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Puig de Pollenca

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Address: Calle Puig de Maria s/n, 07460 Pollenca, Majorca, Spain
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+34 971 18 41 32
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

A medieval chapel and watchtower overlooking the city below.

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Watch out! It gets steeper closer to the top

If you want to exercise and challenge yourself to make sure that you're hungry for your next delicious Iberian meal than time your first walk up to the top. Sub 20 minutes is a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 18, 2016
Simon S
Oakham, United Kingdom
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Oakham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

If you want to exercise and challenge yourself to make sure that you're hungry for your next delicious Iberian meal than time your first walk up to the top. Sub 20 minutes is a good yard stick for a stiff walk. Sensational views across Pollenca and out to the sea. You'll be delighted to find that there's a great little... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

A lovely shaded walk up a steep zigzag road to an old monastery, which is now used as a sanctuary where people can stay for a retreat (tel: 0034 971 184132). Wonderful views from the sanctuary, which is open to casual visitors (08:30 – 16:30) and has a cafe/bar (08:30 – 15:30), there is also a dining room with a... More 

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Birmingham, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

365 steps to this beautiful little church. Views out to the bay are beautiful and its a tranquil spot. We did it at 1300 on a blazing hot day - maybe not the best time! But there is a small cafe for juice or water at the top if you need it

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

The puig is reached by a 45 minute walk up a steep windy road which later becomes an uneven cobbled path. It is possible to drive part way, but this is still followed by a steep walk to the top. I wouldn't really recommend for prams or those mobility problems. Your efforts will be rewarded with stunning views and delicious... More 

Thank Sarah H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Don't go for the museum, which even had the lights switched off when we went - but DO go for the uphill stroll with awe inspiring views when you reach the top - and the bonus of an excellent cup of coffee in the peaceful cafe. It said an hour to walk up on the sign posts - with two... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Fantastic view but wear appropriate footwear - the 'path' at the top is VERY uneven. There is a lot of shade along the route but avoid the hike on a hot day.

1 Thank VanessaW987
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

If you've got the legs then walk as Road will cause unnecessary stress. Beautiful church and castle at the top. Unspoilt and free :-)

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Anybody staying in Pollenca looking for some exercise should walk up to the top of Puig De Maria, the hill overlooking the town. There is a beautiful monastery at the top, with a lovely cafe. After reaching the top in 35 degree heat, the ice cold homemade lemonade was extremely welcome!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

The six of us (two adults and four children, ages 4 to 15) went up to Puig de Maria this morning and it was fantastic. We'd read that it took about 45 minutes to climb up there which was about right, and we took the buggy for when the 4 year old got too tired. The climb was steep but... More 

1 Thank Roy F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We walked up with an 18m old in a sling. Wonderfully shaded for the most part and provided a nice balance between exercise and a relaxing walk while being rewarded with a real treat at the top in the form of amazing views over Pollenca. We reached the top around 10am and not busy. Start is easy to find being... More 

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