"Manacor, pearls and caves" Manacor by russian_yaz

Manacor Travel Guide: 10 reviews and 11 photos

Manacor, 50km from Palma, is well known by it's pearl factory Majorica. Now days the production is reducing a little bit but the quality still reigns. THe town is not like other ancient towns in Majorca. It has a small historic center with some buildings like the gothical church, some walls remainings, a monastery and some manor houses.

The Manacor municipality is considered the be the 3rd in number of inhabitants after Palma and Calvia. Because of these there are some other places full of activities and places to go. Some are: Porto Cristo, Felanitx and Porto Colom. Don't forget to visit the caves, Ham Cave and the most famous Drach Cave. Both of them located in the surroundings of Porto Cristo.

The variety of its landscape, which includes the inland areas of Mallorca's Es Pla district, the Llevant Mountains and the coastal area of la Marina. There are some beatiful calas with amanzing beaches awarded with blue flags in the sea shore, Cala Murada, Cala Mallorca, Cala Anguila, Cala Mendia and some others. So if U want a day in the beach, Manacor and it calas should be in your plans.

As usual...some info...telephones, addresses, etc

Town Hall, Pl. Convent, 1 Manacor
Tel. 971 849 100

Tourist Information Bureaus

Manacor Tourist Information Bureau, Pl. Ramon Llull
Tel. 971 847 241

Portocristo Tourist Information Bureau, Bordils, 53
Tel. 971 815 103

S'Illot Tourist Information Bureau, Sipions
Tel. 971 812 118

Cales de Mallorca Tourist Information Bureau, Passeig de Manacor
Tel. 971 834 144

Local Police
Tel. 971 550 063

Manacor Health Centre Simó Tort, Manacor
Tel. 971 555 411

Portocristo Basic Health Unit , Gual
Tel. 971 822 350

Municipal Archaeology Museum, Torre dels Enagistes, Ctra. Cales de Mallorca, Manacor
Tel. 971 843 065

Torre de ses Puntes, Menorca, 11
Tel. 971 844 741

Manacor Library
Tel. 971 849 127

Municipal Theatre and Cinema, Av. del Parc, Manacor
Tel. 971 554 549

S'Agrícola Exhibition Hall, Pl. sa Bassa, 4, Manacor
Tel. 971 844 236

Quàsars Art Gallery, Olesa, 10, Manacor
Tel. 971 844 711

Portocristo Library
Tel. 971 820 984

Son Macià Library
Tel. 971 555 897

Portocristo Exhibition Hall, Gual, 31
Portocristo
Tel. 971 820 984

Mallorca Aquarium, Gambí, 7, Portocristo

CULTURAL EVENTS

- Fiesta of bonfires and animal blessings, the Beneïdes of Sant Antoni: in Manacor on January 16 and 17
- Spring fair and fiestas in Manacor: between the last week in May and the first week in June
- Popular fiesta of the convent of Sant Domènec: May 24 in Manacor
- Popular fiesta in the Fartàritx quarter: the second Sunday of May in Manacor
- Patron saint's day fiesta of Sant Jaume: July 25 in Manacor
- Autumn Fair in Manacor: the third Sunday of September
- Patron saint's day fiesta of la Mare de Déu del Carme: July 16 in Portocristo
- Fiesta of sa Ximbomba: Carnival Saturday in Son Macià
- Patron saint's day fiesta of la Mare de Déu d'Agost: August 15 in Son Macià

  • Last visit to Manacor: Jun 2005
  • Intro Written Jun 7, 2005
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