Arta village is located in the northeast of the island 60 kilometers from the capital Palma, 11/2 hours drive from Palma Airport
In the east it borders the Bay of Alcudia and to the north is Mediterranean Sea. The coast has a length of 25 kilometers and remains undeveloped today. Arta has about 6,000 inhabitants.
A characteristic feature of Arta area it is widely unpopulated. The town’s name is a derivative of the Arabic word for garden. The enclosed picture of the village with its steep, narrow streets dominated by the medieval walls of the Sanctuary of Sant Salvador sits on top of the village.
Tourism in Arta, although existent is not as extensive as in other cities of Majorca, which gives you the opportunity of a relaxing and peaceful holiday to spend far away from mass tourism of other Majorcan resorts . Arta is particularly popular as a destination for many tourists for sightseeing and other such things. For tourists, particularly the coastal region of the village is interesting located along the vast sand dune is a coastal path.
The Sanctuary of Sant Salvador built in the 14 century is one of the towns main attractions housed on a hill that looks over the town and offers stunning views for those who make the effort to climb the hill.
Under a kilometer from Arta is the Talayot Paisses Ses village, where there is a settlement of the prehistoric culture and Talayotic at the Manor House Sa Canova de Morell, which is close to Colonia de Sant Pere.
In the neighboring municipality of Capdepera you can visit the cave Coves Arta, which is well worth a visit and is popular tourist attraction. But even locals visit this cave several times. The beaches and coves of the community are San Canova, Arenalet the Verge, Sat font Salada, Cala Matzoc, Estrada Cala, Cala Mitjana and Cala Torta.
Another attraction for tourists, the markets, where in addition to fresh fruit and vegetables and craft from the area available. Every Tuesday, including holidays, will be held in the Plaza del Valencia a weekly market. Tuesday morning is on the grounds of Villa Na Batlessa an arts and crafts market, and every year on the second Sunday in September, in the urban area rather than the mass of Arta.