Biniamar, Mallorca, Things to do and see, hotels, market
Biniamar is a very small village at the foot of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range, just north of the town of Lloseta and northeast of Inca.
Biniamar is a peaceful small village set in green surroundings at the foothills of the Serra de Tramuntana.
Full-Day Winery Small Group Tour
Why visit Biniamar
Things to do in Biniamar
THE UNFINISHED NEW CHURCH OF BINIAMAR
In the beginning of the 20th century, Spanish prime minister, Antonio Maura Montaner, who had bonds in Biniamar, decided to let a new church be constructed in the small village. However, due to corruption scandals, Maura was forced to leave his post and all projects of his was discarded due to the lack of finances including the new church. Today, it stand as it was left in 1909 with no roof or interior. It is easy to see the beautiful Gothic attributes the architect had started. The church is now used for sports and cultural events in Biniamar.
VISIT THE CHURCH OF SANTA TECLA
The main church of Biniamar is found in the heart of the village. It was established in the 17th century to provide services to the growing congregation of this area. The church is of modest size even though it was actually expanded in the 20th century. Inside the church, you can see a relic of Santa Tecla, patron saint of Tarragona, which is venerated every year on September 23.
EXPLORE THE LOCAL HERITAGE IN THE STREETS OF BINIAMAR
Biniamar used to be an important industrial area supplying charcoal and limestone. Before this, it has been documented that the estate of Son Odre was one of the leading producers of olive oil with a production of more than 1,000 liters a year. In the village you can enjoy a look at the old reservoirs and public wells from the 1800’s which used to supply the village with water collected from the floods of the nearby Sa Comuna nature park. Some interesting civil architecture can be found in the street called Carrer des Cementeri (street of the cemetery), which can be accessed through a portal leading into a small courtyard which is public. There is indeed a lot of history found in the streets of Biniamar, despite of the modest size of the village.
THE HOUSES ON CARRER DE CEMENTIRI
This is the road of the cemetery, home to some exemplary building constructions from the 18th and 19th century, which are considered cultural heritage.
After the house of no. 5, there’s a small opening between the houses leading in to a small square with an old abandon limestone oven and a water well.
ENJOY A PEACEFUL WALK IN THE NATURAL AREA OF SA COMUNA
In the northwestern part of Biniamar, you will find the natural area called Sa Comuna. Sa Comuna is a public area in which the flood of Massanella runs through. The area consist of almost 500 hectares of wild Balearic wildlife including more than 172 different species. In Sa Comuna, you will also find a wonderful recreational area in the middle of a holm oak grove, which is equipped with kilns for an extra authentic experience of living in the wild, it is perfect for camping or relaxing. Besides from being a part of the local heritage, the Sa Comuna is also declared a place of special interest.
Mallorca is a cycling paradise, the sport is increasing in popularity from your to year due to the perfect conditions of the island. Biniamar is perfectly located between the Tramuntana and the rural countryside, allowing for some amazing trips that both challenges and impresses while you enjoy the company of friends and family.
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Mountain Tour with Boat & Train Ride
Mallorca from the Sky: Hot Air Balloon Flight
North Coast Catamaran Cruise with Meal
YupiHome Finca Can Mutxo
Holiday Home Can Passos
Holiday Home Ses Comes
Palma de Mallorca Airport Transfer
Shared Shuttle Transfer
Round-Trip Private Transfer
Here are the best accommodation options in Biniamar:
- Finca Can Mutxo
- Holiday Home Can Passos
- Holiday Home Ses Comes
Mancor de la Vall is located at the foothills of the Tramuntana, some 35 km (~22 miles) from Palma airport. The transfer time by car or taxi is about 25 minutes.
A taxi from the airport will cost about 40-45 euros.
If you prefer a more comfortable transfer, consider an air-conditioned private minibus. Book here
Market and Events in Biniamar
Weekly Market in Biniamar
Biniamar does not have its own weekly market, the village is simply too small.
However, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to visit one of Mallorca’s famous street markets e.g. the nearby Inca market, one of the largest in Mallorca.
Annual events and happenings
Supporting local communities during your travels can have a profound impact. Stock up with groceries locally, stop in an artisan shop or enjoy a refreshment at a restaurant or bar. Now more than ever, these small businesses need support from travelers near and far.