Sóller Travel Guide

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Sóller Things to Do

  • Port de Soller

    If you visit it’s a pity to miss Port de Soller. As many other towns in Mallorca Soller has its twin town next to the sea.Most tourists go there with the old wooden tram, a slow but also unique way to reach the port. Along the way you will see numerous orange and lemon trees.Once in the port you will notice a beach where you can swim and the marina...

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  • Orange Express!

    It wouldn’t be fair for this to be just another transportation tip. The most popular activity for the visitors of Soller is to take the tram down to the port.Slow and noisy the Orange Express will take you down to a 25’ ride that will take you back in time because it has that old atmosphere and it feels very nostalgic, similar to the trams of San...

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  • the rest of the town

    I was surprised how peaceful was the town away from Placa Constitucio. In the square visitors and locals gather at the café or taking the tram down to the port but we walked a bit further and we saw some empty streets with only some curious tourists checking around for a good photo shot among the ochre walls of the local houses or some lovely...

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  • Esglesia de Sant Bartomeu

    This beautiful church in baroque/neogothic style was high on my list but the front door was locked and couldn’t see the interior :( At least we enjoyed the impressive façade that was designed in 1904 by Joan Rubio (the catalane architect that designed the Banco de Soller too).The church was built between 1688-1723 although the original church goes...

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  • Placa de la Constitucio

    Placa Constitucio (pic 1) is the central square of Soller. All visitors will come here sooner or later because its full of street cafes where you can relax watching the old trams passing by.The square is nice on its own with a fountain and numerous plane trees but we also loved the architecture of the buildings that face the square. Apart from the...

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  • Olives fields

    All around Soller there are mountains and each of them is full till the top of olive trees. The locals have developed a smart system of terraces to take advantage of all the land. Mallorca is an small island so land is a not cheap resource. I went with two friends up to one of this mountains trough the olives fields. It was great, the road went up...

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  • The lighthouse in the Soller port

    Around 4 km from Soller U'll find the Soller port. A beatifull 3km beach with a long boulevard where to enjoy the sun and the sea air. If U go to the left trough the road up to the hill U'll find on the top the lighthouse. Here I found the best spot where to rest and enjoy a beatifull view of the port and it's surrounding mountains. The road is in...

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  • Puig Major

    If U think U´ve enough stamina, try a walk or a cicling to the top of the higher mountain on Mallorca, The Puig Major. With 1455 meters high, it watches the nearby Soller, it´s valley and port. Like a guardian that challenge time.

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  • Rent horses

    For sure is a wonderfull way to enjoy this place. They have exursions to Fornalutx, Biniaraix and Puig Major, the higher mountain on the island. This picture was taken in Fornalutx, in their way to Torrent de Pareis

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  • Walk in the town

    One in Soller the best is to wander trough the streets in the center of the town, lose oneself in it's special atomsfere and architecture. In the main square, U can enjoy beatifullcrowded terraces, the modernist facades of the church and the old Soller bank, building of the architect Rubio i Bellver, disciple of Gaudi.

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  • Oranges, oranges, oranges...sweet...

    Soller is well known because of it's sweet and delicious oranges. The valley is full of this trees. In the moth of may the valley smells orange blossom every where. I went on this tour on april and there where lot of orange on the trees. They are juicy and very sweet so if U have the chance, try it.

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  • Greeat architecture

    Take your time to walk around and keep your eyes open. There are lot of magnificent houses, some 300 years old and more. The one U see here was the Soller bank. Until begining of the 20 th century they had their own money, so U can imagine how powerfull the Soller little town use to be, in terms of commerce.

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  • Tramuntana Tours bike rent and excursion...

    Near the church, about 300m to the right U'll find Tramuntana Tours. They are specialist on excursions trough the Tramuntana Serra on bikes. They have diferent bikes where to choose from and a wide quantity of parts, specialized maps and many other things U'll need if U'll like to do some mountain biking. I took advantage of their bikes rent and...

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  • Bring your towel

    Why not bring your towel for a rest on the beach of Soller??? But don't forget to take the last tram and train back to Palma :)

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  • Port de Soller

    This is the view you will get when riding along the beach of Port de Soller.....it's really a nice bay I think!

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  • Port de Soller

    Don't miss to jump on one of these old trams that will bring to the port of Soller. It's rumbling it's way to the sea and is a must!!! Never took such a scenic tram in my live before!!! It's fun too!!!

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  • Stroll around

    You should definately stroll around some of the small streets that are so typical for Mallorca I think. There are less tourists and lovely backyards like this one...

