1 PALMA MUSEUM ROUTE
Palma de Mallorca has a wealth of modern and contemporary art museums in palaces and emblematic buildings, for example the Joan March Foundation (20th century Spanish art), Caixa Fórum (temporary and permanent exhibitions), Mallorca Museum (local museum), Diocesan Museum (Christianity on the island), Joan March Palace (temporary exhibitions and contemporary sculptures), Es Baluard (modern and contemporary art) and Pilar and Joan Miró Foundation (the artist’s workshops). Make sure you visit them and enjoy their art treasures.
2 PALMA CULTURAL ROUTES
Palma de Mallorca enchants you with its Mediterranean culture and centuries of history. The best city destination in the Balearic Islands, surrounded by emblematic buildings and places where you should stop for a closer look, such as the Basilica of Sant Francesc, the Gothic Church of Santa Eulalia, the City Hall in Plaza del Cort, Almudaina Palace, the Arab Baths, the Lonja building, Bellver Castle (magnificent views of the Bay of Palma containing the Museum of History of Mallorca inside) and many more. Don’t forget to stroll through its old town, which is unique in Europe.
3 PALMA COURTYARD ROUTE
Right in the heart of its historic centre, Palma de Mallorca guards a treasure of incalculable value. The city has an important heritage legacy, the courtyards of its manor houses. We invite you on a cultural tour to see these impressive entrances. The history of Palma’s courtyards dates back to the 13th century with the arrival of Gothic architecture and ended between the 16th and 18th centuries with the Renaissance and Baroque styles. The main ones include Can Alemany, Can Ferragut, Can Llorenç Villalonga, Can OMS and Can Savella.
4 OLIVAR MARKET FOOD ROUTE
Olivar Market, in the heart of the historic centre of Palma de Mallorca in Olivar square, is the island’s main market. Built in 1951, this is a bright building with Mediterranean architecture. Don’t miss out on visiting this market and trying the fresh, local produce found at its stalls and bars. With over a hundred stalls, its speciality—fresh fish—is sold at over 30 of them. You must try some tapas, the fried and grilled fish, seafood, delicious oysters and cava, Japanese cuisine and sushi.
5 MALLORCAN WINE ROUTE
Mallorca has around 70 wineries. In recent years, many vine growers have opened the doors to their wineries so that visitors can taste their wines and go on guided tours. The main wineries on the island are found in these towns: Santa María del Camí, Consell, Binissalem, Sencelles and Santa Eugenia. Mallorcan wine has a reputation for constantly improving quality with the best wines winning awards in international competitions. Enjoy a wine tasting and take a bottle or two home with you: Mallorcan wine is some of the best in Spain!
6 LAND ROUTES, DISCOVER THE ISLAND
Few places in the world afford such a fantastic combination of marvellous landscapes, unspoilt beaches, mountain scenery, such as the Serra de Tramuntana, a fascinating cultural heritage and unique experiences. We recommend routes in the north, for example: Valldemossa (Carthusian monastery and Palace of King Sancho), Deià (cemetery and church with excellent views), Medieval route of Alcúdia and Pollentia (castle and wall dating from 1298, the time of King James II), Cap de Formentor, Portocristo cave route (Drach and Hams caves), Campanet caves, Capdepera (castle), glass-blowing route (items with marvellous shapes and colours), Calvià (Santa Ponça, Camp de Mar, Port Adriano and Puerto Portals) and Port Andratx.
7 GOLF IN MALLORCA
Indulge in your favourite sport while enjoying a warmer climate than anywhere else on the planet. Mallorca is an ideal place for sport activities. With more than 20 golf courses, Mallorca is a perfect golf destination all year round. One of the island’s best is Son Gual championship course. The Arabella Golf complex offers three 18-hole courses: Son Muntaner, Son Quint and Son Vida. Son Quint has the only public pitch-and-putt course on the whole island. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information and bookings.
8 SOLLER TRAIN AND TRAM
Charming trip to Sóller and Port de Sóller. Immerse yourself in the past on this picturesque train and tram route, which has been operating since 1912 and goes through part of the beautiful Serra de Tramuntana mountains. The machinery used at the beginning of the last century is still maintained and used. It links Palma de Mallorca and Sóller and passes through Son Sardina and Bunyola (1 one hour of journey time) along a route of 27.3 km and the tram links Sóller and Port de Sóller (30 minutes) along a 4.9-km route. Tickets are sold at Sóller train station next to Plaza de España. Please consult summer and winter timetables and do not hesitate to contact us for further information.
EVERYONE AT ART HOTEL PALMA HOPES YOU HAVE ENJOYED THIS TOUR OF MALLORCA AND YOUR FIRST CONTACT WITH OUR BEAUTIFUL AND WONDERFUL ISLAND, WHICH IS LIKE NO OTHER IN THE WORLD. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON ROUTES, EXCURSIONS, OPENING TIMES AND PRICES, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK US DIRECTLY BY EMAIL: