Where in the world is Palma?
Palma is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands in Spain. It is situated on the south coast of Majorca on the Bay of Palma.
Is Majorca and Palma de Mallorca the same?
And Mallorca/Majorca, the island, is one of a group of islands called the Balearic Islands. Palma de Mallorca is the capital of the island of Mallorca/Majorca, the largest town/city and seat of government of the island.
Where is Mallorca located?
The island of Mallorca is located off the coast of Spain, east of Ibiza and is part of the Balearic Islands. The island is criss-crossed with a number of main roads and rural roads which you can see on this Map of Mallorca.
What country is Palma de Mallorca in?
Palma, in full Palma de Mallorca, city, capital of the Balearic Islands provincia (province) and comunidad autónoma (autonomous community), Spain, in the western Mediterranean Sea.
Is Palma de Mallorca in the Canary Islands?
Palma (de Mallorca) For clarity’s sake, Palma is nowhere near La Palma or Las Palmas, as it’s in the Balearics islands to the east of Spain, and the Canaries are all the way down near the coast of northwest Africa.
What is Palma de Mallorca known for?
Known for its sun and beach tourism, it also has an attractive historic quarter. The Cathedral, the Almudaina Palace, the Lonja fish market and Plaza Mayor are some of the sites that are well worth visiting. The most beautiful monuments are surrounded by fishing boats, pine forests and palm trees.
What airport do you fly into for Mallorca?
Mallorca Palma airport
Flying to Mallorca Palma airport, also known as Son Sant Joan Airport, is situated 8 kilometres east of Palma. It’s a large international airport which serves the island and is the third largest airport in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona.
Do people in Palma speak English?
The island has two official languages, Castilian (Spanish) and Catalan, while locals prefer to speak their Mallorquin dialect. However, the island’s staff, including maids, speak several foreign languages. English, German and French are particularly common.