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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

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  • 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

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  • 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...

Katmandu Theme Park in Palma de Mallorca

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  • 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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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...

Palma Cathedral & Diocese Museum Fast track Ticket

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  • 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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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...

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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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...

Golf Fantasia (Palmanova)

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  • Golf Fantasía is a green paradise in the heart of Palma Nova, just a few meters from the beach. With 3 different 18-hole golf courses, 54 holes in total, you will play among beautiful and picturesque waterfalls, lakes, caves full of atmosphere, wooden bridges and a great variety of tropical vegetation. Families can enjoy our fantastic garden....read more
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Casal Solleric

This beautiful 18th century Baroque palace (one of the last manor houses to be built in 28) contains the Casal Solleric Art Museum which is dedicated to contemporary art. As well as admiring the artwork and photography on your visit, you can admire the architecture too as the palace still retains its frescoes on the outside whilst inside you can see the wrought iron staircases and marble columns.

The museum showcases an ever changing...

Mallorca Astronomical Observatory with Guided Tour

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  • With this ticket you can enjoy an introductory talk by our teachers about space, below our spectacular projections in the dome, with content for all ages. From the Planetarium you can travel the Universe, recognize the stars visible to the naked eye, the planets, the Moon.
    You have the privilege of approaching heaven in a very special way. When...read more
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Far de Formentor

This lighthouse is situated at the northernmost tip of Mallorca amid stunningly dramatic scenery. To reach it, you wind your way along a 13.5km road from Port de Pollença; another narrow road with plenty of hairpin bends, so allow about 35 minutes. The road was designed by the Italian engineer Antonio Parietti in the 1920s.

The lighthouse was designed by Emili Pou in 1863. Construction work was extremely arduous due to the incredibly...

Caves of Genova Admission in Palma de Mallorca

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  • 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 this...read more
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Es Trenc

This beautiful beach is the only one on the island to remain undeveloped and preserve a natural state, giving it a great charm. It is very popular with families, especially on the weekends.

More than 2 kilometres of fine white sand are lapped by gorgeous crystal clear water. There is a gentle slope with wild vegetation growing on the dunes behind the beach. A few bars and restaurants offer refreshments. There are sunbeds and parasols...

Aqualand El Arenal Mallorca Entrance Ticket

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  • The adventurous will make a beeline for Pure Rafting with its rapids, whirlpools and peaceful backwaters. There’s a whole universe of water attractions for the family at Aqualand, a world of waterslides of all types and heights to thrill and relax you; your kids will have the time of their lives.

    You’ll find vibrant attractions such as...read more
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Sa Llotja

This stunning building is regarded as the finest piece of Gothic architecture in Palma. Somewhat resembling a castle or temple, it was in fact the trading exchange centre, where all sorts of goods changed hands, including gold and silver, silk, cotton, spices and coffee. Built between 1426-47, started by Guillem Sagrera and finished by Guillermo Vilasolar, the Llotja originally formed part of the sea walls and was lapped by the...

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 your...read more
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FAQs about Free Things to Do in Palma

There are many things you can do for free in Palma like booking free entry into some Palma museums, joining locals to do some free activities and others. This allows you to have fun and relax on a budget or save for further experiences on your trip.