Majorca holidays: discover the largest Balearic island!
There are plenty of pleasant memories that a holiday in Majorca will leave you with. Get ready to feel the Mediterranean spirit, discover hidden caves, enjoy a beach holiday, hike at natural parks and pine forests, explore the gastronomy, history and mixed culture in one of the most exotic islands. One of the best places for holidays in Spain awaits you!
What can you expect of a holiday in Majorca?
Majorca is one of the most appealing islands located in the Mediterranean. As the meaning of Majorca implies ('big island'), it is the largest island of Spain. Being also the second most populated Spanish island after Tenerife, about half of the Majorca's inhabitants live in Palma, the only real city and centre of the island. Resting on the mountains not far from the city, Palma is a city of blue sky, beautiful people and the ongoing festival spirit.
Explore Majorca's historical and cultural side
Majorca represents the historical and cultural side of the Balearic Islands. It is one of the most visited ancient centres of the Mediterranean, and there is evidence of life from the Palaeolithic Period on the island. Throughout its history, the island has been home to Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, Pisa and Catalan Kingdoms, Muvahhids, Mourabests, Aragon Kingdom and Castilians. During your holiday in Majorca, you will explore the cultural heritage of these and many other civilisations in the most exclusive historical sites.
Sightseeing in Majorca
Your Majorca holiday offers you a rich list of activities. The island will surprise you with countless events that you can attend:
- Tour through Plaza Mayor
- Walk around the harbour
- Watch the island landscape from Bellver Castle
- Discover Catedral de Majorca
- Take a walk through the Old Town
- Join cave tours and explore the underground
- Visit the Royal Palace of La Almudaina
Majorca's nightlife, food and entertainment
At the end of a joyful day, you can also enjoy the Mediterranean cuisine of the island! In almost every region of Majorca, you will find the chance to taste paella, fish and seafood, and delicious tapas; the flavour of which will linger for a long time.
The holidays which Majorca offers do not just consist of art, history, and culture. In Majorca, you can enjoy the calmness of the sun at the beautiful beaches during the day and the nightlife of the island during the night. The island is not only less expensive but also offers nightclubs as entertaining as Ibiza clubs.
Some active nightlife corners of Majorca are:
- Palma de Majorca
- Palma Nova
- El Arenal