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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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Discover birds on your own or with your family
Located at the North end of the Tramuntana Mountain Range, Pollença has a varied orography, with very different and interesting habitats for the observation of birds, including mountainous areas, cliffs above the sea, woods and wetlands. Just in the Gola park up to 65 different bird species can be observed. Mild temperatures all year round and the existing infrastructure in the municipality make it possible that every time more amateur birdwatchers come to visit us.
Both Port of Pollença and Pollença Bay are very suitable places for watching sea birds. Some of these species ...
Cala Sant Vicenç
From the popular tourist destination of Cala Sant Vicenç a birdwatching route of great importance starts. It will combine interest ...
Camí vell de Lluc
This beautiful route follows the old Royal route that connected Pollença to Lluc Sanctuary, today part of the GR221. ...
The Formentor Cape is undoubtedly one of the best known birding points. The star is the species Eleonora's Falcon ...
It is in the area of highest ornithological diversity of the municipality. It is an important resting and feeding ...
It is a small wetland in the Port of Pollença with a spectacular bird diversity considering its small size. ...
It is together with Formentor, the bird area of higher international projection. The geomorphological and ecological characteristics of the valley ...
Vall de Colonya
Visit to the Valley help us to bring in a more family environment but with some preparation in hiking. ...
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