The Balearic capital is one of Spain’s most visited cities, beaten only by Madrid and Barcelona. And it is easy to see why. Palma is blessed by a Mediterranean climate that provides pleasant temperatures throughout the year, as well as excellent transport connections to the airport only 15 minutes from the city centre. If we add to this the charming bohemian atmosphere in its historic centre, it is no wonder that many has a long-standing love affair with Palma. And many people who have been tourists decide to go looking for a property for sale in Palma.
The lovely old town of Palma is steeped in history. Its impressive Gothic cathedral, known as "La Seu", will not go unnoticed; it is the only cathedral in the world that projects its reflection in the sea. In front you will find the Royal Palace Almudaina, the summer residence of the Spanish Royal Family. Do you want to enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the city? From the Bellver Castle you can see Palma and its bay. Strolling through the streets of the town, you may be surprised by the large number of art galleries, craft workshops and small shops and boutiques. It is clear that the tradition of artisan products still has great importance in the city today. The lover of art and culture may find Palma to be the ideal place to go looking for a property for sale.
If you want to live in a cosmopolitan city, but with all the charms of a small Mediterranean town, Palma de Mallorca is an excellent choice. If you decide to go looking for a property for sale in Palma, take your time to explore the different neighbourhoods. They are very different in character. The neighbourhood of Portixol is one of the most coveted in Palma for its peace and quiet, having its own port full of atmosphere and being close to Playa de Palma. And if you are looking for luxury and exclusivity, then you should come to Son Vida. All through the city, there are many international schools, something that is of great appeal to international families looking for their new home. The gastronomic offer in Palma is varied and surprisingly affordable. Lots of local products have achieved great fame in the rest of Spain, such as sobreasada or ensaimadas sweets. In its busy restaurants and on terraces you can hear Mallorquí, Swedish or English being spoken, because no matter where you are from, everyone loves well priced culinary treats.