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Colors of Palma de Mallorca - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Palma de Mallorca In the course of a year Palma de Mallorca holds more than a dozen of bright festivals and carnivals attracting tourists from all over the world. Each fest features its unique peculiarities and traditions. At the beginning of the year the tourist destination holds the Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos festival. The fest commonly falls on the 5th of January. On this day local folks go to the sea coast to meet a ship. Three kings come on the majestic ship – these are the heroes of one of the most stunning local legends. These are mostly waited by kids as the kings have special gifts for the youngest participants of the event.
The most remarkable spot of tourist attraction and the most significant religious landmark of the Balearic Islands is the Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma (Catedral de Santa María). Its … Open
Another interesting event is the Sant Antoni Abat festival which is held in the second part of January. As it comes clear from the name of the holiday the festival is devoted to Sant Antoni being the farmers and croppers patron. The main event of the festival is domestic animals and cattle parade in which farmers take part as well. Barbeque fans will love another ethnic fest being the Sant Sebastia festival which is celebrated on the 19th of January. On this day all the local folks and city guests set to the sea shore where they enjoy huge bonfires and taste delicious barbeques.
A week prior to the Lent a bright and buzzing fest takes place in the city. The Sa Rua Carnival is followed with bright parades and costume marches, interesting music and dance shows as well as various kids’ parties. The fest ends up with a bright carnival in which thousands of people take part. The most symbolic and interesting spring fest is considered to be the Semana Santa being held a week prior to the Easter holiday. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
After an exploration tour over the significant and symbolic landmarks and sights of the city tourists can set off to one of the scenic beaches of the destination. Palma de Mallorca offers … Open
This holiday is followed with various religious events and festive marches, different statues are brought outdoors from the churches for all to see as well as icons and other religious relics. By old good tradition all the local folks visit church to bless palm tree and olive branches and then presented them to close and dear people. The most interesting and engaging summer fest is considered to be the Sant Bartomeu carnival which is celebrated in the late August.
Palau de lAlmudaina i la Seu (Mallorca) The fest is considered to be one of the oldest carnivals of the island. The main feature of the holiday is bright dance parades and marches. In late September and October tourists may witness several festivals devoted to harvest cropping. No matter what season a journey to Palma de Mallorca falls in, the tourists will always have a chance to witness the brightest ethnic holidays and festivals of the destination.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Palma de Mallorca
♥   Castle 'Castle of Bellver' Balearic Islands, 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Bendinat' Balearic Islands, 7.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Alaró' Balearic Islands, 21.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Santueri' Balearic Islands, 48.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Cabrera' Balearic Islands, 54.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Spain

Spaniards are very friendly and sociable, they like to talk and start a dialogue practically at every opportunity. Spain can definitely be called a country of happy people. It’s uncommon to meet someone with a tired, sour face. Even waiters in restaurants enjoy their work. You can often meet a waiter dancing or singing while taking order. Travelers quickly dive into the general atmosphere of fun and relaxation. In Spain, the institution of the family is venerated. It is customary to live together with parents. The family actively participates in the life of relatives. Elderly people are not sent to rest homes; on the contrary, they are treated with the special honor and attention, taken care of and helped in everything. … Open
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Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Palma de Mallorca. Learn the best periods to visit Palma de Mallorca to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Palma de Mallorca.
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