There are not one or two, but three weekly opportunities to visit Llucmajor's market: on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. A market that has been taken on importance over time...Read more »
Llucmajor is the largest municipality in Mallorca and the most populated of the Migjorn region.
The municipality's population exceeds 34,000 inhabitants, of which more than a third are in the town of Llucmajor, while the rest are spread over more than fifthteen urban centres being s' Arenal, with almost 9,000 inhabitants the second most populated. Llucmajor borders Palma and the villages of Algaida, Montuïri, Porreres and Campos. Nowadays, the origin of the name Llucmajor is still unclear, although the main theories attribute it an Arab root.
Tourism is currently the main economic source of the municipality, being s'Arenal, on the beach of Palma, the largest tourist centre Mallorca. The stone quarries also have a relevant activity in Llucmajor, which historically enjoyed an important industrial sector.
The patron saint of Llucmajor is Santa Candida and her festivities are held at the beginning of August. Of these festivals stand out the giants of Llucmajor and the "Cavallets cotoners", who were recovered for tradition at the beginning of the century. Other important events are the fairs, held during the first half of October, the festivities of Sant Antoni and the sermon of s' Enganalla in Holy Week.
EVENTS HIGHLIGHTS Llucmajor
Llucmajor celebrates Christmas every year with a complete program of activities. More than a month of typical Christmas proposals (flea markets, concerts, craft workshops, lighting, exhibitions of Belenes, arrival of Santa Claus and the Wise Men, etc.)...Read more »