Mallorca

Mallorca

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Directions

BY AIR

  • Palma de Mallorca Airport - Son Sant Joan

BY SEA

  • The busiest port in Mallorca is Palma, with regular connections to Barcelona, Valencia, Denia, Menorca and Ibiza
  • The main companies operating in Palma are Balearia, Trasmediterránea and Iscomar

BY LAND

Currency

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Where to sleep

Tourist office

In Palma there are ten tourist information offices; two of the most central are:

To visit

Sights in Palma:

  • Arab Baths
  • Cathedral («La Seu»)
  • Almudaina Palace
  • Bellver Castle
  • Convent of Sant Francesc
  • Church of Sant Miquel
  • Church of Santa Eulàlia
  • Renaissance walls

Museums in Palma:

Also…
Lullian places outside Palma: (http://www.consorcidetransports.org/web/ctm/inici )

  • Miramar Monastery (Lullian place). It is located in the town of Valldemossa. Intercity bus line 210 (TIB); getting off at Ca Madò Pilla (tell the driver) and walk for about 10 minutes. Other options are to rent a car or take a taxi. More information in: http://www.sonmarroig.com/ . See also a hiking route in: http://www.senderosdemallorca.com/rutas/ficha.ct.html?cr=24
  • Cura Sanctuary, in Puig de Randa (lullian place). It belongs to the municipality of Algaida. Intercity Bus Line 490 (TIB); getting off in Algaida and walk for about 1 ½ hours. Other options are to rent a car or take a taxi. There is a hostel. More information in: http://www.santuaridecura.com/home/home.aspx

In the Middle Ages the Port of Palma was in Porto Pi, where there are still two medieval towers

Do not forget

  • Palma é a capital da comunidade autónoma das Illas Baleares, que inclúe catro illas: Mallorca, Menorca, Eivissa e Formentera
    O catalán é o idioma propio das Illas Baleares e é oficial xunto co castelán
  • A serra de Tramuntana é a candidatura de España en 2011 a Patrimonio da Humanidade da UNESCO como paisaxe cultural. Percórrea; merece a pena.
  • A cociña mallorquina é exquisita. Non deixes de probar o tumbet, o frit, as sopas mallorquinas, a sobrasada ou produtos de pastelería como a ensaimada ou o robiol.

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