House of Miquel Dels Sants Oliver

house of miquel sants oliver in campanet mallorca
Image: Ajuntament de Campanet

Miquel Dels Sants Oliver (1864-1920), was one of the most important figures in Mallorcan journalism

He was born here in the charming little village of Campanet, but studied and gratuted in law in Barcelona. After this, he returned to Campanet where he started the local bulletin “La Roqueta”. He also did much work for the “La Almudaina” newspaper, founded by his father.

In the beginning of the 20th century, Sants Oliver returns to Barcelona to work as a librarian for Ateneu Barcelonès, a social space for the intellectual elite of Barcelona. At the same time, he was directing the newspaper, Diario de Barcelona, that was later merged with La Vanguardia. Under his leadership, La Vanguardia became the most distributed newspaper in all of Catalonia, and considered one of the most intellectual medias in Europe.

Miquel Dels Sants Oliver, was a part Mallorcan regionalism movement at its very early stage. He wrote several works, expressing high skepticism of the centralization of Spain.

On the facade of the house, you can see a memorial plate in his honor. To the left of this, an inscription from the Press Association of Mallorca.


Get directions to the house of Miquel Dels Sants Oliver in Campanet

About Campanet

Campanet is a charming little town set in stunning and scenic surroundings at the feet of the Tramuntana. Campanet is an ideal area to visit for cyclists and hikers, as the opportunities for physical activities and sports are endless here, with the mountains to one side, the rural countryside to the other and the coastal areas on the third side. Campanet offers a treasury of points of interest and places to visit, such as the stalagmite caves, the self-sufficient nature reserve, the medieval chapel etc., all part of the rich cultural heritage this area is known for.

Campanet things to do, market and hotel

More Points of Interest in Campanet

Cuevas de Campanet caves

Sant Miquel medieval chapel

Ses Fonts Ufanes nature reserve

Església de Sant Miquel

House of Llorenc Riber

Well of Gatell

Ullaró farmhouse

Village border mark


Discover the beautiful Raiguer region

Alcudia things to do, beach and hotels

Alcanada things to do, beach and hotels

Alaro things to do, hotel, market

Binibona romantic hotels

Binissalem things to do, hotels, market

Biniamar things to do and villas

Buger things to do, market, places to stay

Caimari hotel and things to do

Consell hotel, things to do

Inca things to do, sightseeing, market, hotels

Lloseta points of interest, market, hotel

Mancor de la Vall hotels

Moscari hotels

Sa Pobla stays, market, things to do

Santa Maria del Cami stays

Selva things to do and hotels


More buildings of cultural interest in Mallorca

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *