Finca Fontiroig

finca son fontiroig birthplace of julian fontiroig and important figure in the history of maria de la salut
About

In 1545, Juliá Fontiroig is born in this very house, with the mixed surname of both Font and Roig which gives Foniroig.

Juliá Fontiroig, was born into a Dominican family. Later, in her adult life, she was amongst the founders of the Dominican convent in Manacor. Her dedication and achievements to the Catholic church, has given her the status of a saint in both Manacor and Maria de la Salut.

In 1677, Finca Fontiroig belonged to Joan Fontiroig i Rierra de Conílles, officer of the Mallorcan army.

Records from 1714, documents the finca as one of the major wine cellers in this area.

After a couple of generations of descendants from the Fontiroig family, the finca was sold.

Today, this beautiful and aesthetic property is a finca hotel and you can book an authentic holiday stay here

Where

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Maria de la Salut

Maria de la Salut, in local mouths simply “Maria”, is a typical Mallorcan village located in the northern part of the Pla region. Maria de la Salut is a traditional agricultural area that still rely on this as the main source of income, which in turn, makes this destination significantly more authentic and relaxing. Maria de la Salut is a great destination if you are looking for the perfect finca holiday or holiday on an agroturismo. Try for example a stay on the Roqueta olive farm or the Finca Font i Roig and feel how serenity overtakes your body and mind.

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