The Top 8 Things To See And Do In Majorca
by Lara McComish | Updated 04 March 2020 | Posted in Family Holidays, Spain, General
Pack your bags - we're all going to Majorca! The queen of the Balearic Islands, this isle boasts beautiful beaches and bewildering sights in abundance. From ruins to castles, we've rounded up the top 8 things to see and do in marvellous Majorca.
1. Visit the Pollentia Ruins
Step back in time with a visit to the Pollentia Roman Ruins. Originally founded in 123 BC, this ancient city was once the proud capital of the beautiful Balearics. These days, it is a historic site furnished with a well-preserved Roman theatre and forum.
2. A day trip to Cap de Formentor
Come up to Cap de Formentor for some captivating coastal views. Majorcans claim that this rugged peninsula is the meeting point of the four winds...
3. Visit Bellver Castle
Absorb the rich heritage behind the beguiling Bellver Castle in Palma. The 14th-century circular spectacle is only one of its kind in Spain.
4. Take a tour of the caves of Drach
Take in the ethereal beauty harboured inside the astonishing caves of Drach. Stay in Porto Cristo to be a stone's throw away from one of Majorca's most remarkable sights.
5. Cathedral of Palma
The Cathedral of Palma is a magnificent gothic Catalonian building. The light from the stained glass windows makes colourful patterns dance on the sandstone walls.
6. Visit A Winery
Majorca boasts an enticing array of vineyards and wineries just waiting to be soaked up. Bodega Ribas is the island's oldest and arguably best, but family-run Ramanyà Wine Cellar could give it a run for its money...
7. Wander around the Old Town in Alcudia
You've got to allow some time to mooch around Alcudia's cobbled old town. Explore the bustling market squares, before heading to one of the glorious local beaches.
8. Jardines de Alfàbia
Spend your siesta in the idyllic gardens of Alfàbia. This charming 18th-century farmhouse and its stately grounds would make a great day out for all ages.