Majorca's offer for leisure and culture
The offer for leisure activities in Mallorca is versatile and extremely varied. Whether it is water sports, cycling, golf, hiking or excursions - the island offers ideal weather conditions for outdoor activities almost all year round.
Mallorca is an ideal destination for hikers and cyclists
Between Autumn and Spring Mallorca is mainly visited by cyclists – many professional teams hold their training sessions on the island. Hikers are attracted to Mallorca at this time of the year because of the wonderful nature and the mild temperatures. One of the most popular hiking areas are the Tramuntana Mountains. The UNESCO World Natural Heritage site is well-developed by roads and many hiking trails and boasts a spectacular landscape.
Fantastic golf courses for beginners and professionals
The island offers 24 golf courses as well as a few other practice courses, and is a paradise for golf players. And there are almost no limits for Water sport activities. In addition to sailing and speed boats, diving, water skiing, windsurfing, standup paddle surf and jet skis are also on the agenda. In addition, the beautiful Balearic Island offers over 30 different ports.
Island of centuries-old traditions
The sun-drenched island of Mallorca looks back on a centuries-old culture. Centuries-old traditions are, above all folk festivals, concerts, processions and markets. Music, songs and dances are passed on from generation to generation. Folklore groups in lively costumes make performances in many places along the numerous "fiestas".
Mallorcas cultural scene is constantly growing
Culturally interested people will find -especially in Palma - a large selection of historical churches and monasteries, old town palaces, picturesque villages and towns as well as internationally well-known music festivals, galleries and diverse museums.
The other Mallorca - Processions & Fiestas of the Catholic Balearic Islands
The cathedral "La Seu", is one of Palmas highlights and is known to be one of the most beautiful cathedrals in Spain. Throughout the year numerous processions and fiestas take place on the Island of Mallorca, especially during the Easter period when sacred figures are carried through the streets, the Holy Week in Spain. This is the annual commemoration of the Passion of Jesus Christ celebrated by Catholic religious brotherhoods and fraternities. Penance processions are performed on the streets of almost every Spanish city and town.