Son Marroig

Deià, Spain

Son Marroig is a country house & museum dedicated to the Archduke Ludwig Salvator of Austria (1847-1915). The Archduke's home at Son Marroig, outside Deia, has been turned into a shrine to his memory, with his photographs, paintings and books and a museum devoted to his life in 1928. In the gardens is a white marble rotunda, made from Carrara marble and imported from Italy, where you can sit and gaze at the Na Foradada ('pierced rock') peninsula, jutting out to sea with a gaping 18-m hole at its centre. Ask at the house for permission to walk onto the peninsula. The house plays host to concerts throughout the year.

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Founded: 1928
Category: Museums in Spain

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Karl Svozil (8 months ago)
Tedious but visually gratifying hike down to a restaurant. At the entrance of the hike they tell you it's closed but nobody cares. Just climb up and down the little ladder gate.
Tomy Cat (8 months ago)
czech-mallorcan connect of history:) fabulous place and views!! we've been twice here and on mirador Sa Forada manytimes. some thing have changed but still perfect!
Nikolas Ntrouvaris (10 months ago)
Amazing views and breathtaking beauty. I definitely recommend going to Deia and exploring this place. The gardens are very beautiful with nice flowers and almond trees. If you are there in the right season you could taste some fresh figs from the trees.
Mihoci Studios (13 months ago)
We worked as wedding photographers in Son Marroig and this location is stunning with breathtaking backdrop of mountains, Mediterranean sea and beautiful sunsets! The food is great and the team at Son Marroig are professional and a pleasure to work with.
Helen Edley (13 months ago)
This was the first stop on our Holland America tour to the North Coast and Winery. Our visit benefited greatly from a lovely sunny day and a great tour guide Sandra. The views are stunning, the gardens are very pretty and the rooms of the house we visited were super interesting. The two main rooms were set up as a museum with all sorts of memorabilia dedicated to Luis’ life’s work. It was interesting to see a yacht log with a lovely brass clasp - the likes of which we don’t see anymore. Also the map showing locations of his research and written work was super interesting as he did most of his travels by yacht. We loved this intimate tour and learning about one more of the Hapsburg family.
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