City of Palma Accessible Guided Tour
See the second largest church in Spain, medieval architecture, outdoor markets, and more on this step-free, 4 hour accessible guided tour of the city of Palma!
Your expert guide will take you through one of Spain’s oldest cities (established in 123 BC by the Romans) as you discover the history and culture of this beautiful Mediterranean city.
You will visit the Palma Cathedral, a stunning example of Gothic architecture, and the second largest church in Spain. You will also walk through the old town, the location of the original Roman settlement, which still exists buried beneath the ground today (people are continuing to find artifacts in the area!).
Your accessible Palma guided tour also includes a walk through the outdoor markets where you will see, hear, and smell all of the local fruits, meats, spices, produce and handmade goods being displayed and sold.
As you make your way down the winding, medieval streets, you will come across a beautiful 800-year-old olive tree! Stop to take some photos of this amazing tree that has been alive for centuries.
Your accessible guided tour of Palma finishes in Upper Town, where you will have the option to do some accessible shopping!
The City of Palma Accessible Guided Tour features:
- Convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (no steps or curbs)
- 4 hour walking/rolling tour
- Lively commentary by an officially-certified, English-speaking tour guide
- Tour guide can push manual wheelchair users (depends on the total weight of the wheelchair plus wheelchair user)
- Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Palma!
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If you are visiting Palma during your accessible cruise vacation, consider the Palma de Mallorca Accessible Cruise Excursion, which includes accessible transfers and optional free time to explore, go shopping, or visit a wheelchair accessible beach!
- The second largest church in Spain & one of the greatest examples of Gothic architecture
- The burial place of Kings of Mallorca
- Gaudi artwork inside the Cathedral
- Modernist buildings designed by Gaudi contemporaries
- Fruit, meat, and seafood market
- Winding, narrow medieval streets
- Inner courtyards of old palaces
- The original Roman town of Palma
- Palma de Mallorca City Hall & “the parade of giants”
- 800-year-old olive tree
- Plaça Major & Plaça Cort
- Bill Clinton’s visit to the island and who he wrote a letter to from here
- Largest Gothic window in existence
The City of Palma Accessible Guided Tour has a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it follows a step-free route and the guide is able to push a wheelchair if necessary. It did not receive a higher rating because you may encounter some minor cobblestones along the way.
Some places along the tour route have smooth cobblestones like those shown on left. Other places (like those shown on the right) have rougher cobblestones and will be avoided as much as possible.
You may have the opportunity to visit a local open-air market (depending on the season and day of the week)!
The main shopping street of Carrer de Sant Miguel is flat with very smooth paving stones.
You will have the option to stop for lunch in accessible restaurant in the city!
The floor of the Cathedral interior is very smooth. You will see the beautiful stained glass, ornate chandelier, and precious relics.
Your guide will ensure that you are permitted to use wheelchair lifts where they are available.
Tour duration: 4 hours
Cost with private transportation: €860 for 1-2 people, €910 for 3-4 people, €960 for 5-6 people
Cost if you prefer to take a taxi from the port: €650 for 1-3 people.
* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: Every day except Sunday
Meet-up time: 9 or 9:30
Meet-up place: Dress code: None
Maximum number of people on tour: 10 wheelchair user plus 10 other people. Taxi tour is maximum of 3 people.
Entrance tickets: Not included. You can expect to pay €6 per person.
Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Entrance tickets, snacks/meals, gratuities, and transportation costs.
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