Palma, the capital of Mallorca is the favorite destination for thousands of tourists who constantly visit it, it’s a city with so much to offer and incredible places to discover. Let us not forget that, according to The Times magazine published last year (and according to those who already live there), Palma is the ideal city in which to live and are enough three days to understand why.
When you reach to the city, nothing better to recover energy in such friendly places like Capuccino Group cafes located in downtown San Miguel street, the exclusive Paseo del Borne or the emblematic Palau March. Other options include the café of the Boutique Hotel Brondo or the recently opened Hotel Cort in the town hall square of the city. Ready, and as a first contact, nothing better than strolling through the beautiful streets of the old town of Palma. With a medieval layout of narrow streets is the area where most of the monuments are concentrated. Plaza Major, is the nerve center of the old town, where the main shopping streets for pedestrians arrive, such as Sant Miquel, Jaume II or Sindicat street, which extends to the commercial area of Avenida Alexandre Rosselló in the widening. The Paseo del Borne, is an important urban space that has characteristics of traditional urbanism with classical and romantic elements, which highlights the great baroque palace of Casal Solleric.
One of the most characteristic forms to discover and get to know the traditional architecture of the city is get into some of its most typical patios, among which are Can Oms, Can Bordils and Can Olesa. After the walk, it’s time to enjoy a good dinner in one of the best restaurants in Palma, such as those belonging to the group Forn Projects, Forn de Sant Juan, Ombu and Koa highlighting in all of them their delicate cuisine and the exquisite atmosphere recreating. To end the day we propose one of the elaborate cocktails in Brassclub, the fashionable gastrobar in Paseo Mallorca in Palma.
A new day dawns and the best way to start it is walking or running along the Paseo Marítimo until you reach the “Soho” of the city, the neighborhood of Santa Catalina, where you can have breakfast at any of its charming cafes among which are La Madeleine de Proust, Fibonacci or traditional sandwiches from Bar Isleño. Giving a short walk leads to the best shopping area, the Paseo del Borne and Jaime III streets where you find the most exclusive boutiques and shops of the best fashion brands. An unforgettable experience is to enter Rialto Living, a space in which converge the latest trends in fashion, interior design, art and bar. For lunch, nothing better than tapas in the small restaurants of the main markets of Palma, Santa Catalina Market and L’Olivar Market recently considered culinary oasis in the city by the Traveller magazine. The afternoon can spend calm, visiting museums such as Es Baluard or the Museum of Modern Art.
The last day is perfect for relaxing in the fabulous spa of the Mallorca Island Hotel and enjoy homemade ice cream and typical pastries of the island that can be found in the two branches of Ca’n Juan de S’Aigo, the most traditional ice cream shop from the city.
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