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The Island Tour excursion will keep you charmed all day thanks to its different parts: road, sea and rails, with plenty of free time in between. You will be taken down the spectacular west coast of Mallorca where you will see some of the most breathtaking views in the Mediterranean. There you will discover the UNESCO protected Serra de Tramuntana mountain range with our knowledgeable guide who will be giving you interesting information on the towns and sights we come across during the day.
Once everybody has been picked up by coach the tour proceeds to the stunning Tramuntana Mountain Range where we can enjoy the views that this area offers as we drive along the breathtaking and much photographed mountain road to Sa Calobra where you will be able to take some great photographs.
Then we will arrive at Sa Calobra where you will have free time to relax and enjoy the dreamy landscape. We always make sure we arrive early so we can see Sa Calobra at its best, when it's quiet and peaceful before other tour groups get there. This means that our clients can discover the Torrent de Paréis gorge at their leisure before the bustle begins.
After the visit to Sa Calobra we will board a modern boat that will take us to Puerto Soller. The journey by boat has a duration of approximately 40 minutes and along the way you will see spectacular views of this dramatic coastline that cannot be seen from the land.
On arrival in Puerto de Soller you will have have free time to explore, relax and have some lunch. Our guide can recommend a nice place for you to have lunch or you can stroll around looking for a place of your liking.
Once everybody has unwound and has had something to eat in Puerto Soller we will take the tram along the sea front and up through the orange and lemon orchards to the town of Soller where we will have time for a short visit around its charming historical centre before we board the famous Soller wooden train. We will follow the original journey which has barely changed in its 100 years of operation.
The train ride will take us across the impressive valley of Soller as we go through the tunnels in the mountains and the countryside until we reach the outskirts of Palma. There our coach will be awaiting us to head back to resort.
Book this tour with No Frills Excursions for the exclusive opportunity to be able to take part in a draw for one of the twelve first class seats on the train. Names will be randomly pulled out of a hat and the lucky winners will enjoy first class comfort during the train journey at no extra cost. This offer is exclusive to No Frills Excursions clients and is subject to availablity.
Lunch is not included, but we stop at Puerto Soller where there is time for lunch and a wide selection of cafes and restaurants.
The excursion starts between 08:30-09:00 and it comes to an end at about 17:30-18:00.
The pick-up point and time are confirmed to you after you have made your booking. You will be picked up at your hotel or a nearby meeting point. Once you make the reservation you will receive two emails:
Thanks for a great day! Our guide was Dori and she made sure the day went like clockwork whilst still being attentive to all her “family”. You get to see some of the real gems of the island with the road down to Sa Colabra being the highlight. Respect to Fransico our driver who handled the switchback mountain roads with skill making it look effortless. The boat ride to Port Soller is stunning and the Tram and Train ride that complete the journey is like taking a trip back in time! Then safely delivered back to our hotel, weary but satisfied. Cannot recommend this day trip enough if you want to get out of your hotel and see something of the rural Majorca.
Absolutely brilliant from beginning to end. The drive through the mountains was hair raising in parts and the scenery stunning. Cisco the coach driver made it look easy! The boat trip was lovely. Puerto Soller was a great stop for a stroll and lunch. Very pretty with lots of shops and restaurants. We then had the tram ride to Soller followed by the train ride. We thoroughly enjoyed our day. Albert, the guide, was so informative and always interesting. He told us so much about Majorca that we would never have known otherwise and had a brilliant sense of humour. The tour was very professionally led. He is a credit to the company.Cannot speak highly enough of the tour or Albert. Would highly recommend
We were picked up by coach from our hotel, which was just outside Puerto Pollensa. Our guide, Albert, welcomed us and asked us to take seats that he specified. I asked if we could move due to lack of legroom, and although this clearly messed up the seating plan, to his credit Albert agreed to the request and from then on did his best to make us feel welcome on the trip. Our driver, Rafa, had a considerable job on his hands in negotiating what must be some of the hairiest mountain roads in Europe. The best compliment I can give him is that he made it look and feel easy, and we felt safe - top marks. Albert is both passionate and extremely knowledgeable about his subject, and it was a huge bonus to learn so much about the history of Majorca as well as seeing a good part of this glorious country. The drive through the mountains, which includes a stop at a beauty spot, is truly awe-inspiring. The boat trip is relaxing and comfortable, the views are spectacular and the beers are cold. You get an hour so to mooch around Port de Soller and have a bite to eat before meeting up for the ride on the tram to the train station. This requires fortitude as it's crowded and extremely hot, but it's not that long before you arrive at the station, where you can buy an ice cream to cool yourself off before having a stroll round Soller. The train then wends its way through attractive suburbs and on through glorious countryside to a stop just outside Palma, where you pick up the bus back to your hotel. There's nothing not to love about this trip. Thank you, Albert, Rafa and No Frills for guiding us through such a memorable day in this beautiful country.
