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Car rental Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca, the capital of the Balearic Islands off the Spanish east coast, is the largest city in island of Mallorca, lying on the coastal Bay of Palma in the western Mediterranean Sea. It became a tourist destination in the 1950s and has seen the continuous growth in tourist numbers ever since.

Car rental, a popular choice for tourists visiting Palma de Mallorca

Car rental in Palma de Mallorca is a commonly chosen form of travelling. Many travelers drive to Palma from other cities in Mallorca in a rental car, as most cities and towns in Mallorca have roads directly linked to Palma de Mallorca. You can rent a car in Palma de Mallorca and follow the city sightseeing bus route. It covers the major tourist attractions like Pueblo Español and major shopping centres like Av. Jaume III and Porto Pi. You can also drive to the water park Aqualand by following the Arenal Motorway. Or to the beautiful white sandy beach Ciudad Jardín, which is located in a restful neighborhood surrounded by La Torre d'en Pau Park. As car rental in Palma de Mallorca enables you to travel at your own leisure, you can take a journey in to Sóller, a beautiful small-town getaway, through the citrus groves under the magnificent western mountains.

No difficulty parking with car rental at Palma de Mallorca

Car rental in Palma de Mallorca is cheap and the options are abundant. The following parking tips may help people travelling in a rental car in Palma de Mallorca. The traffic in Palma de Mallorca can get hectic and it can be difficult to find parking. You can try parking on the outskirts of the city and take the public transport back to town. In some small towns and villages the local residents often park on the pedestrian crossings, but never risk doing the same in a rental car to avoid unwanted troubles. Some parking zones have meters and some are free. There is also limited time parking, where you must record the arriving time on a piece of paper and place it on your front dash board. Make sure you return to your rental car before the time you specified on the paper. Never park in Yellow Lined Zones or handicap zones. Blue Lined Zones are permitted.

Climate

Palma de Mallorca has a typical Mediterranean climate with warm average temperatures and seasonal rains. It has hot and dry summers with average temperatures between 29 and 31°C. Extreme temperatures of over 35°C in the summer and below zero in the winter are not uncommon. So don't forget to take the season you're visiting in account with your choice in car rental.

Multiple cultural sights to see

Palma de Mallorca presents a perfect blend of modern and classic. A few of the most representative tourist attractions are: Castell de Bellver, one of the most distinct castles in Spain, containing a museum of archaeological finds and classical sculptures; Paseo Maritimo, the prime area for the beach nightlife; Museo Catedralicio, exhibiting religious painting sand silverware; Banys Àrabs, the only building in Palma dating to the Arab settlement; Museo de Arte Español Contemporáneo, holding a permanent collection of over 70 pieces by artists including Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and Juan Gris.

Events & festivals

Festival Isladencanta, an annual music festival covering various music genres including rock, pop, dance and attracts the best DJs in Europe; Festival de Pollenca, held in August, featuring ensemble of internationally renowned artists and orchestras; Short Film Festival, showcasing the new talent with regular screenings at revues throughout the city.

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Tips and experiences for Palma de Mallorca

Our customers rated Palma de Mallorca with an average of 9.4 based on 20 ratings, and these are the most recent tips, experiences and highlights.

09-02-2017
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Every city on the island was great
28-01-2017
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Visit the coast when it's bad weather :) Nice Island
22-01-2017
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Great for walking
09-01-2017
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Shopping in old town. Great food!
03-01-2017
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Go to the North part of the Island, it's fantastic coast and mountains!
11-10-2016
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You must visit Formentor beach and hire a car to see the beautiful scenery in this area.
19-08-2016
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Guaranteed beautiful weather , friendly people and lovely beaches especially Formentor and the surrounding area -well worth a visit
10-08-2016
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Beaches..... Lamb in Allaro mountains
09-08-2016
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Fabulous island with great beaches
28-07-2016
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Nice mountains and clean see-through water,amazing views. We will definitely come back.
27-07-2016
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They should definitely rent a car as the island is very big.
23-07-2016
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Fantastic city. Take time to explore. Find a good restaurant guide and go for it. Explore there are some tacky parts of the old town but around some corners there are some great places to go.
22-07-2016
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Great golf.
21-07-2016
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Would recommend
13-07-2016
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Take time to explore look for the unexpected, there is plenty to find.
08-07-2016
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Walk in Palma at night and enjoy the small bars
08-07-2016
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Hire a car if you're staying in the east or north of the island. Probably not necessary if you're staying in Palma.
06-07-2016
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Having a car in the island is a must. Driving around to different coves and beaches. Breathtaking views.
05-07-2016
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Always worth coming to Mallorca despite the experience of dealing with Record
13-06-2016
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Take plenty of sun block.