Palma de Mallorca - the shopping and gourmet paradise
Palma de Mallorca is one of the most fashionable Mediterranean cities with an international flair. The cathedral "La Seu" is the undisputed landmark of this very special city. "La Lonja", the old fish market, countless palaces with enchanted courtyards and romantic alleys and plazas enchant every visitor.
There is something for everyone's taste!
Shopping lovers should leave plenty of time to be able to enjoy the wide variety of shops and boutiques to the full. At the Paseo del Borne, which merges into the Avenida Jaime III and La Rambla, one will find exclusive designer shops like Cartier and Louis Vuitton, but also boutiques, high street shops, shoe shops and accessories with all different price ranges. The centre of the old town, the Plaza Mayor, is another paradise for buyers. Four frequented shopping streets lead from there and the wide choice of boutiques and small shops does not seem to end.
Specialities of Majorcan cuisine
Not only shoppers but also gourmets will be pleased because the island of Mallorca, particularly Palma, is a paradise for food lovers. The Mallorcan cuisine is versatile. Fish and seafood occupies an important place in the traditional local cuisine, followed by meat, stews and of course the legendary tapas.
Gourmets adore the Mallorcan cuisine
The beautiful Mediterranean island is the home of seven chefs whose culinary skills have been awarded a Michelin star. In addition to the typical traditional cuisine, the cosmopolitan embossed island also offers delicacies from all over the world, in all imaginable flavors and trends.
Culinary tips for gourmets
For example, the well-known British chef Marc Fosh spoils his guests in Palma with exceptional Mediterranean cuisine in the recently renamed Restaurant Marc Fosh. The 5-star Sant Francesc Hotel, offers 'MediterrAsian' Cuisine by Chef Simon Petutschnig. La Paloma and Chez Camille restaurants in the “La Lonja” district, offer Swedish cuisine, La Taperia serves tasty tapas, the Opio located in the Puro Hotel is now a cool meeting place where you can enjoy tasty food whilst enjoying the music. Mallorca offers a high quality and varied cuisine.