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Platja Port de Pollença - source: Ajuntament de Pollença.

A guide to the beaches of the Pollença area

Northern Mallorca’s breathtaking coastline is home to an array of beaches, from sweeping stretches of white sand, to tiny pebbly coves. They range from accessible, convenient and brimming with facilities, to remote, wild and exclusive. Here are our picks of the best.

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A short history of the Côte d'Azur

A short history of the Côte d'Azur

The French Riviera is one of the most sought-after holiday destinations. Beautiful sandy beaches, fantastic summer weather and with many shops and restaurants to visit, it’s no wonder it makes for a perfect getaway.

However, the French Riviera is home to a whole host of history, and exploring its museums, art galleries and historic hilltop towns is a must-do during a visit to the area.

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