Free Things To Do In Palma

Palma is a charming coastal city in the Spanish island of Mallorca. Aside from the stunning beaches, the city is also filled with lots of interesting sights and medieval castles that are a joy to explore. If you don’t want to go beyond your travel budget, the best way to enjoy the city is to check out the many cheap things to do in Palma. In fact, by simply exploring the island, you’ll already encounter a lot of beautiful attractions along the way!

Traveling to the resort city of Palma may not come cheap, but there are lot of free things to do in Palma that budget travellers can take advantage of. If you’re a museum buff, you can visit some of the free museums in Palma such as the Museu Fundacion Juan March that features the works of some of Spain’s best artists. There are also a few free attractions in Palma that you can check out, such as the Serra de Tramuntana, Canyon de la Calobra, Passeig des Born, Parque del Mar, Far de Formentor, Es Trenc, and Sa Llotja.

One of the free things to do in Palma this summer is to swim at the beach, such as the public beach at the nearby fishing village of Portixol. Palma caters to all kinds of travellers, including families with kids. One of the free things to do in Palma with kids is to hike the Serra de Tramuntana, a dramatic limestone mountain range in the northwest coast of the island and opens to the stunning views of the sea. You and your kids will surely love exploring the area.

So if you’re heading to Palma soon and you’re afraid of going beyond your travel budget, then here’s a list of the free things to do in Palma.

Free Attractions in Palma

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Serra de Tramuntana

A dramatic limestone mountain range that hugs the northwest coast of the island and affords absolutely fantastic views of the sea.

The Serra offers many options for those that want to explore this beautiful, unspoiled side of the island. You can simply drive around; the roads are quite thrilling, being quite narrow and with many hairpin bends. A coach trip is also quite an experience. Hiking and biking are also popular pursuits. See the...

Palma Aquarium Ticket

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • Palma Aquarium offers educational and entertaining tours of the seas throughout the world suitable for children and adults.
  • Visitors can walk the world's deepest shark tank with these ancient predators swimming overhead.
  • Besides admiring marine species through glass walls, adventure enthusiasts could swim with rays and
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Canyon de la Calobra

This dramatic canyon winds its way through the stunning landscape of Mallorca’s north coast, carved by the Torrent de Pareis river. There are several options for exploring the area depending on how hardy you are.

You can approach the beach at the canyon’s end from Sller, either by car (again, this is a case of steep, winding roads), or via boat from Puerto Sller. The beach is pebbled, fairly small and popular with tourists. With the...

Katmandu Park Entrance with Transfers

clock Duration: 6 to 7 hou
  • Katmandu Adventure Park is a fun park staging a variety of surprises and tests for its visitors.
  • Here, visitors have fun as they put skills they were ignorant of to the test.
  • The park has many attractions, some of which are Splash Park, 4D and 5D cinemas, and the Dark ride.
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Passeig des Born

This attractive, leafy promenade is a favourite spot in Palma for shopping, drinking, dining and people-watching. Bar Bosch near the top of the Born is highly recommended and has great views of the Cathedral (link).

The Born has been central to the life of Palma for over a century; it has been the scene of demonstrations and parties, and dancing and music still take place here during Palma’s many fiestas. Among the great selection of...

Palma Acquarium with Transfer

clock Duration: 4 to 8 hou
  • See hundreds of species from the Med as well as explore the Tropical Seas section, where there are 25 tanks with species from the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans. Don't miss the Amazonian eco-system display in the Jungle zone or the exhibition on endangered bluefin tuna.

    The latest addition is the 3D Aquadome – a spectacular more

Museu Fundacion Juan March

This pleasant and inviting gallery focuses on the work of Spain’s avant garde artists, with 70 pieces in its permanent collection, by Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris, Joan Mir and Salvador Dali, among many others. 52 artists from the mid-20th century onwards are also represented. The museum also has a commitment to representing contemporary art, with temporary exhibitions of both national and international artists.

