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Explore one of the most beautiful Spanish Balearic Islands, Mallorca. The perfect destination for a beach holiday, but there are many other things Mallorca has to offer! The amazing Spanish architecture, breathtaking nature scenic, the yummy Mallorcan food, and the beach make Mallorca a perfect vacation destination for everyone!

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Top 10 Things to do in Mallorca

1 - Explore Palma 

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Palma is the most visited place in Mallorca. With its magnificent architecture, the colorful streets, and with the great food here you will enjoy your vacation even more! Make sure to check out Santa Catalina Neighborhood while you are there, it is worth it! 

2 - Visit Palma de Mallorca Cathedral

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This cathedral is the landmark of Palma. It dates back to the medieval period. The architecture here is an absolute must-see when you visit Mallorca. 

3 - Take a Train to Soller

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Soller is a small village near the countryside. It is so peaceful to sit at a cafe while you are admiring the streets of Soller. Order some freshly squeezed orange juice because it is famous for that!

4 - Admire Nature 

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Mallorca has so many natural beauties too and one of them is Es Pontas. There are many rock formations as a result of the wind and the sea and the most beautiful one is Es Ponta. The view is breathtaking!

5 - Go on a Hiking Trip 

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There are many hiking trails in Mallorca. We recommend the  “Dry Stone Route”. It is very popular among hikers too! You get to spend some time in nature while admiring the amazing view. You can also access to the other villages around by taking this route.

6 - Get Lost in Fornalutx 

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This small town is one of the best places you can visit in Mallorca. It is such a pretty town with stone houses and many flowers everywhere! You can meet many local people here since it is not popular yet among tourists. 

7 - Visit the Artsy Town, Deia 

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Deia has been home to many artists, poets, and writers throughout history thanks to its inspiring and charming mediterranean view! This town is also on the UNESCO World Heritage list. 

8 - Wine Tasting 

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Mallorca has some of the best wine. There are so many vineyards around the island. You can join a wine tasting trip and you get to see the beautiful vineyards and taste some of the best wine in Spain! 

9 - Visit the Royal Palace of La Almudaina 

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This Royal Palace is one of the tourist attractions in Palma. It dates back to the Roman period, but it was rebuilt in the 14th century. It is still used as a Palace for special occasions by the Spanish Royalty. 

10 -  Walk around in Jardines de S’Hort del Rei

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The Royal Garden used to be a part of the Almudaina Palace. Nowadays, it is a public green space where you can take really cool photos with the fountains and the trees. 

The Best Instagram Spots in Mallorca

1 - Cap de Formentor 

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2 - Bellver Castle 

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3 - Cuevas del Drach 

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4 - Torrent de Pareis 

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5 -  Valldemossa 

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The Best Travel Itinerary in Mallorca

How many days do you need while visiting Mallorca? If that’s what you are looking for, we got you covered! There are so many things to see and to visit in Mallorca. Keep reading to find out more about the ultimate travel itinerary for your next vacation in Mallorca!

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You want to spend forever on this beautiful island, but seven days should be enough to see many of the attractions around Mallorca. 

Day 1-2 

Arrive in Palma

If you travel by plane, your first stop will be Palma. Spend two days in this beautiful city to explore the area. You can visit Palma de Mallorca Cathedral, Royal Palace of La Almudaina, Jardines de S’Hort del Rei, and Bellver Castle during your stay in Palma. 

Day 3-5 

Spend a few days in Deia

Deia is a small village in northern Mallorca. Stay here for two nights and you get to explore the village and the nearby places such as Llucarcari, Mirador de Sa Foradada, Valldemossa, Soller, Fornalutx, and Cala Banyalbufar. All these places are quite easy to drive and you will have enough time to see everything! 

Day 6-7

Take a Road Trip 

Taking a road trip is the best way to experience the beauty of your destination. We recommend taking a road trip to the east of Mallorca to explore more of the island. Make sure to stop by at Cap de Formentor, Drach Caves, and Es Pontas. After visiting Es Pontas, you can go back to Palma where you will fly back.

