Cosmopolitan Palma & Sóller

Mallorca - historic city & dramatic mountains
Explore vibrant Palma, with its striking seafront cathedral and colourful marina, before transferring to Sóller, a bustling town against a spectacular backdrop of rugged mountains. This self-guided walking and city break offers excellent hotels at each location.
Cosmopolitan Palma & Sóller. 4 nights
Cosmopolitan Palma & Sóller. 4 nights

Holiday information


A city & walking break on Mallorca

Wander down the narrow, winding streets of Palma and you will be pleasantly surprised and delighted by what you find. This is a vibrant city with modernist architecture and pretty squares at every turn, and is dominated by the striking cathedral overlooking the colourful marina. From the heart of the city, a delightful historic railway heads north through the mountains to the charming mountain village of Sóller.
Mallorca’s most dramatic scenery – and one of its prettiest villages – is to be found in the Tramuntana Sierra in the north-west of the island. These rugged mountains provide a spectacular backdrop to clusters of honey-coloured houses which sit amid immaculate terraces of orange and lemon trees stretching as far as the eye can see. Your base is charming Sóller, a bustling place nestling in a fertile, bowl-shaped valley surrounded by 1,000-metre-high peaks.



The key to Inntravel holidays is flexibility. You can start on the day of your choice, and are free to add extra nights.
  • The average maximum daytime temperatures and monthly rainfall relate to the nearest weather station and are intended as a guide only.

    The proximity of mountains and sea means that the weather can change quite quickly. The spring flowers start to appear in early March.
    Average temperatures and rainfall
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 12 12 13 15 19 23 27 27 25 20 16 13
    mm 66 53 55 60 46 28 16 35 65 101 84 74
  • Arrival in Palma
    Night 1: at Hotel Almudaina or Hotel San Lorenzo (the first of two nights here).
    As your first night’s accommodation is on the day of travel, Day 1 is your first day of exploration.
  • Full day to explore Palma
    You have a full day to explore Mallorca’s bustling, cosmopolitan capital, using our self-guided city walking tour. On this you will visit the magnificent seafront cathedral, some of the best restaurants on the island, and the walled old quarter in which medieval architecture contrasts with many late 19th-century buildings.
    Palma's cathedral
  • Train ride to Sóller
    Today, you take the nostalgic, and very dramatic, narrow-gauge railway that runs north through the heart of the Tramuntana Sierra (pay locally). For a little over an hour you trundle through the spectacular mountain scenery on a dizzying series of switchbacks, tunnels and viaducts, before reaching your destination, the bustling town of Sóller. Here, you have two nights at Ca'l Bisbe or Hotel El Guía.

    You have time on arrival to explore Sóller, which boasts botanical gardens and a lively Saturday market, as well as an attractive main square where you can watch the world go by from one of the pavement cafés. The church here has a striking early 20th-century façade and there are other examples of modernist architecture among the manor houses and colourful gardens that line the elegant streets. You could also take a short tram ride (pay locally) on the 'Orange Express', as it clatters through orange groves and market gardens to reach the neighbouring town of Port de Sóller on the coast, where a horse-shoe shaped beach is ringed by a pleasant seafront promenade dotted with restaurants and bars.
    Explore Sóller
  • Choice of walks from Sóller: 5km to 11km

    Pay locally for all transport.

    Sóller to Port de Sóller (grade 1): 5km, 2hrs
    This pleasant walk leads down from Sóller to the port, from where you can return by tram.

    Refugi de Muleta (grade 1-2): 10km, 4hrs
    Taking you up onto the Muleta plateau, high above Port de Sóller, this is a panoramic walk which passes the distinctive lighthouse at Cap Gros. Our notes lead from Sóller, though it is possible to shorten the route by taking the tram to Port de Sóller and beginning the walk there (deduct 3km).

    Fornalutx & Ses Barques (grade 2): 11km, 5hrs
    Quiet tracks and paths lead up the side of the valley to Fornalutx, a delightful little village, before heading up the hillside to reach the impressive Ses Barques viewpoint and then descending back to Sóller.

    Sóller to Deià (grade 2): 9km, 4hrs
    This walk uses the old tracks and mule paths that have linked the villages of Sóller and Deià for centuries, and can be undertaken in either direction. We also provide notes for a short town trail in Deià, and there is the option to extend the walk by visiting the lovely fishing cove of Cala de Deià, where you can swim (add 1.5km/45mins).

