Every day of the week there are markets in various places on Mallorca. In addition to fresh food such as fruit, vegetables, meat and fish, they also offer all kinds of Mediterranean specialities such as spices, silver jewellery, clothing, earthenware and leather shoes. Mainly local farmers offer their goods. A visit is worthwhile not only because of the Spanish flair, but also to taste the delicious Mallorcan market goods like sobrasada or Serrano ham directly at the producer.
Sunbonoo travel tip: Start a day trip with a visit to a weekly market in the area. The markets take place in the morning from about 8.30 am to 1 pm. Early risers will be ahead of the tourist groups. But for bargain hunters it is worth waiting for the end of the market, then the traders are ready to bargain. The weekly markets are located in the city centre and are easy to find.
Weekly markets on Mallorca on Monday:
On Monday there are weekly markets in Biniamar, Caimari, Calvià, Cala Figuera, Cala Millor, Lloret de Vistalegre, Manacor, Montuïri and Mancor de la Vall.
Sunbonoo travel tip: The arts and crafts market on Plaza Major in Palma is impressive. At the handicrafts market you will find local handicrafts with jewellery, textiles and ceramics. The popular market takes place from February every Monday, Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm at Plaza Major in Palma. The famous square is the centre of the old town and is surrounded by town houses with restaurants and cafés, making it one of the most beautiful excursion destinations on Mallorca.
Weekly markets in Mallorca on Tuesday:
On Tuesday there are weekly markets in Can Pastilla, Artà, Campanet, Porreres, Santa Margalida, Alcúdia, Alqueria Blanca, Arenal and Porto Colom.
Sunbonoo travel tip: The most popular weekly market takes place in Artà in the northwest of Mallorca. The weekly market in Artà's pedestrian zone is one of the largest on the island among locals and tourists. The streets offer Mallorcan fabrics, leather goods, hats and objects made of olive wood. Other market stalls sell homemade almond soaps, pickled olives, various oils, wines, liqueurs and of course the famous sea salt Flor de Sal. Fresh fruit, vegetables, cheese, eggs and fresh fish can be found in the market hall. The market in Artà is easy to reach by car. Bring some time with you, the market is quite big and there is a lot to discover.
Weekly markets on Mallorca on Wednesday:
On Wednesday there are weekly markets in Andratx, Arenal, Bonyola, Sa Cabana, Capdepera, Cas Concos, Llucmajor, Petra, Port de Pollença, Santanyí, Sa Ràpita, Selva, Sencelles, Sineu and Vilafranca de Bonany.
Sunbonoo travel tip: The weekly and animal market in the small place Sineu in Mallorca's center is definitely worth seeing. Here you can really buy everything: fruit, sausage, bread, cheese, silverware and natural sponges. Besides the main market there is also the famous animal and livestock market in Sineu. The idyllic village of Sineu alone is worth a visit. The weekly market extends into all corners of the lively village. Live music accompanies the Spanish flair. Since the weekly market is a very popular excursion destination, you should arrive early.
Weekly markets on Mallorca on Thursday:
On Thursday there are weekly markets in Ariany, Calonge, Campos, Consell, Pòrtol, Ses Salines, Sant Joan, Sant Llorenç de Cardassar, Sa Torre, Can Pastilla and Inca. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be an ecomarket on the campus of the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) in northern Palma.
Sunbonoo travel tip: Inca has the largest weekly market in Mallorca. A visit is worthwhile above all because of the well-known leather articles from Inca, like purses and shoes. Due to its size, there are many stalls with cheap goods from the Far East, including imitation clothing, household articles and electronics. You can reach Inca by motorway or train from Palma. With a population of 25,000, Inca is the third largest city in Mallorca and is known above all for its leather processing industry.
Weekly markets on Mallorca on Friday:
On Friday there are weekly markets in Algaida, Arenal, Binissalem, Can Picafort, Maria de la Salut, Son Carrió, Son Ferrer, Cala d'Or, Son Servera and Llucmajor. Handicraft market is in Palma's old town from 10 to 14 o'clock in the Plaza Major.
Sunbonoo travel tip: For gourmets there is a vegetable market in Llucmajor in the centre of the island. The market in Llucmajor takes place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The weekly market on Friday is best known for its large selection of local fruit and vegetables. In addition, there is a flea market where locals offer interesting treasures at a much lower price than in Germany. Enjoy the typical flair of Mallorca at the flea market. There are also excursion goals in the proximity: Combine the attendance of the weekly market best with an excursion to the nearby Dreiklosterberg Randa. From Puig de Randa, also known as Table Mountain, you have a great 360-degree view over the island.
Weekly markets on Mallorca on Saturday:
On Saturday most weekly markets take place in Alaró, Arenal, S´Arracó, Pedrafort, Búger, Bonyola, Sa Cabaneta, Cala Ratjada, Campos, Costitx, Es Llombards, Esporles, S´Horta, Lloseta, Portocolom, Sa Rápita, Santa Eugènia, Santa Margalida, Santanyí and Sóller. From 10 am to 2 pm you can also visit the Ecology Market at Plaza Doctor Fleming in Palma, the Crafts Market at Plaza Major in Palma or the flea markets at Polígono Son Fusteret (Palma) and Polígono de Son Bugadelles (Santa Ponsa).
Sunbonoo travel tip: Travel by red lightning to the weekly market in Sóller. The town of Sóller in the northwest of Mallorca is famous for its oranges. In the market square you can find all kinds of handicrafts and Mallorcan products such as fabrics and soaps. Fresh vegetables, fruit, meat, fish and flowers can be found in the cool market hall. A visit to the weekly market in Sóller can be wonderfully combined with a ride on the historic railway, the Red Lightning. The train starts in Palma and takes you over the Tramuntana mountains to Sóller. In Sóller you can also take the nostalgic tram to Port de Sóller, five kilometres away, which is also one of Mallorca's most beautiful destinations.
Weekly markets in Mallorca on Sunday:
On Sunday there are weekly markets in Felanitx, Inca, Llucmajor, Muro, Sa Pobla, Pollença, Porto Christo, Santa Maria del Camí, Valldemossa, Alcúdia, Binissalem, Consell and Pollença.
Sunbonoo travel tip: A visit to the weekly market and the beach in Pollença. At the market there are all kinds of local products such as Jamón Ibérico, nuts and Mallorcan desserts. A typical souvenir from Pollença are the sand pictures with loose, multicoloured sand between two panes of glass. Free parking is available around the city centre. The best way to combine a trip to the weekly market in Pollença with a visit to the beach. The resort is situated on the edge of the Tramuntana mountains, on a slightly sloping bay with light sand.