The gallery was opened in...

Ticket Palma Aquarium

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  • Get faster access to Palma Aquarium with this ticket and enjoy a fun and different day in one of the best activities to do more

Parque del Mar

This tranquil and attractive park is one of the most popular places in the city to sit and relax, with its fabulous views of the Cathedral (link), but its genesis occurred relatively recently.

Up until the 1970s, the Mediterranean came right up to the enormous city walls which encircle Le Seu. This was an impressive sight with the Gothic spires reflected in the crystal clear water. However, city planners installed a new motorway and...

Caves of Genova Admission in Palma de Mallorca

clock Duration: 20 minutes
  • In 1906, excavating in search of water to make a cistern, a treasure was discovered a few minutes from Palma city: The caves of Genova, a fascinating natural legacy sculpted in stone, drop by drop, for centuries. A unique experience that reopens to the public adding to its exclusive beauty a fascinating audiovisual show, in the environment of more

Sant Carles, Historical and Military Museum

Located in the historical military fortress named San Carlos that dates back to the 17th-18th century, visitors will find the military museum. The 10 rooms inside the museum showcase some 7,000 items of war and military memorabilia from the middle ages through until the 20th century whilst giving visitors insight into the historical events and military history of the Balearic islands. Items include weapons, uniforms, and other military...

Western Water Park, Entrance tickets

clock Duration: 7 hours
  • As the name suggests, the park is themed to resemble the Wild West of Buffalo Bill and the boys. There are three sections, each offering its own inimitable activities. This is a water park like no other.

    Prove your mettle at the Kamikaze Star with its 30 metre drop, which will definitely get your adrenalin going and have you heart in more

Jardines de Alfabia Tickets

clock Duration: 2 hours
  • Alfabia is a complex consisting of a typical mallorcan house, wonderful gardens and an orchard located in Bunyola right in the heart of the Tramuntana, named by UNESCO more

Skip the Line: Rafa Nadal Museum Xperience

clock Duration: 1 to 3 hou
  • The Rafa Nadal Museum Xperience is the first and only Rafa Nadal trophy exhibition, which includes the highlights of his sports career. In addition to knowing in first person the achievements of one of the best tennis players of all time, visitors will acquire a global vision of the history of contemporary sport thanks to the memories and more

Mallorca Cathedral: E-Ticket with Audio Tour

clock Duration: 1 hour 20
  • Experience the Cathedral of Mallorca at your own pace with a skip-the-line e-ticket and a fascinating self-guided audio tour on your smartphone.
    Receive your ticket by email, download the app and the audio tour on your phone, prior to your visit, and travel back in time to experience the glory of the Cathedral del Santa.

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Mallorca Full Day Tour by Train, Tram and Boat

clock Duration: 8 hours
  • This activity is a discovery tour of Mallorca Island from land and sea.
  • Travelers explore the island by bus, boat, tram and train.
  • The tour is conceived to take travelers from the sea to the mountains.
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Mallorca Paradise Boat Trip and Puerto de Andratx

clock Duration: 4 hours
  • During this excursion, travelers acquaint themselves with the Malgrats Islands Natural Reserve.
  • Visitors can swim in crystalline waters at specially-selected spots and admire the subaquatic world through large windows.
  • Buffet meal with delicious specialties is part of the experience, too.
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Private Sailing Through The Bay of Palma

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • A guided tour for a small group of people who want to explore Mallorca in half a day.
  • This tour takes you through the beautiful Balearic Islands and combines vehicle transportation with guided walk tours through the historic sites.
  • This tour is a great idea to spend the day off with some friends and family.
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Palma Bay: Catamaran Sailing Day with Meal included

clock Duration: 5 hours
  • A five hour catamaran excursion along the coast of Mallorca, with lots of swimming, drinks and great food!
  • The island of Mallorca is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea which makes for a great spot for sailing.
  • It's an alternative day out and a different mode of transport that's both adventurous and fun!
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