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Free Tour walls of Palma. History, legends and curiosities

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
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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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

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

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

We start our tour at the Es Baluard modern art museum where we will visit the bastion of San Pedro, which was the most important site of the western defense of the city. Later we will walk along 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 to s'hort del Re i, 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 such as 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 prince's bastion, which was the most important place in the eastern defense of the city, ending at the Gumara Towers, which were ceded to the Templars after the conquest of Mallorca.

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

1-Baluarte de San Pedro
2-Santa Cruz Parish
3-Square of the shipyards
4-the fish market
5-Arab gate of Bab almudi
6-S`hort of the King
7-Almudaina Palace
8-Cathedral
9-Sa Portella
10-Arab baths
11-Church of Montisión
12-The main 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 City Hall

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  • Meeting point:
    Plaça de la Porta de Santa Catalina, ...
    Plaça de la Porta de Santa Catalina, 19, 07012 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain
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    I will be in front of the sign indicating access to the museum

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

81 ratings
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4.86
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4.53
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4.65
Quality
4.78
Route
4.76
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Africa 02 Oct 2022
Conil de la Frontera
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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
Maravilloso! Pedro es un encanto, te hace meter en contexto desde el primer momento, y sentir su pasión por la historia. Recomendable 100%.
Claudia 19 Sep 2022
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Travelled in group - Sep 2022
Un guía entusiasta, experto e informado, que despertó una mirada diferente y única de una ciudad cargada de magia
Rocío 19 Sep 2022
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Travelled in group - Sep 2022
Fue un tour muy bueno. Únicamente adelantaría la hora de la tarde para que no se haga tan de noche. Todo lo que recorrimos estuvo muy bien
María 15 Sep 2022
Luján de Cuyo
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022
Excelente tour, imperdible
Luciana 15 Sep 2022
Mar del Plata
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Travelled in group - Sep 2022
Excelente tour!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 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.
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