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Shopping guide through Palma's Old Town

written by Maya Deutsch / November 08, 2018

There is no doubt that the capital of the island offers us a great variety of leisure activities and places to discover. Full of history and culture, gastronomy and fashionable shops, there is much to see, to do, and of course, to buy.

If you are looking for the alternative shopping route of the typical Borne or San Miguel tour, you are in the right place. We have discovered the trends in the most sought-after streets of the historic centre, where you can get lost in the most authentic shops and boutiques on the island. Whether it's to buy a souvenir of the island, personal items, or to decorate your new home, here you'll find everything you need.

Pas d'en Quint

Also known as "the street of silly stairs", since you don't know how many steps to walk up: one at a time or three at a time. You will be able to observe numerous shop windows that offer all kinds of products: Ibizan-style clothes, souvenirs for the youngest members of the family, the "La Pajarita", a sweetshop that has been on this street for centuries and much more. If you are a sweet lover you have to stop for one of the chocolates there, your mouth will be watering by just seeing the shop window.

Watch the stairs!


This beautiful street has some of the most unique shops in Palma with the most original clothes you have ever seen. Following the indie style, you will be able to discover the latest trends and the most peculiar pieces of the fashion world. Romantic and delicate designs, with soft fabrics and neutral colours. Do you like what you are listening? It should be pointed out that it interconnects with the famous Paraires Street, which is also in this guide and has plenty of shops to discover and explore.

Can Verí

Very close to Can Puigdorfila are these romantic cobbled streets that hide real gems: small mansions, art galleries and many interior design shops. If you're looking for exclusive designer furniture, this is your street. You'll discover independent boutiques with the most peculiar pieces and the most daring designs. Decoration with a personal touch with a new concept of interior design, here you will find the ideal piece for your home.

Paraires Street

Do you like vintage style with a touch of artisan and modern? Or are you more sporty and denim? Here you will find the most indispensable items for all those looking for unique pieces with many details, second-hand clothes that you won't find anywhere else and exclusive pieces selected by hand. Here you can also find men's clothing, as it has some shops with the most gentleman clothes in the capital. Quality clothes, good price and personalized advice, this defines Paraires Street.

The capital has countless mysterious streets, but the best way to discover these jewels is much simpler: taking a map and start walking with no final destination. Do you want to add the icing on the cake to this successful shopping day and don't know how? In the heart of the city you will find numerous restaurants with creative cuisine where you can taste the most innovative dishes combined with local and typical products of the island. An artistic presentation and an elegant decoration will turn your dinner into something very special. How about a drink at the end of the night? You can enjoy the most classic mixes made by expert bartenders in the art, a real gift for the view and a delight for the palate with breathtaking views of the seafront.