With 5 beaches, it could be easy to spend the entire time in Palma at the beach, in fact many people are suprised by the history and culture that the city has to offer.
La Seu - This Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral is Palma’s greatest attraction. Besides being one of Spain’s best examples of such architecture, don’t miss the inside which holds great Majorcan art and gold work as well as additions by Gaudi.
La Lonja - An exquisite example of Catalan civil Gothic style architecture, La Lonja (La Llotja) now functions as an art gallery.
Bellver Castle - One of the few circular castles in Europe, the Castell de Bellver was constructed in the early 1300s. Tip: You can save the general admission and visit on Sunday, but the museum and exhibition rooms are closed.
La Almudaina - Originally a Moorish citadel, this building was converted into the city’s royal palace in the 13th century.
Arab Baths - One of the few locations on the island where Muslim architecture has been preserved, dating back to the 10th and 12th centuries.
Other popular attractions in Palma include the Church of the Santa Eulalia, the Convento de San Francisco and museums such as the Museum of Majorca, Palau March, Es Baluard and Pilar and Joan Miro Foundation.
The city of Palma boasts its fabulous nightlife with many popular clubs and bars. By day Playa de Palma is a popular beach, by night the district hosts some of the most famous nightlife in Majorca, with a wide array of venues. Looking for Irish and English pubs? Head to the historic Sa Llotja district that attracts both tourists and locals alike. After 1 or 2 am, the party moves west to the Passeig Maritim, where the gay and indie/grunge scene meet. It is here that Palma’s most popular nightclub, Tito’s, is located.