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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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A Municipality of Mallorca with over 100 years of tourism history. It features four very different residential areas in which to stay, these being the town, with a serene and cultural atmosphere, the Port, harbour or “moll”, with its shore-line and promenade, the “cala” inlet, where a charming tourist
enclave has developed and lastly, Formentor, its emblematic coastline, beach and hotel, a setting that has welcomed intriguing cultural and political summits on a world-wide level.
If you don’t know Pollença you simply must discover it for yourself, interact with its people, convivially accustomed to the foreign inhabitant who sees in this destination an idyllic place to live, admire the scenery that has drawn artists from around the world, etc. The style of this municipality is marked by the restlessness of its inhabitants in the areas of art, music and literature.
The surroundings are characterised by landscapes in which the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range enters the sea.
Visitors may wish to enjoy the festivity in which historical events of Pollença are re-enacted, to visit its weekly market in which produce from its land is still sold, to enjoy its international music festival, etc. A range of offers for which the destination boasts great amenities, excellent hotel and holiday infrastructure and a truly broad complementary range.
What is available in Pollença?
Hotel accommodation for over 6,600 visitors.
Over 1,200 holiday homes.
986 dock moorings.
17 beaches and “cala” inlets.
270 restaurants and bars
100 tourist attractions..
What is there to do in Pollença?
A very recommendable destination for adults and families.
Ideal for sports activities, both in the sea and in the mountains.
Prepared for holidays focused on cycling across the island.
Specialised in the observation of the Mediterranean’s birds.
Interesting range on offer for culturally-oriented visits.
Colourful calendar of cultural events.
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The entire gastronomic range on offer.
The places worth visiting.
Possibilities for the visitor.
Range of cultural activities.
Practice of sea and mountain sports.