The Royal Charms of the Balearic Islands, Filming Location of "The Crown"

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Welcome to the enchanting Balearic Islands, a stunning archipelago situated in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea. The Balearic Islands have long been synonymous with picturesque scenery, crystal-clear waters and vibrant culture. More recently, they have gained additional recognition as the filming location for the acclaimed television series, "The Crown." Join us as we explore the regal treasures of these islands and uncover why they were chosen as a backdrop for this celebrated production. Embark on a journey to these ethereal isles and indulge in a taste of the crown's magnificence.

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Where to stay in the Balearic Islands

Six Senses Ibiza

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Things to do in the Balearic Islands

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The Balearic Islands, consisting of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera provided the captivating canvas for several iconic scenes in "The Crown."

The captivating landscapes, charming towns and opulent mansions lent themselves perfectly to portraying the elegance and grandeur of royal. Stroll through the historic streets of Palma, the vibrant capital of Mallorca, and appreciate its remarkable Gothic architecture. Don't miss the iconic La Seu Cathedral, Bellver Castle and the charming neighborhood of La Lonja.

Indulge in the Mediterranean allure on the islands' pristine beaches. Savor the golden sands, turquoise waters and idyllic seascapes. Cala Macarella in Menorca and Cala Comte in Ibiza are just two of the many spellbinding spots worth visiting.

Places to eat & drink in the Balearic Islands

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