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Puig de Pollenca

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Address: Calle Puig de Maria s/n, 07460 Pollenca, Majorca, Spain
Phone Number: 971184132
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A medieval chapel and watchtower overlooking the city below.

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Essential for any trip to North Mallorca

The walk up wasn't too challenging. We set off at around 7pm to avoid the heat. The path snakes up through natural forest smelling of pine trees. The last 10 minutes the road... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Robert K
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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The walk up wasn't too challenging. We set off at around 7pm to avoid the heat. The path snakes up through natural forest smelling of pine trees. The last 10 minutes the road stops and a wonderful rustic path starts up through the cliffs. The monestry at the top is cool and quiet with amazing views We went with our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is quite a strenuous uphill walk, but OK if you're reasonably fit. It takes about 35-45 minutes to get to the top. The start is road but about two-thirds up it becomes stone cobbles, initially quite flat but later quite rough so you need to watch your step. There are spectacular views during the walk as well as at... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, some of the travelers have written a comment on the church inside the town of Pollença, which is indeed some 300 steps behind the main square of Pollença, but the Puig de Maria that is on the address mentioned here, is on the other side of the main road, up in the mountains, some 300 meters high.... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at the main road at 0715 and had reached the top by 0800 with a fairly leisurely amble up the road. It becomes cobbled near the top which will be very slippy when wet. Great views all over from the top; you can explore the old Santuari/Monastery; lots of (very well groomed) feral cats; wild goats; and a... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Climbing the 365 stairs up to Puig de Pollenca is nice, the view is great over the village and the surroundings. Been there done that.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Puig De Maria Monastery can be seen for miles around. It is about 1200 feet above sea level. There is a road which goes part of the way up but there is little to no parking and the road is narrow and twists and turns. My wife and i (both mid 60s) walked up from the car park in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

The maps say 40 minutes...that's each way though so plan for a two hour round trip. It's well marked and really is a beautiful walk with plenty of shade if you start by 9.00am (recommended) and stunning views in all directions as you climb. It's not for everyone but it's well worth it if you are up for a steady... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

A nice hike up the hill, wear reasonable footwear and maybe not in the heat of the day. Most of the walk is road but turns to cobbles for the last third.

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Thank Oscar_Womble
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

roughly 45m walk mainly on steep winding tree covered road, with 10mins of cobbled path at the end, fantastic views on the way up and at the top, greeted by a number of friendly wild goats, lovely church and buildings, non commercial café at the top

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Headley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This is a steep walk in anybodies book but the views at the top are stunning in all directions. The last 500 meters is a cobbled path and can be slippery. There is a good cafe at the top, which we understand also has accomodation

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