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Local poet Costa i Llobera masterfully transmitted the beauty and classical resonance of “The Pine Tree of Formentor”, which is still revered at the Literary Conversations held since 1959 at the present-day Hotel Barceló Formentor. In a similar vein, the town’s commitment to the world of culture remains firm to this very day. Tales that are within your reach to listen to, feel, experience or share with whoever you may wish. If you’d like to receive alerts about free activities, concerts or specific shows, or you’d like further information on any of the content on this site, all you have to do is sign up. Start planning your holidays right now!
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Pollença, a place with stories to tell
Picture a place where verdant pine-clad mountains descend to meet an intensely turquoise sea. A town where stunning backdrops, a fascinating past and friendly locals are part of everything you do.
Imagine for a moment the authentic character of a dynamic town, with lively and creative people making Pollença a place with a full of content.
The town, with its old quarter, is the hub of social activities. Outlying resorts round off the destination: the Port, with excellent accommodation and tourist amenities, and Cala Sant Vicenç, with some of the best hotels on the island.
And, of course, the Formentor peninsula. Its famous hotel, its viewing point or its lighthouse have been sources of inspiration for politicians, artists and thinkers alike. Now you can discover them too.
Welcome to Pollença, a place with stories to tell.
How to get to Pollença
The distance from Palma Airport to the town is 60km and the journey should take around 45 minutes.
- Leave the airport and follow signs for Palma on the Ma-19 motorway.
- After just over 4km, turn off at Exit 3 and join the westbound lane of the Ma-20 motorway.
- After 2.6km, on the outskirts of Palma, turn off at Exit 3 and join the Ma-13 following signs for Inca/Port d'Alcúdia.
- After almost 40km, turn off at Exit 40 (signposted Pollença), cross the bridge over the motorway and join the final 10km stretch of road to Pollença.
- At Palma Airport there are taxi stands and coach stops with information about fares and routes.
- A taxi costs around 70 euros, slightly less if leaving from central Palma.
- The website of the local public transport company (TIB) has information about coach routes and timetables:
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Bicycle route around the "Pla de Mallorca".
- Level of difficulty: High
- Distance covered: 86 km
- Description: Lineal route
- Estimated time: 5 h
Port de Pollença - Pollença - Campanet - Selva - Inca - Sencelles - Algaida - Llucmajor - Campos
Port de Pollença
Cultural heritage: Faro de Formentor, Verge del Carme Church, Lighthouse. Fairs and markets: Wednesday, weekly market.
Cultural heritage: Santo Domingo Convent, El Calvari Chapel, Parish Church of Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles, Roman Bridge, Jardins de Joan March, Sanctuary of the Puig de María and Castell del Rei (Castle). Museums: Museo de Pollença (Municipal Museum), House- Museum of the painter Dionís Bennàssar, Museum of the painter Martí Vicenç. Fairs and Markets: Sundays, weekly market. Fira d’artesania (handicraft fair) second Sunday of November.
Cultural heritage: San Miguel Parish Church, San Miguel Chapel and Cuevas de Campanet (Caves of Campanet) on the detour of kilometre 39 of the Camí Vell de Pollença Road.
Cultural heritage: San Lorenzo Parish Church. Fairs and markets: Wednesdays, weekly market. Feria agrícola de las Hierbas (Agricultural Herb Fair), in June.
Cultural heritage: Santa María la Mayor Parish Church, San Bartolomé Convent and Santa Magdalena Chapel. Collections and museums: San Bartolomé Convent Museum and Sa Quartera Art Centre. Fairs and markets: Thursdays, weekly market, Dijous Bo, third Thursday in November. Handicrafts: leather and footwear.
Cultural heritage: San Pedro Parish Church, San Cristóbal Parish Church in Biniali, Talayot of Son Fred (prehistoric stone structure), Hermanas de la Caridad Convent, old mills and boundary crosses. Fairs and markets: Wednesdays, weekly market. Agricultural and Livestock Fair, in May.
Cultural heritage: San Pedro and San Pablo Parish Church, Sanctuary of Cura, Sancturay of Gracia and Sanctuary of San Honorato, in Randa. Collections and museums: Can Gordiola Glass Museum. Fairs and markets: Fridays, weekly market. Agricultural, Livestock and Handicraft Fair in October.
Cultural heritage: San Miguel Parish Church, Sant Buenaventura Convent, Sa Torre Chapel, Capocorb Vell Talayot village and Cala Pi and Cabo Blanco defence towers. Fairs and markets: Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, weekly market; Fridays, street market. Agricultural, Livestock, Industrial and Handicraft Fair, in October.
Cultural heritage: San Julián Parish Church and Oratory of San Blas. Collections and museums: Can Pere Ignasi Parish Museum and Cultural Centre. Fairs and markets: Saturdays, weekly market.