One of the greatest shopping events on the island, the Pollensa Market boasts a vibrant atmosphere and an excellent selection of fine Mallorcan goods. Whether you’re looking to get a glimpse of the Mediterranean lifestyle or want to purchase for fun souvenirs to take home, the Mercadillo de Pollença, as it is referred to by locals, has a lot to offer.
Every Sunday, the space between the Plaça Major and Ca Les Monnaies Square welcomes shoppers from 8 am until 1 pm. There are separate areas with different products to choose from. If you want to impress your entourage with a delicious dinner in the comforts of your luxurious charter yachts, cruise the fresh produce section to find all sorts of fruits and vegetables. Further ahead, you can shop for souvenirs like handmade jewelry, artisanal goods, leather products, magnets, and footwear. There are almost 300 stalls, each offering unique pieces - you’re guaranteed to find something for everyone on your shopping list. You’ll also find lovely flower arrangements offered for a great price.
While walking around, friendly salespeople will invite you to taste delicious Balearic specialties - olives, oils, cheeses, Jamon, and jam will keep you energized for a day full of strolling and shopping.
Although food is offered every step of the way, if you do feel like having a sit-down lunch, numerous cafes and restaurants surround the square and offer the best of Mallorcan cuisine. For a more upscale experience, book a table at the sophisticated Fogones Restaurant and try their grilled lamb magret with mashed sweet potato. The menu offers great options for anyone with specific dietary requirements and has delicious gluten-free and vegetarian dishes.
While you’re here, make time to visit other landmarks and snap some Insta-worthy shots. History enthusiasts will love the Ciutat Romana de Pollentia, with ancient ruins from the Roman era while the Plaza de Toros is a fun experience where you can see a mock-up of the famous bullfights and maybe even try on the red cape. Flamenco shows are often hosted here - check the dates to see the traditional Spanish dancing and music.