Britons Head For Majorca For 2010 Summer Holidays
Spanish destinations like Majorca hold special appeal to holidaymakers from within Europe. The largest of the Spanish islands has lots to offer visitors.
Inhabited by various groups, Majorca's historic significance continues to draw visitors.
Some of the people who have left their mark on this beautiful island are the Romans, the Vandals and the British. The capital city of Palma has
retained its historical splendor while acquiring modern facilities. This blend of old and modern helps to make Majorca what it is.
Of course Majorca can't be beaten when it comes to beaches. As to be expected, water sports of all types abound. This means that anyone,
regardless of age, can find something to do. Activities include windsurfing, jet skiing and scuba diving.
The island also offers a bustling nightlife for the young and young at heart. Some areas, such as Palma, are known for the vibrant selection of clubs
where one can dance the night away. Families with children will also find things to keep everyone occupied and happy while vacationing in Majorca.
Although a fairly small island, the mix of ethnicities makes for amazing cuisine that is unique to Majorca. No matter the taste of the holidaymaker, they
will find interesting dishes that satisfy. Naturally, olive oil plays a very important role in meals.
Attractions of Note
Like many places with such a rich history, Majorca attractions will keep any visitor enthralled. Some of the most popular attractions on the island are
the Caves of Drach, the Palma Cathedral and Bellver Castle.
There are many caves to be explored during your Majorca holidays and the Caves of Drach are very popular. Three chambers make up the Caves of
Drach. These are Cueva Negra (the Black Cave), Cueva Blanca (the White Cave) and Cueva Luis Salvator (Luis Salvator Cave).
The Palma Cathedral is a majestic structure located in the capital. Bellver Castle is a circular building constructed in the 14th century. The name
means "beautiful view," which is what i