The Mallorcan tourism office run a great variety of guided walking tours, mainly in Palma, Mallorca and usually last between 1 and half hours and 3 hours. The tours are run on various days of the week and are conducted on different days in different languages, they offer English, Spanish (Castellano), Catalan or German. To join any of these tours costs 10€.

Below you will find information on booking these tours, which run all year round.

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Modernism (Art Decó) in Palma
The Convent of the Immaculate Conception - Palma de Mallorca
Evening Itinerary: The Tales and Legends of the City of Palma
The Jewish Quarter - Palma de Mallorca
Tradition and Modernity. Traditional Trade in Palma
The City and the Sea - Palma de Mallorca
Monumental Palma
Valldemossa - Valldemossa - Mallorca

 

Modernism (Art Decó) in Palma

Get to know the imprint modernism left on Palma through the buildings constructed in the early 20th century as a result of the aesthetic and innovative spirit that characterised the past century.
Modernism was introduced to Mallorca at the hands of representative figures in Catalan Modernism, such as Antoni Gaudí i Cornet and Lluís Domènech i Montaner, among others, who visited the islands. Buildings such as the Gran Hotel, Can Casassayas, Can Forteza Rey, etc., lend up colourful note to the austerity imposed by the manor homes in the historic centre.

The itinerary includes a visit to the collection of the modernist painter Hermen Anglada Camarasa which belongs to the Foundation ' La Caixa', located at Gran Hotel building.

Meeting point: Plaça de Cort, besides the Olivetree

Time: 10.30

Approximate length: 2 hours

The Convent of the Immaculate Conception - Palma de Mallorca

A unique opportunity to enter a cloistered convent and get to know the past and present of a religious community.
The Convent of the Immaculate Conception, which was founded in 1662 and housed the Capuchin Nuns, conserves singular spaces where popular architecture and objects linked to ancestral trades recall the Mallorca of olden days.

The silence and serenity contained within its walls are an enticing way to enjoy the heart of the city.

Meeting point: Plaça de Cort, besides the Olivetree

Time: 10.00

Approximate length: 2 hours

Evening Itinerary: The Tales and Legends of the City of Palma

This itinerary unveils the endless secrets, and curiosities and mysteries ensconced in the ancient stones of the city of Palma.
This itinerary introduces visitors to the tales and legends concealed in the streets and plazas of Palma's old quarter. True tales, in most cases, that were embellished with details provided by popular fantasy and turned into legends when transmitted through the oral storytelling tradition. A stroll during magic summer nights that shows a different side of the historic city centre.

Meeting point: Plaça de Cort, besides the Olivetree

Time: 09.00pm

Approximate length: 1.30 hours

The Jewish Quarter - Palma de Mallorca

Get to know the places where the oldest and largest synagogues, Hebrew schools and other landmarks stood.
A guided tour around what was one of the most important Jewish quarters in the medieval Mediterranean that illuminates its history, religion, culture and traditions.
The Call, or Jewish quarter, of Palma was home to sages, doctors, astronomers and the famous cartographers, Jafuda and Abraham Cresques.

The itinerary concludes with a visit to the Mallorca Museum.

Meeting point: Plaça de Cort

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Approximate length: 2 hours

Tradition and Modernity. Traditional Trade in Palma

This tour offers a historical and artistic insight into the district of Santa Eulalia, from its medieval origins up to the present day.
This tour offers a historical and artistic insight into the district of Santa Eulalia, from its medieval origins up to the present day. This area of Palma was one of the most important commercial centres of the old city and it housed many of the headquarters of the city's different trades.

As you stroll through its secluded streets, you will be given the opportunity to learn about age-old trades and professions and to discover some of Palma's most traditional trades, such as haberdashery, tailoring, basket-making, textiles, embroidery, leather or glass-making and silverwork.

Meeting point: Plaça de Cort, besides the Olivetree

Time: 10.30

Approximate length: 2 hours

The City and the Sea - Palma de Mallorca

Get to know Palma's fishermen's quarter par excellence: the Santa Cruz quarter.
Discover the places where Mallorca's great medieval cartography was developed, the exquisite revision of the Gothic style promoted by master builder Sagrera in the magnificent building known as La Lonja (the mercantile exchange), the grand manor homes that belonged to the wealthy traders who were closely linked to piracy, the Consulado de Mar and others. A stroll through the history, daily life, legends and dreams of a place that lived facing the sea for centuries.
The itinerary includes a visit to the Chapel of San Lorenzo and the religious art hall in the parish church of Santa Cruz.

Monumental Palma

Get to know the history of the city of Palma through a stroll around the heart of its historic quarter. Its Roman, Moorish, and Christian past makes it a surprising city well-worth enjoying.
Discover the monumental wealth of its buildings, plazas, palaces, courtyards and gardens, such as the Cathedral, the Almudaina Palace, the ancient walls, La Lonja (the mercantile exchange), the Arab baths and the Town Hall, through a tour through the city's secluded streets.

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The tour does not include visits inside the monuments.

Meeting point: Plaça de Cort, besides the Olivetree

Time: 10.30

Approximate length: 2 hours

Valldemossa - Valldemossa - Mallorca

'Nature has created everything the poet and painter could ever dream of in this place'
George Sand, A Winter in Mallorca.
This itinerary takes visitors around the streets, plazas and most picturesque spots in the village of Valldemossa, an introduction to the places that witnessed French writer George Sand's and Polish composer Frederick Chopin's stay on Mallorca.

The celebrated couple resided in this Mallorcan village during the winter of 1838-39. Its landscapes, peoples and customs made a strong impression on the writer, who would set them down years later in a book entitled 'A Winter in Mallorca' (1841).

During their visit, the couple stayed in cells at the Royal Carthusian Monastery, admission to which is included in the tour.

Meeting point: Costa Nord Cultural Centre, Valldemossa.

Time: 11.00 a.m.

Approximate length: 2 hours

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Category: Palma