Dia de la Virgen del Carmen is a major Spanish festival celebrated in July in the Balearic Islands. Majorca hotels offer guests a wide selection of places to join in the traditional festivities on their vacation trip.
The Dia de la Virgen Festival honors the Blessed Lady of Mount Carmel, the patronage and patron of all sailors. The festivities consist of parades, the blessing of fishing boats, and a culminating procession of fishermen holding a statue of the Virgin in the countryside to be brought to their boats. The celebration is often accompanied by fireworks.
Palma is one of the main port areas where the festival is celebrated. It is Mallorca's shopping center and home to almost half the island's inhabitants. It offers a good range of Majorca hotels from value for money to five star catering accommodation, for different types and tastes of travelers.
In addition to the festival along the Palm Bay, tourists can enjoy its thriving cultural scene and vibrant nightlife with a host of trendy bars and restaurants. This city does not have its own beach, but travelers can easily escape to neighboring beach resorts like C & # 39; a Pastilla using the Palma & # 39; s efficient public transport system & # 39;
Porto Colom is a small coastal small town in Majorca good for those looking for a quiet and low holiday affair. As a traditional fishing village, its main feature is the natural harbor where small boats still reside. Visitors can join the local fishing community here to celebrate the Dia de la Virgen del Carmen festival.
Hotels in Porto Colom range from three- and four-star hotels to self-catering apartments. Most offer beautiful views of the coast from the settings atop the cliff. Port promenade & # 39; s also has great views of the bay and fine restaurants. The area close to Cala Marsal Beach is a trendy part of town worth exploring with its own bars and restaurants.
Dia de la Virgen del Carmen is an important holiday for Cala Ratjada as a former small fishing port. But it is currently a thriving tourist region with over 40 hotels and reportedly 12,000 beds to choose from. German and French tourists are the most frequent travelers to the resort.
The varied beaches near Cala Ratjada give tourists a variety of places to enjoy Dia de la Virgen del Carmen festival parades, parties and other local holidays.
Cala Ratjada has some of the best luxury seaside hotels in Majorca such as the five-star Serrano Palace Hotel. This family-friendly extravagant resort is located directly on Cata Ratjada & Son Moll main beach. Its promenade runs from the port to the center of the village with many sights, attractions, shops and restaurants along the way.
Cala Ratjada & raw sandy coves and dramatic coastline beaches have been awarded the European Union's prestigious Blue Flag status for cleanliness and clean water quality.