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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...

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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...

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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...

Museum in Pollença

Museu de Pollença

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

Museum in Pollença

Casa-Museu Dionís Bennàssar

This museum, the former home of local artist Dionís Bennàssar (1904–67), hosts a permanent collection of his works. Downstairs are early etchings, watercolours and oils, depicting mostly local scenes. Works on...

Museum in Pollença

Museu Martí Vicenç

A short way up the Calvari steps is the Museu Martí Vicenç. The weaver and artist Martí Vicenç Alemany (1926–95) bought this property, once part of a giant Franciscan monastery that also included the nearby...

Church in Pollença

Església de la Mare de Déu del Roser

Part of the Museu de Pollença, the Església de la Mere de Déu del Roser is a marvellous old and now-empty church whose space is used for art exhibitions and contemporary art installations.

Church in Pollença

Església de Monti-Sion

With its imposing façade, this very handsome baroque church is located east of the base of the steps up Calvari and was built by the Jesuits in the late 17th century. The church's convent is today the home of the...

Bridge in Pollença

Pont Romà

On the northern outskirts of town, this two-arched bridge originally dates to Roman days, although it was much restored in medieval times.