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As you would expect Lloseta and the surrounding area, doesn't as yet feature in any of the major tour operators brochures,
and since public transport from the Son Sant Joan airport just isn't really a practical option.
Anyone considering a holiday here must make provision to either collect a hire car from the airport, or make the transfer into the town by one of the many taxis that will be waiting outside the arrivals hall.
For those visitors who do prefer to make the short journey by car, in preference to a taxi transfer, after arcing around the northern residential suburbs of Palma, the fast Ma-13 road will take you as far north as Consell, at which point the much slower Ma-13a and Ma-2111 roads will then take you the final few miles into the centre of the town.
Lloseta is the second smallest municipality on Majorca and is situated close to the industrial town of Inca, in the centre of the island.
According to some experts the name consists of two words, "laus" meaning praise and "eta" meaning fortress; however, others believe that the name Lloseta is formed by the Mozarabic noun "llosada", or "llosa" in Catalan, which means flat stone.
The municipality has a long and proud agricultural tradition and, in common with neighbouring Inca, is a well known for shoe making. It is also renowned for its arts and crafts.
There is a long history of population in the municipality and there are several prehistoric sites in the area, including burial caves at es Corral des Porcs and Can Patos. The area’s rich soil meant that many farmsteads were established here after the Catalan conquest of the island, which made the municipality very prosperous.
In later years this money was ploughed into the shoe making industry and the 20th Century also saw Lignite being mined in the municipality. Although the last mine closed in 1973, work has been going on for several years to restore one of the old mine heads, sa Truiola, which will eventually be open to the public.
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