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Best 5 Things to do in Palma De Mallorca

Beach in Palma de Mallorca
Beach, Palma de Mallorca
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Enjoy the lovely sunshine and the sapphire and turquoise waters at Palma beaches. Palma de Mallorca is a wonderful holiday destination with a pleasant climate all year round.

Following is our list of the top 5 things to do in Palma - must-see attractions.

Serra de Tramuntana
Serra de Tramuntana
Serra de Tramuntana
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Serra de Tramuntana is a UNESCO World Heritage site, characterized by rich flora and fauna. The mountain range can be explored by foot and is very popular amongst cyclists and hikers. The divine views, the smell of wild rosemary and the jingle-jangle of the sheep have always been alluring visitors worldwide.

Palma Cathedral Le Seu
Palma de Mallorca Cathedral (La Seu) is a magnificent Gothic Roman cathedral built-in 1229 (exact year not known). The 7000 sqm cathedral brilliantly towers the shoreline and showcases architectural details from the 13th to the 16th century. Look out for the rose windows, the bell tower, and the Mirada Portal.

Es Baluard

Es Baluard
Es Baluard
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The Museums in Palma showcase the rich-and-vibrant culture of Spain. Es Baluard is an architectural masterpiece founded in 2004 and houses collections of contemporary art of more than 500 artists. The artworks by celebrated artists Rebecca Horn, Picasso, Joan Miro are displayed in the museum.

Palma Aquarium
The Palma Aquarium is one of the best aquariums in Europe, offering activities for people of all age group. Get up-close with the marine world at the 900-meter aquarium. At the touch pool, you can touch marine species (obviously with proper guidance and restrictions laid), and see the awesome ‘big blue’ shark tank, the biggest in Europe.

Bellver Castle

Bellver Castle
Bellver Castle, Credit: PD Photo
The Bellver Castle is a marvellous circular castle coursing to the 14th century offering stunning views of the Palma Bay. The castle is well-preserved and has the City History Museum on the ground floor while the upstairs has a trail of empty chambers.

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Christine Walters
Loved Palma. It's a stunning city. Spotlessly clean and very elegant. Would go back in a heartbeat.

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