Mallorca is home to incredible sights you'd expect to see from an island in the Mediterranean Sea, but you'll find cultural and historical sites here, too. The rich and diverse history of the area make it a favourite destination for travelling photographers both amateur and professional.

    When you visit Mallorca, you'll want to come back with an album of impressive shots that can spruce up your Instagram like nothing else. Take a look at the 10 most Instagrammable places in Mallorca, and discover what makes this Spanish island so special.


    Cap de Formentor 

    Visit the meeting point of the wind

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    Cap de Formentor, also known as the meeting point of the winds, is an iconic spot on the eastern Formentor peninsula where you'll find beaches and lookout points. The most popular lookout points include Mirador del Mal Pas, which offers an incredible panoramic view you won't want to miss out on.

    You can add a lot of diversity to your Instagram here with pictures of sandy beaches, blue waters stretching to the horizon and caves showcasing evidence of prehistoric talaiot structures. You'll find it all on the peninsula on the north side of Badia de Pollenca.

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    Locatie: 07460, Balearic Islands, Spain


    La Seu Cathedral 

    Check out a Gothic cathedral

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    La Seu Cathedral is a massive Gothic cathedral in Palma that was completed in the early 17th century with towering spires and intricate designs. Photos of this architectural masterpiece that took nearly 4 centuries to build can improve any Instagram feed, especially if you capture both the exterior and interior.

    The cathedral sits on what was once a citadel of the Roman city that used to be where Palma is, so the entire place is booming with history and some remnants you can still see. You'll find it located between the Museu Diocesà and the Royal Palace of La Almudaina.

    Locatie: Plaça de la Seu, s/n, 07001 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain

    Openingstijden: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 2.15 pm (closed on Sundays)

    Telefoonnummer: +34 971 71 31 33


    Bellver Castle 

    Take in a historic castle

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    Bellver Castle is an impressive 14th-century castle that sports a unique circular shape that makes it stand out even among other castles. Despite its history as a royal residence and military prison, it's now open for travellers and friendly to photographers.

    When you visit this castle, you'll find several important viewpoints perfect for photos. It's set on a hill, so you can use the castle as a vantage point for panoramic shots. Of course, photographing the castle itself is rewarding in its own right, especially from the circular inner yard. You'll find it on the west side of Port de Palma.

    Locatie: Carrer Camilo José Cela, s/n, 07014 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain

    Openingstijden: Tuesday–Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm (closed on Mondays)

    Telefoonnummer: +34 971 73 50 65


    Cala Agulla 

    Relax at a family-friendly beach

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    Cala Agulla is a popular beach on the island's northeast coast where you'll find soft sands, gentle waves and scenic views perfect for photos. Natural beauty dominates the area with rolling sand dunes, desert plants, rocky areas and pine trees lining the region.

    One of the most alluring aspects of this beach for families is how clean it is. Local efforts are committed to keeping the beach as clean as possible, so you won't have to worry about anything cluttering your perfect shot. You'll find this beach just a few minutes' drive northeast of Capdepera.

    Locatie: Carrer d'es Niu de s'Àguila, s/n, 07659 Cala Figuera, Balearic Islands, Spain


    Cuevas del Drach 

    Take photos while spelunking

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    The Cuevas del Drach are 4 massive caves in Manacor that offer a unique look at the nature and geology of the island. Within these caves, you'll find an underground lake called Martel Lake that makes for particularly interesting photos.

    When you visit, be sure to take note of the imposing stalactites and stalagmites throughout the cave to truly capture the experience of what it's like being inside. As a bonus, cave tours end with a classical concert performed by musicians on a boat. You'll find it all on the eastern side of the island near Porto Cristo.

    Locatie: Ctra. de les Coves, s/n, 07680 Porto Cristo, Illes Balears, Spain

    Telefoonnummer: +34 971 82 07 53


    Deia Village 

    Visit a quaint coastal village

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    Deia Village is an idyllic community on the shore with honey-coloured houses with signature green shutters within the sprawling Serra de Tramuntana mountain range. The scenic views here have inspired waves of artists, so they're perfect for photographers as well.

    When you visit this village, you'll find quite a few different attractions to take pictures of. The village itself offers historical charm, while nearby hiking trails in the hills above offer a more nature-oriented experience. You'll find it all on the northwest edge of the island a few miles west of Sóller.


    Baños Árabes (Arab Baths)  

    Relax in a Palma oasis

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    The Baños Árabes (Arab Baths) are a remnant of the island's Moorish period that showcase typical Byzantine architecture and an important piece of local history. Inside, you'll find notably Arabic designs with columns that are each a bit different among the adjoining rooms.

    Be sure to check out the tranquil surrounding gardens when you visit to snap some shots of the local greenery. It's all designated as an Asset of Cultural Interest, so it's remarkably well-preserved. You'll find it all just northeast of Parc de la Mar.

    Locatie: Carrer de Can Serra, 7, 07001 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain

    Openingstijden: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 6.30 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm

    Telefoonnummer: +34 637 04 65 34


    Cap de Ses Salines 

    Relax at a scenic bluff

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    Cap de Ses Salines is a bluff on the southern tip of the island complete with a lighthouse and scenic views of the surrounding nature. This destination is most frequented by nature lovers and photographers looking to capture the natural beauty of the area.

    Among the region, you can visit a few different kinds of environments including coves and beaches, but that's just the beginning. There's a cave network here as well, and all the natural features are connected by a coastal trail. You'll find it all right at the southernmost tip of the island.

    Locatie: 07650, Balearic Islands, Spain


    Torrent de Pareis 

    Visit a deep canyon

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    Torrent de Pareis is a hiking trail that passes through a stunning canyon with sheer cliffs that create a colossal gorge. You'll find some beachfront on the path as well, but the gorge is the star of the show with the most impressive opportunities for unforgettable photos.

    When you visit this gorge, there are a few things to keep in mind. From autumn until spring, the deepest parts of the canyon can become flooded and impassable. Additionally, the deep length of the canyon has no exit points aside from the front and back, so you'll have to commit. You'll find it on the eastern side of Sa Calobra.

    Locatie: 07315, Balearic Islands, Spain

    Openingstijden: 24/7



    Explore a quaint and historic village

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    Valldemossa is a small village that embraces traditional Spanish culture to the point where you may feel as if you've stepped into the past. The village is most widely known for the 14th-century Royal Charterhouse of Valldemossa, but you'll find many other historic buildings to capture.

    When you visit this village, you'll find quite a few attractions to enjoy including festivals and outdoor activities. All of these provide photo opportunities you'll want to take advantage of. Consider horseback riding if you're looking for an all-new angle. You'll find this village south of Miramar on the western side of the island.


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