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the 14th Century was built on the remains of a Muslim village. The castle opens for tourists to visit throughout the year.

39°39’26.54”N 3°26’49.84”E Artá is a picturesque town in the north east of Mallorca, it not only has cultural and heritage sights at its fingertips but, the amazing Caves of Artá situated in Cap Vermell, which is surrounded by mountains that tower over the cliffs toward the sea. This natural formation never fails to amaze from the towering entrance to the natural beauty that lies within the chambers, each of which have impressive formations. Drop your anchor by the bay Embarcador del Rei, come ashore onto the secluded sandy beach. There is the Castell de Capdepera, this is one of the largest castles in Mallorca. It was constructed at the beginning of the 3rd Century by the Romans and then in

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There is also “La Cueva de la Ermita”, already known in the time of the Moors; the caves were noted in the royal chronicles of the islands conquest in 1229.

Recommended Hotels 1. Hotel Can Simoneta 2. Hotel Pleta de Mar 3. Luxury Hotel Park Hyatt Mallorca

Caves of Artá

+34 971 841 293 | Open every day (Except January 1st and December 25th) Ctra. de las Cuevas s/n, Capdepera info@cuevasdearta.com www.cuevasdearta.com

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"The Y" Yachting Handbook 2017 by Estela Shipping  

A unique guide in Owners' and Captains' hands. Indispensable information, itineraries plus hints and tips, updated laws and rules, support a...

"The Y" Yachting Handbook 2017 by Estela Shipping  

A unique guide in Owners' and Captains' hands. Indispensable information, itineraries plus hints and tips, updated laws and rules, support a...