As an archipelago of Spain within the western Mediterranean Sea, The Balearic Islands is composed of Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza, and Formentera. When within the Balearic Islands, temperatures can go at an average high of 21.8 degrees Celsius or 71.2 degrees Fahrenheit, average low of 14.6 degrees Celsius, or 58.3 degrees Fahrenheit, with a daily mean of 18.2 degrees Celsius or 64.8 degrees Fahrenheit, annually. To be understood within the Balearic Islands, the co-official languages include Catalan and Spanish.
What to see & do
Top destinations within Balearic Islands include Bellver Castle, Palma Cathedral, Cuevas del Drach, Serra de Tramuntana, Royal Palace of La Almudaina, Es Baluard, Port de Sant Miguel, Puig Major, Cala de Sant Vicent, El Toro, Puig De Massanella, Coves dels Hams, Santuari de Lluc, Cala Agulla, and Cala Tuent, among others. The Bellver Castle is among the few circular Gothic style castles within Europe. It was built for King James II of Majorca in the 14th century, and is located on a hill three kilometers northwest of Palma, on the Island of Majorca. It is also considered as one of the main tourist attractions within the island. Palma Cathedral, or the Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma, also known as La Seu, was built on the site of a pre-existing Arab mosque. It is a Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral designed in the Catalan Gothic style, with various Northern European influences. The cathedral overlooks the Parc de la Mar, as well as the Mediterranean Sea. Caves of Drach, or Cuevas del Drach, are four caves located within the municipality of Manacor. The four caves are referred to as Black Cave, White Cave, Cave of Luis Salvador, and Cave of the French; all of the caves are connected to one another.