    Ses Barques to Cala Tuent (grade 2): 10km, 4hrs
    Take a taxi to the Ses Barques viewpoint above Sóller and walk along ancient cobbled trails through a deep, fertile valley coated with orange groves. After rising out of the valley, you descend to the coast and follow the spectacular coastal path to the beach at Cala Tuent, enjoying some of the best sea views on the island before returning to Sóller by taxi (or boat on weekdays from May to October).
    Sóller to Port de Sóller (grade 1): 5km
    Refugi de Muleta (grade 1-2): 10km
    Fornalutx and Ses Barques (grade 2): 11km
    Sóller to Deià (grade 2): 9km
    Ses Barques to Cala Tuent (grade 2): 10km


In Palma, the Hotel Almudaina is centrally located for easy exploration; while in Sóller, you stay in Ca'l Bisbe, a delightfully restored mansion.

In both places, we work with more than one hotel, as shown below. All are hand-picked by us and, unless there is a price implication (in which case we will contact you to discuss your options), we will tell you which one we have booked for you on your booking confirmation.

Wherever you stay, we recommend adding extra nights at both bases to give yourselves more time to explore.

Extend your stay

Prices & travel options
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  • 4 nights: 07 March 2024 - 30 June 2024, 01 September 2024 - 30 November 2024, 01 March 2025 - 30 June 2025 & 01 September 2025 - 30 November 2025

    Start any day | End by latest date(s) shown above

    Starting Price Single room
    7 - 31 Mar 2024 £605 £350
    1 - 30 Apr 2024 £645 £380
    1 May - 26 Jun 2024 £670 £385
    1 - 30 Sep 2024 £700 £385
    1 - 31 Oct 2024 £670 £385
    1 - 26 Nov 2024 £605 £350
    1 - 31 Mar 2025 £630 £365
    1 - 30 Apr 2025 £675 £400
    1 May - 26 Jun 2025 £700 £405
    1 - 30 Sep 2025 £730 £405
    1 - 31 Oct 2025 £700 £405
    1 - 26 Nov 2025 £630 £365
    3rd & 4th person discount -£44 to -£46
    Single traveller supplement £44 to £46

    Includes accommodation, meals and services integral to the holiday as described, plus walking notes and maps, but no travel from the UK, nor any connecting travel from the airport unless stated below.

    Included travel: return taxi from Palma Airport (out 0h10/home 0h35)

    Book your flights through us and we'll find the best route and times to suit you. Please contact us to find out more about our flight booking service. We can also book connecting travel - see below.

  • Room upgrades (£ per person per night)

    Hotel Almudaina, Palma
    Superior with balcony: 07 Mar - 31 Mar 2024 £18
    Superior with balcony: 01 Apr - 30 Jun 2024 £29
    Superior with balcony: 01 Sep - 31 Oct 2024 £29
    Superior with balcony: 01 Nov - 30 Nov 2024 £18
    Superior with balcony: 01 Mar - 31 Mar 2025 £19
    Superior with balcony: 01 Apr - 30 Jun 2025 £30
    Superior with balcony: 01 Sep - 31 Oct 2025 £30
    Superior with balcony: 01 Nov - 30 Nov 2025 £19
    Ca'l Bisbe, Sóller
    Balcony: 07 Mar - 30 Jun 2024 £11
    Balcony: 01 Sep - 30 Nov 2024 £11
    Balcony: 01 Mar - 30 Jun 2025 £11
    Balcony: 01 Sep - 30 Nov 2025 £11
    Suite with balcony: 07 Mar - 31 May 2024 £20
    Suite with balcony: 01 Jun - 30 Jun 2024 £20
    Suite with balcony: 01 Sep - 30 Nov 2024 £20
    Suite with balcony: 01 Mar - 31 May 2025 £21
    Suite with balcony: 01 Jun - 30 Jun 2025 £21
    Suite with balcony: 01 Sep - 30 Nov 2025 £21
    Suite with balcony, top floor: 07 Mar - 30 Jun 2024 £31
    Suite with balcony, top floor: 01 Sep - 30 Nov 2024 £31
    Suite with balcony, top floor: 01 Mar - 30 Jun 2025 £32
    Suite with balcony, top floor: 01 Sep - 30 Nov 2025 £32

