THE MAJORCAN SNOW-ALMOND BLOSSOM IN MAJORCA-AMAZING WINTER LANDSCAPES

ALMOND BLOSSON-THE MAJORCAN SNOW Mallorca, late winter, early spring, offers visitors an excellent weather. Are rare occasions when it snows in Majorca, and it´s usually in the mountains of the Sierra de Tramuntana. (declared world heritage by Unesco) But one of the most beautiful images offered in winter, is when almonds flowering, which is popularly known as Majorcan snow. The …

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COSSIERS – CAVALLETS – CAVALLERS – ÀGUILES: GENUINE MAJORCAN FOLKLORE DANCES

COSSIERS – CAVALLETS – CAVALLERS – ÀGUILES: GENUINE MAJORCAN FOLKLORE DANCES El ball dels cossiers’ are the very singular typical dance during celebrations in several villages in Mallorca as Montuïri, Algaida, Manacor, Inca, Pollença (àguiles), Artà , Alaró, Felanitx, Campos, Llucmajor (cavallets), Palma (cavallets de Ciutat) and Calvià (cavallers). They are part o an ancient tradition which was documented in …

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ARTA CAVES_WHEN THE NATURE SCULPTS-WRITERS AND LEGENDS IN A NATURAL PARADISE

ARTA CAVES-WHEN THE NATURE SCULPTS-WRITERS AND LEGENDS IN A NATURAL PARADISE Mallorca is an island that never ceases to surprise visitors, every place in this island becomes an experience that marks you forever and that leaves a lasting memory. There is so much to see and so many places to discover and for sure will leave you speechless, and one …

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LA SEO-PALMA DE MALLORCA-THE ORGAN IN THE CATHEDRAL

LA SEO-PALMA DE MALLORCA-THE ORGAN IN THE CATHEDRAL The cathedral’s impressive late-gothic organ is placed above the chapel of the Piedad (Piety). Dating from 1795 (Gabriel Tomás from Llucmajor-Majorca) and restored in 1926 and 1993. This organ was built holding the pipe set as a fan display, following the dominant Spanish fan-like. The pipe organ has four manual keyboards with …

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EASTER IN SINEU-SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK-MALLORCA

EASTER IN SINEU-SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK-MALLORCA Easter in Majorca is not only a religious celebration to commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus, but also is a tradition with marked popular character. Palm Sunday liturgical celebrations begin with the blessing of the palms and the procession of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, and in all the parishes of the island is commemorated …

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SINEU AND ITS MONUMENTS-THE HEART OF MALLORCA

SINEU AND ITS MONUMENTS -THE HEART OF MALLORCA Sineu, a historic village, located in the center of the island Majorca, in the middle of “Majorcan Plain“, where its history and monuments can be seen, walking through its streets and squares, so we invite all of you to discover with Mallorca Private Tour Guides each one of its nooks that will surely …

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DISCOVER LLUCMAJOR WITH MALLORCA PRIVATE TOUR GUIDES-PURE HISTORY IN THE SOUTH OF MALLORCA

 DISCOVER LLUCMAJOR WITH MALLORCA PRIVATE TOUR GUIDES-PURE HISTORY IN THE SOUTH OF MAJORCA This country town, LLUCMAJOR; the largest in southern Mallorca, has a place in history – it was the site of the battle in 1349 where Pere IV of Aragon killed his relative Jaume III to end Mallorca’s time as an independent kingdom. Jaume’s death is commemorated by …

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EXPAND YOUR MIND AND OPEN YOUR HEART TO THE MUSIC MADE IN MALLORCA BY FREDERIC CHOPIN (VALLDEMOSSA)

Expand your mind and open up your heart to the music made in Mallorca    Today is a cold winter day. I’m sitting close by the fireplace, feeling worst by the minute. I caught flu, or the flu caught me. I’m looking to the clouds pass by and hear the raindrops hit the window. My thoughts wander off towards a …

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MISSION SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO-THE SWALLOWS MIRACLE-THE JEWEL OF THE MISSIONS

Mission San Juan Capistrano, the miracle of the swallows-The Jewel of the Missions The mission San Juan de Capistrano, California was founded 1776 by father Junipero Serra (Petra, Mallorca), with the help of Captain Fernando de Rivera. San Juan Capistrano, was the sixth mission founded in Californian lands, by Majorcan Franciscans  , the organization of this new California mission was the …

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MAJORCAN ARTS & CRAFTS-GLASS BLOWING

Majorcan Arts & Crafts-Glass Blowing The art of glass blowing is very old in Majorca; we would have to go back to Roman times. The Glass we do in Mallorca can be perfectly compared for its quality with the famous Murano glass. The process of glass blowing consists of placing an iron tube (normally between 1 meter to 1.45 meters …

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