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The most important local markets of Mallorca

The most important local markets in Mallorca

The most important local markets of Mallorca

The most important local markets of Mallorca – there are mainly six in different areas of Mallorca. They will be able to enjoy the best local products buying in the different recommended villages. Or of course also in the middle of the old neighborhood of Palma. There are weekly markets, seasonal or weekend.

It is really amazing the number of markets that are held in Mallorca throughout the year and that show us more and more how wonderful this island is. Besides enjoying our time, it allows us to know the villages, their special places and the reasons for their celebrations.

During several days of the week, from 10am to 2pm on the Paseo Sagrera in Palma, you will enjoy the atmosphere and the mornings that are lived in the city.
You will also find the organic market. Its objective is to offer the direct sale of organic, local and seasonal products. A fair price for farmers and consumers. It takes place in the Bishop’s Square Berenguer de Palou known as the “Plaza de los Patines” on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 8am to 2pm.

In Artà, the market opens on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., with a wide variety of textiles, gardening and fresh, ecological and native products of the island.

On Sunday there is the most outstanding market of Marratxí. In this town, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., you will find a variety of weekend products. All of them are grown by the farmers themselves and many other handmade products.

The art of tradition

With more than 60 stalls, the oldest market in the area of Calvià, offers us every Monday products in textile and typical food of the island. In this area, the Antiques and Second Hand Market of Son Bugadelles stand out. It is celebrated every Saturday. We can find the most representative of these second-hand markets and antiques, collectors’ items, stamps, coins and antique furniture.

Every Wednesday and Saturday, the beautiful town of Sencelles opens its market from 8:00 in the morning until 2:00 p.m. The tour of its streets will be captivating.

Every Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and coinciding with the organ concert of the Church of Sant Bartomeu, we recommend the market of the pretty village of Alaró. Quantity of footwear, clothing, artisan products and typical foods are those offered throughout the year. Whether with friends or family, this market will make you enjoy your relaxing weekend.

The most important local markets of Mallorca

Besides these, do not hesitate to visit the Pollensa market on a Sunday. This market is visited by thousands of people from all over the island, including in addition, Santa MariaSineu on Wednesdays and Inca every Thursday.

We hope you can visit all the most important local markets of Mallorca. Without a doubt, they are all part of the history and future of the Balearic Islands.

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Christmas in Mallorca

Christmas in Mallorca

Christmas in Mallorca – a time of relaxation, renewal and celebration for family and friends. Whether you want to spend a few busy Christmas or if you prefer to spend more quietly, Mallorca offers a wide range of activities and places that lend themselves to it. It is essential to visit the Christmas markets that make us know the most charming part of the island.

Puerto Portals: from 15th December to 7th January

From 15th December, Puerto Portals will be a place full of Christmas in Mallorca spirit thanks to its “Christmas Market” with dozens of stalls, where, in addition to give us some ideas for the Christmas presents, you can enjoy a good culinary proposal, with traditional Christmas specialties and international dishes, such as “Kartoffelsalat” or “Lebkuchen”.

Plaza Major: open every day from 10:00h to 21:00h

The Plaza Mayor overflows with Christmas charm. You can buy decorative objects and gifts or visit the nativity scenes that are mounted in the different squares, being the most famous in the Plaza de Cort.

Pueblo Español: from 1st to 10th December

At Christmas in Mallorca, the streets and squares of Pueblo Español in Palma become a winter wonderland, with many gift stands, charming food and drink stands and, of course, the special appearances of Santa Claus. El Pueblo Español is located in the Son Dureta area and has free parking. Totally recommended, you will be fascinated.

Alaró: from 16th to 17th December

Discover Alaró during this 2-day Christmas market that takes place every year in December.

Port Adriano: from 21st December to 6th January

Port Adriano has a 300m2 track and a 30m long slide for the whole family.

Christmas in Mallorca – family activities time

There will be exhibitions, ice skating classes with access and use of free equipment and a Christmas concert.
The hours are from Monday to Friday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

The innumerable churches, sanctuaries and hermitages scattered throughout Mallorca pay special attention to their Christmas decoration. Join one of the most important social activities on the calendar of La Seu, the magnificent cathedral of Palma, on Christmas Eve. The Midnight Mass takes place at midnight on the day before Christmas and, here, it is an impressive event that also takes place in Lluc, the most sacred monastery in Mallorca.

Of course, do not miss the opportunity to visit the city of Palma, the heart of the city, during Christmas in Mallorca. There you will be able to walk seeing the Christmas markets and the lights that adorn the streets; they will make you believe that they are in a fairy tale allowing them to live the real Christmas.

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TAPALMA – Competition and route of tapas and Cocktails 2018

TAPALMA – Competition and route of tapas and Cocktails 2018

TaPalma – An event to participate, try and create

TaPalma – from Wednesday, October 31 and until November 4 in Palma, the tapas fair will be held and, for two years now, also cocktails. In addition, on Monday, October 29, two days before the beginning of the gastronomic route, the TaPalma 2018 Contest will take place, where all the restaurants that register in TaPalma have the right to participate in the contest but, in no case, the obligation.

