Attractions

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 Beach in Cap des Pinar

Platja des Coll Baix

It's a fantastic ramble to Platja des Coll Baix – and what a bay! Snug below sheer, wooded cliffs, this shimmering crescent of pale pebbles and translucent water is soul-stirring stuff. The catch: it's only accessib…
Top Choice Christian Site in Pollença

Calvari

They don't call it Calvari (Calvary) for nothing. Some pilgrims do it on their knees, but even just walking up the 365 cypress-lined steps from the town centre to the lovely 18th-century hilltop chapel, the Església…
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 Church in Pollença

Església de la Mare de Déu dels Àngels

A church was first raised on this site in Gothic style shortly after the conquest in 1229, but was given a complete makeover in the 18th century, so what you see today overlooking the Plaça Major is predominantly ba…
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 Farm in Ca'n Picafort

Finca Pública de Son Real

Much of the area between the coast and the Ma12 has been converted into the Finca Pública de Son Real. Its main entrance is just south of the Km 18 milestone on the Ma12, and the former farm buildings host an inform…
Park in Northern Mallorca

Parc Natural de S’Albufera

The 688-hectare Parc Natural de S’Albufera, west of the Ma12 between Port d’Alcúdia and Ca’n Picafort, is prime birdwatching territory, with 303 recorded species (more than 80% of recorded Balearic species), 64 of w…
Monastery in Pollença

Santuari de la Mare de Déu des Puig

South of Pollença, off the Ma2200, one of Mallorca's most tortuous roads bucks and weaves up 1.5km of gasp-out-loud hairpin bends to this 14th-century former nunnery, which sits atop 333m Puig de Maria. If you come …
Museum in Pollença

Museu de Pollença

This museum's star attraction is the 17th-century baroque cloister of the Convent de Sant Domingo, in which the museum is housed, which is a picture of tranquillity and poise. At the entrance is a small collection o…