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Updated: May 27, 2020

Winter in Mallorca - Spain

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Palma de Mallorca

Mallorca, Spain is a considered as the best holidays destination for summers but for us it’s a heaven on Earth even in Winters. Mallorca is the largest Island in Balearic Islands and it's located in Mediterranean Sea. Its one of the Best Destinations in the World and it's a must visit place during your trip to Europe.

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Mallorca should be in your "Things to do in Spain" list and In this blog, we will guide you the must places to visit in Mallorca during your trip to this wanderlust.

Mallorca has two mountain ranges in North Western and Eastern Part of the island. The North Western Mountain ranges called ‘’Serra De Tramuntana’’ is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Palma is the capital and it is located in centre.

Exploring Palma, Spain

All ready for Mallorca - It was the second time, we were traveling with a small bag pack. We took Ryanair flight to Palma The Mallorca Airport from Dusseldorf. The duration of the flight was around 2 hours and 35 minutes.

On the way to Mallorca, Spain

After coming out of the airport it felt like we are in Middle East. It has so many Palm trees which reminds us of my time in Dubai.

How to reach to Palma city from Airport?

If you go out of Airport, you can see bus stop just on 5-7 minutes’ walk. There are always frequent connections from Airport to Palma City. It took around 30 minutes to reach to city centre.

Where to Stay in Mallorca:

You can use to book your room in Palma de Mallorca or in other parts of Mallorca but If you going in Winters, we would recommend you to stay in Palma and visit all the places in the island from the Palma city. During the Winters, the weather is a bit cold near the sea. For the Summers, Best would be staying near beaches.

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

We booked our room in hotel for 3 nights at Dalt Murada in Palma using, which depicts the old Spanish culture, heritage and lifestyle. We would highly recommend to stay in this hotel to enjoy a feel of Palma and its Moorish History. Our hotel was located right in the heart of Old City and highly accessible by public transport.

The hotel room was in a vintage style with royal beds and other furniture. It has unique style of paintings hanging on the walls. It also has a wonderful garden where you can enjoy breakfast. Most importantly, all the touristic spots, restaurant and shopping brands are just 3-5 minutes by walk.

Our room in Dalt Murada Hotel in Palma, Mallorca

After check-In at the hotel we went straight to La Almudaina Palace and Cathedral de Mallorca as it was only 200 meters away from our hotel. It was already night and we loved exploring the Palma's attraction as the view was so beautiful with less crowd.

There are 2 city walls around La Almudaina Palace and Cathedral de Mallorca and the streets of old city are just alluring and casting a magical spell on visitors as you passed through them.

Cathedral de Mallorca, Spain

Don't forget to experience the mesmerizing beauty of Cathedral de Mallorca from the other side of the main Road

Cathedral de Mallorca in Palma, Mallorca, Spain
Cathedral de Mallorca at Night

What would be a starting point for Exploring Mallorca?

This Mediterranean Island has plenty to offer and the next 2 days we were exploring the best of Mallorca as well as least touristic places. We rented a scooter for 2 days and explored most of the Mallorca on the scooter from the North Western mountain region to the East side of the Mallorca.

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Balearic Sea, Palma de Mallorca

Best Place to Rent a Scooter:

The best way to explore the island of Mallorca is by the Scooter. We had rented a scooter for 2 days from the company Cooltra. We must say it is the best company in Europe for renting a scooter. We have already experience their services in Madrid and they always have discounts on returning customers.

Driving Scooter in Mallorca with an Alluring Beach in the background

Their office is located in center of Palma and they offer convenient drop-off. You can easily explore the North Western mountains of the Island with Scooter. it was a dream came true of riding a scooter along the coast.

Exploring Palma on Scooter

Best Places to Visit in Mallorca

1. Palma Old Town:

The Old city in Palma de Mallorca is just fascinating and full of surprises in every corner of narrow streets. It has maze of streets which truly depicting the Arab history.

Exploring Palma, Balearic Island Spain

There are streets most of them are open for traffic and always full with tourists. The city has narrow walkways and quiet streets where you truly lost yourself in the amazing building and architecture.

Lonja de Mallorca, Spain
Lonja de Mallorca. A must visit architectural monument in Palma de Mallorca, Spain

There are lots of private houses on the narrow streets and people have been living in these narrow streets since ever.

Exploring Palma Old Town

Some of them are also open as museums and galleries to represent the true history, culture and art of Mallorca. The old town also has street concerts and Mallorcan folk dance.

Streets in Palma Old town

2. Passeig des Born:

It's one of the most beautiful and well known streets of Palma for shopping. It has all the high ended brands like Louis Vuitton, Hugo Boss, and Burberry etc. There is also a big square where you can relax a little bit after shopping.

Shopping in Palma, Mallorca

3. Visit Palma Cathedral: