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Life is always sunny when you're in Majorca! This is the reason why plenty of tourists head to this largest Balearic Island every year to enjoy a blissful holiday. Surrounded by the crystal-clear, blue waters of the Mediterranean, Majorca offers enchanting beaches, majestic mountains, and peaceful countryside. These are the kind of features you need in a destination to make your holiday truly memorable. However, these are not the only characteristics that you'll encounter while holidaying on the island. It also has a rich cultural heritage that has been kept alive by the cheerful locals.

The Capital City

Capital City - Majorca

Palma de Mallorca, the island's capital, is located on the Bay of Palma on the south coast. Your cheap holidays to majorca would give you the chance to visit this fantastic city. Its history dates back to the Roman period when it was incorporated into the Tarraconensis province. During those times, the city was used as a port for sailing to destinations like Hispania, Carthage, and Saguntum. In recent times, this city has been transformed into one of the popular tourist destinations. Owing to this significant boom in tourism, Palma de Mallorca has continued to grow and is now visited by millions of tourists every year.

The Majestic Cathedrals

The Majestic Cathedrals

You'll find many churches, cathedrals, and religious buildings while getting around on this beautiful island destination. Some of them are located amidst pleasing surroundings, such as the Lluc Sanctuary. It is a former monastery set in the charming countryside of Lluc on the north-western part of Majorca. However, the most important among all the cathedrals and churches in this part of the world is the Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma, which is popularly known as 'La Seu'. It was constructed by the Crown of Aragon over a period spanning four centuries. It was finally completed in the year 1601.

The Historic Structures

The Historic Structures

Majorca has a rich history, which dates back to the Neolithic period. The island was ruled by many great rulers in the past, such as the Phoenicians, Romans, Moors, and the Spanish monarchs. Some of the structures that were built during this period continue to exist even today. Although most of the ancient ones lie in ruins today, you can still find many great buildings like the Royal Palace of La Almudaina and Far de Portopí Lighthouse in a reasonably good condition even today. If you're a history buff, you'll be delighted to visit some ancient sites like the Roman City of Pollentia.

The Gorgeous Beaches

majorca Beach

The coastline of Majorca has hundreds of beaches and more than 30 of them have been accorded the prestigious 'Blue Flag' status. Some of the beaches on the island offer visitors the pleasure of unwinding amidst serene rocky coves and crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea. You'll find the largest number of sandy beaches on the northern and southern parts of the island. The coastline on the western part of Majorca is dominated by rugged mountains and cliffs. Some of the popular beaches worth visiting on the island are Cala Formentor Beach, Portals Nous Beach, Camp de Mar Beach, and Playa d'Alcudia.

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