Discover what to see and what to visit during Christmas in Mallorca
In Mallorca, the little streets become more charming at Christmas, when they are full of lights, carols and children celebrating that they will soon have gifts. The food and sweets are not lacking and the streets are filled with Christmas atmosphere with a complete agenda of activities for children and adults:
1. Giant Crèche
As in all Spanish houses, a huge Christmas crib is mounted in the cities and villages. The most impressive native scene of Mallorca is located in the City Hall of Palma de Mallorca. Visiting the crèches is a special activity especially made for children, who enjoy discovering the most famous figures.
One of the most anticipated events of Christmas in Mallorca is the Christmas lighting on the streets. From that moment on, Christmas is officially inaugurated. Palma de Mallorca shines in every corner and the small towns become even more enchanting, wrapped in a beautiful Christmas atmosphere. The Borne Avenue in Palma is one of the most impressive places to see the Christmas lights in Mallorca.
3. Christmas Markets
In several points of Mallorca is celebrated a Christmas market, where to find artisan figures and also sweet cookies which are typical of the Christmas in Mallorca, like the crespells. Stand out Plaza Mayor Christmas market in Palma de Mallorca.
4. Christmas gastronomy in Mallorca
Christmas without the gastronomic tradition would not be the same in Mallorca. Enjoying the coffee bars as Can Joan de s'Aigo (Palma) to have a good hot chocolate with ensaimada, a Majorcan Christmas sponge cake known as coca de patata, or buying nougats or crespells. At lunch time, a good stuffed Christmas soup is delicious.
5. The last race of the year
As in many big cities, in Alcudia is also celebrated a popular marathon in its streets to say goodbye to the year at the best way as possible. If you take part of the event on December 31st and you will end the year with joy!
6. The Three Magic Kings
On January 5th, the three Magic Kings arrive to distribute many gifts among the children. The most impressive floats of Magic Kings are those of Palma de Mallorca, although the Kings are in all the towns ... This is the magic of Christmas!
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