Cultura y tradición
Mallorca has everything. Apart from its magnifient turquoise-blue waters and mountainous peaks, there are many beautiful agricultural villages, brimming with history and cultural heritage. The local gastronomy combines products from both land and sea and there are countless activities all year round. Mallorca is a dream destination that manages to captivate each and every one of its visitors. Do not miss this Mediterranean jewel.
At the foot of the stunning Tramuntana mountains lies Moscari, a captivating Mallorcan village oozing peace and tranquility. The beautiful parish church of "Santa Ana" and the old stone houses are unique, whilst the romantic narrow streets beckon to the passer-by, inviting him to become acquainted with Mallorca's history and traditions. And what is more, only one kilometer away from Moscari, lies one of the most impressive sights in the entire island: the Caves of Campanet.
Caimari, Moscari, Biniamar, Binibona and Selva, are a few of the enchanting villages belonging to the Selva municipality that are close to our finca. Again, these quaint villages, nestling in their mountains surroundings amid almond and olive trees, are characterized by their traditional stone houses. Also noteworthy are the markets where you can find crafts and products typical of the island. If you are interested, the market days are: mondays for Biniamar and Caimari; tuesdays for Moscari, and wednesdays for Selva.
Thanks to its incredibly warm climate, Mallorca is an incredibly popular cycling destination. Its innumerable cycling routes - with differing levels of difficulty - attract host of "aficionados", both those bent on exploring the island's magnificent panoramic routes, leadind to historic castles and mountain-top monasteries, and those who opt for the more mundane routes through agricultural lands and rural villages. Thanks to our privileged location, Son Ametler is an excellent staring point for both.
The Tramuntana mountains provide the perfect setting for those who love sport and nature. Through well-mapped paths, you can go on beautiful excursions of varying difficulty. Although the posibilities are infinite, one of the most popular is the ‘Ruta de Pedra en Sec’ o GR-221. If you want to take part in the cycling experience, come and see us at Reception and will show you both the routes around the finca and those further afield.
These mountains are a Unesco Heritage Site and one ot the more attractive landscapes in Mallorca. They are approximately 90 km, in length from Andratx to Pollença are included 20 municipalities. Known for their unique cliffs and gorges, they are characterized by a rocky landscape so different from the coves and beaches of many other parts of the island. Picturesque villages like those of Sóller, Fornalutx, Deià, Valldemossa, Banyalbufar, Estellencs, Sant Elm or Galilea provide a glimpse of the unique life in these mountainous settings; visit them and their magic will ensnare you!
Inca is the third largest town in Mallorca and is famous for its markets and shops, attracting hundreds of tourists every year. Historically it was known for its famous textile and shoe industries; still today, it has its own footwear museum, the Museu del Calçat. It also has a rich gastronomy offered by innumerable local shops perfect familiarizing yourself with the island's products. Visit its typical historical buildings, savour the best Mallorcan cuisine ... and you will not be left infifferent!