Composed of the islands Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, and Formentera, and a few more populated islands, the Balearic Islands is the autonomous community that welcomes the most foreign tourists per year after Catalonia. It’s located to the east of the Iberian Peninsula, at the same latitude as the Valencian community and Catalonia, in the Mediterranean Sea.
Mallorca is the island most visited by foreign tourists, followed by Ibiza, although Menorca and Formentera are very popular destinations for tourists from all over the world, because of their natural paradises.
The official languages of the Balearic Islands are Spanish and Catalan. Its capital is Palma de Mallorca, the city of birth of the sportsmen Rafael Nadal and Jorge Lorenzo.
As for the cuisine of the Balearic Islands, there are two well-known products that everyone should try: Majorcan sausage, from Mallorca, and Mahon cheese.
There’s mild and sunny weather for most of the year around the archipelago, which is known for the beauty of its beaches, for its relaxed atmosphere, and the feeling of freedom that permeates these islands. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a holiday.
If you decide to visit any of the Balearic Islands, we highly recommend you to bring a big suitcase and say a proper goodbye to your loved ones, because it’s likely you’ll want to stay.