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La Sierra de Tramuntana covers about a third of Majorca's area and is a series of craggy mountains and calm, fertile valleys. The coast begins and ends at two unique settings: Dragonera Island and Cape Formentor.
It is somewhat more than 1,000 km2 in size and is made up of several alignments of peaks running SW-NE. Its great natural wealth and environmental worth make it the object of a project now in the planning stage which intends to extend its protection and declare the Serra de Tramuntana a natural park. 
The mountains are the main stars, with peaks rising above 1,000 m between Valldemossa and Escorca. Some examples are Puig de Massanella (1,367 m) or Puig Major de Son Torrella (1,445 m). The sierra goes through a total of 19 municipalities and has different shapes along its route, from crests of three consecutive waves with discontinuous, terraced valleys communicated with each other by ravines, to craggy mountains with fertile lower valleys, such as in Sóller, Andratx and Pollença. 
Majorca's hydric reserve 
Its geological formation, dominated by calcareous rocks, makes this sierra the main hydric reserve on Majorca. As far as vegetation, holm oak groves cover the lower part of the mountains. Birds stand out amongst the fauna, particularly the majestic figure of the voltor negre (black vulture). It is also easy to see the goat, one of the few mammals which have survived. 
The coast is dotted with towers and lighthouses, structures of great historical value. Outstanding amongst the former is that of sa Calobra, Picada tower, sa Pedrissa, and sa Mola tower. The most interesting lighthouses are those of Formentor, that of la Creu (at the port of Sóller), and the two on the island of Dragonera. 
The scenery is one of the main merits of this sierra. There are several miradors and points from which the views are magnificent, such as Ses Tres Creus, in Sóller, where the panorama is fantastic. 

It is somewhat more than 1,000 km2 in size and is made up of several alignments of peaks running SW-NE. Its great natural wealth and environmental worth make it the object of a project now in the planning stage which intends to extend its protection and declare the Serra de Tramuntana a natural park. 

The mountains are the main stars, with peaks rising above 1,000 m between Valldemossa and Escorca. Some examples are Puig de Massanella (1,367 m) or Puig Major de Son Torrella (1,445 m). The sierra goes through a total of 19 municipalities and has different shapes along its route, from crests of three consecutive waves with discontinuous, terraced valleys communicated with each other by ravines, to craggy mountains with fertile lower valleys, such as in Sóller, Andratx and Pollença. 

Majorca's hydric reserve 

Its geological formation, dominated by calcareous rocks, makes this sierra the main hydric reserve on Majorca. As far as vegetation, holm oak groves cover the lower part of the mountains. Birds stand out amongst the fauna, particularly the majestic figure of the voltor negre (black vulture). It is also easy to see the goat, one of the few mammals which have survived. 

The coast is dotted with towers and lighthouses, structures of great historical value. Outstanding amongst the former is that of sa Calobra, Picada tower, sa Pedrissa, and sa Mola tower. The most interesting lighthouses are those of Formentor, that of la Creu (at the port of Sóller), and the two on the island of Dragonera. 

The scenery is one of the main merits of this sierra. There are several miradors and points from which the views are magnificent, such as Ses Tres Creus, in Sóller, where the panorama is fantastic.