Over the past decade or so, Majorca has become one of the most frequently visited holiday destinations in Europe. With a warm climate all year round as well as being the largest of the Balearic islands, Majorca is one of those perfect family locations for those looking to combine sun, sea and attractions. While on the island, you can be totally spoilt for choice as you are constantly bombarded with things to do and sights to see. Here are a few of the things you should definitely either do or pencil into your itinerary to visit:
Caves of Drach
These exotic caves are located near Porto Cristo. They contain wonderfully coloured rock formations which have been slowly created over thousands of years by the dripping water. These are an absolutely must see site!
Palma de Mallorca
The island’s capital, Palma de Mallorca is pebble dashed with monuments. These include the Castell de Beliver Cathedral, the Banys Arabs(Moorish bath-house, and the Palau de l’Almudaina which was home to the Mallorcan royal family.
This is a spectacular show that caters for both adults and families. It provides entertained in the form of gymnastics, dancers, and pirate themed fun. Definitely something that will keep the little ones entertained for a while.
With over 300 days of pure blue skies, Majorca is one of those perfect destinations if you are looking for some water activities. Scuba diving, snorkelling, water-skiing and windsurfing are all easily found on the plethora of beaches on the island.
s’Albufera nature park and the Tramuntana mountain range are all part of the stunning scenery that can be found on the island. One of the most popular things that visitors like to do is to hop on a bicycle and explore the island at their own pace. This provides ample opportunities to stop and have a coffee or something to eat along the way.
There are many monasteries and churches scattered around the island for those of you who like some cultural history. On the East coast, you will find the San Salvador Monastery which affords awe-inspiring views of the island.
Majorca is an ideal destination if you are from Europe and would like to get away for a week or two. With an abundance of amenities and local attractions, you’ll never be stuck for something to do or somewhere to explore!