Palma de Mallorca cruise port is located on Majorca Island's southeastern coast (Western Mediterranean Sea). Currently, it is among the busiest cruise departure ports due to its closeness to Palma de Mallorca airport. Cruises from Palma de Mallorca port increase each year. The port's cruise ship schedule shows a variey of roundtrip itineraries to ports in the Mediterranean and also to Canary Islands (Spain).
Inca (Majorca) Spain
Inca is a town (not port) on Majorca Island with population around 30,000. There is a junction train station Majorca rail network with trains to Palma (island's capital), also to Manacor and Sa Pobla.
The town was named "Inkan" during the Islamic period, from which several vestiges remain, including the "sinies" and "ganats" - systems used by the Arabs to draw underground water.
The town's peak was at the beginning of the 20th century, following the railway construction and the installation of gas factory. Then was established the footwear manufacturing company "Camper". Inca town is famous for its outdoor market (every Thursday) considered to be one of the island's largest. The biggest market event is on "Good Thursday" Maundy Thursday - Thursday before Easter) coinciding with local trade shows and fairs.
Among the town's tourist attractions (also offered as cruise shore excursions from Palma) are the Santa María la Mayor church, the old convents Sant Domingo and Sant Francesc the Sant Bartomeu monastery. The town is also famous for its wine cellars. In the period 17th-19th centuries, Inca Spain was a major producer of wine - until phylloxera (pest of commercial grapevines) destroyed the industry. Today many of the old wine cellars are used as restaurants for serving traditional Mallorcan dishes - like sopes tombet, mallorquines, gato d'ametlles.
Highlights: Cathedral, Bellver Castle, Valldemosa, La Granja, beaches
Palma de Mallorca cruise terminal
The biggest Balearic Islands port Palma de Mallorca is in the middle of the city, right in front of the Old Town’s streets. The Port of Plama is connected from one side to the other by a beautiful long seafront promenade and it comprises four zones – Ribera (the shoreline dock), the commercial docks, the recreational docks and Dique del Oeste (the west dock).
Palma de Mallorca cruise port terminals are Estacion Maritima 1,2,3,4 and 5. The first four (Estacion Maritima 1,2,3 and 4) cruise terminals are for the cruise vessel docked at the Paraires and Poniente quays and are connected by a network of covered sidewalks. They have features like snackbar, cafeteria, office, restrooms, post office, police station and telephone kiosks. They are located southwest of the center of Plama (about a mile and a half).
The cruise ships that dock at the west sea wall (Dique Del Oeste) piers are served by passengers terminal Estacion Martima 5.
Palma de Mallorca tours, shore excursions, hotels
City Tours and Shore Excursions
Palma de Mallorca is a charming place to visit with a lot of attractions, magnificent architecture, sidewalk places for a coffee and very friendly and hospitable population. You can enjoy both shore excursions and city tours in the area.
- Pisa’s leaning tower, from Livorno
- the iconic David, artwork of Michelangelo in Florence, from Livorno
- the Cappuchini Catacombs, Palermo
- the ambient old town of Ibiza
- La Seu: the most popular attraction in Palma de Mallorca. The gorgeous cathedral was built more than 300 years, the construction began in the 13th century. Gaudi took part in its 20th century rebuilding.
- Almudaina Palace: or Palacio de la Almudaina was a fortress converted in the 13th century into a palace for the monarchy of Mallorca. Currently it is a great museum where you can see paintings, Flemish tapestries, carpets from the Middle East and other artworks.
- Bellver Castle: here are the Despuig Classical Sculpture and Palma History Museums. To go there you will have to hike up the hill starting from Estacion Maritima for approximately 10 minutes.
- C’an Pere Antoni Beach: sunny beach with golden sands and warm clean water. Located South of the La Seu.
- Palma To Soller Railway: take a 27 km journey to Soller, small and lively village in the mountain, by a retro electric train. This will take about an hour and you will enjoy views from all over the island. You can take the train from the Palma station, located at the city center.
The Palma de Mallorca cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Palma de Mallorca, Majorca Island, Spain.
If you lose the Palma de Mallorca location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Palma de Mallorca cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Palma de Mallorca, Majorca Island, Spain. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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