The largest of the Balearic Islands, Mallorca offers a wide variety of scenic landscapes of fertile plantations of olive and
almond trees, pine forests and magnificent beaches
in the south, contrasting with mountains, valleys, cliffs and caves of the northern part of the island.
The island's main tourist areas are southwest, around the bay of Palma and on the east coast; the north coast offers some dreamy sights. Palma city ("City" for the Mallorcan) offers superb attractions to be found in any street in its stunning old town
, culture with multiple theaters, museums and exhibition halls, and varied and prestigious shops and boutiques.