One of the main attractions is the celebration of the TaPalma 2018 Competition in which all the restaurants that enroll in TaPalma can participate.

The winners of the last edition were Rodrigo Vallejo, chef of the restaurant Shamrock, with two golds in the category of tapas: Tapa Tapama ‘Picnic’ and thematic cover ‘Quelypizza marinera’. While in the cocktail mode the winner of the Gold was the bartender Víctor Abal, from MG Little Italy with his creation ‘Deseo de otoño’.

The event, which will take place in just over a month, is full of novelties and surprises, and with a single objective, such as increasing the number of visitors, as well as the quality and professionalism of the tapas and cocktails presented.

An event aimed solely at catering partners Mallorca (the association offers discounts and promotions for all who want to associate and participate in TaPalma), whose goal is not only to revitalize the city for a few days thanks to the restoration sector, but to position Mallorca, and very specifically its capital, as the nerve center of Spanish gastronomy.

With this gastronomic event, the organization together with Restauración Mallorca, aims to lengthen the tourist season by attracting its restaurants, not only to the local public, but to national and foreign tourism during those months where there is a decrease in the public and, therefore, less activity.

The event, which will take place in just over a month, is full of new features and surprises, and with a single objective, such as increasing the number of visitors, as well as the quality and professionalism of the tapas and cocktails presented. The purpose of TaPalma is to continue supporting a vital sector in the daily economic activity and, at the same time, it depends on the flow of tourists and the general public.

In 2018, more than 30 establishments will be participating and the routes will include the areas of: Santa Catalina, Paseo Marítimo, Central Palma, Blanquerna, Génova, Playa de Palma, Mercado de San Juan, and Marratxí.

Time to enjoy

Registration is now open for this new edition of the gastronomic route, which has already become a classic of the autumns in Mallorca.
You can take a walk through these fantastic routes with your family and friends and spend some pleasant days combining gastronomy with culture and leisure in Mallorca.

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The Best Markets in Mallorca

Die besten Märkte in Mallorca

The best Markets in Mallorca

The best Markets in Mallorca. During your holidays on Mallorca you definitely should visit one of its numerous craft markets where you can buy typical mallorcan products, handmade crafts or typical souvenirs, all with interesting discounts and offers.

The markets offer a wide variety of typical Majorcan products, like food products (bakery products, cheese, ham etc.) but also furniture, music, books, antiques, jewelry or toys, in a close and very pleasant environment.

We recommend you, visiting some of the following markets during your stay on the island. These are the best markets in Mallorca.

Take advantage of the week and visit the best craft markets on Mallorca!

MONDAY: Manacor, Caimari, Montuïri, Port d’Andratx, Calvià.

TUESDAY: Alcúdia, Palma de Mallorca, Porto Colom, Santa Margalida, Campanet.

WEDNESDAY: Llucmajor, Sineu, Villafranca de Bonany, Sencelles, Petra, Selva.

THURSDAY: Inca, Campos, Sant Joan, Consell, Sant Llorenç des Cardàssar, Ses Salines, Alaior.

These are the best weekend Markets in Mallorca:

FRIDAY: Souvenirs, Postcards,  Jewelery, Clothes and more..

In Binissalem every Friday there is a market of garden products, fruits, plants and flowers. In addition to multi-ethnic clothing, leather shoes, handbags, decoration, etc.

On the market of Son Servera there are multitude of positions with products like dresses, T-shirts, shoes, jewelry, ceramics, bags and souvenirs. Son Servera is a pretty village of Mallorca with restaurants, shops, supermarkets, cafes, etc. Just 3km from Cala Millor, the coastal town with its promenade where you can relax and see the sea from one of its terraces and cafés.

In Palma, the capital of Mallorca, you can stroll through the market of Rafal Nou (between the streets of Selva and Ses Salines) and Sa Vileta (Tarent Square). In this city, there is also a wide offer for shopping with its shopping malls, fashion boutiques, perfumeries, shoe stores, etc.
On Friday there is also a market in the towns of Son Carrió, Can Picafort, Algaida, Inca and Son Ferrer in Calviá. The market in Inca is one of the best known and most popular.

SATURDAY: The ecological market of Palma de Mallorca
We recommend to visit Palma on Saturday, the market known as the “Baratillo de las Avenidas” and the ecological market, which is in the market place of “Plaza del Bisbe Berenguer de Palou”.
The market of Campos is celebrated in the main street with a very festive atmosphere and with local products of the island. In addition the cafes and terraces are a great option for a snack.

SUNDAY: The Alcudia market, a party.
The Alcudia market in the historic center of the city, is one of the most important of all Mallorca for its great quantity of products for sale. Fresh fruits, vegetables or Sweets (donuts, ensaimadas etc..) as well as Hippie article, Latin and African products (masks, bags, figurines, etc), costume jewelery, bed sheets and the most exclusive souvenirs on the island.
On Sunday you can also visit the markets of Llucmajor, Moscari, Muro, Sa Pobla, Pollensa, Porto Cristo, Santa María del Camí and Valldemossa.