Being a town on the Balearic Islands, Sóller is a peaceful place that shows great natural wealth like no other. With a total population of 14,041 inhabitants this beautiful municipality has a great cultural diversity as well as several tourist attractions. Its charming climate makes it one of the most appreciated places for tourists visiting the islands of Mallorca so it can host millions of visitors annually. It also has different nearby tourist centres such as Puerto de Soller, L’Horta, Es Estiradors, Biniaraix, Buñola, Deya, Fornaluch and Escorca.
Characteristics of Sóller and its main attractions.
Since the nineteenth century this charming village belonging to the island of Mallorca. It has demonstrated a charm that has made it a natural attraction for the French settlers. That over time they decided to settle in the area with their large fortunes in order to invest in its greater attractiveness which is the natural production of citrus fruits that would later import to France from this region. They also have landscapes of mountain ranges that provide a cool climate despite being on an island. Part of this investment can also be appreciated in its incredible architecture, which constitutes the center of this village.
With a lot of attractions this beautiful village is well known for its architecture conceptualized by the years of French occupation. Then as part of the Spanish territory, within these incredible pieces we can name the Plaza de la Constitución, which forms the center of the town of Soller. The famous tram of Sóller one of its main tourist attractions. As well as the beautiful church of Sant Bartomeu. It also supports one of the best cycling routes the island of Mallorca can offer. Like the Botanical Garden and the Balearic Museum of Natural Sciences.
Activities in Sóller
As one of its main activities to do during your visit you will find the Soller Market which is available every Saturday without fail In the can travel hundreds of stalls of merchants willing to offer you good products. It also includes the fashion section at Plaza 13 Couture that sells fashion in traditional clothing and items as well as hand-painted furniture, another interesting place is the famous Pedra en Sec Route, which is great for hikers and mountain bike enthusiasts, slow-travel cyclists can also enjoy the Coll de Sóller a fully closed road section, including the mountain tunnel, for the exclusive use of road cyclists.
Its main citrus production adds different iconic places to eat and taste the gastronomic alternatives of this charming village. You can find it with its delicious ice cream made by Sa Fabrica de Gelats with a great variety of citrus fruits among its menu. Casa Alvaro has a menu entirely dedicated to traditional Spanish food, also find the restaurant of the Hotel Sóller famous for its incredible attention and exquisite desserts.
Available hotels in Sóller
Finally you have two of the best hotels to taste a charming family dinner or romantic evening like the Luna 36 a restaurant of the XIX century totally conditioned and the Bends d’Avall that has not only a spectacular gourmet cuisine but also a wonderful views.