The historical center of Alcudia originates in the XIV century after the Catalan conquest of the island. King James II of Mallorca ordered the construction of the walls to protect the city and the island of possible enemy attacks. In the XVII century a second wall, of Renaissance style was built, currently under restoration .

Alcúdia was declared Artistic Historial Site in 1974 and is nowadays the best preserved walled town of the Island.

In the historical center of Alcudia you can visit buildings impregnated of history, of great beauty and architectural value. There are gothic and Renaissance houses. Also civil, religious and cultural buildings like the Town Hall, Can Torró library, Can Fondo, Can Joanet, Can Domènec, the roman city of Pollentia and its museum, the Church and Parish Museum of Sant Jaume, The Bullring, amongst other unique buildings like the Auditorio de Alcúdia and Can Ramis, where you can find the Tourist Information Office.

The centre is only for pedestrians and in its streets you can enjoy a wide range of gastronomy and shopping.

Every Tuesday and Sunday is celebrated the craft and food market which has its origins in the 14th century.