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Lighthouse Of Cap de Formentor in majorca

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The lighthouse of cap de formentor was buils in 1892. Formentor is located on the northermost point of the Island of Majorca.and about 400 meter above sea level.
Visit on the way back to Pollensa port, about 11 km from the cap, the famous hotel Formentor which opened in 1929. A welknown hotel for the rich and famous.

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