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Majorca's Most Visited Tourist Attractions

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Majorca or 'Mallorca' is a Spanish island located in the Mediterranean Sea, and it one of the most visited holiday destinations in Europe. Full of beautiful beaches that act as major tourist attraction, the government receives millions of Euros directly related to tourism every year, no doubt boosting the island's economy. Whether you're looking for the perfect sun-kissed family vacation or an adventure-packed break with friends, Majorca has something for everyone, and let's not forget to mention the amazing cuisine!

As of 2012, there were over 2,500 restaurants on the island of Majorca, so there are plenty of great places to try the local dishes. If you're thinking about taking a trip to Majorca this year, here are some of the top attractions you simply can't miss out on.

The Alcudia Beach

Regarded as one of the beautiful beaches in the world, Alcudia Beach, located in Port de Alcudia, is a must visit part of the island. Offering clear, blue waters and pearly white sand, this shoreline is perfect for sunbathing, and there are plenty of beach activities to take advantage of too! It is estimated that over 8 million local and foreign tourists visited this wonderful beach in 2012, so there's no doubt that it's popular. Be sure to make your way to Alcudia Beach in the early morning to get the best sunbathing spots, or you can even book into one of the hotels that looks out onto the beach.

The Ruins of the Roman City of Pollentia

The ruins of the Roman City of Pollentia provides a perfect tourist destination for history students and others who are interested in over 2,000 years of Mediterranean history. This wonderful historical attraction is visited by thousands every year, and you can even hire a tour guide to take you around the ruins, explaining the cultural significance of the site and the people who used to live here.

Serra de Tramuntana

UNESCO registered Serra de Tramuntana as a World Heritage site in 2011, making this spectacular site one of the most admirable places to visit in the world. This highly mountainous region is also great for hiking and mountaineering, and you can even rent mountain bikes, exploring the area for yourself. If you are planning something adventurous like this for 2014, it's a good idea to Locate great deals on flights to Majorca online to find the best deals. Be sure to bring your camera along, as there are some fantastic landscapes and amazing backdrops to capture with your family.

The Marivent Palace

The Marivent Palace is one of the many Spanish Royal sites on the island, if you would like to know more about Spanish history, then this is the place to visit. Not only is it one of the most toured attractions in Majorca, but it also symbolises Spanish culture, and the many historical elements that it encompasses. The Marivent Palace, as well as the other Royal sites on the island, are managed and looked after by the Patrimonio Nacional (National Heritage), and most of the sites are open to the public throughout the year.


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