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Mallorca is a much misunderstood and often maligned Mediterranean island. It is so much more than a package holiday resort for low cost summer holidays in the sun – away from the high-rise hotels and manicured beaches of the mass tourist resorts (which incidentally cover only a tiny proportion of the island), there is another Mallorca – a far more alluring, varied and totally different world. Thankfully, not all Mallorca’s beaches and…
The sun is shining in Mallorca & the mountains are calling – who fancies leaving the office & getting some fresh air?

Mallorca hiking is launching a Residents Hiking club very soon – are you interested in joining – leave us a comment below
It’s hard to say what single item would come to one’s mind when one would try to associate things typical of Spain. Flamenco would perhaps rank in the forefront, or paella, or lemon trees, or sangría, or bullfights; what do you think? Come to think of it, maybe tapas are the most typical invention of today’s Spain. There are various theories as to how tapas came about….Source: Mallorca Daily Photo Blog

Good morning Hikers – what are your plans for the weekend – have a look at all these great walks for inspiration:

VISIT ES BALUARD MUSEUM FREE Sunday’s for the month of February from 10am to 8pm. The Museum is located at Plaza Porta de Santa Catalin
Do you like Almonds? Check out our latest post for all the best things you can do with the alluring almond: http://ow.ly/3UAuX

Almonds are one of Mallorca’s main crops and cover a surface of over 60,000 hectares in the Balearics, of which 90% are in Mallorca and produce around 14,000 tons of this precious dried fruit.

Saturday 12th – MARMALADE DAY: at Sa Taronja (C/Andalucia, 23) in Andratx. Picking, squeezing and cutting them, from 11am cooking the marmalade 3.30pm to 4.30pm filling the jars.5 euros. Children are free. Helpers go home with two pots of “bio” marmalade. All ages welcome. Bring pots. http://ow.ly/3UtXX

Historically Almonds became popular in Mallorca in the 18th century at the expense of the vineyards. Almond trees were planted in their thousands to replace the grape vines that had been devastated by the outbreak of phylloxera. Today Mallorca has close to five million almond trees and the island’s landscape is at its finest when the almond trees blossom….Source: http://blog.mallorcahiking.com/blog/feed
Mallorca Planetarium Costitx Thu, Fri, Sat. A relaxing trip across night sky discover the key stars & constellations 20:00 Tel: 971 513 344.

What a perfect day’s hiking in Soller – it doesn’t get better!

Today we revisit the importance of for a hiking or walking holiday. Following these simple, commonsense tips will help ensure you don’t have wasted days because you’ve taken on too much, or because you didn’t realise what is involved – especially if you are not a regular walker. Read on… Regardless if you are a professional or a novice on a walking holiday, it is still really important to go on a…

another fabulous day in the Sóller valley – this is Biniaraix

Thursday, 17 February 2011 at 10:00
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15 Hours and Counting to the release details for Mallorca Hiking Residents’ Club . Twelve noon Sunday 13th February http://ow.ly/3Vi1Y

Specialised guided walking tours for people of all ages and abilities on the Balearic island of Mallorca. Outdoor activities hiking, sailing, diving and specialised Gourmet, Food, Wine and Cultural packages

Introducing Mallorca Hiking’s new residents* walking club (Be sure to see the Special Introductory Offer at the end of this article – but read the article first!) You may have been living in Mallorca for a short time or have had a home here for many years – but the reality is that you probably still haven’t seen even a small proportion of this beautiful island that we live on. It is also true…

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