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More than the beaches:

Exploring Mallorca in the ground

Welcome to Mallorca, the stunning Mediterranean gem known for its beaches, turquoise waters, and vibrant culture. If you’re planning a getaway to see even more than the paradise waters, we’ll take you on an adventure through some of the ground must-visit attractions in Mallorca.

Palma de Mallorca and Old Town Exploration


Start by the capital city, Palma de Mallorca, wich is a city that seamlessly blends its rich history with modern influences. Beyond the tourist hotspots, you’ll discover a city that is alive with local culture, artistic expression, and a vibrant culinary scene. So, explore its authentic neighborhoods, indulge in the local cuisine, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere that makes Palma a truly special place.

Palma Cathedral

Begin your day with a visit to the Palma Cathedral, also known as La Seu, a breathtaking masterpiece that overlooks the shimmering Mediterranean Sea.

The construction began in the 13th century and continued for several ones, resulting in a blend of architectural styles that includes elements of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque. In the early 20th century, Antoni Gaudí, the famous Catalan architect, was commissioned to renovate and redesign parts of the cathedral.

Step inside the cathedral to experience its awe-inspiring interior. The vast nave is adorned with towering columns and arches, creating a sense of grandeur. The main facade features a stunning rose window, known as the “Eye of the Gothic,” adorned with delicate tracery and stained glass.

Relax in Parc de la Mar, a tranquil park located near the cathedral, where you can enjoy a picnic or simply unwind amidst lush greenery. Enjoy to, after this amazing visit, stroll through the streets of the old town, soaking in the medieval charm and visiting the beautiful courtyards and churches along the way.

Begin your day with a visit to the Palma Cathedral, also known as La Seu, a breathtaking masterpiece that overlooks the shimmering Mediterranean Sea.

The construction began in the 13th century and continued for several ones, resulting in a blend of architectural styles that includes elements of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque. In the early 20th century, Antoni Gaudí, the famous Catalan architect, was commissioned to renovate and redesign parts of the cathedral.

Step inside the cathedral to experience its awe-inspiring interior. The vast nave is adorned with towering columns and arches, creating a sense of grandeur. The main facade features a stunning rose window, known as the “Eye of the Gothic,” adorned with delicate tracery and stained glass.

Relax in Parc de la Mar, a tranquil park located near the cathedral, where you can enjoy a picnic or simply unwind amidst lush greenery. Enjoy to, after this amazing visit, stroll through the streets of the old town, soaking in the medieval charm and visiting the beautiful courtyards and churches along the way.

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina

Don’t miss a visit to the Royal Palace of La Almudaina, an impressive fortress located in the heart of Palma de Mallorca, that showcases the rich history and cultural heritage of Mallorca.

The origins of the Royal Palace of La Almudaina date back to the Islamic period, as it was originally built as an Arab fortress during the 10th century. After the Christian conquest of Mallorca, it became the residence of the kings and later served as a royal palace for the Spanish monarchy.

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina is open to the public, allowing visitors to delve into its fascinating history. Guided tours are available, providing insights into the palace’s architecture, the royal life it once housed, and the importance of its location within the city’s historical context.

Es Baluard museum

Es Baluard is a contemporary art museum situated, overlooking the stunning waterfront and the Bay of Palma. It showcases a diverse collection of contemporary artworks by local, national, and international artists, including painting, sculpture, photography, video art, and installations. 

The museum focuses on showcasing contemporary art from the Balearic Islands, reflecting the regional artistic expression and fostering a sense of cultural identity.

For more than that, Es Baluard features a café and a rooftop terrace where visitors can relax, enjoy refreshments, and soak in the breathtaking views of Palma’s harbor and skyline. The terrace provides a serene oasis within the bustling city, offering a unique vantage point to appreciate the surrounding beauty.

Serra de Tramuntana

A UNESCO World Heritage site, recognizing its outstanding natural and cultural significance, that offer mesmerizing views of rugged cliffs, terraced landscapes, and charming mountain villages. It spans approximately 90 kilometers, covering a significant portion of Mallorca’s northwestern region.

As you hike or drive along the winding roads, you’ll be treated to panoramic views of the turquoise Mediterranean Sea juxtaposed with the rugged cliffs of the coastline. The combination of mountain and sea creates a truly awe-inspiring landscape.

Make a stop in Valldemossa, a picturesque town known for its historic Carthusian monastery and quaint streets lined with vibrant flowers.

Special Lunch or Dinner at Amazonique Restaurant

As your adventure comes to a close, make your way back to Santanyi for a memorable dinner at Amazonique. Known for its innovation, Amazonique brings together a harmonious blend of flavors and ingredients sourced from the island and from Brazilian cuisine.

For a summer night, we suggest start with the scallop carpaccio with truffle oil and caviar. For the main course, our choice would be the marinated and grilled shrimps served with truffle potato cream, sicilian zest and chives, accompanied by a refresh drink as the Gin Tonic Amazonique.

After this unique experience of flavors, nothing as a juicy carrot cake with coconut ice cream, chocolate sauce and tempura as a dessert to brilliant close the night. The menu is complete, with several options to enjoy with refinement and authenticity.

Mallorca offers a myriad of experiences. From historical sites to natural wonders and cultural treasures, this Mediterranean paradise has it all. Remember to make a reservation at Amazonique in Santanyi to delight in a culinary experience that perfectly complements your exploration of the island. Whether you’re a history buff, a nature enthusiast, or a food lover, Mallorca is sure to leave an indelible impression on your heart. So pack your bags, embark on this unforgettable journey, and discover the magic of Mallorca!