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Santuari Del Puig De Maria, Pollenca

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
The sandstone buildings on the summit of were once a convent and chapel. The location offered the nuns solitude and views to accompany their worship. The traditional architecture, featuring small windows and tiled floors, ensures that the buildings' interiors stay relatively cool during the warm months. Tour the rooms, including a large dining area that was a regular gathering place for the faithful. The attraction is only accessible by foot from the base of the summit, so wear sensible walking shoes. The restaurant next to the convent serves simple, traditional fare, including local olive oil, meats, cheese, and vegetables. To visit Santuari Del Puig De Maria and get the most from your holiday in Pollenca, create itinerary details personal to you using our Pollenca family vacation planner.
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  • For nice site seeing, visit Puig de Pollenca, on the hill and you will have a wonderful view, and the age old building invite you in a back old time, the walk is on uneven stones, you must wear footin...  more »
  • The 30 minute "ish" walk is not to be taken lightly - mostly rough road ending in a stony track that is glass like after the 1000s of people have worn the cobbles over the years. Once at the top the v...  more »
  • This place is good for hiking, I loved the place and the way we have to go. One who loves hiking should definitely visit this place. Not worth for people who don't like hiking but still wanna c it.  more »
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  • Nice 45 minute walk to get there. Pa amb oli is among the best we had on Mallorca at a more than reasonable price. Great view. Goats for entertainment.
  • I've been visiting Mallorca for around 25 years and in particular Pollenca. This is a place I've wanted to walk to but never got around to doing. I went up this morning about 7.45 so it was nice and cool. What a wonderful experience. It's a steady enough walk until the road runs out and then you're on the rough stone path which can be a bit slippery on the way back down. It took me about 45 mins. A peaceful tranquil place with rewarding views in all directions. Only regret is I wish I'd done it years ago.
  • An absolute must! It was a good 45 minute walk (we took an hour though because we kept taking photos). It gets rather slippery as you get to the top but isn't that part of the fun? The most stunning views of Pollenca, Alcudia, coast and mountains - so lots of good selfie opportunities. It's a lovely peaceful and quiet monastery with the most beautiful artwork inside. The café's got good priced food like chips and ice cream. The staff were so lovely. We went midday which was probably not the best idea, to make it easier on yourself definitely go earlier on/later. Take your camera and plenty of water!😎
  • Peace and tranquility😌😌😌😌😌 (Best going early morning so you make the accent in the morning shade and coolness)
  • The walk up here is like your own pilgrimage. I recommend that you park at the very bottom and walk the whole way up as the sense of achievement is so much better. When you reach the top it is an interesting place to look around and you can get refreshments but really it is all about the peace, tranquillity and the views.