Palma City Breaks

The sunlit Majorcan capital

This Spanish beauty has blending culture and style down to a tee, which you'll find out all about on your holiday to Palma City. Holidaymakers will find international and local shops, museums and a vibrant nightlife to get their teeth into. Get your beach towel, book and swimsuit ready because not only is Palma a charming city, it has a glorious beach too. The cultural centre of Majorca, Palma is home to three fantastic art galleries: Es Baluard, Fundacion Juan March and Ferran Cano. Explore the cathedral and the 11th Century Arab Baths and learn all about the island's history in its many museums. Eat al fresco at Palma’s pretty waterside cafés, hit the shops and look for bargains in the boutiques or find something completely unique in the vintage stores. Palma City is a cultural jewel waiting to be uncovered.

Your Palma City questions, answered

Glorious weather abounds in Palma City. It's very hot in the summer and pleasantly mild in the winter. Consider spring or autumn for shoulder-season prices.

Dining out on seafood is a must while in Palma City. Head to the city's lovely marina for your choice of amazing fish restaurants.

Climb up one of the 14th century Bellver Castle's three towers to look out over the city for the best view on the whole island.

Best things to do in Palma City

Almudaina Palace

The 13th century Royal Palace of La Almudaina sits next to Palma's cathedral. You'll see fascinating tapestries, paintings and furniture from many different time periods.

Spend a day at the beach

Just 2km from the city centre, Playa Ca'n Pere Antoni is well-equipped with restaurants, bars, sun loungers, toilets and lifeguards.

Grab a gorgeous souvenir

La Palma's local markets are packed with handmade jewellery, leather crafts, pottery and espadrille shoes. Mercat Artesanal in Plaça Major is open year-round.