An essential walk during your visit on the island. This old town is a delight for all history lovers.
To enjoy it, go to the Portal de ses Taules. This gate near the port is symbolic of Dalt Vila, with its drawbridge and Roman statues. A real dive into the past. After a few steps you will find yourself in the Place d’Armes, a place highly steeped in history, since it was there that the guard gathered. If you wish, you can also enter the west through the Portal Nou, a slightly more hidden entrance that allows you to discover the old city from a different angle.
Once inside Dalt Villa, stroll along the stone paths, in the East you will find the cathedral overlooking the hill, a must.
Actually, to visit Dalt Vila, the best thing to do is to follow the ramparts, you will reach the ramparts and enjoy the magnificent views, especially of the port.
Get lost in the winding streets and let yourself be caught up in the arcades, colored shutters and stone walls, until you fall into Plaça d’Espanya. Located east of Dalt Vila, this square houses the town hall that was once the convent of Santo Domingo. Your stroll will then lead you to take hiking tunnels, these shortcuts, are first of all practical but also allow you to feel the city differently, by literally being within it. During your visit to Dalt Vila, do not miss the Sant Cristòfol chapel to the west, which is part of the Augustinian convent, buildings destroyed during the civil war and then rebuilt in the 20th century.
Impregnated with history, mysterious with its winding streets and tunnels that cross it, Dalt Villa will charm you during a stroll where time seems to stop