Fortified parish church of Santa Maria de Banyalbufar

Categories: Churches

The fortified parish church of Banyalbufar is situated just across from the town hall building

The parish church of Banyalbufar, was built during the 16th century to replace another church situated at a lower height, but destroyed by pirates.

Several modifications have given it its present appearance, with a single nave covered with barrel vault and divided into five sections; presbytery and four lateral chapels.

They emphasize a Mare de Déu del Rosal, the altarpiece of Sant Pere de Gaspar Oms dating from 1584, and the magnificent Baroque organ from the XVII century, that was brought from the old Dominican convent in Palma.

How to get to the church of Santa Maria in Banyalbufar


The coastal area of Banyalbufar is one of the most picturesque in the entire Tramuntana region of Mallorca. The stone terraces built into the mountain slopes has been protected as world heritage and has given Banyalbufar its unique characteristic. Banyalbufar is a great area for discovering the wild and untouched Balearic wildlife, as well as enjoying some of the magnificent views over the sea from the many lookouts around the coastline. There just a few accommodation options in Banyalbufar, all of them offers true Mediterranean charm and authenticity, perfect for relaxing.

Things to do in Banyalbufar

More local areas to discover in the Tramuntana region

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