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Free Tour walls of Palma. History and curiosities

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on September 01, 2020

My name is Pedro and I love to show my city, Palma de Mallorca from a different perspective. I organize themed routes for families with children and adults. Discover fantastic animals, visit Palma Marítima and at night to hunt Mopis. I would love for you to discover them

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Tour description

A monumental, unique route that will allow you to discover the entire historical part of the city

We are going to learn about the history of Palma from the perspective of the city walls . A walk at sunset through the bay of Palma where you will discover hidden corners, surprising legends, curiosities but above all, a lot of history.

We begin our tour at the Es Baluard modern art museum where we will visit the San Pedro bastion , which was the most important location for the defense of the west of the city. Later we will walk where the old Muslim walls were located, visiting two emblematic places such as the Plaza de Atarazanas and the old Lonja de Palma , the first large civil building built in the city. We continue our way towards s'hort del Rei , an orchard that was part of the Almudaina Palace which, together with the space where the Cathedral is located, is the oldest area of Palma.

The walls hide neighborhoods like La Calatrava, where we will visit Can Formiguera, the Arab baths, the Santa Clara convent, the Montisión church, the Jewish quarter.

Our tour will take us to the bastion of the prince , which was the most important place in the eastern defense of the city , ending at the Torres de Gumara , which were ceded to the Templars after the conquest of Mallorca.

See everything you will discover in the most complete tour of Palma;

1-Bastion of San Pedro
2-Parish of Holy Cross
3-Square of the shipyards
4-the Market
5-Arabic door of Bab almudi
6-S`hort del Rei
7-Almudaina Palace
8-Cathedral
9-Sa Portella
10-Arab baths
11-Church of Montision
12-The largest Jewish quarter
13-Old Seminary
14-Prince's Bulwark
15-Camp Gate
16-Gumara Towers

If you still have energy I propose (optional);

17-Basilica of San Francesc
18-Church of Santa Eulalia
19-Palma Town Hall

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Plaça de la Porta de Santa Catalina, ...
    Plaça de la Porta de Santa Catalina, 10, 07012 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain
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    I will be in front of the sign that indicates the access to the museum

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Baluard de Sant Pere
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Llotja de Palma
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Cathedral-Basilica of Santa María de Mallorca
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Palau Reial de l'Almudaina
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Episcopal Palace
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Can Formiguera
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Church of Monti-sion in Palma
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Prince's Bulwark
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Llars El Temple

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Rosana 28 Jun 2023
Centre

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Travelled alone - Jun 2023
Es impresionante el Tour, Pedro es tan didáctico y explica detalles de historia, de arte, etc. Si vuelvo a Palma, volveré a contactar con el. Es un sabio entre las calles de Palma
Mirem 27 Jun 2023
Genoa

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2023
Pedro es un optimo guia y sobre todo es un nativo mallorqui, quien mejor que el para acompañarte, las dos horas y media vuelan a su lado
Enrique 27 Jun 2023
Nord de Palma District

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Travelled in group - Jun 2023
Fantastico el recorrido de Pedro para aquel que guste conocer la evolucion y cambios en las ciudades en que vivimos. Pedro consiguió unir el entretenimiento con la divulgacion. Nos lo pasamos genial conociendo la historia mas y menos conocida de Palma
Andrea 11 Jun 2023
Montevideo

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2023
Un recorrido interesante con comentarios entretenidos. Se destaca el entusiasmo de Pedro por hacer conocer su ciudad. Me encantó ! Gracias
Violeta garro 10 May 2023
Copenhagen

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Muy bueno en sus datos históricos, muy bueno en su manera de comunicar muy agradable cordial cortés amable. A Echo del Tour todo una experiencia inolvidable. Muy recomendado. Un abrazo violeta y Ana de Argentina
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 100 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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