Port de Pollença

07470, Consell, 07470 ,Spain
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Port de Pollença is a small town in northern Majorca, Spain, situated on the Bay of Pollença. It is located about 6 km east of the inland town of Pollença and two kilometres southeast of Cala Sant Vicenç. The Cap de Formentor is connected to Port de Pollença via a 13.5 km road.GeographyPort de Pollença is the most northerly town in Majorca. It is split into several main areas: Pine walk, Boquer, Central, Siller, Pinaret, Llenaire and Gotmar. The scenic Boquer Valley runs north-east from the town, near the ruins of the pre-Roman city of Bocchoris, one of the oldest settlements on the island.The Pine walkThe Pine Walk fronts onto a sheltered part of the larger. It is the most popular walk around the coastal line of the town and features a bronze bust of the artist Hermenegildo Anglada Camarasa. Near the end of the Pine Walk stands the old Military Base, home of a number of fire fighting aircraft.MilitaryDuring the Spanish Civil War, the base was supporting National Spanish Seefliegerstaffel aircraft from the German Condor Legion, for instance, a number of Heinkel He 59. Nowadays, a number of amphibious fire fighting aircraft, typically Canadair CL-415, are based to the north of the town and can often be seen on exercise around the bay.

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