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  • Address: Plaça Almoïna
  • Hours: Winter: Mon - Sat; 10am - 3:15pm. Summer: Mon - Sat; 10am - 6:15pm. Mass daily
  • Admission: Donations are recommended.

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Palma La Seu Cathedral

In 1229, the great hero of Spain's Reconquista from the Moors, King James I, sailed to the Balearics amidst a horrible storm. If he made it to the Muslim-held isles, he pledged, he would build a great cathedral in honor of the Christian god, La Seu Cathedral.

James safely arrived on Mallorca's beautiful shores, and after successfully occupying all four islands, transformed La Palma's magnificent mosque into one of the finest Gothic churches in all Europe.

It may seem enough to appreciate La Seu's fantastic facades, 43 meters (141 feet) of ornate stonework, redesigned over the years by gifted architects including Gaudi and reflected in the calm Mediterranean. But it is well worth entering to see the richly adorned and magnificently vaulted interior.

There are many archaeological attractions to the quite large Cathedral. Three naves hold numerous gold and silver-lined shrines, two 18th century Baroque candelabras weighing in at over 250kg each, and a Portal Mayor which has survived the years, even an earthquake in 1851. Visitors can even find the hat of the last bishop of Palma hanging over his tomb!

Practical Info

La Seu was designed as a welcome (and warning) to those arriving by sea to he Balearic Islands, and greets most visitors. It is the most prominent structure in the island's capital, La Palma de Mallorca.

La Palma has air, ferry, bus, a train links to the rest of the island, Spain, and Europe, and the cathedral is easily accessible by local buses from anywhere in town. All city tours visit the church, which is also a stop on the La Palma Sightseeing Bus circuit.

Tours & Tickets

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Historical Palma de Mallorca Scooter Tour

Discover the main historical sights of Palma de Mallorca in an exhilarating way – on a scooter! On this Mallorca scooter tour, your guide will escort you to El ...  Read more

Location: Mallorca, Spain
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $34.40

Palma de Mallorca Private Evening Bike Tour With Speedboat Sunset Ride

Enjoy this half-day bike tour and discover Palma de Mallorca in a different way. An experienced guide will ride with you to the most important buildings and ...  Read more

Location: Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $114.67

Private Tour: Palma de Mallorca Old Town, Palma Cathedral and Cruise

See the sights of Palma de Mallorca on a private sightseeing tour by foot and by boat! With a knowledgeable private guide at your side, enjoy personalized ...  Read more

Location: Mallorca, Spain
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $191.50

Mallorca Coastal Road and Scenic Villages Tour by Scooter

Explore Mallorca’s beautiful beaches and lush forests on a scooter! With this exciting scooter tour on Mallorca, drive along the island’s southwest coast and ...  Read more

Location: Mallorca, Spain
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $57.34

Mallorca Independent Scooter Tour with Rental

Discover Palma de Mallorca and surrounding Mallorca attractions in an exhilarating way – on a scooter! With this scooter rental, set your own itinerary and ...  Read more

Location: Mallorca, Spain
Duration: Varies

From USD $35.55

Palma de Mallorca Sightseeing Day Tour

On this sightseeing day tour, see the best sights of Palma de Mallorca, the capital of the Balearic Islands! You’ll discover top attractions, such as the ...  Read more

Location: Mallorca, Spain
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $21.23

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