Located in the Raiguer district, the small municipality of Lloseta combines the beauty of the Tramuntana Mountains with the traditional agricultural heritage of Es Pla in Mallorca.
The terrain is rugged in the northern part of the municipality. The valley of the torrent of S´Estorell runs between two small mountain chains and Mount Es Rafalet, measuring 468 metres high, and Son Grau, 394 metres high, are its two highest points.
Olive trees predominate on the terraced mountainsides, while almond and carob trees characterise the plains that extend to the south. Of special note is the highly-prized coastal vegetation conserved on the slopes of the torrent of S´Estorell.
Inhabited since pre-historic times, as demonstrated by the large number of archaeological sites that can be found in the area, Lloseta was an eminently agricultural municipality until the middle of the nineteenth century. The development of a footwear industry, lignite mines and cement factories helped the municipality´s economy to prosper until the arrival of tourism on the island in the 1960´s.
Noteworthy in the village are its neo-classical church, which houses a beautiful statue of la Mare de Déu, and Aiamans palace, the ancient residence of the municipality´s main landowners. Other points of interest located on the village outskirts are the Cocó Oratory and Lloseta´s recreational area.
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Traveller name: Anonymous (November 2008)
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El poble de Lloseta és un lloc genial. Pots anar a visitar els diferents llocs d'interès com l'oratori del Cocó, l'esglèsia, el teatre... Aquest poble també té muntanya... Així que podreu disfrutar de muntanya al vostre temps d'oci!