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Castell de Bellver

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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This large, 14th century castle overlooking the town of Palma now houses a museum.
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
As featured in 3 Days in Majorca
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Camilo Jose Cela, 07014 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
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+34 971 73 50 65
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All reviews beautiful castle tourist bus worth the climb great views of palma hop on hop off bus walk up interesting museum ticket office worth the trip free entry palma bay nice walk lots of history worth the effort per adult couple of hours entrance fee
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Reviewed yesterday

Although there are local service buses that stop reasonably close to the castle, having seen the steepness / length of the walk from these buses, I'm glad that we decided to combine this visit with the day of trying the explorer bus. The bus stops...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Aikidoka180
Reviewed yesterday

We walked to this Castle from central Palma taking about 1 hour. There is public transport available or a taxi but it is a good walk with a climb at the end. The views from the Castle are spectacular and there historical museum information that...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kirkstead
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We used the hop on tourist bus to get here. The castle sits on top of a hill overlooking Palma and I don't think I'd have enjoyed the walk. Not sure what we expected but the castle offers panoramic views across Palma and the bay....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jgbclyde
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You have to keep reminding yourself that this lovely castle is 700 years old!!! We had a very enjoyable visit learning about the history of Palma. The views from a he top are incredible.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank teabus
Reviewed 6 days ago

I enjoyed walking through the castle, but I would say it is more of a fortress. Mainly I remember the unique circular shape, and terrific view from the top; but I don't recall any audience chamber or bedrooms or dining chamber that one would expect...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank schuh17
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great visit. The Castle has a small museum incorporated and you are free to wander at your leisure. Car parking is not plentiful but hop in hop of bus goes there. Great view over Palma.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank B9788TVhelenc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth every cent of the four Euros admission and I would recommend it as a must see place in Palma. The views over the city are breathtaking and the castle itself is enchanting to walk around. The permanent displays are well laid out and informative...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Nick H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Palma, you should visit the Castell. There is a bus that stops near it and then you just have to go up, up and up. It is tiring but the stairs are in good condition. Nice photo motives and I was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Beatriz M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought Hop-In tourist bus pass for €18 each basically to see 2 places during our port call. Castell n Cathedral. It's kind of expensive but we don't know of cheaper option. Castell is situated on a hill top overlooking the city. Nice beautiful view. Entrance...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank philipo427
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very attractive castle on top of a (small) wooded hill in Bellver park and woods. There are paths to the castle from central and east Palma and from Genova in the hills

Date of experience: September 2019
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OliverB2673
September 26, 2019|
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Response from K254CFtimp | Reviewed this property |
Did not notice any signs for a guided tour, but then there is very little information points and what there is has no English translation. This doesn’t stop the enjoyment of appreciating the castle and views but some guide... More
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jantoby1
July 24, 2019|
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Response from 8859annamaria | Reviewed this property |
It takes about 40 minutes. It’s a very pleasant walk. Enjoy!
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Response from ChiefGuru | Reviewed this property |
A taxi can take you right up to the castle. Without taking any steps, you can stay at the road level and see views out across Palma and the Mediterranean. You can also look up at the castle. However, yes to truly enjoy the... More
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