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Puig de Pollenca

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Address: Pollenca, Majorca, Spain
Description: A medieval chapel and watchtower overlooking the city below.

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Bit scruffy and don't expect good service

Arrived to find another couple having lunch. There was a bell to ring for service - after ringing it 3 times and waiting patiently between each I decided to go look for someone to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Dave_and_Gilly
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Lancashire
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Lancashire
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Arrived to find another couple having lunch. There was a bell to ring for service - after ringing it 3 times and waiting patiently between each I decided to go look for someone to take our order. I eventually found a lady who did take our order & prepare it but definitely not a friendly sole. The food was OK... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Today we walked to the top of the Puig Maria in Pollenca. Perfect weather, pleasantly warm for January. The last kilometre is quite steep & stony, but well worth the effort. Stunning views over the plains of Mallorca & Pollensa/Alcudia Bay. We lunched at the cafe behind the Chapel (1348 ). The food was delicious: Spanish vegetable soup, cheese &... More 

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England
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25 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We made the big mistake in our Fiat Punto to drive all the way to the top.......omg ! Without doubt the most terrifying scary drive of my long life , not deep drops but the steepness and amazing hairpin bends......trust me walk up of if you have to drive half way then walk....when up the top it's like heaven ...what... More 

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Warwick
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We decided to do this walk after reading other reviews on Tripadvisor. The view from the top over Pollenca and the surrounding area are stunning and well worth the walk up the hill. The path is steep and needs a fairly good level of fitness, make sure you wear a good solid pair of shoes/walking boots. About two thirds of... More 

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Bristol
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It's an easy to follow trail, up a steep narrow tarmacked road, then ending in rocky steep steps. Definitely best in trainers or light walking shoes, but I came not intending to walk, and had only Merrell sandals which were ok, but wouldn't recommend sandals if there has been recent rain as it would be very slippery at the top.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Do not let anyone fool you into thinking this is a pleasant easy stroll up a wee hill. The first two thirds is very steep but there are benches to enjoy the view and all is very pleasant. But then you hit the rocky path which in hiking boots might not be too bad but in flip flops you need... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Recently spent a month in Pollensa and the walk up the Puig became an almost daily'drug'. The walk is steep in parts but is a concrete track and cobbled footway so not rough. The views from the top are amazing and it is generally so quiet up there that it feels like you've left everyday life behind. A fantastic place... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

A round trip took me around 2 hours but I'd allow a little longer if you need for a rest. It's a hard climb but really worth it. The views out over Formentor, Pollença and Alcudia are breathtaking. The puig itself is worth the visit too. It has had no refurbishment and is not a tourist attraction as such. It's... More 

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newcastle upon tyne
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It may be rated as "easy" but it a lung busting leg stretching hike with brilliant views at the summit I walk regularly and its a serious 45 min climb from the town centre take water and a camera and its a winner.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

In September at 30 degrees, this is a hard climb, but what an amazing place.... It is worth every step - go for it!

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