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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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Hiking trails and hidden coves
The natural surroundings of Pollença have fascinated many artists. Just picture yourself paddling in a transparent blue sea, sheltered by awe-inspiring mountains.
Pollença boasts breathtaking landscapes and off-the-beaten-track coves that reward you with one of the purest waters the Mediterranean can offer.
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Cala Sant Vicenç was the natural setting for the films like Captain black Jack directed by J. ...
The road starts in Port de Pollença. At the left of the Formentor road there is a path ...
The name is given by Castell del Rei, a rocky castle of Saracene origin (13th century), which ...
This beach with white fine-grained sand is quite small and on the sides there are some huge ...
Cala en Feliu
The marine and underwater conditions are excellent for anchoring boats. The orientation of the beach makes it ...
Cala en Gossalba
This u-shaped beautiful virgin and wonderful sea inlet is quite small, on the beach there are mostly ...
This deep u-shaped sea inlet finishes on the mouth of different torrents, where even in the summer ...
This beach is covered by sand and pebbles, with some rests of posidonia, and you will see ...
The residential houses and the touristic buildings that reach the coastline between the cliffs surround this beach, ...
Cala Murta is situated at 15 kilometres from Port de Pollença. The cliffs on the sides are ...
This quiet beach is a stony area which is very long, but narrow at the same time, ...
This wide sea entrance finishes on a virgin beach which is not very big, where a torrent ...
This coastal corner is below Talaia Vella, which is 355 metres high. This beach headland is characterized ...
Platja d'Albercuix or d'Albercutx is situated at six kilometres from Pollença, between Port de Pollença and Punta ...
Cala Formentor or Cala Pi de sa Posada is an inlet in the interior of which is ...
Port de Pollença Beach
Although there is a high development, touristic aswell as residential, it has still the quiet atmosphere it ...
This small wonderful sea inlet is sheltered from the dangerous winds from the north by the cliffs, ...
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