A Travel Through The Most Beautiful Sites In Balearic Islands

Balearic Islands consist of so many beautiful islands with attractive tourist site. It has pristine beaches, amazing Castles, Churches, Old towns, National Parks, UNESCO heritage sites and museums. There are number of museums and archaeological site where you can learn the history of this Island. The must visit attractions are:

1. Valldemossa Charterhouse

Address: Plaça Cartoixa, S/N, 07170 Valldemossa, Illes Balears, Spain.

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Valldemossa Charterhouse Photo

This is an amazing Royal Palace situated in Valldemossa, was a residence of rulers of Mallorca. The palace was built by James II and he donated it to the monks and they transformed it into a Monastery. The things you can explore here include the Palace of King Sanc, the church, the concerts hall, the charterhouse apothecary and municipal museum with various art collections.

2. Marineland

Address: 9600 N Ocean Shore Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080, United States.

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Marineland Photo

This is one of the most fun destinations where you can enjoy with your kids. There are chances to interact with dolphins and sea lions and you can enjoy their performances. It has different aquariums like sweet, Mediterranean, se-water aquarium etc and you will get chances to see sharks & crocodiles over here. It also covers a bird sanctuary and a tropical house with different species.

3. Cabrera Archipelago National Park

Address: Spain.

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Cabrera Archipelago National Park Photo

Another interesting thing you can enjoy in Balearic Islands is visiting Cabrera Archipelago National Park. You can find number of variety species of birds and marine life over here. It spreads around 100kmsq and majority is covered by water. This is one of the best preserved coastal areas in Spain. It is declared as a Special protected area for Birds. There is a visitor centre, a castle and a light house to enjoy.

4. Royal Palace of La Almudaina

Address: Carrer del Palau Reial, s/n, 07001 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain.

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Royal Palace of La Almudaina Photo

This Royal palace is situated on the island of Majorca with amazing coastal views. This was the residence of 13th century rulers of Mallorca. The interesting things you can visit here are Moorish arches, paintings and furniture from ancient periods, Royal chapel & a courtyard, fountains in S'Hort del Rei gardens, gothic style architecture and a museum with ancient arms and art works.

5. Formentera

Address: c/ Plaza de la Tertulia, 7, 07800 Ibiza, Spain.

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Formentera Photo

You can reach by this small and charming Island through a ferry service. It is situated near popular Ibiza Island. The authorities are taking more efforts from over exploitation and to maintain the natural eco-system very well. It has stunning beaches where you can relax and attract visitors with its white sand and turquoise waters. You can also visit Formentera villages, vibrant night life, a fine shopping experience, greenway paths for cycling & walking and number of thrilling water sports activities.

6. Bellver Castle

Address: Carrer Camilo José Cela, s/n, 07014 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain.

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Bellver Castle Photo

This is a 14th century Gothic style Castle, a popular tourist attraction in Balearic Islands. The circular shape of this castle is very rare and attractive. You can reach this castle from Palma de Mallorca and the hilltop location is really stunning. This was the residence of Majorca kings and later became a military prison and now functions as a History museum of the city.

7. Old Town of Eivissa

Address: 07800 Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain.

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Old Town of Eivissa Photo

One of the must visit areas in Ibiza are Dalt Villa, The old Town, a UNESCO Heritage site. The major attractions in Old Town are a Castle, a Cathedral, monastery and Museums. You can explore the town by visiting the narrow streets, Gothic Catalan stone houses, traditional way of living, antique shops, restaurants with amazing balcony views of the town etc. You feel that you are living in an ancient periods when you are here.

8. Walled Town of Alcudia

Address: 07400 Alcúdia, Balearic Islands, Spain.

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Walled Town of Alcudia Photo

What makes so attractive about Alcudia town is its medieval walled town. This is located at the north-east of Mallorca. This is considered as the largest tourist spot in the Island. You can find Roman remains of Pollentia, Sa Bassa Blanca Museum, ancient houses, theatre, narrow streets etc. You can enjoy here by visiting the weekly markets, classic music festivals, fairs, boutique style restaurants etc.

9. Mahon

Address: Mahón, Balearic Islands, Spain.

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Mahon Photo

This is the capital and a harbour town of Menorca Island. If you want to understand the history of this island, you can visit the museum. Other points of attractions are Santa Maria Church, sheltered harbour, British style Georgian houses, old streets etc. Mahon cheese is made from here is World famous.

10. Talati de Dalt

Address: Camí de Talatí, 07712, Illes Balears, Spain.

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Talati de Dalt Photo

This is a monumental site in Menorca Island. This prehistoric monument was made with numerous stones. It was built around 1300 BC and a popular tourist destination on this island. This is considered as the best Talaiotic sites in Menorca.

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