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Autumn fairs

The calendar of Mallorcan autumn fairs begins in October, with fairs at Marratxí, Porreres, Campos, Santanyí, Consell and Felanitx. Every weekend it is possible to attend one of these traditional fairs dedicated to countryside tasks, animals and crafts.

St. John’s Day begins the Mallorcan festive calendar

Coinciding with the arrival of the hot weather, Mallorca’s summer festivals begin, and St. John’s Day (24 June) is the first event on the calendar. The town of Calvià, a few kilometres from the Cala Fornells Hotel, celebrates the festival with traditional dancing and other activities. The festive calendar continues with St. Peter’s Day (29 June). St. Peter is the patron of Andratx, a town which is also very near the Hotel.

Holy week: impressive processions

Mallorca holds Holy Week with great devotion. Worth stressing, because of its spectacularity, are the procession on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday which are held in nearly all the towns on Mallorca, although the most popular are the ones in Pollença, Artà, Sineu and Palma. At this time of the year, it is typical to go to the fun fair “Fira de Ram”. More over it is traditional to eat “panades” (meat pies), “robiols” and “crespells” (sweet pastries).

Mallorca’s almond trees will soon be in flower

Between the end of January and the beginning of February, coinciding with the flowering of the almond trees, the island of Mallorca takes on a spectacular beauty. The flowering almond trees, with their different pink and white shades, are particularly attractive to photographers, painters and to all lovers of nature in general.

St. John’s Day begins the Mallorcan festive calendar

Coinciding with the arrival of the hot weather, Mallorca’s summer festivals begin, and St. John’s Day (24 June) is the first event on the calendar. The town of Calvià, a few kilometres from the Cala Fornells Hotel, celebrates the festival with traditional dancing and other activities. The festive calendar continues with St. Peter’s Day (29 June). St. Peter is the patron of Andratx, a town which is also very near the Hotel.