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We were on a free walking tour of Palma, in English. Our guide asked if anyone in the group was getting married. One girl said, "Yes". Our guide took us to the nearby Convent of Santa Clara. She warned us to be quiet as we...More
We have come across a few of these convents that exchange biscuits or blessings in return for a donation or fixed fee via a turntable such that you never actually see the nun on the other side (although this time we did hear her singing!)...More
We found the Convent fairly easily with our map but it wouldn't be hard to miss it! It's not that far from the Cathedral.
Small church to look at whilst there.
Loved talking 'to the wall' to order the biscuits, pay, then receive them!
A local friend recommended that we head over to the Convent of Santa Clara and buy some biscuits. We wandered the streets and arrived a little before the opening time of 4.15 (they have a lunch break). We had a quiet moment in the lovely...More
Wandered across this humble convent location which has a history dating back to 1256 when Pope Alexander IV approved it's establishment. Still and active convent with Sisters who raise money by selling baked goods. Saw a couple of Sisters setting up the altar for a...More
Hidden in the winding streets of southern Palma, this ancient church and convent is worth visiting. It's so peaceful in the church. The nuns are secluded and hidden from contact with the public; however, they do produce beautiful cookies - almond or vanilla varieties. To...More
Quant little church in hidden streets of Palma,
You have access only to the church, it’s nice , small and cozy, with lots of history (read up about it before you go) but unless you are strict catholic you really don’t come here for the...More