Living in a Paradise: The Serra de Tramuntana of Mallorca, UNESCO World Heritage

The beautiful mountain chain Serra de Tramuntana located along the north-west coast of Mallorca Island, reaching from Andratx to the Cap Formentor. Its highest peak is the Puig Major, with 1445 meters. It is a Cultural man-made landscape featuring the hydrological system, dry-stone structures, rural estates, towns and villages, religious centers and maritime heritage. Serra de Tramuntana was declared on June 27th in 2011 as a Unesco World Heritage Site in the category of Cultural Landscape which beside its landscape, lifestyle, climate, culture and people is not news made Mallorca the perfect Mediterranean treasure. The declaration makes highlights the near-perfect symbiosis between the action of human beings and nature and the transformation of the original environment to an outstanding beauty without destroying the medium which has occurred for centuries.

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