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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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Pollença offers a variety of opportunities to enjoy the ocean. Feel free to choose any of the beaches, since they’re all easily accessible and offer convenient services. But you can also choose a more discreet coves that offer peaceful surroundings and a unique landscape.
BIRD WATCHING IN POLLENÇA
Located at the northern end of the Sierra de Tramuntana, Pollença has a varied landscape and different interesting habitats for birdwatching, including mountainous areas, cliffs overlooking the sea, forests and wetlands.
HIKING IN POLLENÇA
The surroundings of Pollença offer many options for lovers of nature and the outdoors. Enjoy the gorgeous scenery along our hiking trails. In addition, our mild climate makes hiking feasible throughout virtually the whole year.
CYCLING IN POLLENÇA
The great weather and awesome bike routes on Mallorca make it an ideal destination for cyclists any time of the year. From Pollensa you can choose the route that suits you best from a wide variety of beautiful routes that pass through our town and surrounding area.
SHOPPING IN POLLENÇA
In Pollença, crafts and shopping are part of the local culture, part of the Mediterranean spirit. The workshops continue to teaching handicrafts that have been handed down from generation to generation, in many cases with a modern touch.
WELCOME TO POLLENÇA
Imagine yourself a place with a turquoise blue sea and majestic mountains crowned with pines and oaks. A town with a variety of landscapes and a depth of culture and traditions that will make your imagination soar...
Think for a moment of a town where the locals are warm, sincere and welcoming. Welcome to Pollença, a place with stories to tell.
SPORTS IN POLLENSA
In a privileged environment to practice sport, Pollença with a very varied orography, allows to practice water sports together with activities in the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana. Well-known are the routes of cycling by the Serra as well as the dives in some of the most spectacular underwater caves of the Mediterranean.