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Can Picafort lagoon

Pla de Mallorca is in Mallorca, making up the central part of the island. Its name means the "plain of Mallorca". This land is used for irrigated agricultural crops (vegetables, wheat and rice), whereas much of the island is mountainous or hilly.


Map of Pla de Mallorca

  • 1 Porreres — location of Església de Nostra Senyora de la Consolació, the largest church on the island after Palma Cathedral
  • 2 Can Picafort
  • 3 Sineu — its traditional food and craft market is renowned among the most typical of the island

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The plain is supplied with water via the orofluvial system coming mainly from the mountains or hills which surround it on 3 sides up to the coast in the northeast of the island.

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  • 1 Els Calderers, Camí des Calderers (between Sant Joan and Manacor), +34 971 52 60 69, . Beautiful manor, gardens and farm animals. The ticket includes a glass of wine and a snack. Accessible by car or bicycle. Or you can hike there by the steep path. €9. Els Calderers (Q2692023) on Wikidata
Els Calderers courtyard
  • 2 S'Albufera Natural Park. Situated on the outskirts of Alcudia. It is the largest and most important wetland area in the Balearic Islands. Originally a lagoon separated from the sea by a chain of dunes, the area has filled up with sediments, becoming an extensive floodplain. S'Albufera is the Balearic's prime birdwatching location. Some 271 different birds species have been sighted at the park. S'Albufera de Mallorca Natural Park (Q2052009) on Wikidata S'Albufera on Wikipedia
  • Randa mountain range (south of Algaida). Rises 540 m above the otherwise rather flat Plà de Mallorca, is considered the “holy mountain” of Mallorca. There are three monasteries here: Santuari de Nostra Senyora de Gràcia, Ermita de Sant Honorat and Santuari de Nostra Senyora de Cura. The latter is best known, especially because of the spectacular view, which on a clear day not only extends across Mallorca but even as far as Ibiza.
  • 3 Finca Son Real (near Can Picafort), +34971185363. a public estate with a museum that offers a "journey through time" through the history of the complex.
  • Dolmen ("stone tables") of Son Bauló and Aigua Dolça (near Can Picafort). Prehistoric tombs from around 1700 BC are among the oldest preserved buildings on Mallorca.
  • Necropolis ("city of the dead") of Son Real (near Can Picafort). A large field with stone tombs from the 7th to 4th century BC.
  • Son Fornés (near Montuïri). Important Talayotic settlement from around 900 BC.
Erimita de Bonany
  • 4 Erimita de Bonany (SW of Petra). Hilltop hermitage with spectacular view of the Mallorcan plans. It has a baroque, double-towered chapel near Petra.




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