Church of Carmen is the fishermen ‘s church in Port d’Andratx
Thanks to donations and work of an active congregation in Port d’Andratx, the works of this church began in 1917.
On December 25 1918, the new church was inaugurated and blessed. At this time, only the presbytery and a chapel on each side was here. The construction of the church, wasn’t finished until 1928.
Port d’Andratx, has always been, and still is an active fishing harbour. Therefore, it made perfectly good sense to dedicate the church to Carmen, protector of the sea- and fishermen.
You can easily find the church of Port Andratx, it is situated in the shopping street running parallel behind the marina area.
How to get to the church of Carmen in Port d’Andratx
The area of Andratx is both diverse and versatile, and attracts a broad audience. The two main destinations in Andratx, are the old town and the lush marina area of Port d’Andratx. both with each their very own charm and appeal. The area surrounding the old town is full of scenic wildlife with direct access to many hiking routes and roads that leads further up in the Tramuntana. Port d’Andratx enjoys a romantic setting in an isolated cove at the feet of the mountain range and a more vibrant atmosphere with the bars and restaurants here. Andratx has a nice handful of points of interest to explore, as well as some art museums worth visiting if you are fond of cultural offers.
More local areas to discover in the Tramuntana region