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Things to do in Mallorca
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Few places in the world have so many attractions as the island of Mallorca. Blessed by nature, Mallorca has wonderful beaches, stunning caves and the Serra de Tramuntana, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. There are so many things to do in Mallorca …
Cultural events in Majorca
In addition to its formidable nature, Mallorca holds a sublime history that has sowed the island with an impressive historical heritage and an intense cultural activity, there is a lot of culture to see in Mallorca.
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In every corner of Mallorca are charming towns and cities, but among them stands the capital, Palma de Mallorca, considered by The Times as “the best place to live in the world”. It’s no wonder this consideration, since Palma has everything you could wish; magnificent monuments, cozy streets, beaches, port, museums … All these wonders are complemented with an exquisite cuisine and a idyllic weather.
Places to see in Palma de Mallorca
Palma is a fascinating city, both for its beauty and for its immense cultural heritage. Some of the things to do in Mallorca is visiting these places:
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Places to see in Mallorca (island)
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The best beaches in Mallorca
One of the main attractions of Mallorca is its wonderful beaches and coves, there are many and varied but we have selected the best beaches in Mallorca according to the opinions that visitors to Mallorca pour into the net.
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One of the things to do in Mallorca is to taste its excellent Mediterranean cuisine, a crossroads of cultures and traditions embodied in delicious dishes from sea and land.
|Starters||Pastry of marinated meat pork and vegetables. Salad of cod and honey. Majorcan tomatoes with prawns from Soller. Rice with lobster.|
|Meats||Suckling goat. Veal in majorcan style. Duck breast with honey sauce. Stuffed chicken leg.|
|Fish||Cod fillet with asparagous in oil emultion. Braised turbot with wild mushrooms. Monkfish. Seabass cooked in seasalt.|
|Desserts||Mallorcan pudding. Gateau with almond ice cream. Biscuit glasé of “turrón”. Panna cotta with sauce of berries and lemon.|
|Wines and spirits||Local wines, “licor de palo” (very aromatic dark spirit) and herbs spirit.|
|Other products||Ceramics, pearls and jewelery. Typical crafts.|
History of Majorca
As being a paradise in the Mediterranean sea, it is not surprising that all civilizations would wish to conquer this lovely island. Most of the civilizations that have inhabited the Mediterranean have been here and all of thema have left their influence in the landscape and culture.
|7200 b.C…||The first human settlements in Mallorca.|
|1300 b.C||Talaiotic peoples invade the island of Mallorca.|
|1000 b. C||The Phoenicians settle in Mallorca.|
|700 b.C||The Carthaginians arrive on the island conquering Mallorca.|
|123 b.C||Mallorca was conquered by the troops of consul Metellus for the romans.|
|425||Vandals invaded and ransacked the island, settleing on Mallorca.|
|534||Byzantine troops of General Belisario conquered the island of Mallorca for Emperor Justinian I.|
|707||The Arabs come to Mallorca invading the island.|
|1076||It creates the Taifa de Mallorca.|
|1229||Aragonese troops of Jaime I the Conqueror arrive on the island of Mallorca, conquering the island for the Christians.|
|1262||The kingdom of Mallorca is created in constant disputes with the crown of Aragon.|
|1349||Mallorca is reincorporated to the kingdom of Aragon.|
|1521||Revolt of the “Germanies” suffocated by the imperial troops of Carlos I.|
|1715||During the war of succession Mallorca becomes part of-Austrian surrendering to the troops of Philip V.|
|1936||At the beginning of the civil war, Mallorca is aligned with the putschists troops of General Franco, and will remain so throughout the war.|
Additional Info About Mallorca
|Extension||3.640 km2, it is the seventh largest island in the Mediterranean after Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus, Corsica, Crete and Evia|
|Population||859 289 inhabitants (2,015) although its floating population exceeds one million people, is the second most populated island of Spain after the island of Tenerife. The most populated municipality of Majorca is its capital, Palma with 427,973 inhabitants. The following municipalities in population are Calviá (50 363), Manacor (40,264), Marrachí (35,521), Lluchmayor (34,602), Inca (30,625), Alcudia (19,768), Felanich (17,291) and Pollensa 16 088)|
|Toponym||The name Mallorca comes from the Latin “insula maior” as opposed to the place name of Menorca “insula minor”|
|Pharmacies||Pharmacies on watch today in Mallorca|
Travel to Mallorca and across Majorca
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Rent a car in Majorca
Mallorca is a unique island in many aspects, there is much to see in Mallorca and it is advisable to travel the whole island from north to south and east to west. Its fantastic coast landscapes and picturesque inland villages make traveling around Majorca a truly pleasure.
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The cheapest gas stations in Mallorca
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