Majorca is the largest island of Spain. It is located in the Mediterranean Sea and is part of the Balearic Islands archipelago. Like the other Balearic Islands, Ibiza, Formentera, and Minorca the island is a popular tourist destination.
Palma de Mallorca is the capital city of Majorca and a major tourist destination. It boasts a magnificent Cathedral, an interesting historic quarter, Arab baths and Bellver Castle and museum. Its beach is also the most popular on the island.
Things to See & Do
* Palma de Mallorca and its Cathedral
* Playa de Palma – most popular beach on Majorca
* Caves - several caves are open to the public, the Dragon Caves are the most visited
* Valldemossa village
* Soller and Puerto de Soller - a beautiful town in the mountains that can be reached by a combination of train and tram
Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Spanish and Catalan
Land Area – 3640.11 km²
Population – 791,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 34
Port Location – The Port is located in Palma de Mallorca.
Travel Links – There are frequent flights from many European cities to Palma de Mallorca airport. In particular, many of the discount airlines have daily flights. There are also flights from Menorca and Ibiza, but these are about double the price of the ferries from these islands, and save only about an hour. From the airport, public buses run frequently to central Palma. Many car rental agencies have their offices at the airport.
You can catch a ferry to Palma de Mallorca from the other Balearic Islands or from several points on the Spanish coast, including Barcelona and Valencia and a super-fast ferry service from Denia Alicante. You can catch a ferry to Alcudia from Menorca.