Pollença is located in the hinterland of the tourist port from the northern foothills of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain route between Sóller and the road towards Palma. The historic town has -an its southwestern exit towards Sóller with a double arch bridge over the Torrent de Sant Jordi even a relic from Roman times up. The narrow streets of Old Town, between the Pont Roma, the tree-lined driveway towards Port de Pollença (Via Pollentia), and Plaça act similarly sealed and forbidding as in the towns of the interior at siesta. But open during business hours -in shutters and Toren- found in Pollença significantly longer life and visible sign of prosperity in many homes. Pollença has a modern infrastructure than other places of similar size. Striking is the large number of restaurants and bars are also in the streets off the Plaza.
Orobikes in Pollenca Mallorca
The best of the north eastern bypass achievable (Palma) Plaça de Pollença is one of the most likeable of the island, only surpassed by the idyllic Plaza in Sóller. The shady, traffic-free space is slightly increased at the church. A wonderful place to be around act local life up.
Sundays at the Plaça instead of a colorful vegetable market to hardly suffice to around in good weather the numerous existing chairs and tables in the open-air bars for the audience. If you feel hunger: Especially the Tapatheke the Bar L’Auborada is sorted for the snack well.
A few steps below the Plaça del Claustre is the Convento Santo Domingo, in front of a mini park with an old water wheel. The former Dominican monastery is a traditional venue for summer concerts.
From Plaça up there are only about 300 m to the foot of Calvary, which belongs to the tourist “must” of Pollença. The number of days during the year for the 365 cypress-lined steps. They lead to the chapel on the hill Pollença outstanding. From 170 m height you have a magnificent Blickauf the houses of the city, the vast orchards of extending in the direction of the sea level and the bay.
At the bottom of the steps is right the Museu Martí Vicenç with a remarkable collection of Mallorcan pottery and weaving patterns, as well as works by the artist Martí Vicenç.
Almost tourist duty in Pollença rise and (largely) driveway to the mountain monastery of Santa Maria with the Ermita de Nostra Senyora de Puig. A sign (Puig de Santa Maria) on the road to Palma has the switchbacks up the path to the Ermita. Depending on your condition you need from there walk about 30-60 minutes. The paved, steep Driveway ends at about 2/3 height; You can park just below at some Wegverbreiterungen.
The last piece is very suitable for a short walk (about 15 min), but the whole way on foot may be too monotonous and more recommendable than small mountain bikers examination. Top awaits visitors a castle-like fortified complex. The kiosk offers coffee and snacks, a regulated restaurant operation is not maintained. Beds are available.
Would be ideal picnic utensils in a backpack, for sale in the northwest corner of securing a carved stone (although shadowless) table where the eye is well above the bays of Alcúdia Pollença. It provides for a cozy meal outdoors formally. A picnic area, does not require a climb, is located 500 meters north of the bypass on the direct road-Alcúdia Pollença below the hill Puig de Santuiri.
A supermarket self-catering is not far; a large grocery store is located just north of the roundabout on the road to Port de Pollença.
Rund um diesen Kreisel stehen große Antiquitätenmärkte.
In den Ausstellungsräumen findet man in erster Linie Mallorquinensas, Gerätschaften und Mobiliar aus alten Gehöften. Das sind zwar durchweg Dinge, die sich eher für die zünftige Ausstattung von Fincas, die zu Ferienhäusern modernisiert wurden, als fürs Fluggepäck eignen, aber interessant ist das Angebot allemal. Östlich von Pollença in Richtung Palma passiert man den von der Aussicht her schönsten Golfplatz Mallorcas.
Auch Gäste ohne Golfambitionen können die Bar oder das sehr schöne Restaurant besuchen. Beide verfügen über einen Panoramablick über den Platz und die Buchten der Nordostküste. Zur Barterrasse gehört ein toller Pool. Zwar ist das Preisniveau hier generell nicht niedrig, aber das Mittagsmenü nicht besonders teuer.
Anyone who is after possible reopening on the way, must follow the road Port de Pollença-Lluc-Sóller, near the Roman bridge the sign Ternelles to the right. A narrow road leads winding through gardens and villas past the Torrente de Ternelles, a rocky riverbed, where usually only a trickle flows. The last 300 meters run along the slope. The road ends after a total of 2 km at the guarded gate before the tucked-away Finca March. It is advisable to park before reaching the slope; above is hardly any space.