ID Location - 115 -
- Name:Borne Boulevard
Owner:Ayuntamiento de Palma
Autonomous Community:Islas Baleares
Municipality:Palma de Mallorca
Address:Passeig del Born, Palma
Web / URL:Contact:Xisca Febrer (Palma Film Office)
Phone:(+34) 971 214 680
Description:The heart of Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Islands). It's the essential place for walks and social life. It has a central area with stone benches and towering trees. The amplitude of the promenade makes you feel like you are walking on a natural harbor. In previous decades, it has been home to famous leisure and entertainment venues; something which as been reflected in modern and specialized clothes stores and jewelers ... Among the noteworthy buildings we find the Casal or Palau Solleric, now converted into a cultural center.
Hours of Daylight:11 / 6
300 days of sunshine a year.
Summer Average Temperature: 29 º /31 º C.
Winter Average Temperature: 5 º /9 º C.
Average Annual Precipitation: 450mm / 650mm per year.
40% of precipitation occurring in autumm
Historical Period:17th-19th centuries
State of Conservation:In good state
Geographical Environment:Connects the Rei Joan Carles I Square, which is linked to Unio and Jaume III and where you can find the Tortoises Fountain, with the Plaza de la Reina, which gives access to Antoni Maura and the Paseo Sagrera.
Historical-Cultural Context:19th century promenade built from an old landfill, which has been referred to as Born since the 15th century. It was used as a place of tournaments, public functions, and of all kinds of commemorative events. It was the ideal place for the development of popular festivities. Over time, well to do families built their homes their, but with the back of the buildings to the promenade, since the torrent was not covered until the 19th century.
Distance to Parking:250 m.
Parking Area:836 plazas (836 spaces)
Public Transportation Available:EMT buses. Line 2 Historic Town Centre
Public Utilities:8.7 km to Son Llàtzer Hospital.
10.2 km to the Son Sant Joan airport.
10 minutes to more than 40 urban hotels of 4 and 5 stars.
10 minutes to more than 100 beach hotels of 3, 4 and 5 stars.
Vegetation density:Little vegetation