Choosing the right family holiday activity for each one in your troupe cannot be that easy. However, every member in your family will surely enjoy a visit to the local markets in Pollensa. The old town charm, rustic feel and quaint stalls in the market will surely make adults and kids in your family very happy.
One of the best touristy things to do in Mallorca is to explore a local market. The Pollensa (Pollença) Old Town market in Puerto Pollensa is no exception for that. The market is held once in a week or sometimes twice as well and on Wednesdays. To visit the Pollensa weekly market, take a cab ride to the Puerto Pollensa’s historic market main square. The huge marketplace is set in front of the town’s main church. After the recent renovation, the market has become a lot bigger than before. Come and enjoy the local foods, experience the local culture and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere that Spanish markets are popular for.
Come early if you want, because the market starts by 9 A.M. and runs till 1 P.M. During the tourist seasons, the stalls remain open till 2 P.M. as well. You will find everything from those flower stalls to stalls selling local produce, including fresh olives, fruits, vegetables and berries. Small bake shops and stalls sell a variety of eatables and sweet treats too. Those who are here to shop will find stalls selling a variety of leather products, locally made crafts and artwork, toys and games. Spend enough time to explore the market and you will be surprised to see the varieties of items available. Pick a toy or a local craft and buy some of those handmade scarves and artwork to take home for memory sake. The market surely offers a plenty of shopping options for avid shopping enthusiasts and concerned shoppers.
After some shopping, relax at an onsite food stall for a midday lunch or snack. There are many quaint café, restaurants and food stalls that offer freshly baked delights, lunch options and hearty three-course meals so that guests can enjoy some scrumptious food here. Most restaurants here feature a menu inspired by local cuisine and featuring fresh herbs, ingredients and finest local produce. Pick any of those small tapa plates or sit back for a relaxing dining experience at any of those local restaurants located near to the Pollensa Old Town Market. You will never be disappointed with the menu and the fresh food that each restaurant or food stall serve here.
Many avid local bakers and dessert stores also have stalls in Pollensa Old Town market. Here, you will find freshly baked cookies, pies and even delicious homemade gelatos and ice creams too. With so many choices to select from, you and your family will find something sweet to satisfy dessert cravings.