Monastery of Sant Bartomeu

convent monestir de sant bartomeu in inca mallorca
About

Enjoy a beautiful view from the monastery of Sant Bartomeu overlooking the fields surrounding Inca. Behind the monastery, you will follow the road down the old mill district and further to our next sight on the route.

The monastery of Sant Bartomeu in Inca, isn’t open to the public. It is the home of the Jeronima nuns, who live in complete seclusion. Even though you can’t enter the monastery, it is still a sight in Inca, because the views up here, overlooking the area and the park under it.

When up here, continue along the road going behind the monastery, where you’ll be led through the old mill district of Inca, where all the old mills have been modernized and made into residential houses. From here, you will see a sign leading you down to the park, called Parc des Mongues, a beautiful place to enjoy a refreshment. In the park, you will find the historic monument, sa Pota del Rei (The King’s Paw).

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About Inca

Inca is the third largest city in Mallorca, and famous for its production of leather goods and footwear. Inca is a great shopping and dining area, there are hundreds of shops and a wide variety of great restaurants in all price ranges. Inca boasts Mallorcan cultural heritage with its many points of interest and attractions to see, i.e. the beautiful parish church, the Dominican monastery, the museum of footwear and industry, the Santa Magdalena hermitage etc. One of the best times to visit Inca is on Thursdays when the weekly tourist market is held filling up the streets with hundreds of thousands of visitors who come to bargain the best prices on clothes, leather goods, shoes etc.

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