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 which 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 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.
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 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.