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Mallorca: Skip the Line Palma Cathedral Entry Ticket

1. Mallorca: Skip the Line Palma Cathedral Entry Ticket

Skip the lines to Palma Cathedral, built by the Crown of Aragon on the site of a Moorish-era mosque. Started during the reign of Jaime II, the magnificent sandstone monument is a work of ecclesiastical art. It comprises of 3 naves, including the main nave that houses the Trinidad Chapel where the remains of the kings Jaime II and Jaime III can be found. Admire highlights of the façade, such as the imposing columns of the main door and the sculptures by Guillermo Sagrera on the south facing Portal del Mirador. Discover additions made by the architect Antoni Gaudí in the early 20th century, along with works by the artist Miquel Barceló in the Santísimo Chapel.

Palma de Mallorca: Half-Day Catamaran Tour with Buffet Meal

2. Palma de Mallorca: Half-Day Catamaran Tour with Buffet Meal

Be welcomed by the crew at the pier in Palma and board the modern catamaran and set forth away from the marina on a southward sea journey. If conditions allow it, the sails will be used instead of the engine so you can experience sailing on the open sea. Anchor at Cala Vella and admire the incredible crystal clear water. Enjoy free time here to go swimming and snorkeling (equipment available for rent onboard), or just sun-bathe from the deck listening to relaxing music. During this time your crew will prepare a generous gourmet buffet using fresh ingredients. Tuck into a delightful variety of dishes made with quality ingredients. Choose from several delicious offerings with vegetarian options also available. After your meal, the catamaran will set sail again to the second swimming stop at Cueva Verde. Enjoy the tranquility of your surroundings as you take a refreshing dip in a secluded location. On the way back, sail through the Bay of Palma and look out for the Cathedral of Palma and the Bellver Castle. Listen to your crew as they provide you with local tips about what to do during the rest of your time in Mallorca. If you have selected the afternoon time slot, admire views of the magnificent sunset on your return to the marina. As you sail in the calm of the evening, you can also enjoy chilled-out tunes played by the onboard DJ.

Palma de Mallorca: Palma Bay Boat Tour with Snorkeling

3. Palma de Mallorca: Palma Bay Boat Tour with Snorkeling

Make the most of your stay in Palma by exploring the coastline on a boat cruise with nice beats and cold drinks. Choose between a morning or early afternoon departure depending on your needs. Meet at the Barca Samba to board the vessel before taking in the magnificent views over Palma Bay, Palma Cathedral, and Tramuntana Mountains as the boat crisscrosses the harbor.  After an hour, the anchor will be dropped in the first beautiful bay in the south of the island where you can jump into the cool water and swim or snorkel. Enjoy a huge, Mediterranean buffet-style lunch including a traditional paella. Feel free to watch live sports on satellite TV, listen to the resident DJ that will play some international beats. Then, head back to the port enjoying Palma's beautiful panorama views.

Palma de Mallorca: City Walking Tour with The Cathedral

4. Palma de Mallorca: City Walking Tour with The Cathedral

Discover the history and the most emblematic sites in the center of Palma de Mallorca on a 90-minute guided walking tour. Depart from Parc de la Mar and see all the major historical spots in the unique city of Palma. Be amazed by the beauty of the gardens of S'Hort del Rei and hear about their medieval origins. Next, explore the narrow streets of the historic center and other places such as the Parliament or the Plaza de Cort. From an expert guide, hear about the typical Mallorcan patio of a manor house. Admire the stunning beauty of the Cathedral of Mallorca, which dominates the Bay of Palma and is an icon of the island's historical and cultural heritage. Embark on a guided tour of the beautiful Cathedral and marvel at its various parts like the Gate Puerta Mayor, Central Nave, Rose Window, and the Altar of the Blessed Sacrament by the artist Miquel Barceló.

Palma de Mallorca: Jetski Tour to Palma Cathedral

5. Palma de Mallorca: Jetski Tour to Palma Cathedral

To start, you'll put on the necessary equipment and receive a short explanation about how to drive the jetski safely. Once you're ready, you will ride through Palma Bay to the Cathedral of Mallorca and the Bellver Castle. Here, you can take some beautiful photos from the sea. Then, you will be free to enjoy the jetski as you like, experiencing its adrenaline-fuelled power all the way back to the port. Feel the freedom of the open sea, drifting and riding as you please.

Palma de Mallorca Old Town Guided Bike Tour and Tapas

6. Palma de Mallorca Old Town Guided Bike Tour and Tapas

Discover the Old Town of Palma de Mallorca from a different perspective on a 3-hour bike tour. Ride to the most important monuments and buildings in the city, and find hidden corners along the way. Cycle to the Cathedral of Mallorca and discover the old city walls. Go to La Lonja to discover the nightlife center of the city. Visit the Royal Palace of La Almudaina, originally built as an Arabian fort. See Palma City Hall (Ayuntamiento de Palma de Mallorca) and the sights of Plaza Mayor, the true heart of Palma city center. Promenade down the Rambla of Palma and go to the tree-lined Paseo del Born to experience the city’s pavement café culture. Then, enjoy some delicious tapas at a Spanish restaurant. Savor typical Majorcan dishes served as small snacks.