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  • The townhall of Soller

    This stair is leading into the town hall of Soller, another beautiful building on Placa Constitucio... When I have been there two girls were showing their new Beckham posters here and were excited :)))

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  • Placa Constitucio

    The area around this square is full of nice buildings, as for example this bank building right next to the huge church Sant Bartomeu. The huge trees are giving some shade....

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  • Placa Constitucio

    You should sit down in own of the many street cafes on the beautiful Placa Constitucio and watch the trams pass by.

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  • Puerto Soller

    Soller and Puerto Soller are much worth a visit. Just walk around and enjoy.. From Palma there goes this really nice old train to Soller. It takes on those mountians so bravely..

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Sóller Hotels

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  • Aimia Hotel

    Nice, spacious rooms (the ones with view to the sea), best service and professionalism. This hotel...

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  • Es Port Hotel

    Hotel Es Port is situated about 200 metres from Soller port. Some rooms have a sea view. There is...

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  • Hotel Salvia

    Calle de la Palma 18, Soller, 07100, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

Sóller Restaurants

  • Nice snacks and good price

    When coming from the Aimia hotel towards the little rambla in Puerto Sóller, there is a little restaurant-bar at the corner from the Santa Maria del Camí street and the rambla. If you only fancy some snack like a bocadillo (big sandwich) this is the place. We enjoyed the classic there like a bocadillo with serrano ham and one with Spanish tortilla....

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  • Fresh and tasty food

    The food takes a bit longer to be prepared, but for a good reason: it is being prepared freshly and only with the best ingredients. Once you enjoy your meal you will love it. The menue is not very big, but you will enjoy every plate.At lunch time the selection is a bit bigger. Make sure you visit the restaurant once, even if you are not staying in...

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  • A no-go

    The place looks fancy but if you go there, you will be end up paying way too much for bad service and nearly cold food. In the first place it took them 25 minutes to bring us a menue, then they needed an hour to bring the starters (the tomato soup was nearly cold and it was NOT a gazpacho my friend had ordered). The main meals seemed to have been...

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Sóller Transportation

  • how to move around

    I’ve noticed some people renting bikes but we just walked around. Most of the visitors just gather on placa de la Constitucio, the main square of Soller where most of the important sites/museums are anyway. From there you can also take the old tram down to the port de Soller which is about 3km away. The old tram is slow and noisy but it’s a unique...

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  • how to go there

    By train!The most romantic way is to take the old wooden train from plaza Espanya in Palma. The history railway was built back in 1911 with the money of orange and lemon trade, an activity that brought a lot of money those years. Those days was the main connection for the locals to transfer goods but in our days you see only tourists using it. It...

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  • train

    A 1912 wooden train links Palma to Soller rathing thourgh citrus orchards and 13 tunnels.Fourteen tunnels later,switching back and forth across olive groves hills,they chug past citrus orchards into the town.

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Sóller Local Customs

  • Little houses in the olive fields

    If U hike alittle bit trough the mountains and the olives field U'll notice some small rock made houses. Some may seem abandoned, but they aren't. The local use this small and really old houses to keep they tools and other things safe. Some even have furniture and chimney to hide from the cold in winter. In Mallorca high in the mountains in the...

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  • Siestas can become annoying

    If you want anything in the mid-afternoon, forget it. The whole of the island falls asleep for a few hours each afternoon and most things close down. On the plus-side, the shops re-open and tend to be open later than in other places.

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Sóller Off The Beaten Path

  • Go on a little hike

    The beach of Sóller is not really a place where you want to spend the whole day as it is not spectacular. But take a little hike and enjoy a great view to Puerto Sóller. One hiking path starts right behind the left lighthouse. You get to the lighthouse in some 20 minutes if you walk slowly. From behind the lighthouse the hiking path is indicated...

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  • Fornatutx little town

    If U prefer to walk a little bit more U can walk out Soller heading to the mountains. First U´ll see Biniaraix and then Fornalutx. This are two little towns nearby Soller. They still preserve their quietness and freshness of the mediterranean valleys, full of oranges and olives. With beatifull narrow streets and old architecture, is a walk worthy...

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  • Deya beach

    Technically this is Deya beach although it is a lengthy walk from Deya village. The sheltered cove is extremely pretty and has two restaurants and a bar. The bay is suitable for bathing and snorkelling.

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Sóller Favorites

  • by IanDavies Written May 25, 2003

    Favorite thing: We hired a car from EasyCar.com which was remakably inexpensive. This allowed us to see parts of the island that we otherwise wouldn't have seen as well as giving us the freedom to come and go as we pleased.

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