Question: Where in Spain is Palma?
Sometimes Palma seems to be in Gran Canaria, other times it appears to be in Mallorca. So where is Palma?!
Answer: Palma is a common place name in Spain and many popular tourist destinations in Spain are known as Palma.
- Palma de Mallorca is, unsurprisingly, in Mallorca (one of the Balearic Islands). Often referred to as 'Palma'.
- La Palma is one of the Canary Islands. Its full name is San Miguel de La Palma, though it is rarely called that.
- Santa Cruz de la Palma is the capital of the island of La Palma. Confusingly, it is often referred to as 'La Palma'.
- Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the capital of Gran Canaria, one of the Canary Islands. It is often referred to as 'Las Palmas'.