Albufera Natural Park
Mallorca's lagoon is a marshy area, with an approximate area of 2,580 hectares and a perimeter of 32 kilometers. in this area is the dominant vegetation and cesquera hurdle (thatch) that old-mind advantage for livestock feed, among other uses. the wildlife that lives in the pond of Mallorca is as diverse as abundant. only birds, there are about 230 species that nest or spend some time in this nature reserve. Note the coot, the mallard, avetorrillo, stilts, flamenco and the heron. Visiting hours: - From 1 April to 30 September from 9 to 18 hours - From October 1 to March 31 from 9 to 17 hours in advance should be asked permission to visit free 971 89 22 50
Serra De Tramuntana
Sierra de Tramuntana covers about a third of the surface of Mallorca and is a series of rugged mountains and fertile valleys and gentle . The coast begins and ends at two unique: Dragonera Island and Cape Formentor. the mountains are the main protagonists, with peaks above 1,000 m between Valldemossa and Escorca. the mountain passes for a total of 19 municipalities, among which you can not miss Valldemossa, Banyalbufar, Soller, Deia and Fornalutx.
Wed Pollentia is the only Roman city that currently visit Mallorca. is also a major exponent of the Roman conquest of the Balearic Islands and the ruins tell of the days of the Pax Romana. Pollentia, meaning power, was founded by Quintus Caecilius Metellus in 123 BC C. on an old town talaiotic. began as a small group but from the imperial era, was built large mansions and public buildings, reaching an area of twelve acres Pollentia access is sa Portella, a neighborhood located in the northwest corner of Alcúdia. Summer hours: Tuesday to Sunday 9:20 to 20:30 (closed Mondays and holidays) Monographic Museum Pollentia: Sant Jaume, 30. tel. 971 547 004
A small fishing village located in the municipality of Escorca which until 1932 had only 32 inhabitants. therein lies the mouth of the torrent of Pareis that forms a unique landscape. Calobra swallows arrive to depart from the Port of Sóller and are a good alternative as to reach by car must cross a road that runs for 13 miles to save a drop of 900 meters with many curves.
is Trenc Es Carbó
Trenc It is one of the best beaches of Mallorca. Becoming infatuated with the whiteness of its sand and clear waters. a part of the nudist area. Es Carbó is located opposite the island of na Moltona and provides an alternative to the beaches is trenc. From here there are views to the island of Cabrera. Son Serra De Marina a set of pristine beaches are concentrated, forming a spectacular panorama dunes and pine trees. From the beach of Son Real, where you can see an ancient necropolis, to sa Canova.
Cap de Formentor
Formentor peninsula forms the end north of the island. Cap de Formentor, with its broken outline, is an important reference for sailors. The entire region can be distinguished several beaches: Cala Bóquer, Cala Figuera, Cala en Gossalba, Cala Murta and Cala Pi de la Posada.
the majestic silhouette of the Cathedral of Mallorca does not go unnoticed to the visitor and is undoubtedly one of the characteristic images of the city of Palma. built on the site of a mosque, the site also lies on the ruins of the Roman city. Flanked by the palace almudaina and episcopal palace overlooking the Mediterranean this century Gothic building XIV, which is reflected back on the water with the construction of the Parc de la Mar. highlight the recent intervention Miquel Barceló has been implemented in their interiors.
City Of Los Patios
Palma de Mallorca was founded by the Romans, who gave the name of Palmaria. from V century suffered successive waves of invasions and domination, until the arrival of the Arabs to the island in 903, being incorporated into the Caliphate of Cordoba. unique, different and diverse, the courts of Palma de Mallorca is one of the most characteristic elements of the Balearic city. in the old town, with their narrow streets, are contained in themselves, large and small patios full of light and, above all, silence. the history of the courts of Palma goes back to the XIII century, with the advent of Gothic and ends between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries.
between cultural offerings of the island include:
- Pilar and Joan Miro Foundation: Permanent collection of Joan Miró and temporary exhibition of other artists. includes a visit to the workshop in which the artist worked during the last years of his life.
- Casal Solleric: Baroque building from 1763, also called, Can Morell. " Palma town hall was purchased in 1975 and dedicated to temporary exhibitions of art and culture.
- Grand Hotel (Fundación la Caixa ') architect Lluís Domènech, the Grand Hotel is one of the first modernist buildings in Palma (1903) and precursor of Majorcan hotels.
- is Baluard museum of contemporary art new museum has been built new plant within the old walls of the waterfront renaissance.
- Museum of Contemporary Art Foundation March. C / San Miguel, 11
craft markets in the traditional products can be found as part of the history of our island. major markets are:
- Binissalem. is held every Sunday.
- Consell. is held every Sunday.
- sineu. is held every Wednesday.
- Santa Margalida. is held every Saturday.
- artà. takes place every Tuesday.
- alcudia. is held every Tuesday and Sunday.
- Feria de Santa Maria. Last april Sunday.
- Feria de ses salinas. May 1.
- Feria de Soller. second Sunday of May.
- Fair jungle. Fair herbs. since last June.
- Binissalem Fair. Vintage Fair, Last Sunday in September.