ESGLÉSIA DE SANT PERE DE ESPORLES
Visit the beautiful Neo-Gothic parish church of Esporles
The parish church of Esporles, is among the newest of Mallorca, hence not much information about it.
It was a project started by Gaspar Bennàssar in 1904, and was meant to be a cadeau to Sa Seu. However, the church was never finished, as you can see there is no real bell tower, and the main facade is rather naked.
The church of Sant Pere, is built as a typical basilica, with 1 nave and 12 lateral chapels separated with ribbed vaults and Neo-gothic arches.
Inauguration of the church happened in 1923.
How to find the church of Sant Pere in Esporles
Esporles is a charming and idyllic little mountain village found less than a half an hour from Palma. Esporles is renown for its scenic and beautiful nature comprising a diverse collection of Mediterranean wildlife making it highly attractive place for hikers and cyclists. However, Esporles is also renown for its major tourist attraction, the Granja finca and ethnological museum, which is one of the most popular exhibitions on the island. Moreover, Esporles is known for its Sweets & Pastries fair, the Fira Dolce d’Esporles held every year in October. There are many reasons for you to come and visit Esporles and explore the surrounding area.
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