One last port of call in Palma

We made one final stop in Palma on the quiet Spanish island or Mallorca. It’s a favorite destination for Europeans.

You can see why: Its breathtaking cliffs (mind the dropoff, Erysee!) and historical medieval towns make this the perfect place to conclude our Western Mediterranean cruise.


The boys had a great time, not just exploring Spain and Italy, but also getting up close with all the Nickelodeon characters on this special, “all access” cruise.

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On our final night, we experienced Blue Man Group and had dinner at the new Cirque du Soleil show onboard. Both were true to the original (which Mom and I had already seen). I’ll have a full report soon.

My inner shutterbug yearns for more time in Europe and specifically in Mallorca. (Pictured above is a rare, 16th century window in a medieval town near Alcudia, Spain.) A cruise only lets you experience a small sliver of a destination, and leaves you hungry for more.

6 thoughts on “One last port of call in Palma

  1. Mallorca is so fabulous.  It always amazes me how blue the water is there.  I have a wonderful picture I took there from the cliffs in the 90’s and it always makes me happy.  Glad you at least got a slice – you will have to go back for more!

  2. Mallorca was my favorite too.  I don’t know if you got to go to Valldemossa or not, but that was an amazing little town.  I could have spent hours there.

  3. I just got back from a Mediterranean Cruise with my daughter & grand daughter. Ours concentrated on Italy 90%. I agree with Chris. There is so much to see that it would take a week or more in each port. Maybe one day.
     

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