Updated: Sep 30
September is upon us, children are back to school, but in Calvià the holiday season never stops. Located between the coast and the mountains, this Majorcan region has an array of attractions that cater to the needs of every traveller every month of the year. Sports, hiking, heritage, and bird watching are some of the activities that, together with its enviable climate, make this Mediterranean destination a must-visit year title. Finca Galatzó, one of Calvià’s archaeological wonders Finca Galatzó reveals Calvià’s rich, historic and artistic heritage, a physical reflection of its long history. This legendary estate is the perfect setting on the island to enjoy the incredible nature, peace, tranquillity and beauty of the Serra de Tramuntana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are activities related to history, adventure and nature as part of the four recommended itineraries, as accessible from the itineraries from the idyllic village of Es Capdellà. Bird watching Calvià is a perfect destination for bird lovers to discover the different species that inhabit the island. Through different routes, and depending on the time of year, birdwatchers can spot a variety of native birds always accompanied by an expert who will make the tour an unforgettable experience. Alongside this, the variety of plant species, colourful butterflies and visiting the forn de cal or Carboners houses make visitors feel at one with the natural environment of the island. Puig de sa Morisca archaeological park Spanning over 45 hectares, the Puig de sa Morisca archaeological park is one of the most important archaeological sites in Majorca. Located in Santa Ponça, 120 meters above sea level, the park includes a museum and rich ethnographic landscape history, that make it a not to be missed when visiting Calvià. Mostra de Cuines - culinary festivals In order to promote the region’s gastronomic wealth of the region, since 2008 Calvià has held various “Mostra de Cuines” events, culinary festivals, throughout the year. Local restaurants present their best dishes for a special price, offering visitors a taste of the Mediterranean. Diners can sample complete menus consisting of a starter, main course, dessert and a drink which range from €12-16. The next one will take place each Friday in October. Calvià’s sporting highlights From triathlons to athletics tournaments, from mountain races to beach volleyball matches, the region hosts many sporting events throughout the year. Calvià has more than 30 top-level sports facilities and stands out as one of the best places in Europe for athletes or fans to train, compete and enjoy different physical activities all year round. For further information, images or to set-up an interview or press trip contact: Amy Layton Representation Plus Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: 0776 816 2683 Telephone: 0208 877 4500 Website: https://visitcalvia.org/en NOTES TO EDITOR The Calvià Foundation is a not-for-profit, comprising public and private organisations, linking its heritage to the sustainable development of the municipality. The Foundation’s main objective is the organisation, promotion and implementation of activities and events of a sporting, cultural and social nature that contribute to promoting Calvià as a tourist destination, especially during the middle and low seasons. Majorca is one of the most attractive destinations in the world, and the municipality of Calvià is a benchmark within the island, a privileged spot between coast and mountain which has been developed to offer all the services that visitors could possibly need. From Palmanova to Santa Ponça, El Toro, Bendinat, Peguera, Portals Nous or even Magaluf, Calvià is made up of 11 areas and each comes with its own characteristics that makes it unique. The beach and sun are, undoubtedly, an important part of what Calvià has to offer, but there is much more for the new discerning traveller: gastronomy, sport, hiking, natural and historical heritage, culture and wellness. The town of Calvià is an attraction in its own right and its architecture dating back centuries attracts thousands of visitors every year. Calvià holds a wide and varied array of musical, sport, festive, gastronomic and cultural events year round.