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Mallorca, Spain Travel Guide

Mallorca is an island in Spain on the Mediterranean, best known for breathtaking views, art galleries, sheltered coves, and beach resorts. It is crammed with things to do and must-see places to visit. Mallorca has something for everyone, so whether you are planning to pamper yourself with a winter trip, a romantic rendezvous, or get active on a summer holiday, you will find lots of attractions to keep you entertained.

Cap de Formentor

Cap de Formentor is a peninsula in Mallorca with sandy beaches, stunning views, and is home to this island’s original luxury hotel. Here you will find sceneries you thought you could only wish for. This is definitely a must-do when you are in Mallorca with cliffs up to 400m tall by the sea.

Castell de Bellver

This is a one of a kind castle in Spain built in the 14th century with a unique round tower. This castle once served as a residence for Mallorca’s kings and throughout the 18th to mid 20th century turned into a military prison. It is today one of the island’s main tourist attractions.

Central Basilica de Santa Maria de Mallorca

This Gothic cathedral is a major architectural landmark in Mallorca. Miquel Barceló and Antoni Gaudí designed its beautiful interior features. This makes this cathedral unlike any other in the world.

Darch Caves

The Darch Caves are located on Mallorca’s east coast, specifically in the town of Porto Cristo. The caves are one of the most remarkable in the world. The caves also contain large underground lakes which are believed to be among the largest on the entire planet.

Casa Robert Graves

This is a fascinating tribute to the British poet and writer who moved to Deia in 1929 and built his house here 3 years later. It is a rewarding and well-presented insight into his life and also a tribute to his work. You will find everyday objects, pictures, sundry books, love-life and writings, a detailed film on his life, and period furnishings that belonged to Graves himself.

Monestir de Lluc

This monastery is a huge complex that dates back to as far back as the 17th and 18th centuries. Off this imposing central courtyard rises up the late-Renaissance basilica’s grand façade, behind which is a fine altarpiece and gloomy interior by Jaume Blanquer. Also, the Infant Jesus and the Virgin Mary statuette are contained in a room behind the altar. Monestir de Lluc received a baroque-style and ornate revamp in the early twentieth century.