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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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Flavour and contrasts
The gastronomy of the island is a perfect example of environment adaptation, and a meeting with the cultures that have gone through it and that have left its cultural inheritance.
In Pollença, the variety of gastronomical services is quite wide and you can find from the famous “tapas” bars to the restaurants of the highest gastronomy, going through restaurants with set menus, or with international cuisine, or with meat, fish and seafood specialties, Italian or vegetarian. The variety in price and service will adapt to your necessities.
Majorcan cuisine is extensive and imaginative, and these last years it has been given an impulse as another type of tourist promotion. This cuisine has all the Mediterranean culture influences, being its main ingredients olive oil and pork products, as lard or “saïm”, a basic product for such a popular Majorcan “ensaïmada” (typical Majorcan cake made with lard and filled with cream, pumpkin marmalade or plain covered with sugar).
We will make a route along the Majorcan gastronomic specialties. With imagination and sobriety, Majorcan people have created a cuisine that gets what the land and the sea offer every season of the year.
Dinner at Restaurant 3 \ 65 is quite an experience for the senses. Whether in the cozy ...
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Bodega Can Ferrà
Located in this old alley in Port de Pollença, this landmark family restaurant, with the third generation of family members.
El Bar Mallorca es una cafetería muy popular en la zona, con muchos años en funcionamiento. Regentado ...
Dakota Tex Mex & Steak House
Dakota Tex Mex, a place of authentic American atmosphere where you can enjoy with family and friends ...
El Galeón Restaurante
Unecalled seafront stage and simple cuisine, great places to spend summer evenings after work. You will find normal ...
Gran Café 1919
The Grand Café 1919 is one of the most emblematic of the north premises. Enjoy the best ...
Open from 9 am, we offer the authentic majorcan bun for breakfast, the classic vermouth and a selection of snaks in the afternoon. ...
La Mar Doça
Cafeteria, we specialize in developing coffees, offer a wide selection of coffees from traditional to special and ...
La Parra Celler / Restaurant
Since the current owner’s grandparents founded this landmark restaurant in 1962, it is still faithfully serving up ...
La Penya Pizzeria Obris
Restaurant specialized in pizzas, salads, burguers, pasta and meats. come to visit our cozy and familiar dining room. We ...
La Paceta Restaurante
Mediterranean cuisine. Exquisite risottos and paellas. Quality cuts of meat, fresh fish and local levels. Delicious and ...
Loquería, tapas y vinos naturales
La Loqueria is quite an experience. A bit of Italy in Port de Pollença, with a selection ...
Hey George Clooney… forget Lake Como, some of the best Italian food is right here in Mallorca. ...
O'hara's Irish Pub
Irish style beer pub with live music and Sky tv, enjoy a great variety of beers and ...
With so many years of history, our family-run bakery offers traditional gastronomic salty products: "panades" and "cocarrois", ...
The sea front restaurant with private jetty offers spectacular sea views and serves typical italian cuisine.
Restaurant Hotel Miramar
Here, Mediterranean dishes are expertly prepared by the Chef Joan Llobera to delight the palate with harmonious ...
Founded and run by the Escandell family since 1944, the IRU Restaurant is located on the pedestrian ...
Brisas Restaurante was founded by my grandparents and is proud to stand the oldest establishment in Puerto ...
Restaurante Can Pescador
Mediterranean restaurant where you can enjoy an exclusive menu of “tapas” and dishes, in a privileged location in ...
Mediterranean cuisine with a variety of dishes, meat, fish, salads, fresh pasta, pizza, burgers, desserts and homemade ...
Santa Fe Steak House
SantaFe Steak House is a restaurant that combines the most authentic American style with a wide range ...
Spira Bar & Grill
Restaurant with modern proposals based on traditional food of the cuisine of the mediterranean area. In our ...
En Swing restaurante nos preocupamos por cuidar al cliente y todos los platos están elaborados con los ...
Tamarells Bar Restaurant
The Tamarells is very easy to find, right alongside the main road at Pto. Pollença. We provide not only an ...
Serving, among other things, delicacies "pa amb oli" made from special pumpkin seed bread.?Furthermore you will find a large of quality wines, Iberian products and much more. Tannat is more than ...
Restaurant specialized in pizzas, salads, burguers and pasta. Come to visit our restaurant at beachfront, in the Pine Walk, ...
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