    Extra nights (£ per person per night) in a double or single room

    Hotel Almudaina, Palma (B&B) Double room Single room
    07 Mar - 31 Mar 2024 £84 £165
    01 Apr - 30 Jun 2024 £97 £192
    01 Sep - 31 Oct 2024 £103 £204
    01 Nov - 30 Nov 2024 £81 £158
    01 Mar - 31 Mar 2025 £87 £171
    01 Apr - 30 Jun 2025 £101 £200
    01 Sep - 31 Oct 2025 £107 £212
    01 Nov - 30 Nov 2025 £84 £164
    Ca'l Bisbe, Sóller (B&B) Double room Single room
    07 Mar - 27 May 2024 £121 £165
    28 May - 30 Jun 2024 £128 £172
    01 Sep - 11 Nov 2024 £145 £189
    12 Nov - 30 Nov 2024 £121 £165
    01 Mar - 27 May 2025 £130 £176
    28 May - 30 Jun 2025 £135 £181
    01 Sep - 11 Nov 2025 £155 £201
    12 Nov - 30 Nov 2025 £130 £176
    As an alternative to flying, we can arrange rail travel from London

    Travelling from the UK

    Travelling from outside the UK

    If you are flying from outside Europe,  you may need to fly to an airport not listed. To discuss onward connecting travel to the start of your holiday, please contact us.

    Outward route Airline
    Aberdeen - Palma TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Belfast Intl. - Palma easyJet,  jet2,  TUI 
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    Birmingham - Palma easyJet,  jet2,  Ryanair,  TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Bournemouth - Palma Ryanair,  TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Bristol - Palma easyJet,  jet2,  Ryanair,  TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Cardiff - Palma TUI,  Vueling 
    Outward route Airline
    Nottingham East Midlands - Palma jet2,  Ryanair,  TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Edinburgh - Palma British Airways,  easyJet,  jet2,  Ryanair,  TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Exeter - Palma TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Glasgow - Palma easyJet,  jet2,  TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Glasgow Prestwick - Palma Ryanair 
    Outward route Airline
    Humberside - Palma TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Leeds Bradford - Palma jet2,  Ryanair,  TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Liverpool - Palma easyJet,  Ryanair,  TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    London City - Palma British Airways 
    Outward route Airline
    Gatwick - Palma British Airways,  easyJet,  TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Heathrow - Palma British Airways 
    Outward route Airline
    Luton - Palma easyJet,  TUI,  Wizz Air 
    Outward route Airline
    London Southend - Palma easyJet,  Ryanair 
    Outward route Airline
    Stansted - Palma British Airways,  easyJet,  jet2,  Ryanair,  TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Manchester - Palma easyJet,  jet2,  Ryanair,  TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Newcastle - Palma easyJet,  jet2,  Ryanair,  TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Norwich - Palma TUI 
    Outward route Airline
    Southampton - Palma British Airways,  TUI 
    Travelling from outside the UK

    If you are flying from outside Europe,  you may need to fly to an airport not listed. To discuss onward connecting travel to the start of your holiday, please contact us.

    This list of flight options should be used as a guide only, and you should check each airline’s website for current routes, frequency and schedules. Not all flights operate daily, and may not run for the entire season. You should also heed the latest flight arrival time and earliest flight departure time stated in the connecting travel section, as it may not be possible to arrange connecting travel outside these times. Please do not book your flights until we have confirmed your accommodation to you. Alternatively, our expert reservations team will be happy to offer advice and to make flight bookings for you for any of the options listed above. We charge £35 per person for our flight booking service. Your flights are then covered by our package-booking conditions, which give you greater protection in the event of delay or cancellation, as well as providing ATOL cover.

  • Prices below are based on 2 people travelling together. If you are travelling solo or as a party of 3 or more and our arrangements include a taxi, please contact us for prices; additional passengers often pay less.

    Where a price range is given, the price you pay depends on your date of travel.

    Connecting travel options - flying via Palma

    Outward route Price per person Latest flight
    arrival time
    taxi Palma airport to hotel (0h10) included flexible
    Homeward route Price per person Earliest flight
    departure time
    taxi hotel to Palma airport (0h35) included flexible
What is included
  • 4 nights
  • 4 breakfasts
  • route notes and maps
  • GPS navigation
  • return transfers from Palma airport

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If you have any questions relating to this or any other Inntravel holiday, our friendly travel experts will be happy to help. You might also find our General FAQs section helpful.
  • We’ll send you route notes and maps 2-3 weeks before your holiday. The route notes not only contain directions to get from A to B, but also include practical information about places of interest and eateries along each route, plus cultural information about the area. If/when you are moving between hotels, you leave your luggage in reception as you leave, and it will be transferred ahead to your next accommodation, meaning that all you need to take with you are a camera, sun cream, drinks, food and waterproofs.

