Majorca has perhaps more loyal devotees than any other holiday
island in Europe. Tour operators put it first in their holiday brochures
because they know if visitors choose the right resort they will not go
Majorca is big enough to provide a lager-land for the young, safe
havens for families and quiet coves for couples.
Its notoriety as a 'party island' is only partially
deserved because away from the boisterous resorts there are plenty of
Seek and you will find your holiday heaven.
When booking a 'Cruise and Stay' holiday in this part
of the Med be sure and choose your land-based accommodation carefully.
In the summer months particularly, some people have spent a relaxing
week getting their sea-legs, followed by a second week among the
Summer: GMT +1
Flight time: Approx 2 hours
Currency: Euro see
- By hiring a car you can cover most of the island in
about 90 minutes.
- Palma - the capital, is a working
port with a good selection of city-type shops, especially around the
traffic-free streets in the centre. Sightseers should head for the
cathedral, the palace, and the castle on the hill.
- Caves of Drach - steep steps
burrow down to a spectacular underground lake surrounded by rock
formations. Floating musicians provide a 'live' concert several
times a day.
- Soller by tram - this rickety
mountain train ride through truly spectacular scenery gets packed,
but it's worth the squeeze...and the slightly sore bottom from the
- Waterparks - Marineland, Aquapark
|Majorca has nine 18-hole golf courses.
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