MAJORCA Zara Smith Rachel Alexander
About Mallorca Mallorca (or Majorca) is a Mediterranean island of stunning natural beauty. Its early reputation for cheap mass tourism emerged from the large scale developments on the island's south west coast. Early resorts which remain popular today include Magaluf and Palma Nova to the west of Palma and Can Pastilla to the east.
Travel Arrangements From Edinburgh 2 Majorca • Fly from Edinburgh airport. • Flight time = 3 hours 55 minutes • Arrive at Palma de Mallorca Airport • Mallorca (Majorca) is situated five miles east of Palma
Local Food and Drink In Mallorca • Majorca cuisine is based on pork, fish and vegetables with generous use of garlic and olive oil, is hearty peasant fare steepened in tradition and rooted in local ingredients. • Sausages are also very popular in Mallorca and come in a variety of flavours, they are particularly popular during the matanca (the winter slaughter of pigs) • Vino de la casa is a popular Majorcan wine and is commonly from Majorca.
Popular Tourist destinations(Places of interest to visit in Majorca) • Palma Mallorca cathedral (background picture) • Bellver Castle (beautiful view), this is a unique Spanish castle because of its circular design. • Caves of dranch
Typical Majorcan Climate • Climate is typical of most Mediterranean climates. • The summers are very hot • Winter temperatures remain mild and are warmer than most northern European countries