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THE CALVARI, A MUST IN POLLENSA

The Templars were the first owners of this mountain, which currently hosts one of the most impressive Easter traditions in Mallorca. The oratory that now crowns El Calvari, a Baroque ...

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WHAT TO SEE IN ALCUDIA?

The township of Alcudia is located on the northeast of the island of Mallorca, between the bays of Alcudia and Pollensa and 54 km from the capital, Palma. The city ...

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NATURE, MALLORCA'S TRUE TREASURE

S'Albufera is to migratory birds what the Palma de Mallorca airport is to tourists who travel by air. With 2,400 hectares, S'Albufera is the largest wetland in Mallorca and a ...

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MALLORCA AND LITERATURE

Three works of literature situated in Mallorca, and from three different countries, have had great success: in "A Winter in Mallorca" (1842), the French author George Sand describes her stay ...

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LANDSCAPES OF MALLORCA: AN INSPIRATION FOR ARTISTS

There is no better compliment to a person's beauty than a painter’s interest in portraying it. Same goes for a location, more specifically for Mallorca, holding a greater number of ...

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MARKETS, FAIRS AND FESTIVITIES IN ALCUDIA

Two days a week, Tuesdays and Sundays, vendors from across the island gather in Alcudia. Fruits, vegetables, clothing, footwear, handicrafts, leather, jewellery, flowers and plants make the market a colourful ...

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PORTA DE XARA AND PORTA DE MALLORCA

The town of Alcudia, situated by the sea and between the two bays, had to defend itself from the constant dangers of hostile landings, invasions and enemy raids. James II, ...

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GEOGRAPHICAL SITUATION OF ALCUDIA

Alcudia has an extension of 60.51 sq. kms. with more than 30kms. coast line and is situated to the NE of Mallorca. It is formed by the peninsula of Cap ...

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW THE HISTORY OF THE CITY OF ALCUDIA?

Over the centuries, Alcudia’s privileged location has made it witness and host to many Mediterranean cultures. The first archaeological remains (Son Simó, Son Siurana del Dalt, etc.) date back to ...