Natural Park of S'Albufera
The Natural Park of S'Albufera is the most important wetland area on the Balearic Islands. In 1987 it was declared Special Protection Areas for Birds (ZEPA) and was included in the Ramsar Convention under the category of Wetlands of International Importance.
The park has free entrance, but you have to sign in at the Reception Centre which is 1 km away from the main entrance. Car access is permitted as far as the reception where you'll get information about S'Albufera (vegetation and fauna) and the basic rules. Domestic animals entrance in the park is not permitted.
There are 4 sign-posted itineraries which can be done by bike or on foot. You can also make use of the 4 hides. Over 230 species have been sighted here, which is 80% of all birdlife known in the Balearics. The centre provides binoculars and information leaflets in Catalan, Spanish, English and German.
- Departing from the Porta de Xara, take Carrer Pollentia towards Port d'Alcudia, then follow the C-713 ca 1,7 km,
- Get the PM-60 for another 700 m.
- Leave the PM-60 and get Vía de Corneli Àtic for 665 m.
- Leave Vía de Corneli Àtic and get the C-712 towards Artà for about 4 km. Turn right following the sign at Puente de los ingleses (right on the bridge).
La Victòria Hermitage
Penya des Migdia
Camí de S'Hort Des Moros / Camí de S'Alou
Es Coll Baix
S'Albufera Natural Park
Sant Martí's Puig and Cave
Porta de Mallorca, Costa Nord and Porta de Xara
Alcúdia's town centre
Roman City of Pollentia
Santa Anna's church