Cap de Formentor lighthouse is a charming lighthouse at an elevation of 384m above sea level located in the eastern end of Majorca’s Formentor peninsula, on the northernmost point of Mallorca. Cap de Formentor lighthouse was opened in 1863 to provide greater safety for boats sailing off Mallorcan shores at night. Cap de Formentor lighthouse is one of the most difficult to built due to its location in one of the island’s most rugged and isolated places, but on the other hand allows you to enjoy magnificent views.
In Cap de Formentor lighthouse building you will find a souvenir shop and café where a coffee, soft drinks or a sandwiches are served. There are information boards which explain how they managed to build this lighthouse all the way out there. It also marked where the old trail and steps are, it was used to access the lighthouse in the past and you can still walk a part of that trail down to the coast.
Cap de Formentor has a stunning views and it is must to see. You will need a few hours if you wish to explore the trails, beach and viewpoints at length. It is worth to take food and plenty of water with you to avoid over paying or dehydrating. Andthe last recommendation – be carefull of the goats.