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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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This isolated virgin u-shaped sea inlet continued for two hectometres toward the interior, and finishes on a beach as a result of a torrent which flows into the sea in this cove and of the sea currents.
The substract of this small wonderful beach is made of stones and pebbles, surrounded by steep rocks and high cliffs which finish next to the transparent water.
The marine and underwater conditions are excellent for anchoring boats. The orientation of the beach makes it open to the wind of the first and second quadrant. The rocks are covered by seaweed and there is a steep slope on the marine ground of Cala en Feliu, with a depth that ranges from12 metres at 175 metres from the coast and seven at one hectometre. The nearest port facilities are located at Port de Pollença, at 4,4 nautical miles.
There are two possible routes from Hotel Formentor or Cala Murta. Both have to be done on a trail following the profile of the coastline between steep rocks, with the force of the wind and the swell. On this trail you will see old holm oaks and lichens.
These characteristics explain that the beach of Cala en Feliu is not crowded at all.
The fabulous views from this watchtower, including the Formentor headland, the islet of Colomer, the Bay of ...
Hotel Barceló Formentor *****
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The star is the species Eleonora’s Falcon which breeds on coastal cliffs facing to north, while observing ...
The cliffs on the sides are populated by holm oaks on the right side and on the ...