The Balearic practice, know


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Identity Card:
  • Population 1113114 hab. (2012)

  • largest city Palma

  • Islands Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, Formentera, Cabrera

  • Administrative structure: autonomous community of the Spanish state .

  • Language : Castilian, Catalan

  • Religion Catholicism

    Entry requirements:
    • Visa : no, national identity card or passport valid .

    • Passport : no, national map proper identification .

      • Currency Euro

      • Payment Cards Credit cards are widely accepted (Visa, Mastercard ...) and ATMs are widespread .

      • Budget stay 1 Week 300-700 Euro

      • Restaurants
        Cheap : less than 10 € / person
        Average : 10-25 euros / person
        Premium . more than 35 € / person.

      • accommodation
        Cheap : around 15-20 euros / night (hostel dorm bed youth or small pension). Cheap : 25 to 45 euros / night (single / double room in a hotel or hostel cheap). Average Price: 45-60 EUR / night (for a double) comfortable . From 70 euros / night for a double room

        Deluxe : over 100 euros


        How to get there?

        • Air: The airports of Ibiza and Palma are used by airlines at low prices; Air Iberia, Aer Lingus, Air Berlin, Baboo, Condor, easyJet, GermanWings, Jet2 .... You can find a flight to Balearic Islands from 80 euros one-way from Paris, the flight will take only two hours .

        • boat There are boat connections from Barcelona or Valencia (route 8). It is possible to mount a drive on board.

          On site:

          • Car : Road network of good quality but narrow, winding roads. You will find plethora of scooter rental companies and car, to note: it is not allowed to pass a car by boat from one island to another.

          • boat There are inter-island connections, take about 2 hours to travel between Mallorca and Menorca. There are links throughout the year, but more frequently in the summer.

          • Bus : Some bus lines also allow you to move in Majorca .

          • Train There is a railway line in Majorca, an old wooden train from Palma and serves some villages .

            • Vaccinations No mandatory vaccine .

            • Tips : In the summer, take the necessary precautions against sunburn and sunstroke, and do not forget to drink water

              • Pickpocketing: should be careful in tourist areas, the number of pickpocketing is quite high .

              • phony vacation rental: many scams are reported in vacation rentals, it is recommended to ensure the serious rental agencies

                • Climate : Mediterranean climate

                • Average temperatures 29 & deg; C in summer and 13 & deg; C in winter .

                • Best time to reach : June and September are the best months, it's nice, not too hot and the crowds have not yet arrived.

                  Daily life:
                  • Time difference : UTC +1, no difference with France .

                  • Electrical Outlets : 220V / 50Hz, European plug

                  • Calling code 871 971

                  • internet, wifi : Many bars and cafeteria have wifi for their guests, most hotels also offer wifi .

                  • Features : Most shops are closed in the afternoon, between 14.00 and 16.30 / 17h00 .