Mallorca is an island that never stops surprising. Not only for its landscapes and beaches, but also for all the history and culture it has to offer. Wherever you go you will not miss out on curious facts and incredible anecdotes that do not always appear in travel guides. If you are the type of […]
15 activities that you should not miss in Mallorca during autumn and winter
Autumn in Mallorca is like a second spring and winter runs smooth and calm. From September to March, although maybe going to the beach is no longer an option, you can do endless activities on the main island of the Balearic archipelago. If you are looking for relaxation, disconnection and leisure consider coming to Mallorca outside of the summer months.
Maybe you have to leave the swimsuit out of the suitcase, but just change it for some boots to walk and a good coat to go out navigating. Mallorca has much to offer in autumn and winter and these periods of the year are the perfect opportunity to get to know the island beyond its coves and paradisiacal beaches.
Dare to discover the island and don’t miss these 15 activities to do in Mallorca during fall and winter:
With a total of 70 wineries, the island stands out for the production of wines. If you’re into oenology, don´t miss Binissalem´s wine route. This area even has its own designation of origin.
Visit the museums
Throughout the island you will find different museums and galleries. This is one of the ideal activities to do in Mallorca in autumn or winter if the weather isn’t too nice. You will learn a little more about the history, traditions and art of the island.
In Mallorca there are numerous golf courses with first class facilities. Winter is the perfect time to come to the island to practice your swing.
The interior of the island, especially the area of ??the Serra de Tramuntana, is full of roads and routes which offer spectacular landscapes. We recommend the Greenway (Via Verde) that goes from Manacor to Artá, or the Dry Stone Route in the Serra.
Taking advantage of the fact that in the winter it gets much darker and the nights in Mallorca are usually clear, we can visit the island´s Planetarium and see the stars from there.
Stroll through Palma
The plan here is to get lost in the streets of the capital discovering small shops and cafes, alleys and squares … The old town is the ideal place to spend an autumn or winter afternoon in Mallorca.
Visit the gastronomic markets
These are the latest trend and the delight of gastronomy enthusiasts. Palma´s highlight is the Mercado de San Juan, with 18 stands with different specialties and designed to eat and enjoy in a different environment.
Go to the spa
Stress and worries will be diluted little by little under the bubbles of the Jacuzzi. If the weather isn’t too nice, visit one of the spas scattered throughout the island.
See the Cathedral of Palma
It is an essential visit in Mallorca, as it is the most emblematic monument of the whole island. The cathedral is an example of the Gothic architecture of the Mediterranean.
Route of the lighthouses
The rugged Mallorcan coast made it necessary to build numerous lighthouses around the entire island. If you do not want to miss them and you want to enjoy unusual landscapes, follow the coast through the route of the lighthouses.
Go into the caves of the island
The subsoil of the island is a labyrinth of galleries, caves and passages. Proof of this are the famous Coves del Drach and the Artá ones. Definitely an interesting activity to do in Mallorca in autumn or winter.
In general, the sea of ??Mallorca allows you to go sailing almost all year round. If the sun is shining and the waters are calm, do not miss the opportunity to see the island from a totally different perspective.
Route through the towns of the interior
The Serra de la Tramuntana is dotted with small towns that stand out for their beauty. Valldemossa, Deià or Sóller are some of the most famous.
Ride a bike
Mallorca is famous for being considered one of the best destinations for cycling enthusiasts. Autumn and winter are perfect times to practice this activity: it is not too hot and the roads have less traffic.
Route of the mills
As soon as you step on Mallorca you will be surprised to see, on both sides of the road, how different kinds of mills appear. In Mallorca more than 2,000 copies are preserved. Follow the route of the mills to discover the rural past of the island.
Discover another side of Mallorca with these 15 activities for autumn and winter on the island.