Balearic Islands Spain

Balearic Islands Spain ~ Majorca, Ibiza & Menorca

Balearic Islands Spain

The beautiful islands of Majorca, Menorca and Ibiza are  just a ferry-ride away from the ports of  Valencia, Alicante and Denia in the region of Valencia and from neighboring Barcelona.  You can also take flights to Majorca and the other islands from Valencia airport and most of the other airports in Spain such as  Alicante  and Barcelona.

Balearic Islands SpainThe  city of  Palma de Mallorca is the capital of Majorca and the capital of the Balearic Islands. In March 2015  the Sunday Times wrote that  Palma de Mallorca is the best place to live in the world, it definitely is a lovely place to visit.

Balearic Islands Spain ~ Palma de Mallorca

Balearic Islands Spain

The historic center of  Palma is full of narrow, winding streets, trendy shops and restaurants and the beautiful Palace of the Almudena.

Not far awa is the 14th Century Gothic Cathedral which towers over the waterfront and marina  of Palma .

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valldemossa coastal road in MajorcaVineyards and orange and lemon groves are in abundance. Pine forests,  mountain ranges and fertile valleys are there to explore.

The Marina stretches far along the promenade which is lined with cafes, bars, restaurants and clubs.

Book into one of the nearby hotels  and have everything on your doorstep.  To see the best of Majorca  hire a car and visit the inland villages and various beach resorts along the way.  (Read More)

Balearic Islands Spain ~ Menorca

Menorca villa and poolThe island of Menorca is very peaceful  so great for those who want to laze in the sun and re-charge their batteries.

Menorca VillasThe south of the island boasts lovely sandy beaches and on the rockier northern coast are traditional fishing villages.

The two main towns are Maó which is the capital and Cuitadella which was once the ancient capital of the island. The island is full of hotels, villas and apartments and easy to explore by car or with public transport.  (Read More)

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Balearic Islands Spain ~ Ibiza

ibizaThe lovely island of Ibiza is the nearest to the mainland and even closer from the port of Denia and Alicante .

The island is small and very beautiful and notorious for it’s amazing nightlife which took off in the 1960s.

As well as being famous for having the the best nightclubs there is also a more peaceful and very beautiful side to the island.  (Read More)

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Ferry To and From Valencia to Balearic Islands Spain

Ferry to Balearic Islands SpainThere are many ferries leaving from the port of Valencia for the Balearic Islands.

This can be a very enjoyable way of combining a city break to Valencia with a trip to one of the beautiful Balearic Islands.

There are very fast ferries from Valencia and Denia to the islands of Majorca and Ibiza from Valencia and you can be in Ibiza in 90mins.

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Balearic Islands Spain ~ Food, Drinks & Language

The  food and drinks have a lot in common with the dishes and ingredients used in the region of  Valencia and neighboring Catalunya.

hotels in majorcaThe Castilian language is the main language in Spain and although often used in Valencia, the local language of Valencian is widely used in speaking and in street signs.

Some Valencians say the Valencian language is a separate language  to Catalan but  many say it ‘s a variation of the language.

 Catalan is widely used throughout Valencia, Barcelona and also in the Balearic Islands and Andorrra.  To a lesser extent it’s also used in Aragon (La Franja) and Murcia (Carche) and in the Roussillon region of southern France.

Where To Stay in the Balearic Islands Spain?  

Majorca , Menorca or Ibiza ?

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Family-friendly holidays in Menorca, sandy beaches and top attractions in Majorca and Ibiza’s great for partying, clubbing and idyllic natural beauty.  Check out Jet2 Holidays 

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