Soak up the alluring Spanish authenticity and the warm and rewarding sunshine during Soller holidays, one of the most charming towns across the island of Majorca located amid lush orange groves, towering mountains that ooze adventure and of course the predominant lure of the Balearic Sea.
Away from the lure of the ocean and the stunning surrounding landscapes, the town comprises quaint traditional streets dotted with locally-orientated eateries and bars, spanning tapas joints, cafes and bakeries, providing a unique flavour of Spain. The sandy coastline will typically enjoy much of your attention during your time in and around the town, largely quiet and boasting wonderful views of the inland landscapes, though it is more likely to be the clear blue sea of Majorca that you have your eye on. Whatever you’re looking for from your holidays to Soller, be it an authentic cultural experience of an indulgent beach break, the town and its surroundings will satisfy your requirements.
Things to do in Soller
Whether you’re looking to soak up the sun on the beach, experience the local way of life, or want to get up to speed with the intriguing history scene, there are a myriad of things to do in Soller.
The town centre is a good place to start. Looked over by an impressive ancient building, the 13th century Church of Sant Bartomeu, the main plaza is the town’s beating heart. Brimming with cafés and bars, central Soller comes to life every Saturday when the local market comes to town. Stroll across the Cristofol Colom and you will discover the modernist Ca’n Nou house, or head to the Gran Via Avenue to spot some lavish manor houses.
You will also find a good choice of local museums and exhibitions scattered throughout the area; from the Museu del Casal de Cultura to the Natural Science Museum, there’s something for every interest. The impressive Can Prunera Modern Art Museum boasts art work from the likes of Picasso, Miro and Matisse and is a must see for art lovers. The charming vintage tram network is a fantastic way to get to know the region. Boasting easy access to the bustling Palma and the town’s seaside port, Port de Soller, it’s a unique Majorca experience. Hop aboard the tram and enjoy the long, winding countryside track, taking in the scenic highlights as you go.
Relaxing and Exploring in Majorca
The diverse landscapes discovered around the town of Soller ensure you have much choice when it comes to your accommodation options. Take a base in the mountainous areas, a site by the bay or a place in the centre of town, facilitating Soller holidays to all manner of holidaymakers. However you wish to spend your time on the island of Majorca, make sure you take a chance to wander the streets of Soller, filled with marvellous mansions, traditional architectural themes and some fantastic little eateries. You can take to the surrounding landscapes for some even more exciting exploration on foot, best enjoyed in hiking through the mountainous areas that provide stunning views of the coast and the green, verdant valleys that dominate the area.
The beach is another obvious lure during holidays to Soller, allowing you to get the sand between your toes and the sunshine on your back. You’ll also find some great seafood restaurants down by the ocean, perfect for an evening meal. For some more beach indulgence, check out the small seaside town of Port de Pollenca, with its pretty marina, while those seeking some more exploration into historical and cultural aspects of the island, hit Alcudia, with its alluring old town and medieval walls sparking curiosity throughout your time there.