10 must-visit places on UNESCO World Heritage Route in Serra de Tramuntana Mallorca.
There are many gorgeous places to visit in Mallorca and the most significant of them are located on the UNESCO World Heritage List – Serra de Tramuntana. In this article our local experts prepared for you the recommendations of the places, which are a must to visit in the Tramuntana Mountains during your holidays. Enjoy!
UNESCO – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization created its World Heritage Site List. On this list you can find many wonders, which are having cultural, historical or scientific significance in our world.
Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana
The Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana located on a sheer-sided mountain range parallel to the north-western coast of the island of Mallorca. Millennia of agriculture in an environment with scarce resources has transformed the terrain and displays an articulated network of devices for the management of water revolving around farming units of feudal origins. The landscape is marked by agricultural terraces and inter-connected water works – including water mills – as well as dry stone constructions and farms.
Serra de Tramuntana, Mallorca
Serra de Tramuntana is the biggest mountain range of the Balearic Islands and covers huge part of southwest–northeast Mallorca.
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10 must-visit places to visit in Serra de Tramuntana, Majorca
There is many places worth to visit in Serra de Tramuntana in Mallorca. Hills, beaches, villages, towns, restaurants, museums, churches… Some are accessible only after a long walk, some by boat or by car. Below our local experts choosed the best 10 of them, which you shouldn´t miss during your next Mallorca escapade.
Sa Calobra Road
Ride through the Sa Calobra road in Mallorca will be one of the unique experiences. Route called The Snake will bring you a lot of emotions if you are a passionate driver. As a passenger you can take this opportunity to take amazing landscape pictures.
Sa Calobra Road was constructed between 1928-1935 by the engineer Antonio Parietti Coll. The idea was to build the way, which will connect a beautiful destination of Port de Sa Calobra with the rest of the island. The whole length of this route is 13 km. We recommed this drive to all who would like to experience Serra de Tramuntana to the fullest.
Sa Calobra Beach
Any guide to Mallorca would be complete without a TOP Beach recommendation. In Serra de Tramuntana Mountains our number 1 is Sa Calobra Beach. It is located near Port de Sa Calobra and at the end of famous Torrent de Pareis. This view is really popular on the postcards from Mallorca, but we recommend to visit the place and make your own memories. Remember! It is one of the TOP beach destinations in Mallorca, so be aware of many people around during the summer season.
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Valldemossa is one of the most charming places in Mallorca. Village located in the middle of Serra de Tramuntana and approx. 30 min away from Palma de Mallorca is always a top place to visit. We recommend the visit in Cartuja Monastery, Chopin Museum, try local specialities like Coca de Patatas and walk around lovely streets full of flowers and welcoming smiling locals.
Not so far away from Valldemossa you can visit incredibly beautiful town of Deia. Hometown in Mallorca of famous Rober Graves and lovely spot to visit in Serra de Tramunatana Mountains. Deia is a perfect spot for those travellers, who are looking for peace, harmony and some artistic inspiration during the holidays.
View of those typical houses built on the hill between the Tramuntana Mountains will leave you speechless for some time.
Port de Soller
Port de Soller is a great location to enjoy local restaurants with delicious dishes in the menu, stroll around the port and admire traditionall Mallorcan boats called Llauts. You can alsp relax at the beach and try one of the best ice creams on the island 😉
For all the travellers coming to Port de Soller we recommend a ride by the traditionall tram between this town and Soller. It gives you nice opportunity to have a look on beautiful plantations of oranges and other lovely views.
It is one of the most amazing viewpoints in Mallorca. Located on the Cap Formentor in the north of the island belongs to the most famous places to visit in Mallorca.
It is popular photo spot, place where many engagements where accepted and great place to enjoy the sunset in Mallorca.
Cap Formentor Lighthouse
Cap Formentor is the most northern part of Mallorca. At the end you can visit a lighthouse, which was bringing the sailors back home through the centuries.
If you are visiting this area in summer, please check the traffic restrictions before. Mostly you can get to the end of the cap by car only early in the morning or evening. During the day it is prohibited and the only way to visit it is by local bus.
Cap Formentor is the part of the Tramuntana Mountains, which has a lot to offer to the travellers. For all of you who would like to explore it, our team of local experts prepared the special guide.
Lluc is also a great spot for all travellers who are interesting in hiking in Mallorca, because many trials also go through it or in the near. For more information about hiking trials in Mallorca, please check our guide below.
Beautiful views and many hiking trials are a good reason for travellers from around the world to visit the island. In this article our local experts prepared for you information about the famous and popular routes, hiking tips and many useful recommendations.
Puerto de Pollensa
Puerto de Pollensa is a lovely village in the north of Mallorca. We can recommend it for a families with children, as it is a very quiet area with lovely small beaches and many activities around.
Walk through the promenade will be also nice in the evening when all the restaurants, cafes with beach gardens are open. In Puerto Pollensa you will find many interesting activities for people in all ages: paddle boarding, wind/kite-surfing, catamaran sightseeing tours, boat tours and more.
Soller is one of the most known towns in Mallorca. Located in the middle of Tramuntana Mountain Range and connected with the capital of Mallorca – Palma de Mallorca – by old traditional wooden train. Train de Soller is one of the biggest and most famous attractions on the island. Its amazing route takes the passengers on the journey through the beautiful views of the Tramuntana Mountains.
If Soller is on your Mallorca Bucketlist we also recommend to visit Sant Bartomeu Church, look for the Picasso´s art, enjoy a coffee / local orange juice in the main square.
Hope that our article was helpful to plan your best Tramuntana Mountains experience. If you know the place which should join the TOP places list, let us know in the comments below or share your opinion about places you have visited in Tramuntana Area.