Father Serra, founder of California, Country and Rafa Nadal Museum

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Tour Number

Activity Level

287235


Categories

Shore Excursion, Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (conversational), Catalan (fluent), French (advanced), Spanish (fluent), Italian (basic), Portuguese (fluent)

Palma, Petra and the Franciscan Order History in Mallorca with a private guide


Born on November 24, 1713, in Majorca, Junipero Serra joined the Franciscans in 1731. In 1742, he earned his doctorate in theology from Lullian University. He moved to Mexico and then to California, where he founded the mission villages: San Diego, San Carlos, San Antonio, San Gabriel, San Luis, San Juan Capistrano, and San Buenaventura.

With this tour, you can discover the origins of Father Serra and understand why Mallorca is called a "Franciscan Island".

As soon we arrive, the tour around the town will take place. This includes visiting the place where Father Serra was born, his school, San Francisco Church.
A introduction of the Majorca' Franciscan order, Raimundo Llui and the influence of the franciscans into Majorca's way of living are only a few of the topics the tour guide will approach during the tour duration.

We'll visit too Rafa Nadal Museum and Drach Caves.

Itinerary

The tour will start with a car pick up from the hotel / apartment.
We will be leaving during the morning time in direction to Inca, where we will take a rural train until Sineu (old capital of Majorca and Petra - Father's Serra hometown).

Guests will have time to enjoy themselves and have a coffee or any refreshment during the tour.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel or Apartment

End location: Hotel or apartment

Duration: 5 hours

Transportation

Private car

What’s Included

Other: Private guide during the whole tour. Transportation is not a service. The guide offers his car free of cost.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 Euro - Coffee and drinks

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance fees, food and tickets are not included in the tour price.

Restrictions

I am not a taxidriver but I can accompany you in my vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

Felipe worked very hard to provide me with a first class experience on a private tour of St. Juniper Serra's origins in Mallorca. He made a special effort to add value to what was promised and enabled me to experience the roots of St. Juniper Serra and Bl. Ramon Llull. Highly recommended.
Garret Edmunds

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Private tour guide Felipe

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