Recently returned from our holiday in Majorca. Whilst there we decided to book a trip around the island on the Sunday the tip involves taking a Coach,Boat,Tram and Train.I have done this particular trip on Several occasions over the years whilst in Majorca and its always a good chance to see some of the island. On this occasion we booked with No Frills Tours Don't Be Fooled by the name,yes it was slightly cheaper than some of the Obvious and big named company's BUT we have never enjoyed a trip so much. Not only was our guide ALBERT polite and welcoming he was so informative .His approach was great this was not the usual boring guided tour yes he spoke of the history in some detail of the different locations throughout the day but he certainly entertained us with his humour .He kept it light and had everyone waiting to hear the next story, even my teenage daughter Who we initially we had to drag on the tour enjoyed the day which i believe is all down to Albert.I can honestly say that I learned more from Albert about Majorca on that trip than from all the other guides and companies over 20yrs of visiting Majorca.anyone thinking of doing any trip whilst in Majorca I would Definitely recommend No Frills Tours and hopefully you may get Albert Thanks J Guy
We went yesterday on the tour with No Frills Excursions, firstly don’t let the name fool you, the tour was exactly the same as the ones offered by tui or Thomas cook, but at a much lower price. The first part of the day was a drive through the mountains expertly negotiated by our driver Cisco with interesting commentary by our guide Albert. After a stop to stretch our legs, we took a boat trip along the coast to Port Soller. Time to relax and have some lunch before a trip on a tram to the town of Soller and a train ride back to Palma where we get back on the bus to take us back to our hotels, both the tram and the train are over 100 years old. A great way to see some of the island and learn some the history, thanks guys.
A group of 19 Irish hillwalkers took a day off from their activity to enjoy this great tour. Juan was our guide, I can not remember the drivers name, but they were terrific. How Juan was able to switch from English to French to German and Spanish was amazing.The tour itself was most enjoyable, and very reasonably priced.I would highly recommend this company.
The best trip I and my lovely girlfriend have so far,I always love trains and with my super power I have convinced my girlfriend to book this trip before we leave Majorca,first I was a little bit worried but with confident coach driver Sebastian and tour guide Marga ,we have amazing day. I will 100% recomend the trip . Thanks to all nofrills team.
Loved this trip. Our Guide, Albert, was very knowledgeable and also very funny. On the Train from Soller to Palma, some people were in our Carriage by mistake and they commented on how different he was compared to their Guide who seemed a little less interested to say the least. Have to mention the Driver , Cisco, aswell. He had the patience of a Saint going through the mountains having to crawl past the thousands of amateur race cyclists that we encountered all over the island. After a short stop in the mountains it was down to the boat for a run down the coast to the Port of Soller, which is a lovely place, if a little tired. We then went on the vintage tram to Soller to catch the Train. the Tram was wedged full and we had to stand. It was pretty uncomfortable, but that's not the tour operators fault. I imagine in the height of Summer it would be a good way to sweat off a few kilos on the short journey. The Train from Soller down to the outskirts of Palma serves no other purpose than to get you back to the coaches. The scenery is nice, but having been through the mountains it's nothing special. It is however explained by the Guide the reason for this part of the journey helps to pay to keep the service running for the locals etc, so in reality you are doing a good thing by not complaining about it ! You cannot beat this company for value. They offer exactly what other operators give for a fraction of the cost.
The so-called “Island Tour” was never going to cover the whole island but what it did do was to provide a very good value-for-money tour of the western side of Northern Majorca in the hands of people who not only seemed to be very professional but who had fun doing it. The lady at the office, Marjolein, spoke excellent English and was friendly and helpful as was Margo our guide (accompanied by Henry the elephant) and Cisco our coach driver. One of the most helpful suggestions was that we could book ahead for lunch at Puerto Soller which we did, enjoying an excellent lunch for two for 26 euros. Considering that we had, in effect, a coach tour, a boat trip and tram and train trips we think it to be very good value for money and great fun. Surely one of the best trips offered by no frills excursions. A very warm thank you to all concerned.Trevor and Annie Boys from Rugby.
We’ve been on the Island Tour today with Albert. It was Sa Colobra, boat trip to Port Sóller, tram to Sóller where the heavens opened, train to almost Palma and back. Really enjoyed it and It was made more enjoyable by the quirky and knowledgable. Albert. We also saved a good amount on the same trip with other bigger players in this game. Well done No Frills!
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