Location: located in the centre of Mallorca, it is one of the largest municipalities in the Pla de Mallorca. The first news about traces of population talk about some occupation during the pre-talayotic period. It is a quite interesting town because of the Cura monastery close to the Randa mountain, where Ramon Llull wrote most of its literary work. It stands out because its well known typical mallorquin food and for the "Cossiers" parties. Distances: 23,2 Km. to Palma. Useful information: Town hall: Rei, 6 07210 Algaida Mallorca Balearic Islands TEL 971 12 53 35 FAX 971 12 50 44 www.ajalgaida.net Police: Rei, 6 Algaida Mallorca Balearic Islands TEL 971 12 53 35 Post office: Sa Plaça, 2 Algaida Mallorca Balearic Islands TEL 971 12 53 43 Ambulatory: Pare Bartomeu Pou, 4 Algaida Mallorca Balearic Islands TEL 971 12 50 51 Library: Casal Pere Capellà Cavallers, 22 Algaida Mallorca Balearic Islands TEL 971 66 56 79 Markets: Sa Plaça: Fridays Holiday: Sant Honorat, January, 16th; "Fiesta de la Pau de Castellitx", Tuesday after Easter; San Jaime, July 24th, 25th and 26th.