10 amazing things to do in Palma, from the gothic cathedral to Miró's studio

Adjacent to La Seu Cathedral is Almudaina Palace, and although the original alcazar of the 10th century was all but demolished, this building is a gothic architectural masterpiece in its own right Credit: Vladislav Zolotov

More insider guides for planning a trip to Palma

Exploring Palma, with its intoxicating mix of Moorish, medieval, and gothic landmarks, and galleries, museums and historic churches, is always a pleasure whether for a weekend break or longer stay. But there is so much more to experience in this compact and beautiful coastal city. In the labyrinth of cobbled streets of the old town are ancient former palaces, convents, gardens and artisan studios brimming with charm and authenticity. There are buzzing and colourful markets, cultural events and annual fiestas galore while vibrant boutiques from glitzy and designer to vintage and boho chic, can be enjoyed throughout the city.


Wonder at the gothic splendour of the city's cathedral


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