Majorca, also called Mallorca Spain, is known for its history and culture, is one of the top holiday destinations in Europe, and draws visitors from around the world. Spectacular scenery and friendly locals have led many to call Mallorca the most beautiful island in the Mediterranean. Whether it’s Gothic architecture, sunny beaches, or a visit a great spa Mallorca that catches the traveler"s attention, it is possible to experience a little bit of everything in this island paradise. Travel the Tramuntana Mountains, or explore the Caves of Drach. Mallorca is Spain’s largest island, but small enough for visitors to see by car in just one week.
Those who love the mountains will enjoy a Mallorca tour trekking through the Tramuntana mountains, the highest range in Mallorca Spain, and home to lush plants and wildlife. Walking tours are available to venture off the beaten path, or see the mountains by car. Nestles in the mountains is the historic Lluch Monastery, founded in the 12th century. Tours of both the monastery and the caves are available. Once visitors have completed Mallorca tours of the Tramuntana mountains, a night spent in the village of Sóller, which is connected to the Tramuntana mountains by a tram will be a great end to a busy day. Soller’s streets are filled with cafés and mansions of fruit merchants from the 19th century.
For a taste of city life in Mallorca Spain, visit the capital city of Palma. Most noticeable in Palma is a 13th century cathedral, which is not far from 10th century Arab baths. With a population of approximately 300,000 people, the city is one of the most diverse in Spain. Mallorcans descended from the Spanish, Arabs, and Carthaginians. The island is now home to people from around Europe, South America, and Africa.
More bustling activity and beautiful views, or some peaceful quiet, can be found at the more than 70 beaches in Mallorca Spain. Travelers can or enjoy seeing a beach Mallorca from the decks of a sailboat or by walking to them on foot. Many are also accessible by car. In the mood to pamper yourself? Enjoy a visit at a luxurious spa Mallorca.
After relaxing at a spa Mallorca or sunbathing at a Mallorca beach, catch a bit to eat at a Mallorca restaurant. There are more than 1,200 dining locations to choose from. Mexican, Asian, Italian, and Mediterranean restaurants are the most popular. Those looking to cook their own tasty dish can visit a cooking school to learn how to recreate the food they might find at a Mallorca restaurant.
Weather shouldn’t pose much of a problem in Mallorca. From early June through September and October, the weather will be best. August is one of the busiest months. Mallorca is accessible through a variety of flights around the world. Many airports in the United Kingdom have direct flights to Mallorca. From cities like Barcelona and Valencia, Spain, Mallorca can be reached by boat.
From cultural diversity, to spectacular views and plenty of adventure, Mallorca is sure to delight travelers from a variety of backgrounds.