Top things to do

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 Tapas in Pollença

Manzanas y Peras

Tiny but brilliant, Manzanas y Peras (apples and pears) is a friendly oasis next to the Calvari steps, with tables set under trees lit by fairy lights. The evening tapas menu is a real feast, with taste sensations l…
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 Arts & Crafts in Pollença

Hito

A gallery, designer homeware store and artist-in-residence project rolled into one, Hito is run by New York expat jewellers Gillian Conroy and Danica Wilcox. On display are eye-catching, one-of-a-kind local crafts a…
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…
Arts & Crafts in Pollença

La Merceria

This gloriously retro emporium merges vintage style with contemporary design. Among the unique trinkets and gifts are nostalgic sepia postcards of old Pollença, Barcelona fashion, handmade straw boaters for a dash o…
Mallorcan in Pollença

Restaurant Clivia

More contemporary than most and superb in every respect, Clivia gathers around an inner courtyard, where a mosaic of pine panels and bell-shaped lights create an abstract artwork. The food (especially the fish) is p…
Food & Drinks in Pollença

Enseñat

A full-on savoury and pungent aroma of wholesome food fills your nostrils as you walk into Enseñat. Pick up salts, preserves, cheeses, meats, including homemade sobrassada (paprika-flavoured cured pork sausage), and…
Market in Pollença

Sunday Market

Held year-round, Pollença's Sunday market is one of the largest and liveliest in Mallorca. Fruit, veg, cheese, wine, herbs and spices are concentrated in the Plaça Major, with handicrafts and other stalls taking ove…