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Cheap flights to Balearic Islands

The Balearic Islands of Spain is an archipelago that features islands such as Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza, and Formentera – its four largest islands – with numerous small islands or minor island and islets such as Cabrera, Dragonera, and S’Espalmador, to name a few. The region’s capital is Palma de Mallorca. Located on the western Mediterranean Sea near the eastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula, the Balearic Islands experiences a Mediterranean climate.

What to see & do

All four of the Balearic Islands’ largest islands are popular tourist destinations, particularly Ibiza, which is famous for being an international party destination. The destinations to be visited throughout the Balearic Islands include Bellver Castle, Palma Cathedral, Cap de Formentor, Cuevas del Drach, Royal Palace of La Almudaina, Santuari de Lluc, Palm Nova Beach, Ferrocarril de Sóller, Port de Sant Miguel, El Toro, Hidropark, and Coves dels Hams, in addition to many more. Focusing on Bellver Castle, the Gothic style castle can be found within the island of Majorca. It is situated atop a hill, and was built in the 14th century, now among the very few circular castles within all of Europe. Designated as a Spanish Property of Cultural Interest in 1931, the castle is also one of the main tourist attractions of the Balearic Islands. Another stop to visit within Balearic Islands is the Palma Nova Beach, a beach that can be found seven kilometres or 4.3 miles from Calvià. Also referred to as ‘Playa de Palma Nova’, and ‘Platja de Palma Nova’, the Palma Nova seafront has the Palma Nova Beach, in addition to Torrenova and Es Carregador. The beach covers an area of around 500 metres or 1,600 feet.

How to get around within Balearic Islands

Travelling within Balearic Islands, especially within Palma de Mallorca, the region’s capital, is recommended to be done on foot. Other options for travelling around include going via the bikes and scooters for hire, or by train, bus, and ferry. When driving, it is best to get in from another part of the island then just park the vehicle by one of the municipal car parks within the area, then explore the surrounding areas further via the free-for-use bicycles which can be used for a certain amount of time until travellers are ready to return and pick up the car. A public transportation option within the Balearic Islands is the railway line within Majorca. This line leaves from Palma then takes its passengers to villages within the island. Other than the railway, there is also a wooden electric train that goes from the Plaza de España main station to various stops through the mountain range to Soller. There are also scheduled bus, train, and ferry services for all of the Balearic Islands.

How to get there

The Balearic Islands in Spain is served by Ibiza Airport. Ibiza Airport handles the majority of the flights coming in and out of Balearic Islands. It has regular flights to local and international stops like Madrid, Paris, Vienna, London, and Barcelona. The airlines that provide the regular flight to the airport include Air Berlin, Air Europa, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, British Airways operated by BA CityFlyer, and Ryanair. Ibiza Airport also has numerous seasonal flights to and from destinations within Europe through airlines like Germania, Lufthansa, Monarch Airlines, and Thomas Cook Airlines, to name a few.

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