Ermita de la Victoria

ermita de victoria hermitage situated on the peninsula of alcanada north of alcudia mallorca
About

Enjoy a scenic excursion to the old hermitage of Victoria in the hills of Alcanada

Evidence of the first hermits dates back to the beginning of the 14th century. They stayed at Sa Talaia. The site has ever since been used intermittently as a place of worship.

The present construction, which still brings back memories of its defensive purposes, dates back to 1679. It has a Baroque nave, covered by a ribbed vault, with a Baroque altarpiece room where the image of la Mare de Déu de la Victòria is worshipped. The image is a 15th century polychromed carving which was probably brought by Fray Diego, a hermit who stayed in the area in the 15th century.

The chapel is located in a privileged setting in the hills on the Alcanada peninsula, offering blessed views over the Bay of Pollença. You can drive here by car or bicycle, or you can enjoy the scenic walk or hike here in the natural tarrain up here. Many hikers stop by the hermitage of Victoria during their trips around Alcanada, where they also reach other breathtaking viewpoints, such as Sa Talaia and Penya des Migdia, before they find go to to the secret unspoiled cove of Coll Baix for a picnic or swim in the clear water.

Where

Get directions to Ermita de la Victoria in Alcúdia

Alcúdia is one of the most historical places in all of Mallorca, yet one of the most modern and popular destinations. Alcúdia is for everyone; romantic couples, groups, families, beach lovers, walkers, cyclists etc., it’s an area of great diversity and many offers.

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More Points of Interest in Alcúdia

Pol-lentia ruins of Roman city

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Sa Bassa Blanca contemporary art museum

Parish church of Sant Jaume

Albufera nature reserve and wetlands

Medieval oratory of Santa Anna

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Penya des Migdia ancient military base and lookout

Sa Talaia de Victoria ancient lookout

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