Palma de Mallorca has an ideal climate thanks to its location, with an average annual temperature of 18 °C. Thanks to its excellent air and sea links it is an easy destination to reach and is connected with Europe's main capitals in an average of two hours. It also boasts a first class selection of hotels in the very centre. All of these factors allow it to establish itself, all year round, as an ideal option for a city break.
Palma de Mallorca is a modern cosmopolitan city with a wealth of things to do, and it welcomes visitors with open arms all year round. Any visit to the city should include a tour of its most important historical buildings and its artistic heritage. Historic Palma de Mallorca boasts patios, outstanding religious architecture and iconic buildings as well as museums and art galleries. Its artistic and cultural content deserves being well known and will surprise anyone who has traditionally thought of Palma de Mallorca just as a sun and sand destination.
Palma de Mallorca, which is renowned and valued as Europe's reference point for beach tourism, is also an ideal place for city breaks, a lively and cosmopolitan city that makes an attractive destination 365 days-a-year and not just during the high season months. Palma has a wide range of cultural, gastronomic, sporting and leisure options, making it especially attractive for a perfect break and for enjoying a range of experiences at any time of the year.
Its magnificent beaches have made Palma de Mallorca one of the world's best known and most loved destinations. The city stretches along both sides of the bay over five beaches and eight bathing areas, long stretches of sand with crystal clear waters where you can enjoy the sun or the sound of the waves. Platja de Palma, Cala Major, Can Pere Antoni, Ciutat Jardí, Can Pastilla and Cala Estància are just some of the beaches where you can enjoy the necessary facilities to guarantee comfortable and unforgettable holidays. Majorca's capital also plays host to major sporting events such as the Princesa Sofía Trophy and the Copa del Rey of sailing, a luxury that no other city has. These events attract participants and enthusiasts from around the world, giving an unbeatable boost to the city's profile and an international prestige.
Palma de Mallorca is an excellent base for excursions and for discovering the corners of the rest of the island. All of Majorca's attractions are within about an hour by car, making getting around the island comfortable and practical. This means that you can organise your stay so that, from the capital, you can plan visits to the Serra de Tramuntana mountains (with many hiking trails), the north of the island, with its beaches and its enchanting scenery, the coves and the natural wonders of the east of the island, the long sandy beaches of the south and the rural and gastronomic world of the interior. The choice is yours!