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Top 10 things to do in Mallorca

Famous for its beaches, villas, and pearls, Mallorca is a little taste of paradise off Spain's Mediterranean coast. For decades it's been a popular hotspot for summer and winter holidays alike due to its many diverse attractions. Here are ten of the best.

La Seu (Palma Cathedral)

Designed by Antoni Gaudí and Miquel Barceló, Palma's magnificent cathedral is unlike any in the world. Mass times vary, but you can be sure to catch one at 9:00AM daily.

Serra de Tramuntana

The winding road through this breathtaking valley is well worth renting a car for. Be sure to stop off at the red-brick village of Deià and Sa Calobra's beautiful cove - but don't forget your map!

Cap de Formentor

This is arguably Mallorca's most spectacular landscape, to be found at the eastern end of the Formentor peninsula. It's known locally as the "meeting point of the winds."

Castell de Bellver

Conceived as a royal residence, this unique 14th-century castle in fact spent more time in use as a prison. As well as incredible hillside views, it's also home to a museum.

Fornalutx and Biniaraix

The walk between these two quaint towns covers some of the island's most exuberant scenery, with olive, oak, and pine trees, a watermill, and Fornalutx's citrus-littered cemetery.

Jardines d'Alfàbia

Nestled in the rugged mountains of Serra d’Alfàbia, is this ambrosial garden that was once the courtyard of an Arab viceroy. Today, however, it's occupied by rambling farm animals.

Alcudia

In historical terms, Alcudia is Mallorca's second city. Its old town is encircled by a medieval wall, and its beaches and coves are perfect for swimming and snorkeling.

Photo: Per-Olof Forsberg@ Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Puerto de Soller

Soller's port is the scenic highlight of this historic town, with twin lighthouses forming a gateway to its sandy bay. Don't miss touring the seafront on its vintage trams!

Photo: Calvin Smith @ Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Illa de Cabrera

If you just can't get enough peace and quiet, then head to this uninhabited islet and National Park off Mallorca's south coast to sunbathe, hike, or explore its old castle.

Beaches

Visiting Mallorca for the sea and sand? The resort beach of Playa de Muro is one of the best, but if you fancy something a little more isolated, then head to the wilder Es Trenc.

Mallorca: Our Tips

When to visit?

The best time to visit Mallorca is between June and August, when the weather averages about 86°F and the coastal breeze stops temperatures from getting intolerable. This is also when the island hosts its music and film festivals. For a nice wintry trip with mild weather October won't disappointed - it's better-suited to exploring Mallorca's local cultures and historic buildings.

How to get there?

The simplest way to reach Mallorca is by flying to Palma de Mallorca Airport in the island's capital city. There are also several ferry services available from Barcelona, Valencia, and Ibiza.

Good to Know

  • Language
    Spanish
  • Currency
    EUR
  • Time Zone
    GMT +1
  • Country Code
    +34
  • Best time to visit
    The milder months (September-March) are probably a suitable time to visit if you are looking for a quiet getaway - however, the island really comes to life in the summer.

What people are saying about Mallorca

Very well organised and the tour guide was excellent, very informative

Excellent tour guide, he made the trip fun, full of enthusiasm. His multi language skills were very impressive. The trip was well organised and I was picked up right outside the hotel, even though I was the only person on the tour in this particular hotel. All round excellent trip. Perhaps only thing I might change is would prefer more time at Cap Formentor viewing point and less time at the market stop.

Breathtaking show, the best I've ever seen

This show was amazing stunning fantastic breathtaking, the best I have ever seen, the staff were helpful brilliant, very freindly, the food was brilliant, tasty cooked professionally served well the venue is stunning, it was a most fantastic evening, that myself and my family would definatly pay to see again, even though we had an extra expense of a taxi due to confusion with pick up point please tell people that this point is not, At the Bahamas Hotel but opposite,, thankyou Sharon
Mallorca's Son Amar Evening Show with Dinner Reviewed by Sharon, 09/17/2015

An excellent tour for anyone.Highly recommended!

This tour is so good,that we couldn't imagine. The guide was excellent and very helpfull. Alcudia and it's market was so cozy and nice. /Take with yourself swimming accesories to have some fun at beach of Formentor./ The boattrip was awesome as well.

Wounderful trip with god food and a very clean and nice catamaran

We were a large family of 17 persons from Norway - children and adults. Everything work realy nice - from ordering tickets to Meeting at the harbour. The boat was clean, the food was very good, nice employes and lots of fun. Beautiful weather and a good time set to swim and snorkle. Will recomand this Company to anybody.
Half-Day Catamaran Excursion in Mallorca Reviewed by Sidsel, 08/05/2015

Unforgettable, incredible, and the highlight of my trip!

This was pretty universally agreed to be the highlight of the trip to Spain, let alone the highlight of the time we spent in Mallorca. It was a bit tricky to find the port from our hostel as a group of American college students. Definitely should have asked the guy at the desk ahead of time. The catamaran left the harbor and the day only got better as we sailed along. We went to a beautiful little cove and jumped off the boat, swam to the shore, and enjoyed the amazing weather. We enjoyed paella mixta and other yummy foods for lunch which was nice because usually it's expensive and takes a long time to prepare so having it provided was awesome. After, they brought out watermelon and started playing music. Oh, and the alcohol is cheap and good. The people running the bar and boat are generous and fun - it was my friend's birthday and they gave us a bottle of champagne on the house. Definitely worth it, definitely would recommend!
Half-Day Catamaran Excursion in Mallorca Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer, 07/23/2015

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