PALMA DE MAJORCA Spain
Majorca, the pearl of the Balearic Islands
Located halfway between the Iberian peninsula and the south of France, Majorca is the largest of the four Balearic Islands.
With its 350 miles of coastline, the island has magnificent “calanques” or rocky coves and long stretches of sand but also, inland, monasteries perched up in the mountains, and little picturesque villages.
Vueling airline operates direct seasonnal Rennes/Palma de Majorca flights in the summer. Direct flights for the 2016 season will be operated until October 29th every Saturdays. Direct flights for 2017 season will be operated from April, 1st to October 28th every Saturdays and from June 27th to September 12th every Tuesdays.
Palma is also desserved by Vueling all year long by connecting flight in Barcelona.
Journey time between Rennes and Palma de Majorca by direct flight : 1 hour 40 minutes
- Capital city : Palma
- Climate : The island of Mallorca enjoys an ideal climate all year round (average annual temperature of 17.9°C).
- Time difference with France : None
- Currency : Euros
- Official languages : Catalan and Spanish
- Travel document requirements : Passport or valid national identity card
- Tourist Information
Palma de Majorca
The capital of the island of Majorca, famous above all for its sun and its beaches, also has a superb historic centre. The cathedral, the Royal Almudaina Palace, the covered market and the Plaza Mayor are amongst the not-to-miss places for visitors. The fishing boats, the pine trees and the palm trees all create the perfect setting for a wonderful time. The island’s coastline is dotted with creeks, beaches and cliffs, whilst inland you can explore the typical Mallorcan villages and the mountains, rising to 5,000 feet. A rich architectural, cultural and natural heritage that invites the visitor to explore every nook and cranny of the island, while discovering its fine cuisine.
The coastline is famous for its magnificent creeks, such as Cala Pi and Cala Llombards, and its pleasant little towns such as Cala Figuera.
In the north, the region of Alcúdia is very beautiful, with its unspoilt rocky coves filled with crystal-clear water and surrounded by pine groves.
In the west, don’t miss the Port de Sóller, the village of Deià with its wonderful creek, and the Formentor peninsula…