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Top Choice Archaeological Site in Alcúdia

Pollèntia

Ranging over a sizeable (but walkable) area, the fascinating ruins of the Roman town of Pol·lentia lie just outside Alcúdia's walls. Founded around 70 BC, it was Rome's principal city in Mallorca and is the most imp…
Top Choice Landmark in Alcúdia

Medieval Walls

Although largely rebuilt, Alcúdia's fine city walls are impressive. Those on the north side are largely the medieval originals while near the Porta Roja (Red Gate) are remnants of an 18th-century bridge. From the br…
Top Choice Museum in Alcúdia

Museu Monogràfic de Pol·lentia

This one-room museum has a fascinating but limited collection of statue fragments, coins, jewellery, household figurines of divinities, scale models of the Casa dels Dos Tresors and Theatre and other remains excavat…
Top Choice International in Alcúdia

S'Arc

Part of the Petit Hotel Ca'n Simó, this old-town charmer has a pretty inner courtyard, exposed stone walls and Mediterranean cuisine with some inventive twists, such as Iberian pork with lemon couscous and tuna tata…
Gallery in Alcúdia

Fundación Yannick y Ben Jakober

Around 6km east of Alcúdia, in a Hispano-Moorish style house, this eclectic cultural institution concentrates on children's portraits from the 16th to 19th centuries. It also has exhibition space devoted to contempo…
Mallorcan in Alcúdia

Ca'n Costa

It feels little has changed at this grand old house since it was built in 1594, with its beams and oil paintings still intact. There's alfresco seating for balmy days and a menu packed with Catalan and Mallorcan cla…
Food in Alcúdia

Flor de Sal d'es Trenc

No time to go south? Taste and buy Es Trenc's famous hand-harvested sea salt here in many flavours, from rose to orange and chilli, tomato, black olive and hibiscus. The shop also stocks extra virgin olive oils, tan…
Tapas in Alcúdia

Bistro 1909

Opposite the opening to Carrer de la Cisterna, this sweet yet busy bistro with outside people-watching seating serves up fine food ferried to tables by chipper staff; expect paellas, tapas (a mixed platter for two c…
Mediterranean in Alcúdia

Ca'n Pere

Another attractive stone-walled courtyard restaurant, Ca'n Pere, in the hotel of the same name, serves up fresh Mediterranean dishes such as black ravioli filled with prawns and salmon. Service can be slow when thin…
Historic Building in Alcúdia

Ca’n Canta

A fine old home with stunning carvings around its 1st-floor windows, just west of Plaça de sa Constitució, opposite the entrance to Carrer dels Albellons.