Day 3. Castell de Bellver, Palma, Mallorca

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From our hotel room we could see Bellver Castle on the hilltop so after breakfast we decided to walk up and take a look. It’s quite a steep climb, first along a road and then up very many stone steps to the castle entrance. It was another sunny morning but the cooler days of April made it ideal for hill walking in the Mediterranean. Arriving at the castle gates there were several events taking place and small stalls selling drinks and locally made produce. We soon discovered that it was the ‘Fiesta of the Guardian Angel of Palma’ which takes place on the first Sunday after Easter and is held at Bellver Castle each year.

image Giant sized figures outside the castle gates

Although the event was taking place we were still able to go inside the Gothic sandstone castle which was built in the 14th century. Walking across the drawbridge…

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