There are so many places to see in Mallorca that will take your breath away. The island is full of history, incredible landscapes and so much more.Mallorca is the largest and the crown jewel of the Balearic Islands, famous as a sun and beach destination, chosen by many wholookto spend a few days disconnecting, enjoying the natural beauty of the Mediterranean coastline. However, Mallorca is not just about dreamy beaches and landscapes reminiscent of paradise, the island has much more to offer its visitors.
Having decided to spend a few days on the island, you may be wondering what is there to see in Mallorca? What will make your stay on the island an unforgettable visit? Whether you are a fan of days on the beach, hiking, art, or partying, Mallorca is the perfect place for you! This beautiful island has loads of options from visiting wineries to spectacular days hiking in the mountains, so keep reading and find out what are the best things todo andsee in Mallorca during your holidays!
Palma de Mallorca, the island´s capital, with itsbeautiful Spanish architecture and narrow streets lined with stately home homes with typical shady interior patiosis one of the most beautiful places to see in Mallorca.It is here in the historic centre of Palma de Mallorca you will findthe imposing Cathedral of Mallorcaor La Seu, as it´s more commonly known, it stands out as one of the most beautiful and impressive Gothic cathedrals in Europe.The old town of Palma de Mallorca is vibrant, full of street-side cafes, high-end shopping, restaurants and patisseries where you can try the typical sweet pastries of the island, such as the delicious and famous Ensaimadas.Wander through medieval streets to be immersed in history and culture,similarly, takinga walk in the grounds of Bellver Castle overlooking Palma de Mallorca is a must-see missed activity.
Even after the hustle and bustleof summer comes to an end,Palma de Mallorca continues to be a city full of life, where you can enjoy a wide range of leisure activities. You will find bars of all kinds, cinemas, delicious restaurants, contemporary art galleries, bustling cafes and food markets ... the list is endless!
Autumn in Mallorca
Autumn in Mallorca is the perfect time to visit, the benignclimate and warm temperatures allow visitors to enjoy the island and discover all the wonderful places to see in Mallorca.The autumn temperatures in Mallorca are mild and warm, so much more pleasant than during the summer months when the sun, heat and humidity make it almost impossible to walk during the heat of the day. Although during the autumn the risk of rain is slightly higher, there are plenty of sunny days to enjoy the beach!
The Serra de Tramuntana is a mountain and hiking loversparadise on the island. The beauty of the island's natural landscapes is incomparable and you will find plenty of routes and trails passing throughthe mountain range allowing you to explore the island and discoverits most remote corners and some of the most impressive views inthe world. If you are a feeling a little more intrepid, the Serra de Tramuntana is the perfect place for themore adventurous, offering sports such as canyoning, mountain biking, climbing ... and much more!
The landscapes of the Serra de Tramuntana are out of this world and are one of the best things tosee in Mallorca and are one of the island's greatest attractions. You can hike, cycle or travel by car the spectacular mountain roads and visiting beautiful towns on the way, stopping at one of the lookouts to observe the incredible viewsandtake photos which will amaze your friends at home.Sa Calobra, the Lighthouse of Formentor, villages with traditional houses like Valldemossa or Banyalbufar are all worth a visit.
The best things to see in Mallorca are sometimes are not the most obvious ones. As we have already mentioned, the Serra de Tramuntana area has plenty of trails and routes where you can go hiking, but there many more on the rest of the island. Hiking in Mallorca is very popular among residents and visitorsalike, seekingto discoverthe most beautiful natural landscapes in the area. Hiking Mallorca you will discover a side of the island that not everyone knows about and that will leave you lost for words.
Hiking during the autumnin Mallorca is ideal,the climate is perfect for long walks to enjoy the sun and the pleasant temperatures. Of course, we recommend that, as a precaution, you always check the weather forecast before leaving to avoid any surprises.
This beautiful island has some of the most charming little towns in the world. Rural tourism in Mallorca is off the beaten track where you get to discover some amazing places. Mallorca is where centuries-old traditions are preserved and is full of incredible cultural wealth and beauty.
To enjoy rural tourism in Mallorca, we recommend that you rent a vehicle making it easier to get around the island and discover the most incredible places to see in Mallorca. If you visit Mallorca in autumn, the number of tourists on the island has dropped allowing you to get to know the authentic lifestyle of Mallorca without summer´s hustle and bustle, a memorable experience!
Valldemossa is one of the best-preserved towns on the island. It lies in an idyllic valley amid the mountains, it is one of the quietest places on the island, with beautiful streets lined with flowers and plants, the square res dotted with beautiful gardens.It is very popular with hikers, there is a myriad of trails leading toValldemossa and up to the summit above where hikers are rewarded with some of the best viewpoints to appreciate the beauty of the landscape.
Fornalutx, in the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana, is also one of the must-see places in Mallorca. This tiny town, chosen as one of the most beautiful towns in Spain, although lesser known has been carefully maintained creating one of the best-preserved villages in Spain. The small square, dominated by a modest church, is the perfect place to start your tour through the narrow streets and stone steps that form the Fornalutx network. The place, surrounded by mountains and orange groves, has a magical charm that you will love in love with.
Alcudia is another of place not to be missed whilst staying on the island, high on the list of places to see in Mallorca,situated on the north coast of Mallorca it is a popular tourist area where there are plenty of hotels to choose from such as the Hotel Astoria Playa.With a wide range of leisure activities, there is always something to do in Alcudia! But don´t be fooled by its popularity. The old town, surrounded by medieval walls, is a magical place to learn about the history of Alcudia. Another of its main attractions is the Albufera, an area of outstanding natural beauty, where you can discover the fauna and flora of the wetlands of Mallorca and see the wildlife up close. Finally, Alcudia beach is one of the best beaches on the island where you can enjoy the sun and the Mediterranean Sea.
The Hotel Astoria Playa, in Puerto de Alcudia, is the perfect place to spend a dream vacation with your loved ones. With an outdoor pool, modern rooms and a well-equipped bike centre. At the Hotel Astoria Playa, you have everything you need for an unforgettable holiday on the island.