Tag - Palma de Mallorca sightseeing

Fundacio Miro

Fundacio Miro

The Fundacio Miro Mallorca (Miro Mallorca Foundation) is a museum in Palma de Mallorca, dedicated to the work of the artist Joan Miro. It comprises a main building exhibiting 6000 works donated by the artist, including paintings and sculptures, a library, a sculpture garden, Miro’s...

La Lonja de Mallorca

La Lonja de Mallorca

La Lonja de Palma de Mallorca or Sa Llotja is one of the masterpieces of Gothic architecture in Mallorca. It was built by Guillem Sagrera between 1420 and 1452 and was the headquarters of the Merchants’ College. The interior of this market consists of four naves of the same height...

S’Hort del Rei

S’Hort del Rei

S’Hort del Rei was a mediaeval garden located outside the walls of the Almudaina palace that existed until the 19th century when the area was developed. It enjoyed a golden age in the early 14th century in the times of King James II of Majorca, and there were fruit trees, flowers...

Fundacion Bartolome March

Fundacion Bartolome March

Fundacion Bartolome March – is the head office of the Foundation is where the family residence in Palma was located for decades. It was built between 1939 and 1945 and some of the most representative artists and professionals of the era were involved in it. Without any doubt, the...

Passeig del Born

Paseo del Borne, or “Passeig des Born” in Catalan, is arguably the most elegant avenue in Palma. Not surprisingly, many luxury designers such as Rolex, Louis Vuitton, Carolina Herrera and Mulberry have installed themselves here, and the area has been nicknamed the Golden Mile. You may...

Can Forteza Rey

Can Forteza Rey

This unique modernist building located in the center of Palma de Mallorca, specifically in the street Monges number 2. It was designed by modernist jeweler Lluís Forteza-Rey and we could say that the building would fall within the cataloging of the trend from Art Nouveau in the early...

Placa de Cort

The small and charming square of Placa Cort, located in the heart of the Palma city, is famous for the ancient olive tree (“Olivera de Cort”) that stands in the centre. The square is named “Cort” because it was here where the feudal court gathered. The town hall dominates the placa, built...

Paseo Maritimo

Paseo Maritimo

The Paseo Maritimo or in Catalan, “Passeig Maritim”, refers to the wonderful promenade that runs parallel to Palma’s seafront. The wide avenue is made up of a pedestrianised walkway and a cycle lane, and is enjoyed by tourists and locals alike. The official name of the promenade is...

Mercat de l’Olivar

Olivar Market (Mercat de l’Olivar)

Olivar Market (Mercat de l’Olivar) – covered food market near Placa d’Espanya. The former traditional market of a sensual culinary magnet for visitors has become – not just for tourists, as well as locals increasingly use the opportunity for a gastronomic stop. The...