Balearic Islands Spain ~ Majorca, Ibiza & Menorca
The 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
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 .
Hire A Car And Fall In Love With Majorca!
The marina stretches far along the promenade and is overflowing with beautiful yachts. Cafes and restaurants line the marina and you can book into one of the nearby hotels and have everything on your doorstep. If you want to see the best of Majorca, it’s a good idea to hire a car and visit the inland villages and various beach resorts along the way.
Balearic Islands Spain ~ Menorca
The island of Menorca is very peaceful so great for those who want to laze in the sun and re-charge their batteries.
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)
Balearic Islands Spain ~ Ibiza
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)
Ferry To and From Valencia to Balearic Islands Spain
There 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.
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.
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.
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