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We visited the historic house and gardens at Raixa recently.
What a wonderful surprise! And it was free to enter with a great car park.
If you get a chance to visit take my advice and go!
Super gardens, wonderful views and some great history.
We didn’t know what to expect before we arrived as had read no reviews.
Free car park but a bumpy track to get there.
Very grand and imposing house with the garden hidden when first arriving.
Huge surprise when entering the house to find it...More
What a gift from the Majorcan tourism free visit to unique RAIXA gardens,this is advertised at the hotel wherever you are staying in Palma Nova not sure if it extends to the rest of Majorca.Anyway had to book this two days before you go with...More
A new discovery for us as regular visitors to Mallorca. Originally an Arab farmstead using water engineering to feed the crops on the estate. Eventually prosperity invested in the formal architecture. Now a state run country house with exhibitions to inform the visitor.
Raixa is owned and run by the Majorcan government and is free to enter. Check closing times as we turned up just as it closed at 3pm. We returned on another day and were not disappointed. This was once a grand home with many artworks...More
It's a nice visit if you are in the island and you want to get an insight into a manorial majorcan house. It's complemented with some history in English, German, Spanish and Catalán.
Guided visits are possible.
If you visit the house by yourself, fees...More
This appears to be one of Mallorca's best kept secrets. Very unusual and cleverly laid out gardens and grounds. Up to the minute video and interactive guides. The rooms that are furnished are particularly interesting. Excellent vistas from all over the house. Plenty of on...More
After many visits to this wonderful island, finally I went to visit Raixa. It was a great surprise to find this gem! If you visit the place you will get to know a lot of the great history of Majorca and understand the value of...More
I've been visiting Mallorca for more than 30 years but until now only knew of Raixa as one of the locations for the 1982 filming of Agatha Christie's Evil Under The Sun. It's amazing that the Consell de Mallorca keep such a fascinating slice of...More