Esporles is a mountain village in the Tramontana in the west of Majorca. This charming village, with its stone-clad houses and winding lanes, retains much of its original charm and is well connected to the motorway and major service providers.
Esporles is often overlooked by tourists, perhaps because it is difficult to reach by public transport. Nevertheless, the village is very popular as a place to live in a steadily growing, international community, which adhere to the beautiful location and the good connection to Palma and other areas.
Esporles is also near the only University of the Balearic Islands and the Silicone Valley Mallorca, that as Parc bit and where Microsoft has a research center.
We hope you enjoy our abcMallorca Guide for Esporles.
history & Culture
Esporles was founded by the invading Moors and later developed during the Christian reconquest in the 12th century. The village is often connected to the adjacent areas of Banyalbufar and valdemossa and is known for its agriculture and extensive oak forests.
Today it attracts many as mentioned international residents who appreciate the good connection.
Shopping in Esporles
Esporles is well stocked with local shops and stops every Saturday a market offering a wide range of regional produce. The place is only one 20-minute drive from Palma away and 10-15 minutes from various shopping centers, the largest supermarkets and a cinema.
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The main attractions in Esporles
There is a large gothic church in Esporles and a small river, spanned by various small bridges, leads through the village.
The most famous attraction right at Esporles is the historical estate and museum La Granja, which is available to visitors and dates back to the Roman era, where it was valued for its natural water sources.
The village is a good base for those who do not mind driving a car, and out there both Palma as well as the many Mountain villages of the Tramuntana mountain range to explore.
Country estate La Granja
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What to do in Esporles
If you prefer the mountains to the sea, Esporles is a good place to enjoy nature walks and taste local produce.
Visitors are greeted warmly, but many tourists do not even go there. Trips to Valldemossa, Banyalbufar or the capital Palma you can do well from here. If you are interested in organic wine, you should winery It’s Verger visit.
Es Verger winery
The Fullana family is fully committed to the production of high quality, organic wines in the Es Verger Wine Cellar winery near Esporles in the Tramuntana mountains. […] Es Verger winery
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Restaurants in Esporles
There are plenty of restaurants in Esporles as well as a wide selection of well-known country inns that are nearby. One of the oldest local restaurants known for that best suckling pig the island is, is called La Villa.
The village of Esporles is home to this restaurant, whose kitchen, headed by Merche and Felipe Alonso, has been specializing in the Spanish region of Castilla y León for more than 20 years. Felipe is responsible for the delicious aroma of the meat, which attracts the guests to the restaurant while roasting. […] La Villa
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Hotels in Esporles
Also for accommodations is in Esporles taken care of, including hotels and lodgings for self-catering, as well as renowned Boutique and Finca Hotels in nearby places. Furthermore, there are some agroturisms in the area.
If this hotel had already existed when Chopin and George Sand spent some time in Valldemossa, Sand’s book ‘A Winter in Mallorca’ would be quite different today. […] Hotel Valldemossa
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Events in Esporles
It is annually culinary festival in October that organizes itself Fira dolça calls and the best baked goods celebrating the island. There are also numerous smaller events and fiestas held throughout the year, mainly for residents.
Living in Esporles
Esporles is a good place for both Long-term residents, as well as for Owner of holiday homes, which are professionally maintained there for the rest of the year.
Good schools On-site facilities and access to the city, as well as the lively international community that mixes with Mallorcan locals make Esporles an attractive place to live.
If you live here, you will soon be recommended the best regional products from the surrounding farms.
Real estate here is quite affordable with homes starting 250,000 euros and various fincas and villas between about 350,000 to 2 million euros costs. The weather here is a little bit damper than in the coastal regions and sometimes it snows in winter.
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The surroundings of Esporles
Within the Tramuntana range, Esporles is close to Banyalbufar, Valldemossa and puigpunyent. The town Palma is also easy to reach by car.
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