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MAJORCA IN AUTUMN

Top 10 things to do in October in Palma de Majorca

written by Maya Deutsch / October 23, 2018

The long summer nights and high temperatures are coming to an end, but this does not mean that the choice of leisure activities is limited. In fact, autumn is also popular among visitors, as you can still enjoy the last rays of the sunshine and an average of 20 degrees. Are you planning to visit the Mediterranean island in October? Below we offer a wide range of activities and events that will take place during the autumn season.

1. A glass of wine

Sunshine, warm weather and a nice glass of wine. Sounds good, doesn't it? The island offers some of the best wines across Spain, and here you will be able to taste some of the most outstanding wines of the island. If you are staying in the capital of the island, we recommend visiting the market of Santa Catalina, which is considered a true culinary paradise.

2. Festivals, fairs and concerts

Starting off with the popular Nit d'Art, the island has a multitude of fairs and events to be held in the coming weeks. You can enjoy local and international artists from the dance, music and art industry.

3. Discover the streets of Palma

The pleasant climate invites you to stroll through the old town and discover small shops and charming cafés. If you love to explore, ask for a city map and simply wander the streets of Palma. The only way to discover the most hidden spots!

4. Relax in a SPA

Do you want to escape from the routine? Treat yourself and enjoy a beauty treatment or massage to unwind completely. Whether it's to relax from a long stroll through the streets of Palma or a sunny day on the beach, a relaxing oasis is always good.

5. Enjoy the local flavours

There is no doubt that Mallorca is a paradise for food lovers. The island offers an endless number of restaurants and gastronomic tours, with traditional dishes of excellent quality. Why not start here?

6. Festival of the Virgin night in Palma

It's one of the most traditional parties in Palma, where girls of all ages sing serenades to the boys with a carnation in their hand and, in exchange, receive "buñuelos" and a hot chocolate.

So you know, you'll see the streets full of stands of these representative sweets during the autumn months.

7. Local markets

Visiting the village markets is an ideal option if you want to get to know their traditions, cultures, and the people of the island and enjoy a unique atmosphere. It is very typical to buy some souvenirs as well as local products such as sobrassada, cheese and much more.

Arriving early is recommended!

8. Visit a museum

The streets of Palma are full of museums and galleries, offering numerous cultural attractions to all art lovers. There is an excellent series of artists' studios open to the public (even if they are a bit hidden), commercial art galleries and much more. The perfect plan to coach your mind!

Remember, most establishments are closed on Mondays.

9. Walk through Portitxol

With its unique character, the Portitxol promenade is one of the most beautiful places the capital has to offer. It is an old fishing village that nowadays offers all kinds of restaurants and cool bars overlooking the port, which have made it one of the most fashionable places on the island.

10. La Seu of Palma de Mallorca

Also known as the Cathedral of Palma de Mallorca, it is the most emblematic building of the Majorcan Island. It is essential to visit it, and it is impossible not to see it as it is considered to have the highest Gothic structure in Europe. It offers beautiful views for those who arrive by sea, and at night it is quite a spectacle.

A must-see!

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