Street art fans rejoice! Palma is an unexpected haven of urban artistic expression boasting colorful murals and politically-motivated cartoons by some of Spain’s most respected artists. Join an expert local guide, who is passionate about ‘guerilla art’ and discover the best and most thoughtful examples in the city.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Basilica de Sant Francesc, Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Balearic IslandsYour street art tour begins in front of the magnificent Sant Francesc Church in the old town of Palma, a 13th century place of worship that had to be partly re-modelled in the 1600s after it was struck by lightning.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Can BarcelóTogether we will take a stroll through the Old Town to some lesser known parts of the capital where we’ll explore its flourishing street art scene. Here we’ll admire striking murals of floating chocolate tea cups and children playing with soap bubbles and attempt to decipher the meaning behind the politically-minded artworks that dot the streets, learning more about Spain’s complicated political and social history in the process.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Brick HotelAbout halfway into your tour, we’ll make a stop at one of our favourite bars for a refreshing beer (or soft drink, depending on what you prefer) and a chat about the artwork we have seen so far.Enjoy a beer and chats with your guide and the other travellers.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Asociación de Cofradías de la Semana Santa de PalmaWe’ll continue to navigate the streets, spotting creative street art and finding the hidden messages behind it. The artworks in Palma tend to be on the small side due to the narrow streets, but there are some large-scale designs to be found as well if you know where to look. Discover one of the biggest graffiti in Palma.Duration: 20 minutes