How to get here
- Begin the route at the Museum of the Shrine of Cura. In the building of the former Colegio Luliano, a School of Grammar was established as part of the Estudi General of Palma. This Grammar classroom currently contains the display of religious objects and pieces related to the shrine as well as printed books and manuscripts on the theme of Ramon Llull. There is also a collection of religious paintings, etchings of Ramon Llull and a small collection of ceramic bowls. Lastly, one can view a series of architectural plans and projects, a collection of liqueur bottles and a valuable copy of the map of Majorca drafted by Cardinal Despuig.
- Move on to the Gordiola Glass Works, located on the Palma – Manacor road at km. 19. The Gordiola blown glass factory is a family business founded in 1719 by a Catalan-Aragonese merchant. The art of glass blowing requires enormous amounts of skill and experience. Asymmetry and irregularity are characteristic of this type of glassware. At Gordiola, all manner of glassware is produced, renowned for its original shapes and colours and exported the world over (New York, Brussels or Buenos Aires). The glassworks, an old castle-style building, offers visitors a guided tour of its large collection of glass objects and glass blowing demonstrations.
- The last stage of the route is the visit to the Convent and Museum of the Hermanas Franciscanas Hijas de la Misericordia in Pina.
End of Route
The museums at the Shrine of Cura and the Convent of the Franciscanas in Pina can be visited at any time, except during Mass.
The Gordiola glass works are open Monday to Saturday from 9:00 to 19:00 h. Sundays and Bank holidays from 9:00 h to 13:30 h. Glass blowing demonstrations from 9:00 to 13:30 h and 15:00 to 18:00 h, Sundays and bank holidays from 9:00 to 12:00 h.