San Seebastian

San Sebastian

San Seebastian Patron saint of Palma. Celebrated the 20-th January. According to the legend, San Sebastian was a Roman soldier in the 3-rd century, whose relic saved Palma from the plague and is now exposed in the Cathedral museum. He refused to fight his brothers as he was a Christian in Ancient Rome and for […]

Wines and liquers

Vinos y licores

In Mallorca there are more than 4000 hectares of vineyards where around 4 million litres of wine are produced annually. The main wine growing areas are near Binissalem and Felanitx. Malorquin wine is known for its light, fruity flavour and both red and white wines are excellent. Well known ones are Macia Batle, Jose Ferrer, […]

Moors versus Christians

En Pollensa 1

Moors versus Christians (Moros y cristianos) From the 15-th to the 17-th century , Mallorca constantly suffered from attacks by Moors and pirates. The men bravely fought them with swords and axes. The women were helping them with pans and kitchen implements. Every year these battles are re-enacted in Pollensa and Soller and are a […]