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Information and situation to Valldemossa
This pretty, pictorial village is situated on the Tramuntana Mountain on the height of 435 m, 17 km away from Palma. Valldemossa has got many springs and is surrounded by rich plant growth (thousand years old olive trees, oak trees and almond trees etc.). The most popular excursion destination without a doubt is the Carthusian cloisters Cartuja de Jesús Nazareno. The polish composer Fréderic Chopin and the writer George Sand spent here short but intensive time from December 1838 till February 1839.
Valldemossa is the place of birth of the holy Catalina Thómas, born in 1531and also archduke Luis Salvador had nearby his residence Miramar. The culinary specialties of Valldemossa are “Cocas de patatas”, Majorcan potato specialism that gained fame on the world through Valldemossa. There are a lot of beautiful shops to look through and in each of many cafés they serve these specific delicacies. Valldemossa and its port that is recommendable to visit, are dreamlike beautiful. The drive to the port is an adventure – you go down in narrow serpentines – there is a restaurant down there – and you can enjoy the dreamlike view to the open sea.
- Population: approx. 2000
- Weekly market: Sunday
- Distance to airport: 20 km
- Excursions: Palma de Majorca, island Sa Dragonera, Sineu, Port de Soller