Here you can experience life at a slower
pace. Explore picturesque villages, traditional weekly markets and cultural and artisan centres.
Alaro is a sleepy village nestling in a mountain protected valley. The ancient Castle of Alaró was the scene of some of the most decisive battles during the Moorish invasion. In a lovely fertile valley protected by a great mountain range, the village of Orient stands amid some of the most beautiful scenery in Mallorca.
Santa Maria del Cami is a small village midway between Palma and Inca. There is a sense of timelessness in the countryside with narrow lanes winding past old farmhouses and olive groves. The little village of Esporles is untouched by tourism. The famous La Granja country estate is nearby and provides a fascinating insight into Mallorcan history.
The colourful weekly market in the fine old town of Felanitx attracts many visitors. Almond groves on the lower slopes of nearby Sant Salvador mountain blend with the rich red earth fields and local stone farmhouses. Famous for the manufacture of the renowned island pearls, Manacor is well known to visitors. Away from the town, the open country beckons with rolling hills, vast arable plains and forests.