|Lighthouse at Cap de Formentor|
that. there are reasons why it boasts of many upscale tourists and hideaways for the seriously wealthy. Being the largest of the Baleric islands, parts of it remain unspoilt and it caters for all tastes and pocket books.
The roads along the North coast can be scary -- winding with huge drops down to the sea. One of the more famous routes is out to the Cap de Formentor. The road starts off inland and you do past a lovely pine clad beach of golden sand. Situated on the beach is the 1930's luxury hotel -- Hotel Formentor. But the real scenery is further along the twisting narrow road. out to the lighthouse. It is here that Eleanor's falcon roost and you get the contrast between the rocky cliffs, the dazzling white of the lighthouse and incredible of the sea.
|Beach by Hotel Formentor|
|Pollenca with its 365 steps to the Calvry church|