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1) Visit Formentor Lighthouse

Drive to the lighthouse at Cap Formentor - probably the most spectacular stretch of road on the island - plenty of photo stop points including a great one at the top of the first climb out of the port (although parking can be tricky) - there is a great walkway here with super views across the peninsula. You can get coffee at the lighthouse. Alternatively if you are a keen cyclist you could cycle there. The beach at Formentor itself (just over the first hill) is also a big attraction.


2)  Climb Puig Maria

This is the hill you can see out of the kitchen window, with the monastery on top. It takes 45 minutes, and the start is on the road out of Pollenca back to the motorway on the left hand side (park in town on the right hand side and walk across).  You can get coffees and soft drinks at the top.


3)    Climb the Calvary steps in Pollenca

There is a lovely view of the town from the top, and great bars/cafes in the square as you return to the town itself.

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4)  Visit the monastery at Lluc

One of the top sights on the island, and if you have time take the scenic drive through the mountains to the Port de Soller for lunch or dinner.


5) Walk down the Pinewalk in the Port de Pollenca

.....and do some people watching. Lunch, dinner or just drinks outside at the Illa D’or at the far end of the Pinewalk is a treat.


6) Have lunch overlooking the bay in Cala St Vicenc

a lovely beach and much quieter than the Port, with a more laid-back atmosphere. Watch out for jellyfish though if you venture into the bay for a swim


7) Go shopping in Old Town Alcudia

You can park outside the walled town, and wander the streets inside for bargains. Plenty of great lunch/drinks stops too.


8) For shopping - there’s the Sunday market in Pollenca

Packed full of fresh Balearic fruit, meat, cheese, olives and much, much more. Or you can head back to the Mallorca Fashion Outlet (Festival Park) just outside Pollenca, a great shopping village. Palma itself has wonderful shops of course.


9) Rent a boat in Port de Pollenca

....and have dinner in the bay. You can berth next to the headland where La Forteleza, Spains most expensive property, overlooks the bay. This is where "The Night Manager" was filmed.

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10) Visit a winery

Macia Batle and Ribas both have good tours with wine and food and are both just off the main motorway back to Palma. You’ll need to book but both are easy to find on Google.