What to See in the Balearic Islands

Top places to visit in the Balearic Islands:

 

Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca, located in Mallorca, is the capital of the Balearics and the spectacular city mallorca-1690102_1920which offers you numerous attraction. Palma is known for its spectacular architecture and breathtaking landscapes as well as long sandy beaches. You cannot omit visiting the astonishing Cathedral de Mallorca, Almudaina Palace and Bellver Castle as well as many fascinating museums, such as Fundacion Pilar y Joan Miró. I also recommend you visit one of the city’s wonderful beaches, such as Playa del Arenal and Playa de Palma.

Alcudia

Alcudia is a historic village, where you can admire wonderful ancient and medieval buildings, such as impressive churches. It is a wonderful place for a day trip as besides sightseeing spots it offers you many charming cafes and restaurants. Many guidebooks put Alcudia as a top attraction in Mallorca.

Valldemosa

Valdemosa is another medieval village located in Mallorca. As it is situated on top of a hill, it offers you not only a fascinating architectural treasures but also breathtaking views. When you are there, you cannot miss the 14th century Carthusian Monastery. Port of Valldemosa, located nearby is a lively fishing village, where you can try an especially good fresh seafood.

Cala Portinatx

Cala Portinatx is a beautiful beach resort in Ibiza. It offers you spectacular beaches and exuberant nightlife. Moreover, Cala Portinatx is a paradise for watersports fans giving you a great snorkeling and surfing spots.

The Natural Park of Ses Salines

The UNESCO-listed Natural Park of Ses Salines is a place which you cannot omit when visiting Ibiza and Formentera. It spreads throughout the significant parts of the two islands offering you many astonishing hiking trails. It is known for extremely rich fauna and luxuriant flora.

Discovering Gran Canaria: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is a place, where everybody can find an attraction for themselves. It offers you breathtaking landscapes for hiking or biking, pristine waters for watersports practicing, white-sand beaches for relaxing as well as historic sites for sightseeing. And these are only a few out of many things that you can do while visiting this spectacular island. Gran Canaria is the largest of the Canaries and a must-anchorage when island hopping in this wonderful region of Atlantic Ocean. If you do not have time to explore the beauty of the entire island, you should at least visit the islands capital: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Las Palmas is Grand Canaria’s major city and anchorage at the same time. Although it offers you many fascinating places of cultural and architectural value, the city is also exceptionally rich in breathtaking natural landscapes that can be found in numerous parks and gardens. Moreover, it is a place where you can find an entertainment of any kind as it is also full of excellent restaurants, such as famous Deliciosa Marta or Que Leche and fantastic clubs and bars, such as the Paper’s Club or Bravia.las-palmas-459114_1280

When you are in Las Palmas, you cannot omit visiting the 16th century Catedral de Santa Ana and the fascinating Museum of the Canary Islands.  Moreover, you should visit at least one of its exuberant beaches, such as Las Canteras or Las Alcaravaneras. Watersports fans can also find there many great diving and snorkeling spots. You should also have a long walk in the impressive Canary Gardens full of stunning tropical greenery.