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Oratory of Santa Catalina d'Alexandria and Museum of the Sea

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Witness the hard-working days of the fishermen of Santa Catalina and their confrontations with the harsh conditions of the sea, on the hill of Port de Sóller we find the Oratory of Santa Catalina d'Alexandria, currently headquarters of the Museum of the Sea of ​​Sóller, with exhibitions that show the relationship between Soller and the Sea, showing naval objects that were used for fishing and commerce.

The original temple was built in the 13th century but during a pirate attack in 1542 it was destroyed and later rebuilt in 1550. According to legend, the oratory was built near where Sant Ramón de Penyafort began his journey to Barcelona and the church was consecrated to Santa Catalina d'Alexandria for the devotion professed by the Dominicans, congregation of Sant Ramón de Penyafort.

The Mirador de Santa Catalina offers beautiful panoramic views of the Port de Sóller and the cliffs of the Sierra de Tramuntana: an ideal place to relax observing how, at sunset, the sun merges with the Mediterranean Sea just before 'hiding' and leading to the night.

Oratory of Santa Catalina d'Alexandria and Museum of the Sea


Hidden treasures


Strolling through Sóller is to find a story hidden behind every corner, enjoy a beautiful landscape at each bend of the road, rediscover a detail that until now had gone unnoticed: walk through Vall de Sóller and be surprised by the hidden treasures that you they are waiting.

Hidden treasures

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