Balearic Islands (Spain)
The autonomous community of Baleares, consists of the archipelago of the Balearic
Islands (Palma de Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza,
and a set of several islets located in the Mediterranean Sea. Its capital
is Palma de Mallorca. The islands of Majorca and Ibiza are the highest population
index, with 850,000 and 110,000 inhabitants respectively.
Its economic activity is based on the agriculture, handicraft and especially
in the tourism, with a great influx of tourists from all the world, especially
of German and English nationality.
In its gastronomy the lobster, crayfish, vegetables, vegetables, carved,
the famous Mallorcan Ensaimada and the typical wines of the region stand out.
Its climate in winter is mild, rainy in autumn and warm during the summer
Among its many beaches, highlight the beaches of Alcudia, Arta, Salinas,
Manacor, d'en Bossa, ses illees, Calvia, Andratx, Talamanca, Ses Figueres,
es Trenc, in Pou, Cala Saona and Cala Savina, among others.
Palma de Mallorca Airport is Sant Joan, it supports an important passenger
traffic. Similarly, its port maintains an important activity.
Museums and monuments in the Balearic Islands
Besides the tourism of Sol and Playa, the Balearic Islands
have interesting places to visit: Arco de la Almudaina, Palace of Marivent,
Basilica of San Francisco, the cathedral, Church of Santa Cruz, Church of
Santa Eulalia and the Diocesan Museum (Palma de Mallorca); The cathedral,
Barrio de la Penya and La Bomba, the monographic Museum of the Puig des Molins,
the Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art (Ibiza); Church
of Santa Maria, church and Convent of San Francisco and the prehistoric city
of Trepuco (Menorca).
Google map of Balearic Islands