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Information and situation to Algaida
The municipality Algaida has got an area of 90 km2, the homonymous location counts with approximately 2,500 inhabitants. Algaida is situated in the southeastern part of the island. The city’s name derives from the Arabic al-gaida translated it means as much as the forest. The inhabitants are called algaidi (men) and algaidina (women). The most popular place worth seeing is the mountain Puig de Randa on which there are three cloister sanctuaries. Nineteen kilometer from Palma on the main road, in the direction Manacor, close to Algaida there is the oldest glass blowing company of the island Gordiola.
In the factory of the family Gordiola you can watch the glassblowers doing their job and observe the production of precious pieces. It is also possible to buy them. Also the leather supermarket Alorda attracts the tourists and it is often visited. One of the most popular insiders´ tip regarding Majorcan cuisine is the restaurant Cal Dimoni. Translated it means The devil´s place and there is a colorful painted devil standing in front of the door showing the visitants they are in the right place.
- Population: approx. 5 545
- Weekly market: Friday
- Distance to airport: 30 km
- Excursions: Randa, Palma de Mallorca, Llucmajor