Palma de Mallorca is the largest of the Spanish Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean and is located just off the east coast of Spain. The island's coastline is marked by a series of small caves and beautiful beaches. Palma de Mallorca is the capital city of the Balearic Islands and nearly two-thirds of the total population live in Palma. The number of people greatly increases in spring, as the island is a favourite European resort. Palma de Mallorca can be visited on one of our many Europe cruisesFind Cruises Sailing to This Port
Perched on a sea wall above the marina, the city's massive Gothic cathedral is a breathtaking sight. Known locally as La Seo, it is home to the world's largest rose window, as well as an ornate wrought-iron canopy above the altar, designed by Baldacchino.
|Explore Palacio Almudaina, a former Arabic fortress and residence of Moorish Kings.|
|Visit Bellver Castle, a beautiful example of medieval military architecture.|
|Go back in time at Pueblo Español, featuring architecture and crafts from different time periods and areas of Spain.|
|Visit the Caves of Drach, which feature marvelous stalactite and stalagmite formations and a large underground lake where a daily light and sound show is staged.|
For the daring, a popular savoury pie is a real treat. Espinigada, topped with eel and spinach, is delicious and a true taste of local flavour. Sobrasada, a bright red pork and red pepper sausage, is also a popular local delicacy.
The euro (EUR) is the official currency of Spain. Many shops and restaurants also accept major credit cards, which usually offer you a good exchange rate. When shopping, remember that Value Added Tax is added to most purchases.
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