Where did Winston Churchill stay when he first visited Pollença?
The British politician first came to Formentor in December 1935. It was a week of political strategising and it was enough for Churchill to establish his future policies.
In which emblematic place in Pollença did Rafa Nadal, Rudy Fernández or Gareth Bale, among others, get married?
It was transformed at the beginning of the 20th century into a residence for the many artists who visited Pollença. Its location on a stretch of land that juts out into the sea explain why it was chosen by many well-known faces.
When is market day in Pollença?
Question: In which gardens in Pollença can we find a medieval gothic tower?
Despite its modernity, the Joan March Gardens are home to a part of Pollença's history. The Desbrull Tower, a medieval Gothic tower that belonged to the former manor house of one of the best-known families in Pollença, is located there.
In which centuries was the Convent of Santo Domingo in Pollença built?
Between the 16th and 17th centuries, the Dominicans built this beautiful building, whose cloister hosts one of the world's leading classical music events every year. The Dominicans occupied the church and the convent until 1833.
What day is the celebration of the Mare de Deu del Carme, patron saint of Port de Pollença?
In honour of the Virgen del Carmen, patron saint of the parish of Port de Pollença. There is a boat trip around the bay of Pollença.
What months of the year does the Pollença Festival take place?
It has traditionally been held during the summer nights of July and August, in the incomparable setting of the old courtyard of the convent of Santo Domingo.
In which month are the celebrations of Cala Sant Vicenç held?
The festivities include sporting, recreational, cultural and religious events. Although these festivities were initially held during the month of July, they are now organised in mid-August.
What was the first public fountain in Pollença?
The Font del Lleò (Lion Fountain), built in 1813, supplied water to the population by means of wells and cisterns. However, this system was clearly insufficient to cover the needs of the people of Pollensa.
What day is the Port de Pollença market held?
Between 08:00 and 13:30, in the Plaça Miquel Capllonch, right next to the church of the Virgen del Carmen. It began in 1986 and, although it is a newly created market, in its beginnings it already had 50 or 60 points of sale. In 2022, it was the setting for the presentation of the ECO RALLYE VIRTUAL, organised by Eco Global Services and Events.