Surroundings

Deià: VIPS, urban legends and a magical nook on the island

Gertrude Stein told Robert Graves "If you can resist paradise, go to Mallorca". And Graves resisted it. He came to Deià and settled in this idyllic mountain village with a bohemian taste, which has attracted many other artists. The main street links the whole village and on both sides of it you'll find art galleries, bars and cafés where you can write a poem or just have a beer. If you're lucky Van Morrison might turn up and start playing guitar (you can hear such urban legends). Or the most famous neighbour in the area, Michael Douglas, might just appear.

Apart from the great deal of VIPS, Deià is one of the most magical nooks of the island, located near the sea in the mountains. It is worth coming around (at sunset if possible to enjoy it from Son Marroig). It's just a pleasure for the senses.

HOW TO GET THERE

By car
-Departing from Alcúdia take the C-713 towards Palma for 27 km until you reach Inca.
-Follow the signs towards Palma into the motorway PM-27 for 25 km
-Entering Palma turn right into the Vía de Cintura Oeste (PM-20) for 3 km.
-Turn right into the Carretera de Valldemossa (PM-111) for 15 km.
-Turn right into the C-710 towards Deià for 10 km.

By taxi
Ask the taxi driver for Deià
-Taxis Amics d´Alcúdia. Tel. (+34) 971 54 96 91
-Taxis d´Alcúdia. Tel. (+34) 971 54 97 66 y (+34) 971 54 98 70

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