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A Guide To Enjoy Majorca
It's a coveted tourist destination; it's the most celebrated and esteemed destination of Spain; it's your wonderful playground for the tourists; it's your Majorca, also known as Mallorca. Located off the coast in the Mediterranean Sea of Spain, your Majorca is the largest island of Spain in the Mediterranean Sea. It is part of the Balearic Islands, an archipelago including Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, Formentera, and Cabrera.

Your Majorca has two mountainous regions occupying northwestern (Serra de Tramuntana or Tramuntana range) and eastern thirds of the island. Located in the municipality of Fornalutx, the Alfabia Mountains and Els Cornadors are the mountain ranges in Majorca. Puig Major (1,445m) is the highest peak in the Serra de Tramuntana of the Island. Your Mallorca has two bays, the Badia de Pollença and the larger Badia d'Alcúdia, on the northeast coast.

Your Majorca enjoys Mediterranean climate, with higher precipitation in the Serra de Tramuntana. Its summer is hot, and the winter is cool, and gets hilly chilly in the Tramuntana range that gets brief showers of snow. Your Majorca has always been darling of the Hollywood stars and Celebrities. Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas, Michael Schumacher, Claudia Schiffer, Annie Lennox, Julian Lennon, Cynthia Charles, Boris Becker have maintained residences on the Island.

Your Majorca is a perfect vacation destination offering potpourri of beauties, beaches, oceanic pleasures, mountains, Mediterranean cuisine, museums, art galleries, parks, theaters, shopping malls, bars, pubs, clubs, restaurants, hotels, etc. Your Majorca offers you a wide range of tourist attractions including Palma de Mallorca (the capital), Playa de Palma, Bellver Castle, Santueri Castle, Palma Cathedral, Cuber Lake, Mallorca Caves, Aquacity, Marineland, Placa Major, Soller, Mallorca Harbour Front, Placa d'Espanya, Valldemossa, Serra de Tramuntana, and lot more.

Palma de Mallorca or Majorca, the island's capital and largest city, is your "must visit" city on Majorca. Occupying the north western end of a bay in the south west of Majorca, Palma de Mallorca is your destination for Castell de Bellver (site of Muslim ruins, and museum of archaeological finds and classical sculptures), Pueblo Español (architectural museum), Banys Àrabs (the Arab bath building), Museo de Arte Español Contemporáneo (museum of contemporary art), and Catedral de Mallorca and Museo Catedralicio (Majorca's spectacular cathedral & museum). La Seu is a Roman Catholic Cathedral located in Palma de Mallorca. Near to La Seu Cathedral, Almudaina Palace is the Muslim palace of the Banu Ganiya, at the edge of the port.

Reaching from Andratx to the Cap Formentor, the Serra de Tramuntana is the mountain chain running along the north-west coast of Majorca.The scenic mountain chain is your destination for cities, such as Sóller, Pollença, Alcúdia, and Andratx. Soller and Port de Soller are a beautiful town and a local fishing port/harbour. You can access the town by a scenic train journey from Palma, or by tram from Soller to Port de Soller. Mallorca Caves are one of the most visted sites of Majorca.

You can enter Majorca thru Palma de Mallorca airport. There are a number of discount airlines offering daily flights to the Majorca airport. You can also get a ferry to Palma de Mallorca from the other Balearic Islands or from several points on the Spanish coast, including Barcelona and Valencia. You can also get a ferry to Alcudia from Menorca.
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Orson Johnson writes for Holiday Velvet, a website providing Majorca apartments.
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