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Mallorca - Sun, Beach and Sea
Mallorca is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe. Especially the mild climate and the great beaches make the island a magnet for visitors. The city of La Palma, the isand’s capital is also worth seeing: the city's historic buildings will impress every tourist.
Flights from London to Mallorca are operated from a number of London airports. Flights from Gatwick to Mallorca are also operated by low cost airlines such as Easyjet, making it a good choice for those within easy reach of Gatwick.
When is the best time to fly to Mallorca?
Mallorca is suitable for a holiday at any time of the year. However, the summer months can be very hot. In January and December, on the other hand, there can even be snow. The beach season usually starts in May and lasts until October. In addition to the climatic conditions, holidays and public holidays often play a role when planning a holiday. At the beginning of the year, on 19/20th January, the "Festa de Sant Sebastià" is celebrated in Palma de Mallorca. This music festival is dedicated to the city's patron saint. At Easter (March/April), Semana Santa takes place every year, which is celebrated with an extraordinary procession. The 23rd/24th of June is a special highlight: on the occasion of the "Nit de Foc" (Night of Fire), the beginning of summer is celebrated. Fireworks and live music turn night into day.
What should you note before a holiday in Mallorca?
Mallorca is a very popular destination. However, before you book your holiday, you should find out a few things about travel requirements. All the usual EU entry requirements apply: passports are needed but no visas are required for short trips. Besides Spanish, Catalan and English are also commonly used languages on the island. In terms of prices for food, accommodation etc., prices in Mallorca are mostly equivalent to those in the UK.
What are the transport options from Mallorca airport?
There are several ways to get from the airport to the city of Palma de Mallorca. Taking a taxi costs 30 euros upwards. The bus number 1 runs every quarter of an hour into the city centre and costs about a tenth of the price of a taxi. There are many places to stay in Mallorca. There are glamorous luxury hotels as well as cheaper hotels (from about 50 euros). Hostels or B&Bs cost from around 20 euros.
During the peak holiday season, which includes the period from July to September, prices are sometimes higher.
Public transport in Mallorca is dominated by the dense city bus network and metro network. Bus and metro are significantly cheaper compared to taxis. However, most places can also be reached comfortably on foot. With a hire car or bicycle, reaching a neighbouring town is no problem. It is a little more comfortable by bus or train.