The islands Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera, with all their cities and villages, are considered as a cultural and metropolitan region. The candidature “Illes Balears 2016” is part of the “Quality Strategy” of the Balearic Islands to impulse a future oriented sustainable and twelve months tourism model that will show high responsibility towards environment and the main social and cultural issues.
More than 1.700 Institutions, Associations, Balearic Cities, Artists, Writers, Musicians, Galleries, Architects, Lawyers, Scientists, Touristic Organisations and Tourism Companies, national and international Brands, Museums, Foundations, Social Workers, Social Organisations, Cultural Organisations and many people from the Civil Society of the Balearic Islands are Supporters of the candidature "Illes Balears 2016 - Palma de Mallorca and the Balearic Islands." Thank you very much!
The Balearic Islands invite the European travellers to enjoy the outstanding historical, artistic and environmental diversity of the islands. Due to its historical background, the inter-religious competence, the cultural and social potential and a fantastic touristic infrastructure, the Balearic Islands are the great reference of the rich Mediterranean culture in Europe.
The Balearic Islands have a great potencial and fantastic posibilities to win the title "European Capital of Culture 2016" and become a honourable representative of Spain in Europe.