The best traditionals Street markets of Mallorca
There is nothing better that to know the culture of the island across the typical markets of Mallorca. The street markets in Mallorca are a very ancient tradition that remains nowadays and that has turned into one of the principal tourist attractions. So much it’s so you can find markets in almost all the peoples of the island once per week, normally in the morning.
Street markets in Calvià:
Street markets of Santa Ponsa
Every day of the week, between May and October, tourists and residents come to the market of Santa Ponsa to do his purchases of fresh products and souvenirs original and handcrafted. Definitively, from fruits or vegetables, up to typical products like the sobrasada, cheeses or the butifarrón. Also you can buy handmade jewels, purses of leather, accessories and clothes for all the ages.
Nowadays, Santa Ponsa has an interesting promotion in his street markets for all the tourists who come to the island of Mallorca. Probably you will happen long hours knowing every stop with products of the Spanish traditions, so recognized all over the world. In addition, the street market of Santa Ponsa is full of street artists; painters, cartoonists … Some even remain until the night to create an environment singular in the zone.
He is useful also the day of market to know the gastronomy of Mallorca in the great festive environment of Santa Ponsa, where the weekends are the days prefered to enjoy the moments of relaxation and to take to you of the market some recollections of the city.
Traditional street market in Calvià:
This market is celebrated every Monday in the historical center of the people of Calvià. It is the most typical market and of major antiquity. This traditional market possesses more than 60 positions of sale located along the street Major, between which stand out the positions of supply, clothes, footwear and crafts. The owners, always attentive, will advise you the best products that you can buy from supply up to regional articles made to hand in the typical local crafts. The market places closely together of the parochial church of San Juan and other buildings of Calvià’s interest that are indispensable in your trip to Santa Ponsa.
Second-hand street market in Son Bugadelles:
Without any doubt, the most peculiar of all the Calvià’s street markets it’s one that places in the Polygon of Son Bugadelles, where it moved from Magaluf for the great abundance of visitors and sellers. It’s celebrated every Saturday and we can find the most representative of these street markets of the second hand and antiquities, collectors’ articles, stamps, coins, ancient furniture, secondhand clothes and all kinds of secondhand objects.
We leave you a list of markets that you can discover in your days of vacations:
- Sunday: Mercado de Pollença, Santa Maria, Muro, Santa María del Camí, Valldemossa, Felanitx, Llucmajor, etc.
- Monday: Manacor, Calvià, mercado Lloret de Vistalegre y Montuïri.
- Tuesday: Alcúdia, Artà, Campanet, Porreresuand Santa Margalida.
- Wednesday: mercadillo de Sineu, Andratx, mercado Vilafranca de Bonany, Sencelles, Felanitx y otros más.
- Thurday: mercado Inca, Ses Salines, Pòrtol, Cardassar, etc.
- Friday: Can Picafort, Son Servera, Alaro y Sa Cabaneta.
- Saturday: Santa Margalida, Búger, Cala Rajada, Sóller, entre otros muchos.
Of all the weekly street markets that are celebrated in Mallorca there are some of them that have a major reception for the public. For example, Sineu’s market is one of the most famous. On this market, besides the typical products, also you will find a great exhibition of own animals of the island. Also, there are famous the offers of the Inca’s street market, with very diverse positions, which go from foreign food up to articles of clothes, happening for the most delicious fruits of Palma.
If you still have time do not stop enjoying the environment of Alcúdia’s market, with products of all kinds, since souvenirs for the whole family and friends, as well as small animal. He remembers that it is located close to the walls, in Alcudia’s historical center.
Street markets in Mallorca: who are different
There are some traditional markets that they have wanted to adapt to the new times. Because of it in Mallorca, also we find a great diversity of modernized very interesting markets. If you like the vegetable and the fresh fruit, an interesting option they are the ecological markets of the island. Placed always in a perfect atmosphere to walk with the children and to choose articles.
Another type of markets are the gastronomic markets. These are located especially in the downtown, in Palma, to only approximately 25 kilometres of Santa Ponsa. For example, you cannot get lost the traditional market of food of the Olive grove, where simultaneously that can buy him fresh products (fruit, fish, meat …) also you can prove delicious lids or sushi in the same environment. Also you can add to the list the gastronomic market of San Juan, with delicious stops to taste the local gastronomy and the best wine. In a happy climate, in the principal zone of the city, to enjoy all the flavors of the world is possible with Japanese, Chinese, Spanish kitchen and of other places. The modern places present the delights gourmet that you can take to home or taste in the same place.
He remembers that beside enjoying beaches, coves, late afternoons, bars, places of night leisure, malls and parks, in Mallorca also you will be able to do cultural activities so entertained as the visits to the street markets.
Already you have a sure appointment with the street markets. We propose you to begin the day in the beach and in the evening to cross these environments of markets. It is sure that you will be surprised with the different varieties in the sector of the gastronomy gourmet and the products of season, that they are the great temptation of the thousands of tourists who estimate the attraction of the markets of Mallorca.
It is the best way of knowing the traditions of this wonderful island. Don’t lose the time!