Christmas has arrived and Majorca has been completely transformed. There’s an air of pure joy in the air, spreading far and wide amongst people. There are colourful lights, trees decorated with exquisite adornments, markets and nativity scenes…
Christmas cheer is all around; the little ones are happy and there are festivities taking place all over the capital and in all the villages. Are you ready to discover the magic of Christmas? We propose a few plans you cannot afford to miss out on whilst on your trip to this incredible Mediterranean island.
A browse through the Christmas markets
Do you have a gift in mind? Discover the Christmas markets in the capital or in Palma’s Old Town. Stroll around the stalls where you will find locally handmade products, food sampling and typical Christmas adornments from Majorca. Do not miss out on the traditional markets in Calvia, Santa Maria and the symbolic villages surrounding the Tramuntana Mountain Range.
Palma’s Nativity scenes
Visit the capital’s town hall and discover the beautiful Nativity scene hidden inside. You will find a number of Nativity scenes in Palma’s Old Town and its surroundings over the course of your holiday.
The Song of the Sibyl
On Christmas Eve, churches in Majorca are buzzing with excitement as they sing the song of the Sibyl at Midnight Mass. This is a moving Gregorian chant originating from the Middle Ages. The most popular places to witness this tradition is at the Lluc Sanctuary, in Escorca and at Palma Cathedral.
The chimes of Cort
Welcome 2018 at Plaza de Cort, in front of the clock of the Town Hall and celebrate the new year with your loved ones. Enjoy an authentic Majorcan celebration and the magical Christmas shows on the eve of the last day of the year.
The procession of the Three Wise Kings
The 6th January is the date that all the little ones wait impatiently for as it is then when Their Majesties arrive. There is an exciting procession of the Three Wise King through all the capital’s main streets.
Enjoy a delicious hot chocolate with either an “ensaimada” or “coca de patata” pastry at the famous Can Joan de S’Aigo, one of the oldest cafés in Palma.
Where to stay?
If you have chosen to spend a magical Christmas in Majorca, then choose Sol Hotels. Enjoy one of the most unmissable Christmas parties ever with all the best services and attention Sol Resorts offers in its incredible hotels: Sol Katmandú Park, Sol House and Sol Beach House. Enjoy the Christmas of your dreams in Majorca with your loved ones and fall in love with this Mediterranean island.