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Top Attractions In Palma For Free

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

Top Rated Palma Attractions

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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 City Sightseeing Tour Bus with Optional Boat

clock Duration: 20 to 60 min
  • 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...
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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 de Majorca Old Town Guided Tour

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...
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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...

Majorca Guided Quad Bike Tour

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • It's a great way to explore the town from a different perspective and burn some calories while you're at it!
  • Quad biking is a safe and exhilarating excursion suitable for friends and couples alike.
  • Follow your guide to enjoy a...
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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...

Scenic Tour of Mallorca Day Trip

clock Duration: 8 hours
  • An eight hour guided tour of Mallorca and it's surrounding coastline, beaches and countryside that makes use of coaches, boats, trams and trains.
  • It's a great way to enjoy epic views of the island from aboard a boat at sea.
  • A...
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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...

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!...
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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...

Palma de Mallorca Old Town Guided Bike Tour and Tapas

clock Duration: 3 hours 30 m
  • A guided bike and culinary tour of Palma de Mallorca's Old Town.
  • A three hour excursion that explores the best of Mallorca's sights, landmarks and architecture.
  • This is a great tour for those who want to view the Old Town from...
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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...

Palma de Mallorca Old Town Guided Bike Tour

clock Duration: 3 hours 30 m
  • A guided bike tour of Palma de Mallorca's Old Town that uncovers hidden sites and squares known only by the locals.
  • A three hour excursion that explores the best of Mallorca's sights, landmarks and architecture.
  • The tour can be...
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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...

Panoramic Coastal Discovering Majorca Tour

clock Duration: 8 hours
  • An eight hour panoramic coastal tour discovering some of Mallorca's best coastlines, beaches and mountain ranges by coach and on foot.
  • Both the west and east coast of Mallorca is home to beautiful winding coastline, bustling artisan...
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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...

The Caves of Drach and Mallorca's East Full-Day Tour

clock Duration: 8 hours
  • This is a five to eight hour tour that visits Mallorca's famous Caves of Drach, located on the east coast of the island close to the small town of Porto Cristo.
  • This tour is perfect for families, couples and friends alike who've...
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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...

Mallorca Evening Culinary Tour through Palma

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...
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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.

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