Things to do in Valldemossa

In just 43 square kilometres, the town of Valldemossa offers something that goes far beyond the usual combination of countryside and tradition and boasts such a wide variety of things to do that it's become a notable place of interest for fans of culture, both locals and tourists. Here we

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The 3 places in Valldemossa that captivated the Archduke

Ludwig Salvator of Austria and Tuscany, the Archduke of Austria, member of the house of Habsburg that dates back over a thousand years, arrived in Mallorca in 1867 after visiting the nearby Pityusic islands. Over time, Mallorca became so important to the Archduke he would come to think of it

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Famous people at the Charterhouse of Valldemossa

Mallorca has always been frequented by celebrities and influential people from all over the world but, unlike other Mediterranean destinations such as Marbella or Ibiza, they come to the island with the idea of going unnoticed and being able to enjoy a quiet holiday. That's why they can unexpectedly turn

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Valldemossa: Five plans you can’t miss out on

Within the delights offered by Mallorca, Valldemossa boasts its own particular features. In addition to its privileged location in the Serra de Tramuntana mountains, a whole series of factors (related to history, culture, nature and gastronomy, among others) make this village one of the most popular among visitors. Viewpoints, routes,

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A museum to be discovered: the Charterhouse of Valldemossa

The Charterhouse of Valldemossa is not the typical museum you can see in any travel guide or tips: it's a "museum-style space" with its own history brimming with fascinating events and characters. Here visitors have a unique chance to immerse themselves in one of the most magical places of the

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An itinerary of the oldest printing presses in Europe

Printing is almost indispensable in our daily lives. When it comes to understanding its historical importance, as well as its technical development over the centuries, travellers have a large number of interesting alternatives to investigate the origins of one of the most revolutionary inventions created by man. The starting point

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Illustrious figures who’ve spent time at the Charterhouse of Valldemossa

One of the particular features of Valldemossa, and more specifically the Charterhouse, is that it's been visited by a whole array of famous people: painters, politicians, philosophers, princes, writers, musicians, poets... Even Hollywood stars (Michael Douglas) and astronauts (Michael López Alegría). Albeit from different centuries, they have all left their

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History of Valldemossa’s Charterhouse

In 1229, King Jaume I of Aragon, known as the Conqueror, arrived in Mallorca. His son, Jaume II, was the first king of the "regne privatiu" of Mallorca, ruling a kingdom that was not dependent on the Crown of Aragon, the dominant kingdom in the area at that time. Jaume II had

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