Soller, a town located in a beautiful valley in the Sierra de Tramuntana.
Situated on the island's north-west coast Soller is located in a charming valley in the majestic Sierra de Tramuntana. A beautiful spot, the community is surrounded by the island's highest mountains and in this respect its scenic appeal is universal as it is unique.
In the town itself are waiting to be discovered the most interesting grand mansions. Having attracted a genteel moneyed class some of these palatial homes are modern. Others, in the best of taste, whilst being very old, have been tastefully modernised in a way that retains their ancient allure. Constitució Square is at the centre of Sóller. Through this centre runs the tram that takes its passengers to the Port of Sóller. Here, there is to be enjoyed a cacophony of pleasing sounds with many fine bars are restaurants, most with terraces, to be sampled at your leisure.
There has been much archaeological activity. This is due to the region having its origins in history of the pre-talayótica times and talayótica time itself. There are prehistoric burial mounds and artefacts at Puig d'en Mora and tanks ses can Serra.
Do take time to visit the Parish Church of Sant Bartomeu, which was founded in 1248. Also to be relished the convent of the Missioners dels Sagrats Cors (XIII), the oratory of Sant Ramon de Penyafort (S. XIII). These visits will, if you are well organised and you keep your eyes on your watch, allow enough time for you to catch the Soller Train linking the City of Palma as it wends its romantic way through the Sierra de Tramuntana.
How to arrive:
The town of Soller is located in the northern part of the island. From Palma, the Ma-11 road will take you directly to the town of Soller. Mallorca travel guide