Must-see attractions in Palma de Mallorca

  • Consolat de Mar

    The 'Consulate of the Sea' was founded in 1326 as a maritime tribunal, adjudicating disputes among merchants, sailors and captains. The present building –…

  • Claustre de Sant Antoniet

    The Claustre de Sant Antoniet is a baroque gem that belongs to the BBVA bank. The two-tiered, oval-shaped enclosure was built in 1768 and is now used for…

  • Círculo de Bellas Artes

    The 'Circle of Fine Arts', an organisation with roots in the Civil War era, is devoted to nurturing literature and the fine arts in Palma. Casal Balaguer …

  • Església de Sant Jaume

    Despite its baroque facade, this is one of Palma's older surviving Gothic churches. This grey soaring eminence is one of the first four parish churches to…

  • Centre Maimó ben Faraig

    Palma's long Jewish history is given some recognition in this small interpretation centre, attached to the Can Bordils. As well as illustrated panels…

  • Cal Marquès de la Torre

    This imposing residence was built in 1696, on the site of a 15th-century predecessor. Reminiscent of a fortress, it's now the headquarters of the Academic…

  • Cal Poeta Colom

    The wrought-iron balconies and inverted pyramidal columns of this 16th-century residence's pati (patio) can be seen from the street, through its arched…

  • Can Espanya-Serra

    Built in neo-Gothic style around a cobbled pati, this mansion sits on the site of a 16th-century predecessor.

  • Can Vivot

    Built on the site of an earlier house in 1690 by Joan Sureda Villalonga, later to become the first Marquis of Vivot.

  • Can Salas

    You can't see past the arched double doors of this imposing residence, but its lines and dimensions are impressive.

  • Can Oleza

    Can Oleza's Ionic columns, broad staircase and low arches are typical of 17th-century Palma's patis.

  • Sa Portella

    An original seaward gate in the medieval walls can still be seen here.