Pollença attractions

Top Choice Christian Site in Pollença


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 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…
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…
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 the o…
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 former E…
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 that is used for art exhibitions and contemporary art installations.
Church in Pollença

Església de Monti-Sion

This attractive baroque church, located near the base of the steps up Calvari, was built by the Jesuits in the late 17th century. The church's convent is today the home of the Town Hall.
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.
Church in Pollença

Oratori de Sant Jordi

Dedicated to St George, this lovely church dates to 1532 and contains a fine interior with a baroque altarpiece.