Must see attractions in Serra de Tramuntana

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    Monestir de Lluc

    Entered via a cloistered garden, the monastery is a huge complex, dating mostly from the 17th to 18th centuries. Off the imposing central courtyard rises…

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    Casa Robert Graves

    Casa Robert Graves is a fascinating tribute to the British writer and poet who moved to Deià in 1929 and had his house built here three years later. It's…

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    Castell d'Alaró

    Perched at an improbable, almost comical angle on a gigantic fist of rock, Castell d'Alaró is one of the most rewarding castle climbs on the island. The…

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    Real Cartuja de Valldemossa

    This grand old monastery and former royal residence has a chequered history. It was once home to kings, monks and a pair of 19th-century celebrities:…

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    Ca'n Prunera – Museu Modernista

    One of Mallorca's standout galleries, Ca'n Prunera occupies a landmark modernist mansion along Carrer de Sa Lluna. The list of luminaries here is…

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    Sala Picasso & Sala Miró

    In two rooms at street level in Sóller's station are two fascinating, introspective and contemplative art exhibitions: the Sala Picasso and Sala Miró. Few…

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    Jardins de Alfàbia

    The Jardins de Alfàbia reside in the shadow of the rugged Serra d’Alfàbia mountain range stretching east of Sóller. Here an endearingly faded finca with a…

  • Cala de Deià

    A 3km drive from Deià (take the road towards Sóller), or a slightly shorter walk, is Cala de Deià, one of the most bewitching of the Serra de Tramuntana’s…

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    Plaça d’Espanya

    The communal heart of the village, this gorgeous square is flanked on one side by the magnificent steps up to the church, the side wall of which occupies…

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    Cala Tuent

    To skip the Sa Calobra crowds, follow a turn-off west, some 2km before Sa Calobra, to reach Cala Tuent, a tranquil emerald-green inlet in the shadow of…

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    Sa Foradada

    At Son Marroig, ask permission to wander down to this strange hole-in-the-wall rock formation by the water, which resembles an elephant from afar. It's a…

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    Torre des Verger

    One kilometre out of town on the road to Estellencs, the Torre des Verger is a 1579 talayot (watchtower), an image you'll see on postcards all over the…

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    Sa Calobra

    Past the turning to Cala Tuent, the road winds down to this small and undeniably attractive white-pebble cove, but it's a coach-fest during the summer…

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    Mirador de Ses Barques

    The viewpoint of Mirador de Ses Barques, about 6km above Fornalutx, has phenomenal views all the way down to Port de Sóller; the restaurant here is handy…

  • Església de Sant Bartomeu

    A disciple of architect Antoni Gaudí, Joan Rubió landed some big commissions in Sóller. The town didn't want to miss the wave of modernity and so Rubió…

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    Es Puig

    From Es Puig, the hill at the heart of Deià, you peer across the rooftops of the higgledy-piggledy village and take in the full sweep of the valley to the…

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    Camí dels Misteris del Rosari

    An old stone trail, partly shaded by holm oaks, leads up the Pujol des Misteris (Hill of the Mysteries), which rises behind the monastery complex. The…

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    Son Marroig

    Seven kilometres from Valldemossa is one of Habsburg Archduke Ludwig Salvator's residences. This delightful, rambling mansion is jammed with furniture and…

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    La Granja

    This magnificent possessió (rural estate) has been turned into something of a kitsch Mallorca-land exhibit, with folks in traditional dress. The grand…