Cheap Majorca: Discover Palma of Majorca and its free places
by Hotel Born
Palma of Majorca is a bright city whose routes should walk calmly and curiosity. We suggest two routes with free places you can walk from our hotel , to see first hand the beauty of the capital of the Balearic Islands.
An architectural element especially careful in Palma is the elegant courtyards of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. These jewels the role of the historic town spread and have become a tourist attraction of first order. Many were of stately homes and these are today headquarters of public institutions can visit for free . Others remain closed almost all year . All are unique and special : Renaissance, Baroque , Gothic , Modernist… We suggest a small route , to enjoy some of these courtyards. Just outside from Hotel Born, walking to Sant Jaume direction to the sea, you could find the courtyards Cal Comte de San Simón, Can Tacón and the Fundació Barceló. Arriving to Carrer de la Unió, we recommend you go forward to Plaça del Mercat to discover Can Berga, the biggest courtyard into Palma. Here you can download Courtyard Palma Routes: http://agencebalear.com/pics/ruta-patios-mallorca.pdf
Monumental Routes by High City
You can link with previous route by foot without problem. Outside from Hotel Born, go down and walk along Passeig Des Born untill Plaça de la Reina. Come near to beautifull palace of La Almudaina. If you go up Carrer del Palau Reial, you will find a beautifull historic buildings as the Parlament de les Illes Balears or Consell de Mallorca. At the end of this street you will arrive to Plaça Cort, where you will enjoy its gotic council, Can Corbella and Can Tous, and its centenary olive tree. On the other hand, if you go down to see, you will find a majestic cathedral. A wonderfull walking that end with the view over the Palma Bay, from the balcony of La Seu, and thee Bellver castle in the skyline