained that the reason for this choice is that the city is blessed with a good climate, as well as being full of culture, new opportunities and resources.
On the other hand, Palma de Mallorca can also be a very quiet city in every sense of the word, with plenty of relaxing or calming activities to do. But at night, the scene transforms into one of partying and enjoyment. Without a doubt it is a place that has it all and that you have to visit at least once in your life.