What is the Centre of Palma called?
Known in Spanish as ‘El Casco Antiguo’, it’s where the majority of must-see tourist attractions are located, such as the majestic ‘La Seu’ Cathedral, the Royal Palace of Almudaina and Es Baluard Contemporary Art Museum.
Where is the Centre of Mallorca?
The university was in fact involved in a study along with Eptisa, a map-making company, and the National Centre for Geographic Information. They all agreed that the centre was located in Sa Comuna, where there is a 1.7 metre high stone that marks the spot.
Which part of Palma is the old town?
The old town of Palma leads down to the sea, the great protagonist of the city’s and the island’s history, culminating in the Parc de la Mar, located at the base of the cathedral. This is one of the city’s main parks, a place for breathing in fresh sea air and contemplating all the city’s finest qualities.
Does Palma have nice beaches?
Cala Agulla is a beautiful beach surrounded by pine trees and mountains, situated in the municipality of Capdepera, about 80 kilometres from Palma. The water here is sparklingly clean and appears wonderfully light blue, making it the perfect place for swimming and to practise watersports.
Is Palma a good city break?
Palma is an excellent city break destination for all seasons; it enjoys warm temperatures year-round and in January, the mercury still reaches highs of 15C. Winter is a pleasant time if you like to do a lot of sightseeing, but bring warm clothes for evenings.
How do you get around Palma Mallorca?
Once you arrive in Palma, there’s a good choice of options to help you get to your chosen destination:
- Taxi. Right outside the airport arrivals terminal is a large taxi rank with reputable and registered taxis.
- Car Hire.
- Travel Insurance.
Is Palma city Lively?
The capital city Palma is the main hub as it is lively all year round, but the beach resorts provide plenty of bar and club choices when they come alive in the summer months.
Is there a strip in Palma?
Is there a main strip in palma nova for shops,bars ect. Yes it’s the promenade/main Paseo. Mostly the shops bars and hotels are on the side of the street facing the sea/beaches though there are stretches where there are shops and bars on both sides.
What is Palma like as a city break?
Because Palma has it all: a picturesque, safe and easily-walkable historic city centre, golden sandy beaches, masses of excellent bars, restaurants and shops, a magnificent castle, a huge and majestic cathedral, and the rest of Mallorca within easy reach.