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Palma de Mallorca, Spain-port

Mallorca, also known as Majorca, is a wind-swept island with steep jagged cliffs and olive groves more than a thousand years old. Mallorca is an island of contrasts. To the south is a busy tourist area with hotels, bars, restaurants, shopping and dazzling night life. To the north are rocky valleys, sleepy villages shrouded in bougainvillea, and breathtaking views. Palma is dominated by the breathtaking Gothic Cathedral, located high above the waterfront on the site of a former mosque.

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Below is a list of those shore excursions previously offered in this port. For information on which shore excursions will be offered on a particular cruise, please reference the specific itinerary of that cruise.

Free Excursions

Regent Choice Excursions

  • Light Activity /Walking Light Activity /Walking
  • Seated Tour Seated Tour
  • Moderate Activity/Walking Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Most Active or Strenuous Most Active or Strenuous
  • Minimal Activity Required Minimal Activity Required
  • Regent Choice Regent Choice
  • Gourmet Explorer Gourmet Explorer
  • Meal Meal
  • Evening Tour Evening Tour
  • Bodega Ramanya
  • Palma City Highlights
    Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Panoramic Valldemosa
    Light Activity /WalkingMinimal Activity Required
  • Soller Vintage Train Ride
    Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Taste of the Past
    Moderate Activity/Walking
  • The Caves of Drach, An Underground World
    Moderate Activity/Walking

Bodega Ramanya

Duration: 4 hours

Tour Code: PMI-007

Geared toward wine lovers, this tour gives you the opportunity to sample some of Palma's finest wines along with an introduction to Palma City.

Boarding your coach at the pier, you'll commence on a panoramic drive through Palma to view the capital's main monuments, with a photo stop in front of the impressive Cathedral.

Some 30 minutes drive from Palma, Bodegas Ramanya is located at the center of the island. This family run Bodega produces several variety of wines, all under the geographical indication "Benissalem Mallorca". The Bodega also has a collection of more than 2000 pieces of old tools that are visible during the visit, some are dated from the 17th century, and will allow you to understand how farming was back in the old days.

The soft Mediterranean breeze creates a unique microclimate in the Tramuntana Mountains that has an effect on the French grape varieties and explains the high quality of the Mallorcan wines. After the Bodega visit, you'll have the chance to see the different procedures used during the winemaking, followed by a wine tasting and typical Mallorcan snack.

All too soon, relax on the coach for your drive back to the pier.

Please note: This tour includes approximately 2 hours of moderate walking/standing plus any additional walking during the photo stop in front of the Cathedral. There will be cobblestone surfaces and a few steps to negotiate. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests those with mobility concerns are cautioned to carefully evaluate their personal level of stamina and ability. Weather appropriate clothing; sun cap; sunglasses; and flat, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. The tour is not suitable for children and guests must be at least 21 years of age to participate in the wine tasting.