Albercutx Watchtower, spectacular views of the Sierra de Tramuntana and the bays of Alcudia and Pollensa.
Update 14/02/20. The Albercutx Watchtower is located on the north coast of the island in the municipality of Pollensa. It dates from the 16th century and is located 380 meters high, for centuries it was one of the main points of surveillance.
From the Albercutx Watchtower you can enjoy spectacular views of the Cape of Formentor, the Sierra de Tramuntana and the bays of Pollensa and Alcudia.
"The Watchtower of Albercutx for centuries was one of the main surveillance points of the island."
The access to the Albercutx Watchtower is through an asphalted road that starts from the Mirador de sa Creuta or Colomer halfway between the Puerto de Pollensa and the Formentor beach.
The Albercutx Watchtower is part of the chain of surveillance points that surrounded the entire island of Mallorca. Before any incursion from here it was possible to give notice quickly.
"From the Watchtower of Albercutx on clear days you can see the island of Menorca."
The Albercutx Watchtower is very close to the coastal town of Puerto de Pollensa and the spectacular Formentor beach.
Other nearby points are the lighthouse of Formentor or the beaches of Cala Boquer, Cala Figuera and Cala Murta.
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How to arrive:
On the Ma-2210 road that leads from Puerto de Pollensa to Formentor at the height of the viewpoint of Sa Creueta or Colomer you will find the signs to reach the Albercutx Watchtower.