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  • Alcudia is a small and charming town where the Arab influence is strongly felt. It is surrounded by fortifications and definitely worth a visit. You can stroll around the fortifications and admire the two remarkably well-preserved gates....
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  • Spreading from the Port of Alcudia to the adjoining C'an Picafort resort there are more than 6 miles of golden sand.
    © Gert Hochmuth / 123RF
  • The Porta del Mol represents the last remains of Alcudia's Medieval ramparts.
    © Gert Hochmuth / 123RF
  • Buildings of various styles and eras all stand very close together in Alcudia.
    © Gert Hochmuth / 123RF
  • There are many tourist attractions in this district, such as the Església de Sant Jaume, a Neo-Gothic parish church.
    © Gert Hochmuth / 123RF
  • The remains of the Medieval ramparts.
    © Gert Hochmuth / 123RF
  • A building in one of the many narrow streets of Alcudia.
    © Gert Hochmuth / 123RF
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Spain

Alcudia is a small and charming town where the Arab influence is strongly felt. It is surrounded by fortifications and definitely worth a visit. You can stroll around the fortifications and admire the two remarkably well-preserved gates.

Alcudia: what to do?

A walk along the top of the ramparts of Alcudia. Horse riding at the Rancho Grande near Alcudia. The boat trip from Puerto Pollensa port to the beautiful Formentor Beach is well worth it. You can also take the breathtakingly steep road across Cap de Formentor to the lighthouse for a view of the edge of the world: beware of vertigo as in some places the cliffs are 210m high with a sheer drop!

The ramparts of Alcudia, the Cap de Formentor, the Albufera Natural Park, the Lluc Monastery, the leather market in Inca, the picturesque market in Sineu (Wednesdays), the wine route: Petra, Llubi, Sa Pobla. The superb Morer Vermell Beach affords a magnificent view of Pollensa Bay, framed by Cap Pinar and Cap de Formentor.

  • A city rich in crafts and monuments.
  • The small roads that are both long and narrow.
  • The distance from the airport.
  • The difficulty finding parking in the city centre.

Reminders

The little road that goes all the way to Cap de Formentor offers breathtaking views of the landscapes, but remember to be very careful if you're not used to driving in the mountains. Dizzying turns, sheer drops, narrow roads, lots of cyclists...be alert! Make sure you have enough petrol as well, as service stations are rare in the area!

To avoid

Getting around by car is not easy and it's difficult to find a parking space.

Alcudia: what to eat?

Typical Majorcan specialities in Alcudia.

Alcudia: what to buy?

Various typical local souvenirs from Majorca can be found in the shops in Alcudia.

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