Manacor local guide & accommodation

Accommodation & hotel offers in Manacor

The rural countryside surrounding Manacor offers a wide selection of lovely rustic villas, old manor houses (fincas) and charming BnB’s.

Manacor is the second largest city in Mallorca with a population of some 40,000 inhabitants. Manacor is both a city and a municipality, which includes popular summer holiday destinations like Portocolom, Porto Cristo, Costa del Pins and Cala Millor.

For decades, Manacor has been well-known for its furniture production and agriculture. Back in the late 1800’s, Manacor was actually a great wine production area but after the phylloxera attack that destroyed most of the wine stocks in southern Europe, Manacor forever turned away from wine production.

Manacor is an area of great cultural heritage whether you enjoy walking, cycling or driving. Within the city borders you can indulge in a wealth of impressive architectural monuments and structures. Out and about in the municipality, you can explore some of the most remarkable excavations of prehistoric villages made in the Balearic islands.

in pollensa, some of the best tapas bars and restaurants are found in the main square of the old town
pollencas main plaza offers a wide selection of delicious restaurants
when you eat in pollenca old town you can expect fresh local produce

Things to see around Manacor

Manacor offers a wealth of interesting sights and places of interest. The parish church in the heart of the city with its unique and impressive bell tower is a must visit sights here, and the prehistoric sites in the surrounding areas are just as fascinating.

Churches on Mallorca

Church of our Lady of Sorrows

Sights in Manacor

Molí d’en Fraret

Sights in Manacor

Moli d’en Polit

Restaurants and food culture in Manacor

Manacor is well-known for its many local cellars and small bodegas. This is where you will find the local delicacies and the traditional Mallorcan dishes.

Popular physical activities in Manacor includes cycling, walking, and naturally also beach activities during the summer months.

In the city of Manacor, you can enjoy the many cultural events held throughtout the year, go shopping in the hundreds of local shops or visit one of the many sights.

The weekly marketplace, is held on Mondays in the main square of Manacor. The atmosphere here is so vibrant, with the many stalls and the cafes around the square, it creates a unique atmosphere of life.

market in the old town of pollenca, majorca

Manacor is located about an hours drive from Palma airport