10 essential places to visit in Mallorca

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The island of Mallorca is full of places that you must visit, it is the largest of the Balearic Islands with a length of 100km from north to south and 70km from east to west. A complete, close and safe destination for you to spend your holidays before the end of summer 2020. Below, we offer you a list of 10 essential places to visit in Mallorca so that you are encouraged to travel to this beautiful destination.

10 essential places to visit in Mallorca.

  1. Cathedral-Basilica of Santa María, it is the cathedral of Mallorca, in the Gothic style and on the Roman walls that once protected the city, it offers an extraordinary view over the bay of Palma. Walking around the area and visiting the temple is one of the activities that every tourist must do in Mallorca.
  2. The Bellver Castle will provide you with spectacular views of the city of Palma, the port, the Tramuntana mountains and the Pla de Mallorca thanks to its privileged location at 112 meters high. Built in the 14th century, it is the oldest circular castle in Europe.

3.The Drach caves. From bird’s-eye views to underground views; The Caves of Drach are located in the town of Porto Cristo (Manacor), four large caves almost 1,200 meters long and up to 25 meters deep. In its interior, Lake Martel, one of the largest underground lakes in the world.

4.Cap de Formentor, the perfect place to take that photo worthy of the best “instagramers”. A winding road on steep cliffs that can reach 300 meters in height. Getting to the lighthouse and watching the peal of the Mediterranean Sea on the coast will not leave you indifferent.

5.Sanctuary of Santa María de Lluc at about 400 meters of altitude, located in Escorca is a perfect pilgrimage place to visit if you want to spend a day of tranquility in the middle of nature. It has a museum with eight rooms, a botanical garden, a recreation area to spend the day, you can also stay several nights at its hostel or camp in the designated areas. It is the starting point for various hiking and cycling tours.

  1. The town of Soller is a place with a special charm and romance. If you want to arrive as a real tourist, you must take the old wooden train that connects the Plaza de España in Palma with the town. There is much to see here: Can Prunera, the Balearic Museum of Natural Sciences, the Botanical Garden, the port tram, the Plaza de la Constitución …

7.The Capdepera Castle built in the fourteenth century is located in the northeast of Mallorca in a privileged location to have greater visibility of the area. It is a fortified enclosure in which the population protected itself from pirate attacks. Today it is a monument declared an Asset of Cultural Interest.

  1. If what you like is discovering the wonders of nature, visit the Artà caves, stalactites, stalagmites, games of light and sound, all surrounded by a beautiful setting overlooking the bay of Canyamel.

9.Valldemossa is the most visited town in the Sierra de Tramuntana. Houses and cobbled streets, the church of Sant Bartomeu, the Palacio del Rey Sancho, the Real Cartuja or the gardens of King Juan Carlos are places of obligatory stop. Mark this place on your travel route, you will love it.

10.Sa Dragonera is an island rich in biodiversity, where a large number of endemic species live here and the views are exceptional. You must arrive by taking a boat trip from the port of Sant Elm or from the port of Andratx. If you prefer to stay on the mainland, do not forget to locate a high point from which you have a wide panoramic view of the coast and the islet, the photo of the summer is guaranteed.

 

As we told you at the beginning, Mallorca is a very complete island full of interesting and beautiful places that you must discover. With this selection of 10 essential places to visit in Mallorca, you already have where to start, but we warn you that, if you start this tour, you will not be able to stop. Shall we get going?

 

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