Manacor Spring Fair 2017

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Time to inhale the magic scents of spring and summer during the spring fair of Manacor

Starting this weekend, Manacor inaugurates the annual spring fair to celebrate summer and local traditions. You should come by Manacor to experience the special mallorquin atmosphere, as these kinds of festivities shows the true unity of the people. The spring fair will be held between May 26 and June 4, all week various events and happenings will be executes all over the city.

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Spring and summer has come, and Manacor welcomes the lighter times by celebrating its traditional Spring Fair in town. At the inauguration, you must see the traditional Mallorcan dancing group ‘els Cossiers’ dancing through town telling the story of the devil retying to deceive a group of children to join his evil agenda.

At 20:00 h, the director of healthcare in eastern Mallorca, Catalina Vadell Nadal, will give the honorable inauguration speech officially opening the festivities.

Throughout the fair, various cultural activities has been planned such as sports competitions, parades of the famous Mallorcan giants, culinary tastings and this year a special focus on wine. A great chance to taste the exquisite wines of Bodega Son Sureda, situated just outside of Manacor.

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Spring fair highlights for visitors

Saturday May 27, is the first full day of the spring fair, and a day that is perhaps mostly aimed for the culture interested natives in Manacor, with literature awards, readings and various art exhibitions of local artists.

On Sunday May 28, Manacor turns into an agricultural scene with exhibitions of dogs, horses and other farm animals. You can browse the many market stalls, offering traditional crafts and tools from artisans of Manacor.

Also on Sunday, the florists in Manacor will be doing visual storytelling of fabels in Manacor using flowers on the shutters of buildings.Sunday ends with a big dance show held in Placa Ramon Llull.

The grand finale of the spring fair in Manacor will be on June 4, when a selection of bars, cafes and restaurants participate in serving special menus and dishes from the local Manacor cuisine.

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Mallorca's Top sightseeing attractions

Palma Cathedral

la seu gothic cathedral in palma mallorca on the balearic islands in spain

Palma cathedral La Seu is an amazing sight, both from the inside and outside. Palma cathedral is one of the biggest in Europe, and great artists like Gaudi have worked on the amazing temple. There are guided tours and you can even visit the rooftop terraces offering magical views.

Learn about Palma cathedral La Seu

The Antique Train

excursion with antique train in mallorca

The antique train is a great attraction for young and adults. The ride takes you through some of the most beautiful areas of the Tramuntana, passing through orange plantations, olive groves and green valleys. The authentic feeling of the old marhogany cars bumping along the rails completes the experience.

Enjoy a ride in the antique train

Castell de Bellver

beautiful gothic bellver castle in palma mallorca spain

Castell de Bellver is a unique castle, due to its round shape and splendid location on a hilltop above Palma's bay. Much of Mallorca's most dramatic times are linked to the Bellver castle, and you will also find Palma's historical museum here. It's a great attraction for all ages.

Visit the Bellver castle

Cuevas del Drach

cuevas del drach or dragon caves is a major tourist attraction in mallorca located in the holiday resort of porto cristo

Cuevas del Drach (Dragon Caves) is a great attraction to visit for all ages. Inside the stalagmite and stalactite caves in Porto Cristo, you will meet a true wonder of nature, along with the biggest underground lake in Europe on which an orchester will play a beautiful live concert on before you can enjoy a short ride.

Visit Cuevas del Drach

Santuari de Lluc

santuari de lluc monastery and major tourist attraction in mallorca

Santuari de Lluc is a monastery situated deep in the highest areas of the Tramuntana, in divine natural surroundings. Lluc is a great attraction for everyone, you can discover the ethnological museum, enjoy a concert by the famous child choir, visit the botanical gardens and see the holy Madonna.

Visit Santuari de Lluc

La Granja

two women wearing traditional mallorcan outfits at la granja esporles ethnological museum in mallorca

A visit to the ethnological museum of La Granja in the mountain village of Esporles takes you on an interesting journey back in time to discover how life in mallorca was for the wealthy landowners and their servants. La Granja is a museum suitable for all ages, there is plenty to see and do here for young and adults.

Visit La Granja

Sa Dragonera

sa dragonera island and nature park with much balearic wildlife

Sa Dragonera is an island and protected nature reserve just off the coast of Sant Elm, Andratx. Sa Dragonera is home to indigenious lizards that are very human-friendly, and has become a trademark of Mallorca. About on the beautiful island, you can walk along multiple trails to some of the most amazing vantage points and find ancient watchtowers from the time of pirates.

Visit Sa Dragonera island

Almudaina Palace

the almudaina palace in palma mallorca is a major tourist attraction

The royal Almudaina Palace is closely linked to multiple epochs in the history of Mallorca. The ancient palace was built as the seat for the Moorish governor back in the 10th century, and was the first building in the city of Palma as we know it today. Inside you will discover an impressive collection of ancient artifacts and artworks, along with the authentic surroundings of the palace that is now used by the royalties of Spain when visiting the island.

Visit the Almudaina Palace

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