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Palma has excellent air communications with mainland Spain, the main European cities and the rest of the world. "Son Sant Joan" international airport lies 8 kilometers east of Palma and is the main access to the island. How to arrive to and depart from the airport:

Bus: EMT Línea 1 bus, Puerto-Aeropuerto (Stops within the airport: Arrivals' floor, Check-in floor)

Taxi: You will find the taxis on the Arrivals' floor, at the height of gate D

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The EMT (Municipal Transport Company) offers a wide transport system to make communication easier among the different municipalities. There is only one single ticket which is valid only once. EMT offers a ten-journey discount card. You can buy them at tobacco shops and at the EMT offices. Several people can use this card at the same time and it is valid for urban lines.
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 Harbour Another way to arrive to Mallorca is by boat although this is less used. There are scheduled lines by "Trasmediterránea", "Balearia" and "Iscomar" between Barcelona, Valencia, Denia and the Balearics. Here you can find more information about sea transport.

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 Subway The metro line starts off at the main station located at the Plaça d'Espanya and covers a distance of 7.2 km. until reaching the Campus of the University of the Balearic Islands. The metro takes 13 minutes to cover this distance. It is the easiest way to go to the Campus.

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The campus is 7.5km away from Palma, in the road to Valldemossa. To get there from the city center, you have three options:

OPTION 1: Subway on Plaza España (Frequency: 15 minutes commuting to campus: 13 minutes). From the metro station you can take a circular bus (free) which runs through the campus every 15 minutes.

OPTION 2: You can take bus 19 at any of its stops in Palma (Frequency: 15 minutes, time to UIB campus: 30 minutes from Plaça de Espanya).

OPTION 3: You can take bus 20 at any of its stops in Palma (Frequency: 22 minutes, time to UIB campus: 35 minutes from Jaume III).

Here you can find the location of the different buildings (campus.pdf)

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The weather

Majorca enjoys a Mediterranean climate, characterized by moderate temperatures throughout the year. The annual average temperature ranges between 16 º C and 17 º C. The annual rainfall is moderate or medium rare, more frequent in autumn, usually in October. In the summer rainfall is virtually nonexistent. The winds vary the relief and the situation, but predominantly those of north componiente in the cold season and from the east and local breezes in summer.

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Tourist Information Offices Find information about tourist information offices.

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Visiting Palma Palma is a cultural city. The city is marked by the cultures that have lived on the island throughout its history. Palma invites you to discover its buildings and monuments that depict the evolution of aesthetic trends in the centuries that are visible in more than 700 streets in its historic center. Here is where the traces of all the civilizations that have contributed to its construction.

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