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Balearic Islands

Baleares (Balearic Islands) Balearic Islands: Holidays on the Balearic Islands, the famous islands of Spain has many faces. The Balearic Islands (Illes Balears Catalan, Spanish Balearic Islands) and Balearic Islands are an archipelago in the western Mediterranean Sea south of the Spanish region of Catalonia.
As the Spanish region of the Balearic Islands form an Autonomous Community of Spain. In addition to the actual with the main Balearic Islands of Mallorca and Menorca include 'Pityusen "with Ibiza and Formentera for the Autonomous Community of the Baleares.
In the Balearic Islands is the official language, Catalan, however, the island of tourists from all over the world including Spanish, English or French and even German almost easily understood, a Balearic Islands apartments for rent. The Balearic Islands are available for cheap tourism in El Arenal as well as for luxury holidays in Port Andratx - and the hotels on the Balearic Islands, especially the hotels Mallorca, reflect the differences again.
As an island in the Mediterranean region of Spain are the Balearic Islands to the most visited and most famous holiday destinations in Europe and that goes for backpackers as well as for families with children or travelers with a thick wallet. Nearly 10 million tourists each year, must cope with the Balearic Islands, of which over 90 percent make holiday in Majorca. > Holiday Spain
Elegant resorts with beautiful bays and beaches and a pleasantly warm climate could tourism on the coasts of the Balearic Islands to the main source of income will be. Who the bustle in the busy coastal resorts and beaches do not like, the beautiful island scenery and the old quarter of Palma, Ibiza, Mahon and Ciutadella explore undisturbed.
Inland it on all the islands are still quiet. The visitors to the Balearic Islands can be many places of the Balearic Islands select: wooded hills, white villages, monasteries, caves and prehistoric monuments.
Due to their exposed position in the Mediterranean, the Balearics were successively Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Arabs and Turks to. In the 13th Century Catalan settlers brought their language, a dialect which is still widespread and next Spanischinzwischen official language.
By law, the Balearic Islands of Mallorca and Menorca and Ibiza and Formentera claim for Spain all tourists something to offer - for a flat-rate traveling sun seekers who are in the big holiday amusement centers, such as jet and stars for the luxurious, but silent retreats estimate of the mountains.
On Mallorca, the largest Balearic island, tourism has long since taken root. On the island is a wide cultural offer: In the vicinity of the port of the capital Palma enthroned the majestic gothic cathedral. Prehistoric Monuments übersäen the green countryside, the cities are full of elegant historic mansions. Apartments Mallorca are available through the year wanted - from the time of the almond blossom over the main season, travelers come to swim and relax, or even to live and work on the island. Elsewhere, Mallorca make some tourists especially holiday experience with its own exported to Mallorca "culture", or what they describe as such.
The coast of the island of Ibiza has innumerable creeks, in the mountainous hinterland appear white farm houses and rustic churches. Menorca presents its treasures from the Neolithic Age, the cities show splendid buildings in the neocolonial architecture. The relatively undeveloped Formentera knows no rush, the island region boasts crystal clear water, white beaches, unspoilt countryside and great calm. The other islands of the archipelago is largely uninhabited, and the small, but inhabited Balearic Island of Mallorca Cabrera is now a National Park of Spain.