Numerous celebrities, stars and artists have chosen over the years to spend their holidays in the famous Balearic Islands, as Mallorca inspired them, becoming the muse for some of the most beautiful works of art
The Balearic Islands charms began to be discovered by foreign tourists in the mid nineteenth century. Starting with the famous couple George Sand and Frederic Chopin formed, a large number of writers and artists constantly visited these islands.
The excellent climate with around 300 sunny days a year, beautiful beaches, rich cultural offer, friendly people and cosmopolitan atmosphere make Mallorca one of the best holiday destinations around Spain. Thus, the airport in Palma is extremely crowded in the summer season and the Balearic economy relies heavily on tourism.
A perfect holiday in Mallorca should include a few trips such as: the tour of the island from south to the center, with a stop in the small town of Inca.
Choose to travel by the old train, whose route through the mountains, dotted by numerous tunnels, is extremely beautiful.
If you are a music or literature lover, you should not miss the town of Valldemossa, famous for being the host of Frederic Chopin and his lover, George Sand. The musician wrote here some of the most popular of his works, while George Sand wrote “A Winter in Mallorca”, a book that was subsequently screened.
The nature and science lovers they will also be impressed by Mallorca.
The Dragon Cave, with a length of about 2,000 meters and six underground lakes, was discovered near Porto Cristo, on the east coast in 1896 by the French caver Martel and firstly explored by Emil Racovita.
The tourists are offered a historian itinerary and a classical music concert on the hall of the largest underground lake in Europe, Martel Lake. A boat will cross the lake, while the echo of Wagner’s music will resonate throughout the cave, bringing it to life.
Mallorca is an island of contrasts, a destination that offers something for each of those who visit.
Mallorca is an island of contrasts, a destination that offers something for each of those who visit it: in the south there are tourist destinations and beaches, and in the north there are the untouched landscapes.