Situated in the Mediterranean Sea, Majorca (Mallorca in Catalan and Spanish) is one of the Balearic Islands and a very popular destination among holidaymakers. Palma de Mallorca is the capital of the island and boasts beautiful sandy beaches as well as well as everything to make your holidays unforgettable.
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Situated in the Mediterranean Sea, Eivissa or Ibiza is one of the Balearic Islands. Together with Formentera, it is one of the two Illes Pitiuses. Important cities include Ibiza Town, Santa Eularia des Riu and San Antonio. Visitors are attracted to Eivissa by its well known wild nightlife (specially in Ibiza Town, the island’s capital).
Tenerife is the largest and highest of the Canary Islands, Mount Teide is Spain’s highest mountain. The view from Teide’s peak on one of the frequent crystal clear days is amazing; the varied colours of the many different types of volcanic rock are seen so clearly from here: ochre and rust, black and beige in [...]
La Palma is one of the smaller of the Canary islands. It is unusual in that it rises exceptionally steeply from the ocean, the entire central mountain range exceeding 2000 m in altitude. The highest point on the island is the Roque de los Muchachos (2426 m), the location of the astronomical observatory. Its geography [...]
Part of the province of Las Palmas, Lanzarote is the easternmost of the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean. Lanzarote has a mild dry climate with temperatures ranging from 21C in January to 29C in August.
Located 210 km from the northwest coast of Africa, Gran Canaria is one of the Canary Islands, an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean. Due to its variety of climates and landscapes, Gran Canaria is also called a Miniature Continent.
Located only 100 km from the African Coast, Fuerteventura is the second largest Canary Island. Its privileged climate makes it an ideal destination for holiday-makers. Although most of the land is made up of stone and rock, Fuerteventura boasts magnificent sandy beaches and huge sand dunes.
Located in the province of Alicante, Orihuela boasts sunny beaches, two marinas and excellent golf courses. Orihuela’s most popular beaches are Punta Prima, Playa Flamenca, La Zenia, Cape Roig, and Dehesa de Campoamor.
Situated in the province of Valencia, Gandia is a coastal city which boasts excellent beaches, astonishing landscape, and a renowned past. Some of Gandia’s main tourist attractions are the Ducal Palace, built between the 14th and 15th centuries; the collegiate church of Santa Maria, whose Door of the Apostles originally had carvings by Damia Forment; [...]
Located in the province of Alicante, Elche is famous for its palm tree grove, historic quarter and beautiful landscape. Vila Murada, the walled enclosure, lies on the banks of the Vinalopo River. Here, visitors can find Calahorra, a Moorish tower; the Palace of Altamira, housing the local Archaeological Museum; Casa de Vila, now the City [...]