    For more detailed information, see our walking holidays in Europe page.
  • Yes, prior to going on holiday you will be able to download GPX tracks so that you can follow your route on your smartphone or dedicated GPS device if you wish. It’s entirely up to you whether or not you use them – our detailed, step-by-step route notes remain the principal means of guiding you from A to B – but we provide them as a secondary means of navigation for additional reassurance when walking.
  • We can book a wide range of routes from the UK with a variety of airlines. As well as being more convenient for you to book all elements of your holiday together, it also means that we’ll accept liability for your travel arrangements, so if things go wrong, such as the airline going bust, we’ll make suitable alternative arrangements for you. The fee for this service is £35 per person (£15 for children aged 2-11). More information on flights >
  • We can’t book flights that originate outside the UK, but if you wanted to book your own flights to London (or elsewhere in the UK), we can make all onward travel arrangements (including flights) from there. Alternatively, if you are booking your own flights to an airport in continental Europe that’s appropriate for your holiday, we can book onward rail travel and/or taxis. More information about how we can tailor holidays for customers outside the UK >
  • Since our holidays are self-guided, we recommend calling us for a chat about your plans before making a booking, especially if it’s the first time you’ve booked with us.
    The price panel shows the supplement for a single room and also the single traveller charge (this covers (luggage) transfers and other costs which are usually shared between two people).
  • Once you’ve decided on your exact itinerary (our travel experts will be happy to offer advice), you need to provide us with your party’s details, either by phone or via our booking form. At this point we also ask you to pay a deposit so that we can secure a room for you immediately on confirming availability with the hotel(s). If it turns out that we can’t secure the accommodation for the holiday you’ve requested, or offer an acceptable alternative, we’ll refund your deposit promptly and in full. After booking your accommodation and other key elements, we'll then book your travel (or you can do so if you’re making your own arrangements) and send you a Booking Confirmation and Invoice.

    More information about the booking process >
    Information about accommodation, general practicalities and more >
    Booking conditions >
  • Yes, it’s something we insist on, even for holidays in the UK. The vast majority of holidays go smoothly, but when things go wrong, it can be expensive to put them right. Buying a new pair of walking boots after your suitcase is stolen mightn’t seem so bad, but the bill for being airlifted down from a mountain with a broken leg or flown home while still recovering from an illness or accident can incur a five or six-figure bill.

    Many insurers offer travel insurance (you can find details on our insurance page of a policy that you may like to consider if you are a UK resident), but you do need to make sure that you’re covered for medical emergencies – including falling ill with Covid-19 while on holiday – and repatriation. We also recommend that you are covered for other eventualities, such as cancellation and loss of luggage and passports.

    When you purchase a policy, be sure to check that it covers the activities you'll be doing on holiday and that it is adequate for your own individual needs.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure you are in possession of the correct travel documents, with the correct validity. If you’re a UK citizen, you need a full British passport to travel to Spain, but not a visa (please note, however, that a new travel authorisation system is being introduced). If you are a citizen of another country, you’ll need to check requirements with the national embassy or your own consulate.

    Current information regarding vaccinations and travel health advice for UK citizens can be found through the Travel Health Pro website. You must make sure you have adequate insurance cover for illness, accidents and repatriation (see the insurance question). You should also apply for a Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) if your EHIC has expired (if you have a still-valid EHIC, you can use this until it expires).
  • (Castilian) Spanish is one of several official languages; Catalan, Basque and Gallego have equal status in Catalonia, the Basque Country and Galicia, respectively. The currency is the Euro. Spanish time is GMT/UTC + 1. It uses Daylight Saving Time, so in summer is on BST + 1.
  • For information on the practicalities of travel now that the UK is no longer part of the European Union, visit
  • The UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) provides up-to-date, country-by-country travel advice, as well as information on security, local laws, passports and visas for UK citizens.

    If you live outside the UK, see our essential travel information page for a list of relevant websites.
  • You are the best judge of your child’s/children’s capabilities. We are happy to take bookings for families of older children/teenagers if they walk regularly, love the outdoors and are comfortable with the distances and ascent/descent involved. Please note that the bedrooms at most of the accommodation we use will normally only sleep a maximum of 3 people, and sometimes only 2.
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