The great expansion of the tourist industry in Mallorca has brought many from Europe and other parts of the world to visit, or at least to hear of it many times. But the image of the island that accompanies this recognition is often the result of a very partial observation. Besides the postcard Mallorca of sun and sand there is “the other Mallorca”, a Mallorca that surely goes unnoticed by most visitors to the island.
TOUR DESCRIPTION: CORNICHES AND LA GRANJA
This tour will depart from the port to Puerto de Andraitx, enjoying during the drive a panoramic view of “holiday” villages of Palma Nova, Santa Ponça and Paguera.
At Puerto de Andraitx, you will discover a little fishing port, the fishing boats live together the luxurious yachts that arrive during the summer. Here you will have some free time for take some pictures. Re-boarding the bus, you will be driven to La Granja making a panoramic drive on the Northwestern coastal. At your arrival at La Granja you will find an historical mansion of 3000 m2. With its different halls, dining rooms, bed rooms, music rooms, “patios”, terraces and jails.
A perfect example of the ancient Majorcan life with an infrastructure that allowed the auto sufficiency thanks to its 20000 m2 of big gardens with fountains, ponds, giant ancient trees, a great variety of flowers and plants and many different wild and domestic animal and birds.
You will be offered a tasting of Majorcan specialties that together a demonstration of ancient handcrafts tools and machinery, will introduce you in this ancient style of life. Finished this visit, you will be driven back to the ship.
Please select your cruise ship in the booking box to see the tour departure time scheduled. For private tours or groups from hotels the time departure will be agreed.
CORNICHES AND LA GRANJA – ITINERARY – tour duration: 4h30m
00.00 – Departure from the ship. Panoramic of Palma Nova, Santa Ponça and Paguera.
00.45 – Arrival at Puerto de Andraitx. Free time for photo stop
01.00 – Departure for a panoramic drive on the Northwestern coastal
02.00 – Arrival to la Granja
04.00 – Departure to the pier
04.30 – Arrival to the ship.
Snack: Sweet fritters (with sugar or jam) fig bread. “Sobrasada” (local sausage) cheese and wine, lemonade or orangeade.
Majorca tours recommend Corniches and La Granja.
In order that we may reach the minimum number we strongly recommend that you pre-book (free) to register your interest both on our system and also to potential tour mates.
If you are a cruise ship passenger we suggest you to use roll calls system in the main cruise forums to help you to join tour mates.
When we reach the minimum of 20 pax required, you will be notified by mail to proceed with the booking and payment of your tour.
We will send you an invoice immediately after you have made your booking, it will show the details of your reservation (cruise ship, the day and the departure time of your tour).
A representative from majorca-tours will be waiting to assist you at the port. The telephone number to contact the assistant (who is always in communication with the tour guides) is +34649020520.
All our buses are easy to find as they carry a board stating maiorcaescursioni.com
We would ask you to be punctual so that other passengers are not kept waiting, we will wait a maximum of 15 minutes after the advertised departure time.
The times are programmed with a margin of at least 15 minutes of the ship’s arrival time. You do not need to worry if the ship is delayed as we will be waiting for you and any other passengers who are arriving on the same cruise ship.
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