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Santa Margalida

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Santa Margalida is a village located in the northern part of the Pla de Mallorca region that also extends along the Bay of Alcúdia.

 

This municipality has three large urban centres: Santa Margalida, inland, and Can Picafort and Son Serra de Marina, on the coast. It borders with Muro, Artà, Maria de la Salut, Petra and Ariany, and its population is over 11,500. More than half of them reside in Can Picafort, the main economic motor of the municipality thanks to the touristic activity.

 

The village of Santa Margalida it is popularly known as "vila" among its inhabitants, also called "vilers". Agriculture and livestock have played a very important role in Santa Margalida's economy, which is currently boosted by the boom of the touristic sector in its coastal towns.

 

The town of Santa Margalida celebrates its spring fair at the beginning of April, a very traditional event that has recently incorporated a marked dedicated to the town's most characteristic fruit: the almond and its derivatives. For its part, Can Picafort organize a fair dedicated to nautical sports at the end of May, which is accompanied by the Squid Gastronomic Days.

 

Santa Margalida celebrates its weekly market on Tuesdays and Saturdays, while Can Picafort does so on Fridays and Saturdays. Between May and October, some evening markets can be found on Can Picafort and Son Serra de Marina.

EVENTS HIGHLIGHTS Santa Margalida

  • Fair of Santa Margalida

    Fair of Santa Margalida

    in Spring Santa Margalida celebrates its fair. Aa interesting agricultural, livestock and artisan exhibition full of Mallorcan products and markets that gives...

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  • Festivities of Santa Margalida

    Festivities of Santa Margalida

    Santa Margalida celebrates its patron saint festivities on 20th of July, the day of the patron saint, Santa Margalida (Saint Margaret of Antioch), and there are lots of activities in the town.

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