The natural beauty of Mallorca has inspired many famous literary figures, including Robert Graves, Julio Verne, Julio Cortázar, Josep Pla and Villalonga. Their works are a window to the Mallorca of the past, revealing the heritage and traditions that have influenced life on the island today.
Discover where these renowned writers lived, worked, and found inspiration, with the ‘Walking on Words’ initiative.
Seven self-guided walking routes in different areas of Mallorca – including Palma – take you to places of interest with literary connections, such as writers’ homes and museums dedicated to their work.
Discover this paradise of history, life, and literature in 21st-century style with the aid of the app ‘WoW! Literary Majorca’. Using iBeacon technology, to help you follow the itineraries even without a data connection, the app features audiovisual content related to each location, including readings of quotes by the associated writers.
You may want to take home a copy of the associated print book ‘Walking on Words’, which is available in Castilian, Catalan, English, and German versions, and on sale at selected museums and bookstores on Mallorca.
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