Sights-seeing on Majorca
Mallorca is a popular place for to buy a house. It is one of the small islands that contains beautiful historical heritage;
Valldemossa, where there is a Cartesian monastery, Alcudia, a medieval town surrounded by very strong walls and Felanitx, with its many wine terraces. Not only aboveground but also the underground world of Majorca is beautiful and well represented by two spectacular caves – Dratx and Ham.
The main natural attractions of the island are the mountains of the Serra de Tramuntana. Therefore also found on the UNESCO list. For tourists there are many interesting hiking trails where you can see the most hidden corners of the mountain range and climb a number of mountain peaks.
Mallorca also has a lot to offer in the architectural area. Including the largest historic buildings in Majorca, one of which is the cathedral La Seu. In addition to the cathedral, the Almudainapaleis should not be missed, which was built in the 14th century and is a clear example of Moorish architecture. Originally the huge building was the residence of the visors. Later it was occupied by the Knights of Majorca, and then the building became a royal residence. Important political events and meetings are held there. For more than 500 years, the fort has retained its spectacular and unattainable appearance.
Leisure, attractions, recreation on Mallorca
Another reason that the houses on Mallorca are so popular among Dutch people has everything to do with the many possibilities for recreation on the island. The island houses the most prestigious, popular eco-resorts of the Mediterranean Sea and can be called a paradise for tourists. You can celebrate holidays here all year round, there are beautiful sandy beaches, a clear sea with blue turquoise colors and many historical monuments.
Famous spots on the southwest coast of Mallorca include Cala Mayor (Illetes), Palmanova (Magaluf), Santa Ponsa, Andratx and Paguera.
The island offers several water parks with excellent recreational facilities, numerous hiking and cycling areas, various sports facilities, both indoor and outdoor, shopping malls and local markets. Furthermore, Mallorca is also known for its great discotheques and other entertainment venues.
In the region of Calvia there is a popular water park called Marineland that will be just as much fun for children as for adults. Apart from a variety of water attractions, the park offers visitors a fascinating program. Every day there are several shows with seals, penguins and parrots.
To visit these fantastic places you can choose from several transport options. The main way of public transport on the island of Mallorca is a bus. You still pay directly to the driver. The cost of a trip depends on the distance. Therefore, you must indicate the final destination of a trip.
Traditions and Festivals of Majorca
Rich in original National holidays and festivals, a festival is organized almost monthly. The Sant Pere Festival is a unique and original feast. It is dedicated to the guardian of fishermen. Fishing is still one of the most important crafts of the local people. It is an established tradition of each village of the island to honor the patron of fishermen. The party is accompanied by festive parades and brilliant performances.
Ceramic production is another interesting local craft. This tradition also has its own festival. In Marratxi They celebrate the sale of ceramic products on June 30. Formerly (the Middle Ages) The city was famous for its potters.
Another festival is ‘ Verge del Carme ‘. It takes place in July and offers a variety of exciting entertainment events. The boulevard of Palma is an established place for parades and the large outdoor venues are filled with famous musicians and artists. Culinary enthusiasts will appreciate Mallorca during this wine festival. Each city celebrates the feast while retaining its original traditions. The eternal feature of the festival in every city is a lot of great wine and delicious delicacies.
Many cities in Mallorca celebrate the San Bartolomé day or the Sant Bartomeu Festival. In Alcudia They celebrate the Festival of Chinese lanterns which is considered the most unique and inimitable national feast. The streets of the old town are nicely illuminated and all the children who participate in the parade have beautiful handcrafted lanterns.
In short, the largest island of the Balearic Islands has a lot to offer for both tourists and inhabitant. With the pleasant temperatures throughout the year there is always something to enjoy.