A Merry Majorcan Christmas!

A Merry Mallorcan Christmas!

 

Christmas is a fabulous time of the year to spend in Mallorca. The weather is mild, flights are inexpensive, you can rent a beautiful property from us at a great price and it is the ideal season to explore the north of the island and, perhaps, property hunt.

 

December and January are the perfect months to really get to know the island; the tourists have vacated and local life is at its best. From markets to fairs, and local fiestas there is always something going on. And of course, the weather is great – most days you won’t need a jacket until the sun goes down. Although a sea dip might only be for the brave, or indeed the wetsuit clad, soaking up some winter rays is not by any account, out of the question; on that roof terrace that is alway a little too hot in the summer, a sheltered spot on a deserted beach or at one of the pavement cafes in Alcudia or Pollensa.

 

For the more energetic among us, hikers, bikers, golfers and climbers, this is the season to be jolly! With mild temperatures and blue skies almost every day, it is the perfect time of the year to indulge in a little winter sport, with seasonal activities on offer such as canyoning, paddle boarding, if you get lucky, a snowy peak or two to trek up and even a “San Silvestre” fun run in Alcudia old town on New Year’s Eve – don’t forget to wear your Santa hat!

 

Pollensa and especially Alcudia old town offer a comprehensive winter programme of events for all to enjoy including several splendid religious concerts and masses. Some of this year’s highlights include:

 

Saturdays 12th and 19th December, Alcudia: Christmas market around town with stalls set up by local businesses

 

Saturday 19th December, 21h-23h, Alcudia: Tapas tasting and musical animation, Plaza de la Constitucío

 

19th December, 19h, Pollensa: El Cant de La Sibil.la. Church at the Convent

 

22nd December, 18.30h, Pollensa: Christmas concert held by the music school. Church at the Convento

 

23rd December, 20h, Alcudia: “A Capella Christmas Concert” with traditional Christmas songs sung a cappella. Auditorium Alcudia 10€

 

Christmas Mass Services:

Christmas Eve: Puerto Alcudia: 19h, Alcudia old town 22.30h, Pollensa: consult church for midnight mass service

Christmas Day: Alcudia old town 12,30h, 10am St Andrews, Puerto Pollensa

Boxing Day: Alcudia old town: 12.30h

 

29th December: 18h, Alcudia: Clown party for all the family. Auditorium Alcudia. 3€

 

31st December, 17h. Alcudia: Sant Silvestre 7.5km fun run. Passeig Mare de Deu de la Victoria.

 

31st December, Open air New Year’s Eve Party, Alcudia: Starts at 23,40h. Church bells at midnight at the town hall, then live music and dancing until the early hours at the Plaza de la Constitutío

 

5th January, Procession of the Three Kings. Arriving Alcudia old town 19.30h, Pollensa 19.30h and Puerto Pollensa at 18h.

 

Enjoy yourselves wherever you might be.

 


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