Palma de Mallorca is the most important city of Mallorca. This is the capital of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands.
This city has a population of almost 400 000 inhabitants which makes it the most populated city of the Baleares.
During more than a century (XIII/XIV), this city was the capital of Balearic Reign which was under the power of the Castellan Crown. The city inherited most of its gothic monuments from this period. The cathedral is one of these gothic monuments, the same as la Lonja which shows all the characteristics of the Catalan gothic. Besides, there is the Palau de l’Almudaina whose gothic style melts with the Catalan and the moor.
The Arabic style is also to be observed in the Arab saunas of the city.
Palma is well communicated with the Peninsula and with other big European cities with transports like planes and ships.
The airport of Son Sant Joan is one of the most important of the country during summer. The fiestas, the night activities and the concerts of artists who have a worldwide fame are numerous in the city, given that they all succumb to its charm and its culture and at the same time, the city has a good weather the 365 days of the year and offers beaches with a clear blue sea.
The accommodation in hotels in Palma de Mallorca isn’t missing both for those who want to be in front of the beach and for those who want to be inside the island. There are hotel for all kind of budgets from cheap hotel to hotels with character and distinguished.