Calviá, inland town located near the west coast of Mallorca.
Calviá is a municipality located in the western part of Mallorca next to the Sierra de Tramuntana. This municipality is quite extensive and has a lot of coastline and a large number of beaches. It is a fully tourist area, in fact it is where we find the largest concentration of hotels in Mallorca.
In this municipality we find numerous important urban centers such as Magaluf, Portals, Palmanova, Paguera and Santa Ponsa among others, all of them facing the sea and with a magnificent tourist infrastructure.
The capital of this municipality is Calviá, a small town also known by the name of Vila de Calviá. It has about 2,500 inhabitants and is located 14 km from Palma.
The town of Calviá, does not have large buildings, however we highlight the church of "San Juan Bautista" and the City Hall building. It is worth mentioning some beautiful manor houses where once lived the nobles or landowners of the area.
The main festivals in this area are those of Sant Jaume that are celebrated from 19 to 26 August in Santa Ponsa where the landing of the troops of King Jaime I of Aragon is celebrated, liberating the Mallorcan people from the Muslim siege.
How to arrive:
It is located 32km from the capital, from Palma de Mallorca we will take the highway towards Andratx, this highway circulates near the western coast and passes by the towns of Cas Catalá and Portals. At the height of Palmanova we will take the exit to the right where we will continue along the local road that leads to Calviá.