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Where to go for Shopping
Shopping in Majorca is also fantastic. Holidaymakers may variety of nice shops, boutiques, markets and craft-works in all resorts of Majorca.
Palma de Mallorca
The capital Palma de Mallorca is definitely the best place for shopping in Majorca. The city offers a wide range of quality leather goods and foot-ware that are made by the factories in Inca.
Shopping lovers can spend a great Saturday morning shopping day out at the Plaza Major in Palma and make shopping around the open-air Jewellery and Handicrafts Market before they leave the island.
Situated on the Palma-Inca road at Marratxi, about 10 mins drive from Palma, the Festival Park, also known as Mallorca Fashion Outlet, is a huge and very popular outlet shopping mall, as well as an entertainment village. You’ll find shopping, dining and leisure areas, as well as a cinema, and an indoor playground and go-kart track.
Inca is a lovely town famous for its leather and shoe outlets. Inca’s Thursday street market is very popular and a must visit and see.
The town is popular for the ones who look for upscale shopping in the island. Here, you’ll find variety of nice designer shops and boutiques.
Pollensa & Alcudia Old Towns
Alcudia Local Market
It is one of Majorca’s most popular market and its reputation comes from the wide range of quality produce grown in the town’s countryside. The market is held every Tuesdays and Sundays between 10.00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You’ll see stalls selling leather goods, clothing, souvenirs, fresh food, fruits, vegetables, cheese, meat, traditional arts and crafts.
The island is also famous for its pearls, and you can take a day trip to the famous Orquidea Majorca Pearls Factory Shop in Montuiri and both buy and learn this popular jewellery of the island.
What to Buy
Local handicrafts and Mallorcan ceramic-ware are also very popular together with souvenirs and gifts. The cultured pearls that are produced in Manacor are also another popular item to but in Majorca.
Another popular item is hand-blown glass. In Vidrios Gordiola, located at the 19th km. mark on the Manacor road), holidaymakers may discover and enjoy the glass making and blowing process as well as the items on display.
The objects named Siurells are also typical of Mallorca. These are clay, toy like figures with a whistle in the base, and very popular with the kids.
Mallorcan pottery is also very famous. The town of Portol is the capital of pottery capital.
Locally made needle and basketwork is a great item that can be found in Arta.
The inevitable ensaimada is also a must buy item to buy in Majorca on your way back home.