Mallorca is the largest of the archipelago of the Balearic Islands. The language most commonly used is Spanish, followed by Catalan, and English and German. There is a large influence of foreigners, including English and German natives who have immigrated to the island. Mallorca and the rest of the Balearic Islands create one of the 17 autonomous communities of Spain.
There are many amazing things to do on Mallorca, as well as just to sit on the countless beaches and enjoy the sun.
This cathedral is situated in the heart of Palma and is gothic in style and architecture. It is the city’s major architectural landmark and the completion of this building has taken more than 400 years. From the outside the building is imposing and from the inside it is breathtaking. The locals call the cathedral “La Seu”. We highly recommend to see this cathedral while your internship Mallorca.
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On the island Mallorca are many markets, a lot of them offer hand crafted items and local produce, making it perfect for finding gifts for family and friends. Most of the markets are open on Saturday mornings, with most of the crowds gathering at 10:30am, we suggest that you get there before 10:00am, especially in the holiday months to miss the crowds and get the best bargains. The biggest markets, due to tourists, are Alcúdia, Inca and Puerto Pollensa Market. For more information about markets and which ones are close to you: www.mallorca-spotlight.com
Cuevas Del Drach (Dragon Caves)
These caves should not be missed if you are in Mallorca. Inside is one of the largest underground lakes in the world hidden, the Martelsee. The caves contain minerals and were created thousands of years ago. The sightseeing tour takes about an hour and includes a short classical concert played by a quartet on the Martelsee, as well as a short boat ride across the picturesque lake. Just the lighting of the cave is already worth the trip. More information is available on the website: www.cuevasdeldrach.com
Internship Mallorca – Sports
On the island you can do many different sports activities. Water activities such as deep-sea diving, windsurfing and jet skiing are the most popular.
There are a number of companies specialized in diving courses. There is also the possibility to book guided tours to experience the underwater world. There are stalls and brochures in the tourist resorts that inform about the offers.
Mallorca is home to many great golf courses. Due to the constant temperatures golf courses can be offered throughout the year. Most of the courses also include the equipment, but you should always check this in advance.
There are many great ways to explore Mallorca and cycling is one of them. So why not use the free days of your internship in Mallorca for a short bike ride over the island? You can easily reach many attractions and there are well marked and signposted cycle paths.
Internship Mallorca – Transportation
There is a well developed network of lines on the island, which connects almost all cities and towns, so it will be easy for you to explore the island without a car.
Many different car rental companies are available on the island, but it is worth to compare the prices and conditions (in terms of age, insurance, etc.), as these are very different.
Ferries to the Spanish mainland
Most ferries depart from Mallorca to the ports of Barcelona, Alicante and Valencia.
There are many boat trips that connect the various Balearic Islands and make a weekend trip possible.
On the island, a special mini-train can be used, which operates during the summer season and until October.
There are several companies offering tours all over the island.