Soller train, train excursion.
Excursion to Sóller by train. Departure from Palma, journey time: 1:00 hour.
Update 24/09/19. It is a very nice excursion that will take you from the capital Palma de Mallorca to Sóller through the Sierra de Tramuntana.
Sóller is a town located on the northwest coast of Mallorca, in the Sierra de Tramuntana. It is located in a beautiful valley, surrounded by the highest mountains of the island that make it one of the most unique towns in Mallorca. Sóller also has a beautiful natural harbor, the only coastal refuge in the entire Sierra.
The Soller train station is located in the center of Palma in the vicinity of Plaza España and next to the Intermodal Station. It is very easy to get from anywhere on the island, there are many train and bus lines that connect to this station.
"On the Soller Train excursion you will enjoy beautiful panoramic mountain and sea views."
The journey is made on the original train that dates back to 1912. You will enjoy the spectacular landscape of the Sierra de Tramuntana, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The route from Palma de Mallorca to Soller is 27.3 kilometers.
Originally the train was built to transport fruit from Soller to the commercial port of Palma. It also served for decades to communicate the population of Soller with the rest of the island. Today, most of its users are visitors and tourists.
"The Soller train route is the original of the early twentieth century."
The train runs through the natural barrier that is the Sierra de Alfabia. It passes through several bridges, through 13 tunnels and a viaduct with 5 arches.
A good day to organize the train trip to Soller is Saturday. Soller celebrates its weekly market every Saturday where all kinds of products are sold; fruits, vegetables, clothing, footwear, etc.
There is a tram that makes the route from Soller to Puerto de Soller. It leaves from the center of Soller and reaches its marina and commercial harbour.
You can expand information on the web: http://www.trendesoller.com/
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How to arrive:
The exit of the Soller train is next to the Palma station park.