Why visit Majorca
The island of Majorca is one of Spain´s top-rated holiday destinations, where you will find a wide range of varied tourist attractions: cultural and heritage tourism, sun and beach tourism, gastronomic tourism, winemaking tourism, and sporting tourism, among others.
Surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, Majorca hides a personal charm and an unbeatable attraction for visitors, and its beauty is evident in every nook and cranny.
The island´s villages will carry you off to times gone by: narrow, cobbled streets, floral decorations, and the sea breeze will ensure your walks are an unforgettable memory. The picturesque settings of some of these villages, including Deià, Pollença and Valldemossa, have been captivating artists for centuries, and nowadays famous faces from the world of politics, sport, cinema and fashion choose Majorca as the place for their holiday .
Moreover, Majorca has countless itineraries and routes, both along the coastline and inland, perfectly signed and featuring informative panels, which will enable you to discover all the diversity either on foot or by bicycle.
Palma de Mallorca, the capital of Majorca, is a cosmopolitan city in which you can visit historic buildings, the shopping district, Bellver Castle, while savouring the traditional Majorcan cuisine and trying the local wines.
Furthermore, Palma de Mallorca is well-known for its entertaining nightlife the whole year round and a variety of different festivals, concerts and sporting events.
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Why to visit Almansa
Almansa is a charming town located 75km away from Albacete. It has a diverse and rich cultural heritage present in its streets, squares and markets where you can lose yourself and discover many of its magical corners.
The Almansa Castle, symbol of the city, can be found in the “Cerro del Águila”, a steep crag that raises its spectacular silhouette over the Almansa plain. Without doubt, it is an emblematic and unique sight that attracts the attention of locals and visitors.
The “Casa Grande” or the Palace of the Counts of Cirat, which is now the town hall, is distributed around a square Renaissance porticoed courtyard, which is accessed from a hall with a lowered arch, and which acts as a distributor of spaces, a typical structure of the 16th century palace.
The climate and the geographical location of Almansa have resulted in a tasty and robust gastronomy, in which you will find typical elements from the cuisine of La Mancha, as well as from the nearby regions of Murcia and Valencia, based on locally sourced products.
Some of the best-known dishes are elaborated with game meat, such as the different types of “Manchego gazpachos”. During the summer season the typical dishes are the “Moje de pimientos” and the “Manchego pisto”. During the winter season “Ajo mataero”, “Atascaburras” or “Gachamiga” are popular. The wines with Designation of Origin Almansa are intense and full-bodied and are essential in any well-appointed banquet.
For all of this and much more, you must come and discover Almansa…