City Tours of Palma De Mallorca
Palma De Mallorca city tours first take you to the majestic Bellver Castle (circa 1300's), which boasts three towers. You'll cross the drawbridge and also see the ramparts. Next you'll visit La Seo Cathedral, also over 700 years old. This cathedral is one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in the world, and houses a collection of Gothic era paintings. Your tour ends after visiting the Palma Bull Ring, built in the 1920's.
Price: Adults expect to pay from $45 to $55 for 4 hour tours.
Booking Advice: Because of the walking involved, these tours are rated as physically strenuous. We do suggest comparison shopping with online 3rd party vendors to determine best price and variety. Also, you can (for around 10 Euros) take a taxi into town and tour the city on your own.
“Foodie Tours” of Palma De Mallorca
“Foodie” tours of Palma De Mallorca typically begin with a short city tour, where you'll see the Bellver Castle. The less expensive options take you to a few restaurants where you taste tapas with a refreshment. On more expensive tours, expect to accompany your guide who is also a chef, and learn about making a local dish, such as paella, which another chef will prepare for you!
Price: Adults expect to pay from $85 to $150.
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as physically arduous. Taking a taxi into town on your own and stopping at any of the local eateries might also be worth considering.
Biking and Mountain Biking in Palma
Biking tours in the city typically begin from Maritime Promenade, and include highlights such as the Santa Fe Church, Plaza Mayor, and Plaza Espana. Mountain biking tours may start from Santa Ponsa, and from there you spend roughly three hours biking on nature trails.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $70 for 3.5 hour biking tours in town, and from $90 to $150 for 4 hour mountain biking tours.
Booking Advice: Biking tours are physically strenuous! We do suggest comparing tour rates with online third party vendors.
Palma De Mallorca has some wonderful architecture, including Gothic, Modernist, and Baroque. Additionally, you'll see paintings by masters including Miro! These tours visit places such as Casal Solleric, the Grand Hotel, and Es Balvard Museum.
Price: Adults expect to pay from $51 to $100.
Booking Advice: Due to the walking involved, these tours are rated as moderate on physical exertion scales. It never hurts to check out places you'd like to see, after a 10 Euro cab drive into town, on your own.
Wine Tasting and the North Coast
This 5 hour tour basically takes place in Valldemossa, where you'll visit the Costa Nord Foundation and learn about the “Who's Who” of great artists and writers who have adored the North Coast over time, including Gertrude Stein, Chopin, George Sand, and Robert Sand. You'll watch a documentary my Michael Douglas, who has made this area his home for 2 decades, and then go to Son Bosch to taste a variety of Mallorcan vintages.
Price: Adults expect to pay from $60 to $65.
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as moderate in terms of physical exercise. Cruise line prices appear to be competitive.