The Best Time to Visit Mallorca

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The best time to visit Mallorca is from March to May. Since it is considered as a tourist vacation destination, it will be pretty crowded during Summer. The best way to avoid the crowds would be going there in Spring when the weather is still nice.  

Hidden Gems of Mallorca

1 - Sa Calobra 

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2 - Mirador De Sa Foradada 

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3 - Cala Banyalbufar 

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4 -  Llucarcari 

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Getting Around Mallorca

By Car

The most convenient way to travel around the island is by car. There are many car rental companies at the airport and in the big cities like Palma. You can make your reservation before so you can get a nice car for a good deal.

By Bus

Bus is also another good way to get around the island. It is really easy and affordable to use too! You should take the bus schedules into consideration though. They run on limited schedules especially on the weekends.

By Walking in the Cities

Walking is the best way to explore the city. Since the cities are quite small and they usually have narrow streets, the most convenient way will be to walk. 

What does it Cost to Travel to Mallorca?

Since it is a top-rated tourist destination, traveling to Mallorca can be quite expensive. Mallorca offers a unique experience for every type of budget, though. Keep reading to learn more about the cost of traveling to Mallorca.

1 - Accommodation 

Depending on your budget, you can find the accommodation that fits your budget. Here is the average daily cost of accommodation in Mallorca:

Budget Friendly: €25 - €45

Mid-Range Budget: €55 - €80

High Budget: €120+

2 - Food

Mallorca has some of the best food in Spain. Here is the average daily food cost in Mallorca: 

Budget-Friendly: €15 - €25

Mid-Range Budget: €35 - €55

High Budget: €75+

3 - Transportation 

Budget-Friendly: €8 - €12

Mid-Range Budget: €20 - €30

High Budget: €60+

Must-Try Foods in Mallorca

1 - The coca of Trampó 

This delicious dish is a traditional Mallorcan food. It can be consumed as an appetizer. It is made with dough, eggs, water, oil, butter, and salt. Peppers, tomatoes, and onions are also added to the dish. 

2 - Sopas Mallorquinas

Homemade traditional soup is kind of a big deal in Mallorca. The ingredients might be different during different seasons, but mainly they are made with local bread, onion, garlic, tomatoes, cabbage, beans. You should give it a try!

3 - Ensaïmada

This is many people’s favorite Mallorcan pastry. It is a sweet pastry, but there is a game changer which is using pork lard instead of butter. You can also find variations with different fillings like cream or chocolate. 

4 - Arroz Brut

Almost every local Spanish food has rice in it. Mallorca also has its local and traditional rice dish called Arroz Brut which means “Dirty Rice”. It is soupy and it has meat and a mix of vegetables in it. It comes with spices like paprika, cinnamon, saffron, cloves, and nutmeg. 

5 -  Hierbas

Hierbas is an herbal liqueur that is mostly aniseed flavored. People assume that it helps to digest easily.  This is an old drink made from distilled molasses and wine along with herbs like aniseed, mint, chamomile, rosemary, thyme, fennel, and more. A glass of cold hierbas will be the great day to end a hot and a sunny day in Mallorca. 

Travel Tips for Mallorca

Language

The official language in Mallorca is Spanish. Since it is a popular destination among travelers around the world, you can find many people speaking English, but learning some Spanish phrases would be a nice gesture.

Weather

The weather in Mallorca is Mediterranean weather. The summer months are the hottest months around the year. The weather in winter is mild. The weather in Mallorca in Spring is the perfect weather for traveling around the island. 

Sun 

Make sure to wear sunscreen and a hat during the day because it is going to be hot! Especially in June and July, avoid the sun at noon. 

Plugs

If you are traveling outside of Europe, you will need a converter in Mallorca. The plugs here are called Euro-plugs or type C. 

Comfortable Shoes 

Mallorca is a steepy island and you will spend most of your time walking around. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes so your journey won’t turn into a nightmare. 

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