Palma de Mallorca: Guided Tour of the Old Town

7. Palma de Mallorca: Guided Tour of the Old Town

Experience an exciting and interesting walking tour of Palma's impressive old town. Travel back in time and discover Palma as it was back then, when the most important economic area in the world was the Mediterranean Sea. Take a join-in tour led by a German-speaking guide or a private tour available in 3 languages (English, French, and German). During your tour, learn more about the eventful history of the metropolis and listen to stories about great builders and architects such as Pere Morey, Guillem Sagrera (cathedral) or the disciples of Antoni Gaudí (palaces and manors). See architectural masterpieces and important cultural sites, and especially the hidden treasures of the island's capital, such as the ornate courtyards called "patios" in Spanish. Historical testimonies of Palma's past include the exchange La Lonja near the cathedral, the cathedral itself, but also a lot of secular buildings, palaces, gardens, squares and monuments. Also the Jewish quarter, the government building, the episcopal palace and the city wall will be visited and reveal thrilling stories. Get an impression of the culinary diversity of Mediterranean cuisine while you stroll through the lively market hall.

Palma, Cathedral & Valldemossa: Guided walking Tour

8. Palma, Cathedral & Valldemossa: Guided walking Tour

Discover the history along with the most emblematic sites in the center of Palma on a 60-minute guided walking tour. Depart from Parc de la Mar and all the major historical spots in the unique city of Palma. Get amazed by the beauty of the statue of the Mallorcan slinger, a bronze sculpture located in the beautiful gardens of S'Hort del Rei, gardens of medieval origin. You will learn about the history of the Torre dels Caps (tower of heads), which owes its name to the sinister fact that the executed heads of the persons were hung there as a public warning in the Middle Ages. The current tower stands in the Palacio Real de La Almudaina. Next, you can explore narrow streets of the historic center and other places such as the Plaza de la Reina, the Parliament, or the Plaza de Cort. With the help of an expert guide know about the typical "Mallorcan patio" of a manor house. Admire the stunning beauty of the Cathedral of Mallorca, which dominates the Bay of Palma and is an icon of the island's historical and cultural heritage. Get a guided tour of the Cathedral and explore various places like San Sebastián Altar, Gate Puerta Mayor, Central Nave, Rose window, San Bernat Altar (Rubió i Bellver), Bishop Torrella Tomb, Organ,Main Altar (Gaudí), and theAltar of the Blessed Sacrament (Miquel Barceló). Depart to the picturesque town of Valldemossa, in the Serra de Tramuntana, a World Heritage Site. Once there, visit the best-known places in Valldemossa such as the Cartuja Gardens, the Plaza Mayor, the Mirador des Lledoners and the Palacio Rei Don Sancho façade.

Palma de Mallorca: Old Town Tour and Tapas Bar by Night

9. Palma de Mallorca: Old Town Tour and Tapas Bar by Night

Take a night time tour of the old town of Palma and enjoy some delicious tapas. Let your guide lead you through the winding alleyways of Palma by night and show you the unique flair of this Mediterranean metropolis. Get insider tips about the hippest hotspots and hear about places that have long been favorites amongst the city's locals. Hear exciting stories about the nightlife in Palma and learn where so many incredible events shaped the rich and diverse history of Palma. Let a local nightlife expert show you the best the city has to offer, from tapas bars with tasty treats to historic and hidden squares that teem with life in the summers after the sun has set. At the end of the approximately 1 hour and 45 minute tour, take a seat in a typical tapas bar and choose from a selection of pintxos and tapas. Let the evening pass with a variety of night time sights and sounds unique to Palma.

Palma: Customizable City Tour with Pickup from North/East

10. Palma: Customizable City Tour with Pickup from North/East

Get picked up from your hotel in Majorca's north or eastern regions and travel by bus to Palma. Upon arrival, according to the option selected, discover Palma on your own or set off on your included walking tour, visit to the cathedral, boat ride, or bus tour. Explore Palma at your own pace and enjoy the variety of cultural offers, myriad shopping opportunities, and infinite bright white sun. Adding on a guided walking tour is a great way to get to know the historical and cultural background of this beautiful place. Your guide will lead you on a tour of the city past the streets and monuments most emblematic of Palma. Select the option with entry to Bellver castle to add a guided visit of the castle. The rest of your time will be free. Select the option with entry to Palma's cathedral to add on more history and intrigue to your guided walking tour. The Cathedral of Majorca dominates the Bay of Palma and is an icon of the island's historical and cultural heritage. Select the option with the boat tour to see the city from a unique vantage point — from the Bay of Palma. Yet another option will have you cruising around the city on an open-air bus ride with panoramic views of the city. This tour includes a bus stop at the Bellver castle to take pictures. Once you have finished your activity or your day alone on the town, head back to the bus and relax on the way back to your hotel in the north or east.

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What people are saying about Palma Cathedral

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It was absolutely amazing, unfortunately the weather was not so great, although sunny the wind made it cold. The team made the effort to get everyone on the boat blankets to keep up warm which was great. Would definitely visit again!

It was easy to purchase tickets on my phone and getting in was quick and staff were polite and efficient

Excellent tour, very friendly and informative guide, taken at a nice steady pace.

Amazing !! Best thing to do in Mallorca Staff are so lovely Views are amazing

True sample of excellent hospitality. Just amazing. Thank you!