The town of Sóller in the northwest of Mallorca became wealthy because of the valley’s abundant citrus groves.
Soller is made up of narrow streets lined with traditional style residential townhouses with the famous green Mallorcan shutters. The main square, Plaça Constitució, has plenty of cafes where you can enjoy a fresh orange juice or coffee, and the area comes alive on Saturdays when the local market takes place. Soller is a place rich in history, full of beuatiful architecture and museums and it is also a town that hosts many traditional Mallorcan fairs and festivals throughout the year.
Soller lies in a couple of miles inland from its port, there is a vintage tram that runs from the town to the port which is one of the most famous attractions for tourists in the area. It is also really easy to travel between Soller and Palma. with a vintage train, the train journey is an experience itself as it passes through the beautiful countryside.
A few boutique hotels have recently opened in the area making Soller a trendy holiday destination amongst some of the islands affluent visitors. Although its worth knowing that the town remains very much Spanish in terms of its residents and there are very few expats living here which is part of its appeal to many.