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Discovering Mallorca - Your new day to day life in the north of the island: Get to know the fabulous galleries and museums of the area

As well as beautiful, nature filled landscapes, mild temperatures and plenty of sunny days, the north of Majorca also has a colourful art and culture scene, amongst which are numerous museums and galleries with varied exhibitions. If you are looking to buy property on the island and are interested in art and the cultural landscape of Majorca, the real estate agency Engel & Völkers Mallorca North is a great starting point to link up and begin your adventure.

Must visit museums on the doorstep of your new dream home in Majorca

Thinking that Mallorca is only sun and sand? Rethink Majorca, the cultural calendar is full with classical concerts, opera, theatre and diverse exhibitions. As the owner of an authentic finca or a spacious villa in the north of Majorca, a varied selection of different  venues are near to your.

A must visit is the unique Sa Bassa Blanca Museum in Alcúdia, housed within an incredible fusion of nature and architecture and featuring a 15th century Mudejar coffered ceiling, which has been declared a cultural heritage site of the Balearic Islands. Other highlights of the museum are the numerous animal sculptures, a collection of masks in the Socrates room and the rose garden with more than 100 different species.

In Alcudia, the Roman city of Pollentia, one of the most important archaeological sites in Majorca, is very impressive. Consisting of the settlement of La Portella, the forum (town square) and the theatre, La Portella is characterised by the remains of the three Roman houses, the house of the two treasures, the house of the bronze head and the house of the northeast. In the Forum you can see the remains of the Temple of Capitonile, as well as two other temples and some taverns. Parts of the theatre  stage, and orchestra are preserved along with the characteristic seating carved into the stone on a natural slope.

Once you have bought and settled into your new country finca in the north of Majorca, be sure to visit the Pollentia Monographic Museum, located near the Church of Sant Jaume in Alcudia and inaugurated in 1987. The museum exhibits objects excavated from the nearby POLLENTIA archaeological dig site. The collection has two displays, the first are everyday objects from the ancient Roman City such as crockery, kitchen utensils and jewellery, and the second depicts public life in the form of sculptures, inscriptions and architectural elements.

Engel & Völkers recommends a visit to the Dionís Bennàssar Museum in Pollensa, named after the local artist. Ponder the painter’s impressive works of art, including watercolours, sculptures and drawings. Dionís Bennássar’s personal objects and furniture are also on display. Another wonderful venue is the Sanctuary De Lluc Monastery, also known as the Lluc Sanctuary, which was built in the 13th century and is located in the middle of the Serra de Tramuntana. The monastery is an important place of pilgrimage and also the spiritual centre of the island. The first and second floors of the main building of the monastery complex house the museum, which opened in 1952. Here you can see a gallery of paintings by Majorcan painters from the 19th and 20th centuries. The museum rooms also include the Cámara Mallorquina, which is a replica of a bedroom in an 18th and 19th century house. Discover the important monastery after buying a finca or a villa, and check out the museums listed below.

Interesting museums in the north of Majorca at a glance:

● Museum of Sa Bassa Blanca

● Monographic Museum of Pollentia

● Dionís Bennàssar Museum

● Lluc Sanctuary Museum

Homes for sale near the local museums

If you want to integrate the museums we have presented into your new daily routine, the real estate agency Engel & Völkers Mallorca North recommends buying a property in Pollensa, where the the Dionís Bennássar Museum is located, or in Alcudia, where the Sa Bassa Blanca museum and the Pollentia Monographic Museum are located.

How about this welcoming country finca with a pool in Pollensa? In the main house are two bedrooms with on suite bathrooms, a charming living-dining room with a fireplace and a kitchen, and in the tower a further bedroom and bathroom. Enjoy hours of relaxation and quality time with family and friends in the lovely garden, chill out on the terraces and enjoy the wonderful nature.

If you prefer to buy a property closer to Alcudia, this dream villa in Bonaire is the perfect choice. For sale, only 10 minutes from the town, a brilliant villa with four double bedrooms, four bathrooms, a superb high spec kitchen, living room and a dining room. A full size basement and garage complete the house. Features include air conditioning, underfloor heating, a medley of terraces and a fantastic pool area.

Contemplate at leisure the various museums in the north of Mallorca and team up with our experts to buy a great property on the island. Contact us directly!

- Buy a property in the north of Majorca with the real estate agents Engel & Völkers Mallorca North.
- Buy a villa in Bonaire Alcudia with Engel & Völkers Mallorca North
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