The Balearic Islands Experience

The Balearic Islands have been a privileged destination for centuries, welcoming countless famous figures: artists, writers and painters from all around the globe have made our islands their home. In this sense, the archipelago is far more than merely one of the foremost tourism centres in the Mediterranean. It is an environment that generates creativity, art, music and gastronomy. A paradise with a captivating landscape.

The Balearic Islands are pure diversity. An archipelago where each island has its own distinct character and features. Islands full of history, with a cultural and monumental heritage that embodies the footsteps and the testimony of all the cultures that have sailed to their shores.


Mallorca, Menorca, Eivissa and Formentera
1.128.908 (2018)
Palma (population 409.661)
Official Languages
Spanish and Catalan
4492 km2

Map and Details of the Islands

Map and details of the Islands

The UIB: the 16th-largest Town

The UIB has a population of nearly 18,200 students, 1,000 professors and researchers and 500 administrative and services professionals. If the UIB were a municipality, it would be the 16th-largest town in the Balearic Islands, out of a total of 67.

Proximity to Europe

Distance from Palma

Proximity to Europe Map

City Kilometres Hours
London 1345 02:30
Berlin 1660 02:40
Rome 869 01:35
Paris 1034 01:45
Amsterdam 1435 02:30
Brussels 1262 02:10

Hours of Sunshine

Hours of sunshine

City Days of sunshine Days of rainfall Average annual temperature
Palma 300 51 16 ºC
Paris 200 164 11.5 ºC
London 200 164 9.6 ºC
Berlin 250 113 12.9ºC
Amsterdam 180 185 9.7ºC
Copenhagen 250 113 8 ºC
Stockholm 260 105 6.7ºC
Brussels 230 132 10.3ºC