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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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Enjoy our natural and landscape richness
Pollença’s environs offer lots of possibilities for nature and open-air lovers: paths that lead to disconnection, to enjoy at any time of the year because of the mild temperatures of the Mediterranean.
We offer you some excursions that will take you to the most emblematic places, the richest in nature, landscape and patrimony in our municipality.
This trail passes through one of Pollença’s most beautiful and historical spots. It is a route with ...
Cala de Sant Vicenç
Most of this hike stands out for its arid scenery, with views of the peaks of Puig ...
This was a source of inspiration for artists and poets including Adan Diehl, who built the ...
Cala Sant Vicenç
Just 30 minutes from Port de Pollença, Cala Sant Vicenç is a fine example of the ...
The walk starts in a track of land which crosses a pine wood, we arrive to an ...
Camí vell de Lluc
This is an easy and well signposted route. It follows trails through outstanding countryside and has the ...
This spellbinding route, dotted with seemingly endless stretches of pine groves, highlights the full beauty of the ...
Puig de Maria
Although it is only a small mountain (330m), the Puig de Maria has a very important place ...
This route takes you into the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana mountains. Along a path that ...
This is the island’s third-largest wetland area. The Albufereta was declared a nature reserve in 2001 and ...
La Gola is a small wetland located at the mouths of the Síller and Gommar intermittent streams. ...
Vall d'en March i Molins de Llinars
On this trail our route is dominated by water. The first stretch passes alongside the Sant Jordi ...
This was a source of inspiration for artists and poets including Adan Diehl, who built the prestigious ...
The climb to the Puig de Santuïri (141m) is a very interesting walk, not only because of ...
Vall de Colonya
This part of the island nestles between the Penya Mascorda, the Calvari, the Serra de la Coma ...
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