Plaza Peregrins, 1, 07315 Lluc, Islas Baleares
The Santuari de Lluc is a monastery and pilgrimage site located in the municipality of Escorca in north-west Majorca. It is located in a basin on a height of 525 metres and is surrounded by a number of high mountains such as the Puig de Massanella. The sanctuary was founded in the 13th century after a Moorish shepherd found a statue of the Virgin Mary on the site where the monastery was later erected.
Lluc is considered to be the most important pilgrimage site on Majorca. It is also known for its boys' choir, Els Blauets (a name derived from the blue cassocks worn by the boys), which was founded in 1531; the choir holds regular concerts and has gained international fame. A boarding school and numerous tourist-orientated facilities are to be found in the town. Today, the cells of former monks are leased to visitors.
As it is located centrally in the Serra de Tramuntana the monastery is often used as a starting point for walking-tours. Each year, on the first weekend in August, there is a night walk from Palma to the sanctuary. The walk commences at 23:00 hours, leaving from the capital's Plaça Güell.
Puig d'Alaró, s/n, 07340 Alaró, Islas Baleares
The Alaró is located on the hilltop of Alaró at 815 m above the sea level. It is one of the three rocky castles of Mallorca (with the Castell del Santuari in Felanitx, and Castell del Rei in Pollença) that served as defense and protection of the island. Thanks to its strategic location ensures early detection of attackers.
It is a construction for military purposes which no historical record since 902, d following the Muslim invasion , when the Saracens came to the island. we can find the information in the Arab chronic Kitab tarih Mayurqaquoted the Castle as Hisn Alarün.
Av. de s'Albufera, 07458, Illes Balears
Natural Park s'Albufera de Mallorca
The Mallorca Lagoon (S'Albufera de mallorca, in Majorcan) is the largest and most important wetland in the Balearic Islands; It is an old lagoon separated from the sea by a cordon of dunes, which for many centuries -especially in the last two and due to human influence- has been filled with sediments to become a vast floodplain. The natural park of Albufera de Mallorca gives protection of some 1,708 hectares of marshes and dunes.
Camí de Ses Coves, 07310 Campanet, Islas Baleares
The caves of Campanet are located on the southern slope of the Puig de Sant Miquel, in the Sierra de Tramuntana, north of the island of Mallorca. They have an approximate surface of 3,200 m² and a route close to 400 m. They develop at an average of 50 m below the surface of the land and create a vacuum of about 16,000 m3. Its visit, of about 40 minutes, runs through different galleries and halls, some of which have small accumulations of water.
07400 Alcúdia, Balearic Islands, Spain
Alcúdia is a town located north of the island of Mallorca. It is famous for its Mediterranean beaches, such as the bustling beaches of Alcúdia and Muro, in the wide bay of Alcúdia. The church of Sant Jaume, neo-Gothic style, is built on the medieval walls of the municipality, which have been restored. These walls surround the old town, a well-preserved area, with narrow streets and centuries-old buildings.
Campanet, 07310, Balearic Islands, Spain
Fonts Ufanes es un manantial intermitente ubicado cerca de la ermita de Sant Miquel, en el municipio de Campanet, al norte de Mallorca. El agua subterránea fluye desde las montañas hasta el arroyo Sant Miquel, cuyo nivel base es l'Albufera.
Carrer Vent, 10, Inca, Spain
Sant Francesc Convent
This Franciscan convent was the second of this order founded on the island, it was Pope John XXII who in 1325 authorized the Franciscans of Barcelona to establish this house in Inca, the church of which was built in that same century partly thanks to a testamentary legacy of Gerard Llull. In 1494 the convent passed to the observers. It was renewed with the passage of time, in the middle of the XVI century there are important repair works. In 1652 the population of Inca was affected by an episode of plague that also reached the convent where he left only 5 of the 17 friars who resided. During the 18th century the cloister and the church were rebuilt, finished at the beginning of the 19th century. With the exclaustration (1835) that first period of life of the convent ended, it passed into private hands until in 1909 a community of Franciscan tertiaries returned, which established a school that still stands. During the Civil War the file was lost.
Sa Calobra, Escorca, Spain
Sa Calobra is a cove of the Spanish municipality of Escorca on the island of Mallorca. It is located in the middle of the Sierra de Tramuntana and is at the same time a tourist resort that takes the name of a small village that was in the vicinity.
Carrer Cala Tuent, Escorca, Spain
Cala Tuent is a secluded and quiet beach on the northwest coast of Mallorca, with dazzling views of the surrounding Serra de Tramuntana, including its highest peak, the Puig Major. Located near the popular Cala Sa Calobra and the Torrent de Pareis, Cala Tuent is still a more relaxed beach with fewer tourists, given that public transport does not arrive. Throughout this beautiful mountainous landscape declared World Heritage by UNESCO, you can access several beaches, making Cala Tuent an exceptional visit.
Puig Major, Spain
The Puig Major is the highest point of the island of Mallorca and also of the Balearic Islands. It reaches the 1445 meters of altitude and is located in the Sierra de Tramuntana, in the municipality of Escorca.