Perched high atop the UNESCO protected Tramuntana mountain range, this enchanting village is often referred to as the most beautiful one in Spain due to its lush verdant nature and terracotta colored houses. Fornalutx oozes a rustic appeal that attracts visitors who come to admire the picturesque surroundings and rich cultural heritage, many of who soon decide to prolong their stay.
Romantic and irresistibly beautiful, this picturesque village only has about 700 inhabitants, but what Fornatlutx lacks in size, it definitely makes up for in richness of history and culture.
A perfect spot for a romantic or family vacation, Fornalutx is surrounded by bountiful citrus fruits who leave a fragrant scent in the air, almost serving as a signature scent of the village.
This millenia old oasis was originally a Moorish settlement and still has well maintained buildings dating to the 13th century, when the Catalan conquests took place. Often awarded with conservation recognition, Fornalutx is the perfect place to enjoy an authentic Balearic experience in a sublime setting that you will cherish forever.
Don’t forget to fully charge your camera - every corner of this charming village is a perfect shot. Enjoy a stroll through the streets where time stood still and make sure to visit the gothic church. You’ll see a fusion of baroque and gothic elements in the stunning ornate chappell. When you’re ready to enjoy a refreshment in the form of a cocktail or some espresso, Plaça d'Espanya square boasts numerous cafes perfect for a lazy afternoon break. The cafes are often located in old houses with terraces with olive groves that add to the overall appeal of this stunning tan-hued village.
For a typical Mallorcan meal, you can book an outdoor table at restaurant Molon, where you can admire the stunning views while immersing in some mouthwatering cuisine. For vegans, vegetarians, and the health-conscious crowd, Re Organix offers gluten free and superfood options set in a charming garden with a very friendly staff.
If you feel like learning a bit more about the colorful Balearic traditions, a visit to the Ethnographic museum Can Xoroi is an absolute must.