Mallorca: Santa Maria del Cami

Santa Maria del Cami

Ajuntament Santa Maria del Cami
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SANTA MARIA DEL CAMÍ
Terra de vins

The village is separated in the wine region of Raiguer, from the foothills of the Serra de Tramuntana, where there are large "possessions", an intact paved Roman road, since the second century BC and in the heart of the mountain cave S'Avenc Son Pou also called Avenc Coloms because have nested in this huge void for centuries birds. writers like Miquel Costa Llobera and Joan Rosselló Son Forteza, Miquel Dolç Dolç y and Josep Maria Llompart dedicated to him several poems. in the former convent of Nostra Seniora de la Soledat Santa Maria lived in the sixteenth century, the Minim Friars, they were vegan, fed mainly with almond milk. in the region, this product was consumed at Christmas. in the picture we see first the town square and a little further back, on the left side we, the parish church, which was built thanks to the initiative of the rector Pere Joan Castanyer in the eighteenth century. the main altar was consecrated in 1782. The horizon framed fertile land, the vineyards have made the Raiguer region famous.