The Raiguer region: the largest producer of potatoes in Spain
The comarca of Raiguer on Majorca Island preserves still the agrarian ancestor and stands as one of the powers in Spain in the export of potatoes. Its economy is based on the activity and is gradually taking a greater tourism. The most important municipalities are those of Sa Pobla, Alcúdia, Binissalem and nine more.
Sa Pobla is the municipality which concentrates most of the production carried out in the area of potatoes. Its climate makes it ideal to the planting of this tuber which is sold throughout Spain and especially in countries like Germany or Britain. It also has a variety of other crops, although of lesser importance for the local economy.
Alcudia is more tourist area since port environment concentrates a large number of hotels and restaurants are filled with visitors in summer. Its privileged location also allows visitors to enjoy a day in the Serra de tramuntana that is the heritage of humanity and end up taking a bath in some of its beaches.
In the area there is also a long tradition wine. There is the denomination of origin of Binissalem which is well-known around the world receiving several awards best known for the quality of its wines. Its main quality is the type of grape that is grown in this area of the comarca of Raiguer.
To visit this area will have to arrive at Palma Airport featuring flights throughout the year then trasladars drive to any of these people.