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Layover In Palma de Mallorca, Spain

| January 28, 2012

Cathetral La Seu in Palma de MajorcaStuck on a Spain layover in Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI)? The airport is a hub for Air Berlin and is located roughly 5 miles north of Palma, Majorca next to Can Pastilla village, which makes these accessible destinations for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Palma de Mallorca layover, click here for useful tips.

If you’re stuck in the airport during your Palma de Mallorca layover, there’s plenty to do. This Spanish airport offers regular and duty free shopping, snacks, bars and restaurants. In addition, there is banking and financial services, entertainment and business centers, and prayer rooms.

Wireless Internet is also available throughout the airport. Internet service provided by Telefónica de España. You can consult the access charges onTelefónica’s website. The airport has a couple of lounges including the Formentor Lounge in boarding Module D and the Miro Lounge in departures.

If you arrive at night or are looking for a place to rest, there are a number of hotels near the airport. For a full list of Palma de Mallorca hotels of varying price points, click here.

If you’re planning on leaving the airport during your Palma de Mallorca layover, there are a few transportation options. Taxis are available at arrivals and you find the various taxi fares here. Buses are also available at the arrivals floor, and a new bus route (21) has started operating linking the airport with S’Arenal. Information on the routes can be found hereCar rental is also available at the airport.

Layover Guide’s Suggestions Of Things To Do On A Palma Layover:

La Seo Cathedral

Called the Pearl of Mallorca, the gothic towers of La Seo Cathedral is Palma de Mallorca’s main tourist attraction. The cathedral has nine bells in the tower, and is made from gold limestone.

Bellver Castle

One of the few European castles constructed in a circle, the Bellver Castle is a gothic building constructed in the early 1300s. Inside you can find archeological artifacts, art collections and a sculpture garden.

Poble Espanyol

Located in the Son Españolet district, the Poble Espanyol takes visitors through the history of Spanish architecture. First opened in the 1970s, the Spanish Village represent the most characteristic and famous elements of urban architecture in Hispanic geography.

Joan Miro Foundation in Mallorca

Although it is a small collection if Miro’s work, the Joan Miro Foundation in Mallorca doesn’t disappoint. It’s a great modern gallery and meeting place,  and there’s are works including Oiseaux and sculptures including the Personnages.

None of these interest you on your Palma de Mallorca layover in Spain? Click here for more suggestions of things to do!

Have a suggestion for a Palma de Mallorca layover? Leave a comment below!


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