An island of contrasts - from rugged mountains to long stretches of golden sand, and pine forests to serene hillside villages. Visit Majorca this summer for relaxation in hideaway coves or all night parties in lively resorts, superb beaches, stunning sights and as much or as little action as you could ask for.
Flight detailsto Majorca Flights to Majorca take about 2hrs 30mins. See the flights section at the back of the brochure for details.
Around and about in Majorca There's a whole island to discover from the villages of the plains to the Tramuntana mountain range, the caves and callas of the east coast and the capital city of Palma.
Things to do in Majorca See Palma's cathedral and drive the north west coastline from top to bottom or vice versa.
Getting about Majorca Getting about: The best way to see the island is to hire a car, otherwise buses run in resorts, a vintage electric train travels through the mountains in the west and an 'Orange Express' tram runs in Puerto de Soller.
Places to visit in Majorca
Palma, the Roman towns of Pollensa and Alcudia, inland villages of Buger, Inca and Campanet, Valldemosa and Deia in the west.
Star quality: If you're partial to a spot of celebrity gossip you could witness some first hand in Majorca. Claudia Schiffer, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones and Gwyneth Paltrow have been seen enjoying the island's sun, sea and secluded regions.
Wet Wet Wet
Ride the waves, flumes and slides at one of the island's waterparks. Try Western Water Park for starters.
Shopping in Majorca
Shopping: Palma is a shopaholic's dream with plenty of chic boutiques to explore, or there's the town of Inca which hosts the island's largest market.
Further Information on Majorca
Majorca has something for everyone from a sophisticated capital city with a beautiful Gothic cathedral to picturesque coastal roads and lively nightclubs. Head west and drive along the coast from rugged Formentor in the North, cruising through the Sierra de Tramuntana region right through to fashionable Port d'Andratx, pausing for lunch in an idyllic hillside village or peaceful resort overlooking the sea. Or stay in the east, where relaxation rules supreme amongst the pine fringed 'calas', or go south to Magaluf and Palma Nova where there are golden beaches,watersports and enough bars and clubs to satisfy the most dedicated party animals.
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