Prepare a getaway to Majorca. Discover the beauty and diversity of Majorca on this exciting three-day circuit that will take you from historic Palma to picturesque mountain villages, incredible subway formations and dreamy beaches. Immerse yourself in the island’s rich culture and heritage, enjoy its exquisite gastronomy and let yourself be seduced by its dreamlike landscapes.
This itinerary will allow you to live a unique and authentic experience in one of the most enchanting islands in the Mediterranean.
Day 1: Palma de Majorca
Majorca Cathedral (La Seu)
La Seu is a majestic Gothic cathedral built between the 13th and 17th centuries. It is one of the largest cathedrals in Europe and its rose window is the largest Gothic-style rose window in the world.
Modernist architect Antoni Gaudí also worked on the cathedral for a time, and contemporary artist Miquel Barceló created a chapel inside.
Palma Old Town
Stroll through the narrow streets of the old town and discover its architecture and charm.
Don’t miss emblematic places such as the Plaza Mayor, the Church of San Francisco and the old Jewish quarter.
Royal Palace of the Almudaina
This palace was originally an Arab fortress (alcázar) and later became the official residence of the kings of Majorca and governors of the island.
You can visit its halls, courtyards and gardens while learning about the history of Majorca.
Banys Àrabs (Arab Baths)
The Arab baths of Palma de Majorca are a testimony to the Islamic period in Majorca (10th-13th centuries) and are among the few remaining structures from that era on the island.
The baths, with their dome supported by columns, are located in a peaceful garden.
Passeig del Born and La RamblaThese two tree-lined avenues are ideal for strolling, enjoying the stores, cafes and local atmosphere.The area is also home to the Gran Hotel, an early 20th-century modernist building, now the headquarters of the Fundació La Caixa, which houses art exhibitions.
Pilar i Joan Miró FoundationThis museum is dedicated to the work of Catalan artist Joan Miró and is housed in the studio and house where he lived and worked for many years.The collection includes paintings, sculptures and drawings by the artist, as well as temporary exhibitions of contemporary art.
Castell de BellverThis 14th-century circular Gothic fortress stands on a hill with panoramic views of Palma and its bay.It was built as a royal residence and later used as a prison. It now houses a museum of the city’s history.In the evening, enjoy the local gastronomy in one of the restaurants in the old town or in the lively neighborhood of Santa Catalina. If you are interested in nightlife, there is a wide range of bars and clubs in areas such as La Lonja or Paseo Marítimo.
ShoppingMimbreria Vidal.Store specializing in wicker products and handmade household items.Address: Carrer de la Corderia, 13, 07012 Palma.Mercat de l’Olivar.Traditional market with stalls selling fresh produce, such as fruit, vegetables, fish and meat, as well as local food outlets.Address: Plaça de l’Olivar, s/n, 07002 PalmaRialto Living.Luxury fashion and decoration store, located in an impressive historic building.Address: Carrer de Sant Feliu, 3, 07012 PalmaCalame Palma.Cozy and distinctive boutique located in the heart of the old town of Palma de Majorca, offering a careful selection of designer brands for both men and women.Address: Carrer de l’Argenteria, 3, 07001 PalmaOpia Concept Store.Boutique that combines fashion, art and design, with products and accessories in a bohemian and contemporary style.Address: Calle de Ca’n Brondo, 5, 07012 Palma, Illes BalearsPelaires Centre Cultural Contemporani.Cultural center and art gallery that presents exhibitions of local and international artists in a historic building.Address: Carrer de Can Verí, 3, 07001 Palma, Illes Balears
Day 2: Beaches and coves in the east of MajorcaHead to the east of the island to enjoy some of Majorca’s most beautiful beaches and coves.
Drach CavesStart the day by heading to the east coast of Majorca to visit the Drach Caves, an impressive subway formation of stalactites and stalagmites. These caves are famous for housing one of the largest subway lakes in the world, Lake Martel.During the visit, enjoy a live classical music concert on a floating stage and, at the end, take a short boat ride on the lake.The visit lasts about an hour and it is advisable to book tickets in advance.
Porto CristoAfter visiting the caves, head to Porto Cristo, a picturesque fishing port with a sandy beach and a relaxed atmosphere.You can stroll around the harbor and enjoy a meal at one of the local restaurants, where you’ll find fresh fish and seafood, as well as typical Majorcan dishes.
Cala MillorContinue to Cala Millor, a popular tourist resort on the east coast, known for its wide sandy beach and crystal clear waters.Enjoy the afternoon on the beach, sunbathing or swimming in the Mediterranean Sea. There are also numerous water activities available, such as jet ski rentals, parasailing or scuba diving.Take advantage of the stores, bars and restaurants along Cala Millor’s promenade to have a drink or just stroll around and enjoy the atmosphere.Additional option: Santuari de Sant Salvador.If you prefer a more cultural activity, instead of spending the afternoon in Cala Millor, you can visit the Santuari de Sant Salvador, located on a hill near the town of Felanitx.The winding road takes you to the top, where you will find a church, a large statue of Christ and spectacular panoramic views of the island.This itinerary will allow you to explore the east coast of Majorca, combining a visit to the famous Drach Caves with time to relax on the beach and enjoy the island’s atmosphere.
Day 3: Tramuntana MountainsSpend your last day exploring the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
ValldemossaStart the day by visiting Valldemossa, a charming village located in the Sierra de Tramuntana. Its narrow cobbled streets and stone houses with flowers in the windows create a picturesque atmosphere.Visit the Royal Carthusian Monastery of Valldemossa, a former monastery that houses a museum. The writer George Sand and the musician Frédéric Chopin lived here for a winter and you can see their rooms and personal belongings.Don’t forget to try the “coca de patata”, a typical sweet of Valldemossa, in one of the local pastry shops.
DeiàContinue on to Deià, another beautiful village on the west coast of Majorca. Deià is known for its artistic community and for being the home of English poet and writer Robert Graves.You can visit the Robert Graves house-museum and learn more about his life and work in Majorca.Enjoy a stroll through the narrow streets of the village and admire the spectacular sea and mountain views.
Cala DeiàDescend to Cala Deià, a small pebble beach surrounded by cliffs. It is a perfect place to take a refreshing swim or simply enjoy the scenery.There are two restaurants in the cove where you can taste fresh fish and seafood overlooking the sea.
Port of SóllerHead to Sóller and take the streetcar to Puerto de Sóller, a charming natural harbor with a sandy beach and a lively promenade.You can take a boat ride along the coast or just enjoy the atmosphere in the bars and restaurants along the promenade.
SóllerReturn to Sóller and explore this picturesque village set in a valley of orange and lemon groves. The main square, Plaça Constitució, is the heart of the town and is surrounded by cafes and stores.Visit the church of Sant Bartomeu, with its impressive modernist façade, and the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Sóller (Can Prunera), which houses works by Picasso and Miró, among other artists.If you have time, you can take the Sóller train, a historic wooden train that connects Sóller with Palma, crossing spectacular landscapes of mountains, tunnels and bridges.
This itinerary will allow you to discover the natural and cultural beauty of the west coast of Majorca and enjoy some of the most emblematic landscapes of the island.