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Shore Excursion:Palma Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Optional Boat & Belver Castle

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    What to Expect
    With your City Sightseeing ticket in hand, head to Stop 12, conveniently located close to the port, and climb aboard a double-decker bus to begin your tour of Palma de Mallorca. Pass stretches of white sand and the impressive architecture of the historical quarter as you learn about the history of the area from commentary on board.

    Cruise past landmarks such as the Cathedral, the Palace of Almudaina, and the Plaza Mayor, hopping off whenever you'd like to explore an attraction further. 

    Hop-off or hop-on as many times as you like within the 24-hour validity period of your ticket, and choose to rejoin the tour at any one of 16 stops. The entire route takes approximately 80 minutes to complete and buses depart every 20 minutes from each stop. 

    Please see the Itinerary section for a list of all of the stops serviced by the route.

    Boat Tour Upgrade

    This option includes your hop-on hop-off bus ticket plus a 1-hour boat ride around Palma Bay with a selection of drinks and snacks served on board. (First tour is at 11am, last tour at 4:30pm, departing from Escalera Real.)

    Bellver Castle Upgrade

    This upgrade option includes your hop-on hop-off bus ticket plus admission to Bellver Castle. Take the bus tour for approximately 1.5 hours, followed by a 45-minute visit to Bellver Castle, a Gothic-style structure near Palma's city center.

    Please note: Allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy because the start point is located within a 10-minute walk of the cruise port, allowing you to ensure your punctual return to the cruise ship.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    The first tour stop along the route is located at the Antoni Maura. For specific cruise information, please see 'additional info'.
    Departure Time
    10:00 - 18:00, December - February 
    09:30 - 20:00, March - May, September - November 
    09:30 - 22:00, June - August
    Duration
    24h
    Return Details
    At the 'end' of the tour, the bus will return to the first departure point.
    Inclusions
    • Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour: 24 or 48 hour bus ticket
    • Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Boat tour: 24 hour bus ticket, 1 hour boat cruise
    • Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour & Bellver Castle: 24 hour bus pass, entry to...
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Cruise Passenger Info:
    • Guests are recommended to check with their cruise line on which Cruise Terminal the cruise ship will be in dock.
    • Poniente Peraires:
    • Stop 14, Estacion Maritima is the closest City Sightseeing bus stop to the cruise terminal. Guests will be required to walk through the terminal exit to the public street where the buses will be located.
    • Muelle Pelaires Sur:
    • The nearest stop is Stop 14, Estación Marítima, just near to the exit of the terminal. Alternatively, there may be a port shuttle provided by your cruise line, where you can hop on the bus at Stop 18 Muelle Comercia, in front of the shuttle point.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Bus tour:
    • Red Route: Operates 9:30am - 8:00pm, every 20 minutes. Full loop - 100 minutes.
    • Purple Route: Operates 10:00am - 6:00pm (Tuesday - Sunday), every 40 minutes. Full loop - 20 minutes.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Bus stops closed on Mondays: Hotel Valparaiso, Fundacio Pilar i Joan Miro, Palacio Marivent, Es Baluard.
    • Bellver Castle: Child and Senior tickets can be purchased on the bus or at the castle. Closed on Mondays. Free entry on Sundays.
    • Boat Tour (if selected) operates May - October. Duration: 60 Minutes. Frequency: 60 Minutes. First Tour: 10:30AM. Last Tour: 4:30PM. Departs from Escalera Real
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 20 May 2018

    Buses start at 9.30 and supposed to run every 20 min . We waited 1 hour for the first bus to come from Porto Pi . The bus stops that sell tickets do not run every 20 min as they are still trying to fill...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    1  Thank paulastives
    CitySightseeingEsp, Quality manager at City Sightseeing Palma de Mallorca, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

    Dear Sir/ Madam, Thank you for dedicating a few minutes of your time to share this with us. Your comments help us know where to invest our efforts and continue to improve. We appreciate your feedback as safety is very important to us. We would...More

    Reviewed 19 May 2018

    This very European way to enjoy a city on the cheap is an interesting way to see many places you would not see if you were on foot. We did both, and we only regret it was raining most of the day on this beautiful...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    2  Thank MarilynG61
    CitySightseeingEsp, Quality Manager at City Sightseeing Palma de Mallorca, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

    Dear Marilyn, Thank you for sharing your kind comments about your experience aboard our bus. We're glad you could enjoy your day in Palma and could move easily thanks to our buses. Our tour aims to make the fullest possible route, discovering the best sights...More

    Reviewed 30 April 2018

    We did this after getting off of our cruise at the port. It was a fast and convenient way to see the city. One suggestion.. make it easier to find a point to get on the bus for cruising customers. It took us a few...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    1  Thank kristenjlsu
    CitySightseeingEsp, Quality manager at City Sightseeing Palma de Mallorca, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

    Dear Sir/ Madam, Thank you for choosing City Sightseeing and for your kind review. We are glad you were able to enjoy our tour around Palma, discovering all the best sights in the city while learning about its history and culture with our multilingual audioguide....More

    Reviewed 27 April 2018

    This driver (and probably every driver for this company) is obviously on a schedule, and they're trying to run as many buses around this route as possible. They'd do better to have fewer buses running and let them slow down a bit. We went through...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    1  Thank Juanita C
    CitySightseeingEsp, Quality Manager at City Sightseeing Palma de Mallorca, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

    Dear Juanita, Thank you for taking the time to review our tour so extensively. Your comments help us know where to invest our efforts and continue to improve. At City Sightseeing our aim is to provide a fun sightseeing service for all who wish to...More

    Reviewed 5 November 2017

    Able to visit a few landmarks while on this stop of our cruise. One of the stop offered an awesome view of the beach from the highest point in Palma de Mallorca. The stops were short, but the tour was worth it.More

    Date of experience: July 2017
    Thank jesfire415
    CitySightseeingEsp, Quality manager at City Sightseeing Palma de Mallorca, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

    Dear Sir/ Madam, Thank you for your kind comments about our tours and for sharing your suggestions on TripAdvisor. We're glad you enjoyed exploring Palma from the top deck of our red, discovering the amazing views that offers this city. Our tour is indeed a...More

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