PALMA DE MAJORCA
Nice to Palma de Majorca flights, a relaxing breeze takes you away
A dream destination just an hour away from France? Take aNice to Palma de Mallorca flight, you will not regret it! Located in the Balearic Islands, the island attracts many visitors who enjoy its good living and pleasant temperatures throughout the year.
Nice to Palma de Mallorca flights, a different approach to the Balearic islands
This lovely little island offers all the ingredients for a realdream holiday: landscapes, white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, sun almost 12 months a year. But not only that, as the island has a history of many influences and a well-established culture.
Majorca has plenty of sites to discover! Don't miss the visit of the wonderful Gothic Bellver Castle situated on a hill, which offers an exceptional panoramic view over the Bay. The Cathedral, the National Heritage Museum, the Almudaina Palace, the market, the Plaza Mayor are also really worth a visit.
And then as you wander around the streets of the old Palma, you can admire the various architectural styles - Muslim, Baroque, Gothic - a real pleasure for the eyes!
Crystal-clear waters and white sandy beaches.
Es Trenc beach, declared a "protected zone", known for its fine sand and transparent waters, is the most famous on the island, known for its unrivalled beauty. If you are looking for a quieter spot, the small beach of Calo de Moro, sheltered between pine trees and rocks, is the ideal place. Es Caragol Beachin southern Majorca offers its wild beauty and very rich animal life, ideal for ramblers. You can walk to the Cape of Ses Salines or En Tugores. Head to the superbCala Marmols Creeksouth of the island, one ofmost beautiful coves in Majorca.You will see an unspoilt spot only accessible by foot. And if go you to thesouthern tip of Majorca, watch the spectacular sunset from the Ses Salines lighthouse, an unforgettable moment of your stay!
Things to do during your stay in Majorca
Majorca offers a wide range of recreational activities. Sea, beach, water sports, fishing from the shore or at sea, but also hiking, mountain biking or horse trails, visits of caves... Everyone will find what they are looking for! Visit the caves of Drac. Its galleries and underground lake are really worth a visit. The island of Majorca is also the ideal place to play golf. You will not find no fewer than eighteen 18-hole golf courses and two 9-hole golf courses.
Night life on the island
Let's not forget night owls, who will love the manybars, restaurants and nightclubsopen until dawn throughout the year! La Lonja remains one of the most popular night spots with many Irish and English pubs. It has a very vibrant atmosphere offering entertainment and music of all types: Flamenco, Jazz, pop...The night club's on Palma's seafront promenade fill up in the latter part of the evening..
Culinary delicacies of Majorca
Influenced by Arabic and African cuisineMajorcan cuisine is rich and varied, a real feast for gourmets.Taste its main specialities: traditional Majorcan soup with peppers, onions and tomato; Polo el Loco, stuffed piglets on a spit; formatjades, small turnovers filled with meat or fish; Sobrassada, spicy pork sausage ... and for desserts, doughnuts and Ensaimada, a local pastry. To wash it down, enjoy the famous Sherry, a typically Spanish speciality wine, or an orange liqueur from the Valley di Sóller.
When is the best time to fly from Nice to Palma de Majorca?
Schedule your getaway in Palma de Majorca in the spring or fall, ideal seasons to enjoy this idyllic setting. If the island is a summer beach and party destination, lovers ofwalkingor relaxation will love these off-peak seasons.
Don't miss the best of Majorca
- The panoramic route of Sa Calobraqui winds its way between the Ma10 and the beautiful cove of Sa Calobra, an amazing sight.
- The village of Deià: of all the villages clinging to the western slopes of the Serra de Tramuntana, this is the most charming, reminiscent of Tuscany, and has one of the prettiest beaches in Western Majorca.
- The Cathedral of Palma: a great architectural masterpiece of Majorca, with its extraordinary flying buttresses which are reflected in the sea and its beautiful stained glass windows.
- Biniaraix and Fornalutx, incredibly picturesque villages of the Serra de Tramuntana.
- Formentorqui Capestands at the end of a narrow peninsula, where the spectacular Serra de Tramuntana joins the sea, offering stunning views, beautiful, isolated beaches and coves, a little piece of paradise!
- The Sóller train: a charming old wooden train that connects the towns of Palma and Sóller through peaceful country landscapes before winding its way through the foothills of the Serra de Tramuntana, a unique experience.
- Illa de Cabrera, the largest of the 19 uninhabited islands that make up the national marine park of the Balearic Islands, a haven of peace.
- The Natural Park of S'Albufera, a beautiful protected area in one of the best sites in the Mediterranean to observe more than 300 species of birds.
- Divingor snorkelling on the Illa de Sa Dragonera, to the south, in the Bay of Pollença, considered by divers as the best spot of the island.
- Arta, an unspoilt corner of the island to find authentic Majorca.
- Valldemossa,one of the most beautiful villages of the Balearic Islands, which winds around the foot of the foothills east of the Serra de Tramuntana.
- Platja des Coll Baix: accessible only by foot or from the sea, this secluded beach is located on the uninhabited eastern side of the Cape of Pinar, simply heavenly!
Festive and religious Majorca
Like everywhere in Spain, traditional or religious festivals are particularly important in Majorca:
- The February Carnival celebrated in all villages.
- Holy week processions in March-April.
- The Sant Pere Festival in Pollença, 60 days after Easter.
- The Festa de Nostra Sanyora in Port de Sóller, a mock battle staged to commemorate the invasion by Turkish pirates in 1561.
- The patron saint of Carmen sailors in July.
- The feast of the Virgin in August.
- The Vermar festival in Binissalem, tasting of local wines in September.
- The Beteta festival in Palma in October,a colourful traditional procession with its floats, musicians and folk groups.
- Saint Lucia on 13 December, celebrated by the Swedish community of Majorca on Cort de Palma square.
And if you are on the island in August, attend the Palma night march at the monastery of Lluc, in tribute to "La Moreneta" the Black Madonna, an unmissable event!
Find out more:
Visit the website of the Palma de Majorca tourist office
In just a few hours, your low-cost Nice to Palma de Majorca flight drops you off at the foot of the capital of the Balearic Islands
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