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April fair of Andratx is great tunes, traditions and many performances
It is once again time for the annual April fair of Andratx, which is according to tradition held the last weekend of April. Andratx city council is proud and happy to invite locals as visitors to an unforgettable weekend of good atmosphere and vibrant tunes.
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Come and party at the April fair
Andratx April fair, is an event of many colors and traditions. This is the time where we celebrate the entrance to may, and to do so, we need a party.
Some of the things you will be experiencing at the April fair of Andratx, are dance performances, music performances, market stalls, food tents and parades. Basically everything a real Mallorcan fair should have.
Also, you will be able to experience another typical Mallorcan tradition, namely the horseman costumes which are popular in Andratx.
April fair program
The festivities starts of Friday at 20:30 in the center of Andratx, where the fair will be opening for all.
During the evening, you can enjoy amazing performances by Loli Ruiz, Oxalis, Raíces Andaluzas and finally the tunes of DJ Roberto.
On Saturday the fair continues all day. The performances will begin around 21:30 with performances by Embrujo Flamenco, Arborea, Isla Graná and DJ Roberto.
The fair will be alive all Sunday, and at 12:00 you can enjoy the Rociero choir of Mallorca. Again in the evening and night hours, you can party to the performances of Grupo Flamenco Nuria Millán, Alaire Rumbapop and DJ Roberto.
We close the April fair on Monday May 1st, by signing in May with the choir of Rociero Giralda at 13:30
Mallorca's Top sightseeing attractions
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.
The Antique Train
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.
Castell de Bellver
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.
Cuevas del Drach
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.
Santuari de Lluc
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.
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.
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.
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.