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Information on traffic regulation at the Formentor lighthouse

Environmentally preserve one of the most iconic spaces on the Serra de Tramuntana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is something we all must do, which is why we regulate traffic at the Formentor lighthouse during the summer.

The 2018 Pilot Mobility Plan reduced the flow of visitors during peak hours by 90% or, in other words, from 300 to 20 vehicles during peak hours. All of us at the different administrations involved in managing this space (Council of Majorca, the Balearic Islands government, the Pollença Town Council, Ports of Balearics and DGT) have decided to work together to conserve the essence of the Formentor lighthouse and commit to a sustainable and safe visit that lets the peacefulness of the surroundings be preserved and the unique experience it represents for visitors.

What is the regulated period? Which sections of road?

23 June to 15 September 2022, from 10 am to 10.30 pm.

Driving on Carretera de Formentor (Ma-2210) is restricted along the 17,6 kilometres connecting Port of Pollença to the lighthouse. Unauthorised vehicles cannot drive after this point, which is why we recommend that visitors leave their cars at the car parks at the Port of Pollença.

Access

Who can access?

Public transport managed by the Government of the Balearic Islands (TIB) for the two sections, discretionary transport, taxis and VTC for the Formentor-beach section

Residents of this area and vehicles transporting people with reduced mobility (must request prior authorization)

Service, rescue, health, emergency and security vehicles

Cyclists and hikers on foot

 

Who can not access?

Private vehicles without authorization

Motorcycles without authorization

Trucks without authorization

Section 1. Formentor beach (from PK 2 to PK 8,7)

Accreditation can be requested three working days in advance before accessing it or after, within 3 working days of accessing it, justifying the legally established parking by means of the parking ticket. For this reason, and for more information on the justifications for tickets accepted for the section between kilometer 2 and 8.7, please send an e-mail to ticketsformentor@dgt.es indicating in the subject "Formentor beach".

Residents can obtain their permits, those of visitors and those of the services to be provided on their property.

Residents already accredited in previous years will have a DGT application in which they can request authorizations directly and obtain them in real time from the e-mail previously accredited for this purpose. They will be informed by e-mail: formentor@dgt.es.

Section 2. Formentor Lighthouse (from PK 8.7 to PK 19.6)

In the second section, which goes from Formentor beach to the Formentor lighthouse, they will always obtain authorization in advance and applicants will receive the information by email to formentor@dgt.es. This will tell them what to do to get permission.

If they are already accredited residents, they will be able to request authorizations directly and in real time through the application. They will be informed when they contact the email formentor@dgt.es.

Authorisation

How can I request authorisation?

Residents, vehicles that transport people with reduced mobility and anyone else who may be authorised have to contact the DGT at least three working days in advance via the email address  formentor@dgt.es.

What happens if I drive there without authorisation?

A number plate detector will record all the vehicles moving in the restricted area from 10 am to 22.30 pm and will send the information to the Traffic Management Centre and Automated Fine Handling Centre to file the pertinent report and fine.

How do I get to the lighthouse?

Information on public transport lines

Using public transport to travel to the Formentor peninsula is recommended. The TIB has a bus line
334: Alcúdia – Port of Pollença – Formentor Lighthouse
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On the Formentor Peninsula, the line stops at the Mirador del Colomer, Formentor Beach, Cala Figuera-Cala Murta and Formentor Lighthouse. There will be a bus every 35 minutes.

Avoid the use of cash on buses, we recommend using credit cards of transport cards. For more information on the timetables, prices and the route itself, please check the website www.tib.org.

Where to park

Line 334 connect with other TIB bus lines at the stop “Estació” in Port de Pollença and at the stop “Centre Històric” in Alcúdia (historical center), allowing people to do full journeys by bus from other places in Mallorca without the need to use a car. 

For those arriving at the Port of Pollença by car, parking in the service lanes on the ring road is recommended. There are three stops on the ring road where travellers can get the bus towards the Formentor peninsula: Port of Pollença (42051), Bóquer (42057) and Can Singala (42055).

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«Take care of Formentor. Let it rest»