Alcúdia is a town in the north of the island of Mallorca, one of the Balearic Islands off the Spanish east coast.

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Main gate to Alcúdia

There are also many organised tours that can be purchased from any of the nofrills travel agencies that are dotted around the resorts. Places of interest to visit are the Gorge of La Calobra, the famous wooden train of Soller, Puerto Soller, the monastery of Lluc. The city of Palma is very popular. Many people visit the caves of Drach whilst in Alcudia.

The best way to get around Alcudia is by car, and then to explore on foot (particularly in the old town, where the streets are very narrow and there’s not much parking).The s’Albufeira National Park can be reached by bus.

Main Altar of the neo-Gothic Església de Sant Jaume
  • S’Albufera Natural Park. Situated on the outskirts of Alcudia. It is the largest and most important wetland area in the Balearic Islands. Originally a lagoon separated from the sea by a chain of dunes, the area has filled up with sediments, becoming an extensive floodplain. S’Albufera is the Balearic’s prime birdwatching location. Some 271 different birds species have been sighted at the park. 
  • Roman ruins
  • Old town. go around the city on the city walls dating from the 13th century. Visit the Sant Jaume Gothic church. 

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