Museu de la Mar
History as seen from the sea: Sóller, a challenge to the isolation that people putting forward toward the sea.
Since medieval times, the inhabitants of Soller have used the Mediterranean Sea as a channel of communication with the outside, to avoid the mountains that formerly isolated Soller from the rest of Mallorca
Our ancestors had to build boats because trade by land was not possible. As a result, the valley of Soller, has for centuries been the population most open to the world of Mallorca, the most singular and most seafaring, trade, invasion, migration, fish, oranges, factories textiles, olive oil, boat builders, modernist architecture, train, ...
In the Museum of the Sea, in Port de Soller, you'll find this unique and fascinating history, a people with the personality and charm that has provided its ancient dream of sailing.
For more information visit the Museu de la mar Soller website