Palma Cathedral (‘La Seu’) alone makes a trip to the city worth it. Of course, we are talking about one of the most spectacular Gothic cathedrals in the world, in a location that is nothing short of extraordinary, with its silhouette reflecting in the Parc de la Mar and wholly defining the skyline of the city.
Inside, you will be struck by its expansiveness and light, the result of the work carried out by Antoni Gaudí, who opened up large windows and moved choirs and altarpieces to transform this cathedral into an elegant, bright and open space. The main rose window contributes to this dazzling multi-colour effect. It is the largest rose window in the Gothic world, as it spans 11 metres in diameter and is made up of over a thousand colourful pieces. The baldachin or chandelier by Gaudí and Jujol, with 33 hanging lights, is worth a special mention. And to the right, the legacy of another unique and universal artist: the ceramic mural by Miquel Barceló. The work is at once vibrant, enveloping, physical and monumental (12 metres tall), Mediterranean, Mallorcan and of both the sea and the land. Simply extraordinary.
Do you want to know the Cathedral from the heights?
The Cathedral of Mallorca offers, from May to October, tours of its terraces, an extraordinary experience where you can contemplate the immensity of the sea and the beauty of Palma, without a doubt a good plan to make a cultural excursion and enjoy a few minutes of peace and contemplation.
The XXXIV GEDET Meeting, the Spanish Cosmetic and Therapeutic Dermatology Group of the AEDV (Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology), will take place in Palma on 5, 6 and 7 October 2023.
As the year progresses into its final quarter, the Palma Congress Center is poised for an exciting period ahead, anticipating a surge in activity thanks to more than 20 events scheduled during this period, including five major congresses.
Autumn attracts a large number of cyclists to Mallorca, where there is an incredible variety of opportunities to explore the island by bike, as well as an infrastructure developed to meet the needs of cyclists at all levels.