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When to visit Majorca
The annual average temperature at Majorca range is about 21'C. There is sunshine almost all the year round, so any time is a good time to visit. Yet if you are looking for a really great time to go, then early spring is just right. The flowers are out, the fiesta season is just about to begin and the sun is not too hot.
Accommodation in Majorca
If you are looking to save money, avoid the peak tourist season (July-mid September) when accommodation prices in Majorca are at a premium.
The three S's - sun, sand and sea are the major attractions of the beautiful island of Majorca. Many of the rich and famous have homes on the island, and the island is one of the most popular holiday resorts in Europe.
The largest town and capital of the island is Palma.
Located on the south side of the island on a bay which is renowned for its breathtaking sunsets, this quaint town houses most of Majorca's local population. The beautifully restored cathedral of Palma is one of the major tourist attractions here, along with its narrow old streets and its flashy new stores and shopping centres.
The beaches of the north and east coasts are among the best in this area, though most of them have been overrun by resorts and hotel chains. There is a mountain range which runs parallel to the northwest coast and adds to the spectacular vistas of Majorca.
See our Majorca resort guide to find ideas for your holiday.
The capital of Majorca is the historic city of Palma, which has a cathedral which draws visitors from around Europe, La Liga football, and an array of Spanish bars, fish restaurants and designer shops.
A glass bottom boat trip will allow you to see some of the varied aquatic life of the island.
Take a drive into the centre of this island, away from the coast where the prices will fall, and you will get a glimpse of the local culture of Majorca.
More ideas of places to visit in Majorca.
For a vibrant "18-30" style holiday Magaluf is the "Benidorm" of Majorca.
How to get there:
With the landing of the first charter flight in 1950, Majorca opened the doors to tourism.
Today Palma Airport (Son Sant Joan airport) which lies eight kilometres from Palma is one of Spain's busiest airports with over 22 million passengers passing through the 4 airport terminals.
There is a regular bus service to the main bus station in Palma where you can get a connection to the main Majorcan resorts.
A taxi from Palma Airport to Palma city centre should cost around € 15 to € 20. There is no train service at Palma Airport. See our Palma Airport page for more information on transport to and from the airport.
Due to the popularity of Majorca as a holiday destination, Palma Airport is expanding its capacity to accommodate over 30 million passengers in 2015.
Ryanair have recently announced that they will be increasing the number of flights at Palma and making the airport its 49th operating base, which will bring around 2.8 million extra visitors every year to Majorca.
Ryanair fly to Palma Airport from many of the major UK airports including Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow and London Stansted.