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The Corniche and Serra de Tramuntana trail

The Corniche and Serra de Tramuntana trail

By car, 185 km, 1 day

The largest of the Balearic Islands is also one of the most popular tourist sites in Europe. A must visit is Palma and its bay, the historic centre with its cathedral, and its old 18C houses. The west coast of Mallorca leads to magical sites like the Ricardo Roca watchtower where the view descends very steeply onto limpid inlets, or the Ses Animes watchtower where the observation tower allows you to admire the Dragonera island and Sóller harbour. The beautiful road of Sa Calobra descends towards the sea.

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Palma de Majorca

Palma de Mallorca

Andratx' Harbour  

C 719 07157 Andratx
Architecture, castles and historic districts

Used by pleasure boats, Andratx port lies at the end of a narrow harbour. On the quayside, many restaurants and café terraces give onto the bay. Behind it, the village is surrounded by almond tree plantations and blends into the background of grey mountains dominated by Galatzó Puig (altitude 1 026m).


Mirador de Ses Ànimes   Worth a detour Worth a detour

07191 Banyalbufar
Nature and gardens

An old watchtower affords a sweeping view along the coast from the Isla de Dragonera to Port de Sóller. A wonder that should not be missed under any circumstances!


Cartuja de Valldemossa (Valldemossa Charterhouse)  

PM 111 07170 Valldemossa
Religious buildings

This charterhouse in the village of the same name became famous when George Sand and Chopin stayed here during the winter of 1838-1839. On one side of the cloisters, the 18C pharmacy holds a fine collection of jars and boxes. The cells occupied by George Sand and Chopin offer lovely views across the surrounding carob, olive and almond tree plantations that surround the village. A small museum houses a collection of xylographic wood engravings. Chopin Festival in August.


Carretera de sa Calobra   Worth a detour Worth a detour

07100 Soller
Nature and gardens

The magnificently planned road plunges towards the Mediterranean through a landscape of steep, jagged rocks. For 12km, the road drops 700m into desolate scenery over which towers the Puig Major.


Mirador des Colomer   Worth a journey Worth a journey Worth a journey

07470 Port De Pollenca
Nature and gardens

The Cabo de Formentor Road winds its way up a cornice road that commands many spectacular points of view, including the well-known Mirador des Colomer. A stepped path takes you to the spot overlooking the impressive drop that dominates Mallorca's "Costa Brava". Enjoy the spectacle of the great rocky outcrops plunging vertically down into the sea.

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