Fly to the Balearic Islands

'Airport Control Tower at a Beautiful Sunset' - Balearic Islands
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The Balearic Islands bring visitors from all over Europe for its vast history, its diverse landscape and beaches, its mountains and below sea level caves and its inviting weather, which ranges from 15 degrees Celsius (60 degrees Fahrenheit) in the winter to just about 30 degrees Celsius (mid-80s Fahrenheit) during the height of the summer season.

Mallorca is the best connected island, with the Son Sant Joan International Airport, one of the biggest airports in Spain. This airport is located in a few distance of the capital city of Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca. The airport services over 70 different airlines which connect it to cities all across the globe. You can find a variety of simple and economical choices together with low cost flights throughout the year from different countries in Europe such as England, France or Germany.

EasyJet has daily flights from England to Majorca and vice versa from both Luton and Gatwick Airports, and travellers can fly from and to Southend and Stansted. Easyjet also offers flights from Switzerland, France, Germany, Italy and Scotland to this fantastic island. Other companies that fly everyday to Mallorca are Ryanair or Air Berlin, among others.

Ibiza is the second best connected island of the Balearics, receiving tourists from all over the world, especially in summer. The main airlines that flies to Ibiza are Air Berlin, Air Europa, Easy Jet and Iberia. There are also low fares companies that fly to Ibiza such as the famous low fare airlines Ryanair and Vueling. The two main countries in Europe that have more direct Ryanair flights to Ibiza are England and Italy. The Airport of Ibiza, Sant Josep, located in the south part of the island, is only 10 kilometers from the capital city, Ibiza town (Eivissa).

Although less crowded in summer, Menorca has also an international airport located just a few kilometers from the city of Mahón. The low cost company Ryanair only flies from Menorca to Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia in Spain, and to the East Midlands and Dusseldorf in Europe. Another famous airlines that travel to this island are Air Berlin, Easy Jet, British Airways and Lufthansa, among others.

Fares will fluctuate due to the more popular seasons, but eager travelers can find extremely low fares from October to March. Fares will at most double during the more popular summer months, but the cost remains relatively inexpensive.

If you are afraid of flying by plane, you can always take a boat from the Spanish peninsula to one of the islands. To get to Formentera you can only take a boat from Ibiza.