Lots have been said about the wonderful, sunny, Mediterranean island of Majorca and beside its stunning natural views and friendly weather, the events taking place each year make it more of a reason to visit! Despite if you are into sailing, golfing, classical or jazz music concerts and anything in between, holidays in Majorca are a grand occasion which will satisfy even the pickiest of travellers and music connoisseurs. Without further ado, here are some of the best events to keep an eye out if you decide to book your holidays in Majorca in 2016.
Mallorca Smooth Jazz Festival 2016
Hosted in the Protur Biomar Gran Hotel & Spa in Sa Coma, this festival brings together some of the best smooth jazz musicians laying down some jazzy grooves under Majorca’s smooth Mediterranean climate. Festival tickets include wine tasting and food in case you get hungry and tours for the ones who would like to venture a bit further into the east coast of the island and make use of their holidays in Majorca in order to explore its stunning settings.
Copa del Rey Regatta
Starting from the Bay of Palma, this prestigious sailing event is certainly something not to miss if you happen to have your holidays in Majorca around the end of July or beginning of August 2016. The bay comes alive as people gather to see a colourful spectacle of sailing boats race against each other and this grand occasion is marked by the presence of the royal family of Spain. Some of the leading teams around the world join and make this event something definitely not to miss if you are into sailing yourself and even if you aren’t, the atmosphere will certainly make up for your lack of interest.
Port de Soller classical music festival
Taking place in the middle of October and hosting some of the greatest contemporary names in classical music, this festival brings the work of major classical composers to life in a unique setting. Each weekend, the monastery of Santa Catalina hosts different artists who turn its imposing settings into a magical atmosphere with the accompaniment of their instruments and virtuosity. Make sure you don’t miss this event if you are into classical music as such things are definitely hard to come by, let alone during your holidays in Majorca.
Wine Days Mallorca
Home to some of the best wines the Med has to offer, Majorca showcases its unique produce during the beginning of May by hosting open days in the famed Benissalem wineries. More than a dozen exceptional wineries open their doors to you and the nearby villages bustle with people and events for you to discover. Leave the beach aside for a day, try the best local treats and wines in their place of origin and return from your holidays in Majorca with some memories to cherish!