Easter Holidays in Mallorca
In Mallorca and, indeed, throughout Spain, easter holidays are replete with a lot of traditions, since years ago.
If you are coming to Mallorca on these date, you must know that the island still has a very important religious influence. If you have a walk through the streets of Palma you will see the recreation of the passion of Christ. Here in the island you will find a calendar of events taking place in all the corners! You can choose wherever you want!
If you want to see and know the religious spirit of the island we recommend you The Processions: you will enjoy them from the 13th until the 17th of April. As we were saying, on these days, Mallorca is full of rituals and traditional processions to commemorate the Passion of Christ. You can enjoy the walks in the center of Palma and know closely the customs of these days in which celebrations are carried out years and years old.
The most important are celebrating in Palma, Processions will begin on Palma in the different churches of the whole island.
Taking advantage of being in the center you can visit the rest of the city: Before or after enjoying the processions you can take the opportunity to make a tour through the city and see the most emblematic places of the capital of Mallorca. You have so many things to do and see. For sure you will fall in love with this city visiting la SEU (the cathedral of Palma), the arabic bathrooms and all the inner courtyards in each of its streets…
Sunday after Easter is when, traditionally, bread was distributed among the poor. To this day, food is still present, when families and friends gather to share a meal in the open air. In Palma, Bellver Castle is the most popular place to enjoy this tradition. Other popular places among the inhabitants of Mallorca are: the Castle of Alaró, the Hermitage of Sant Blai (Campos), Puig de Santa Magdalena (Inca).
You can also enjoy the Fira of Ram: if you like strong emotions you can visit this “fira”. Its a theme park. There are attractions such as: roller coaster, bumper cars… so there you can find fun for the whole family! You can get there by metro from the intermodal station of the Plaza de España.