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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 Ice Bar - The First Ice Bar in Mallorca

clock Duration: 20 minutes
  • it is a tour that offers tourists a unique experience at the first Ice bar in Palma de Mallorca with admission tickets, a chance to explore the beautifully carved ice sculptures and more treats.
  • It includes an instant transfer from the glorious Mediterranean sun to an ice world full of frozen wonders that offers tourists great fun 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...

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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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 Cathedral & Diocese Museum Fast track Ticket

clock Duration: Flexible.
  • This tour provides an educational, informative and interesting guided tour of both the Palma Cathedral and the nearby Diocese Museum.
  • The Palma Cathedral is also often called "La Seu" and is home to the world's largest rose window!
  • Construction of the cathedral began in the 13th century and showcases a Levantine Gothic-style
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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...

Rafa Nadal Museum Mallorca Half Day Tour

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  • Rafa Nadal Museum Experience Tour takes you to a unique entertaining and educational half day out. It is very recommended for families and sport lovers! Discover incredible sporting facts, get inspired with the stars and live amazing adventures in the sports Interactive Area.

    Entrance to the museum included in the price.

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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...

Skip The Line for Fundació Miró Mallorca & Access to Self-Guided tours in Palma

clock Duration: 1 hour
  • Visit the Fundació Miró Mallorca, museum dedicated to the work of the artist Joan Miró. It comprises a main building exhibiting 6000 works donated by the artist, including paintings and sculptures, a library, a sculpture garden, Miró's studio Sert, and the Finca Son Boter.

    Across four unique spaces, enjoy the process of Joan Miró's...read more
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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...

Skip The Line to Palma Cathedral and Self-Guided Tour in Palma

clock Duration: 2 hours
  • Visit one of the most famous monuments of the Mediterranean, Mallorca Cathedral. Built in the 13th century, its central nave is approximately 44 metres high, making it one of the tallest cathedrals in Europe. Find out all about its history and the most important reforms it has undergone, by both Antoni Gaudí and Miquel Barceló.

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Palma Ice Bar - The First Ice Bar in Mallorca

clock Duration: 20 minutes
  • it is a tour that offers tourists a unique experience at the first Ice bar in Palma de Mallorca with admission tickets, a chance to explore the beautifully carved ice sculptures and more treats.
  • It includes an instant transfer from the glorious Mediterranean sun to an ice world full of frozen wonders that offers tourists great fun and
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Olive Oil and Wine Culture Tour

clock Duration: 3 hours 30
  • A tour which introduces you to Spanish luxury and the city of a thousand faces.
  • This tour will reveal to you the flair of Mallorca and even unlock its culinary secrets.
  • It's an experience that will take you through the culture, history and the production process of the Mallorcan Olive oil.
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Mallorca: 5-Hour Isla Dragonera Cruise with Lunch

clock Duration: 5 hours
  • During this half-day trip, travelers sail to Dragonera Island, once a pirate refuge.
  • The tour includes observation of sea life, swimming at one of the top spots in the area and free time to enjoy the island.
  • A traditional lunch is part of this entertaining excursion.
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Palma Bay Sunset Catamaran Experience

clock Duration: 4 hours
  • A five hour catamaran cruise along some of Mallorca's finest coastline.
  • The south coast of Mallorca is renowned for its pristine beaches, turquoise waters and impressive caves which is why this tour is the perfect way to explore the shores just off the island.
  • It's an enriching experience suitable for friends, family and
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Palma de Mallorca Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Optional Boat

clock Duration: 20 to 90 m
  • This hop-on hop-off city sightseeing bus ticket allows you to ride on an open-top, double-decker bus, and make unlimited stops around the city for 24 hours.
  • It's the best way to explore the city at your own pace and take in all the best sights.
  • It offers an affordable and safe mode of transport around the city.
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Palma de Mallorca Cultural and Foodie Tour

clock Duration: 2 hours
  • A three hour culture and culinary tour through Palma Mallorca stopping at some of the cities best sights, most popular landmarks and tastiest tapas bars.
  • An immersive culinary experience that takes you into some of Palma de Mallorca's Old Town's best tapas bars.
  • An opportunity to sample some of the Old Town's finest gourmet
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Private Tour: Palma de Mallorca Old Town

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • This tour is the perfect way to uncover the Old Town of Palma Mallorca with a guide who knows the towns history, culture and best secrets.
  • The Old Town was the epicenter of Mallorca back in the day and today remains traditional to the islands way of life.
  • It was here that the island did most of its trade, it was the economic
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