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The Best Markets in Palma

Aktualisiert am: 08/03/2024

Are you planning a short trip to Palma and would like to visit one of Mallorca’s popular markets? However, the biggest ones are outside the city and a visit takes time. I’ll show you a few great alternatives in the island’s capital: here are the best markets in Palma!

Weekly markets & market halls in Palma

A flying visit to Palma is also a good opportunity to stock up on Mallorcan specialties such as ensaimadas, sobrasadas or flor de sal from Es Trenc. Or maybe you have a desire for fresh fruit and vegetables straight from a original finca: In Palma you will also find many opportunities to stock up on products from local producers. In addition to the usual outdoor weekly markets, you’ll also find several indoor markets in Palma with a great selection!

Baskets on market in Palma
At the markets in Palma you can often find typical Mallorcan products like the popular wicker baskets in all sizes.
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Mercat de l’Olivar

The Mercat de l’Olivar is located in the middle of the city, between the lively Plaça d’Espanya and the popular shopping street Carrer Sant Miquel. The large market hall was opened in 1951 and is thus one of the most traditional in the city. In addition to the usual market stalls with fresh fruit, vegetables, cheese, fish and meat, you will also find small snack bars where you can eat cheaply, especially at lunchtime. Some fishmongers even offer to prepare and serve the freshly bought fish on the spot. You will also find culinary souvenirs for that Mallorca feeling at home.

Mon-Fri 7am to 12.30pm
Fri 2.30pm to 8pm partly open
Sat 7am to 3pm
Gastronomy: Mon-Fri until 4pm

Market stall with sobrasada and ham in the Mercat d'Olivar, a market in Palma de Mallorca

Tip: If you are traveling by rental car/own car: There is a parking garage under the Mercat d’Olivar. The garage can be busy, but also very convenient if you want to buy larger quantities.

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Mercat de Pere Garau

The Mercat Pere Garau is located in downtown Palma, but it’s off the beaten path in a normal residential neighborhood east of the Avenidas (this is how Palma’s ring road is called by the locals). The Pere Garau district has a long tradition as an immigrant quarter and so you will also find an exciting mix of international restaurants and a wide variety of stores in the streets around the market hall, even for those on a budget. So if you want to mingle with the locals, this is the place for you!

Fruit stand with oranges from Mallorca in Mercat Pere Garau in Palma

Tip: There is also always an open-air market in front of the market hall. Depending on the day of the week, there is a special offer here. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays there are clothes and shoes; on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays there is fruit, vegetables, flowers and green plants.

Market in Palma: Mercat Pere Garau outside

Saturday is the most popular day at the Mercat de Pere Garau. There are more markets stalls and you’ll see more hustle and bustle!

Mon + Wed 6am to 2.30pm
Tue, Thu + Fri 6am to 3pm
Sat 6am to 4pm

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Hungry? Market-fresh cuisine is available very close to the Mercat de Pere Garau. At Boira, you can enjoy modern cuisine in an urban-Mediterranean ambience. By the way: the location belongs to the boutique hotel Nou Baleares*& is the perfect address if you are looking for stylish accommodation away from the usual tourist areas among locals!

Restaurant Boira at Boutique Hotel Nou Baleares in Palma de Mallorca

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Plaça del Patins

The Mercat ecològic de Palma in Plaça del Patins (also: Plaça Bisbe Berenguer de Palou) is one of the smaller weekly markets in the city. But at this market in Palma you will find only organic products! A great opportunity to stock up on fresh organic fruits and vegetables straight from the island!

Tue + Sat 8pm to 2pm

Cheese on market in Palma

Tip: Nearby you’ll find a branch of one of Palma’s most popular coffee roasters! La Molienda on Carrer del Bisbe Campins serves the best specialty coffee and delicious brunch dishes. Around the corner, by the way, begins Carrer de Bonaire, a cute street in the middle of Palma with small boutiques and great places to eat and still completely unknown among most tourists. Perfect for a little walk!

Mercat de Santa Catalina

The Mercat de Santa Catalina is actually worth visiting not only for the market experience, but also for the surroundings. The district of Santa Catalina, in the center of which is the popular market hall, is in fact one of the hippest corners of Palma! Here one hyped restaurant follows the next and the renovated house facades give the former fishing village a very special flair. In addition, you can still find a real old mill and enjoy a magnificent view over the port of Palma.

Read my complete guide for Santa Catalina

Houses in Santa Catalina, neighborhood in Palma
Café in Santa Catalina, Palma

But back to the Mercat Santa Catalina: many Mallorcan delicacies await you here, as well as numerous delicatessen specialties. The quality here is so high that even the best chefs in the city like to come here to buy goods. Although the market hall is open six days a week, the most popular and liveliest market day is Saturday.

Mon-Sat 7pm to 5pm

Mercat Santa Catalina in Palma de Mallorca

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Markets around Palma

Have you really acquired a taste for it now? There are many more great weekly markets all over the island!

Here you will find a list of the most beautiful weekly markets in Mallorca and the exact weekdays of all markets

Market in Sineu, Mallorca
The picturesque farmer’s market of Sineu takes place every Wednesday.

Tip: Just outside Palma is the large Sunday market of Santa Maria. However, it is still very easy to reach by public transport from the city centre. At the Estació Intermodal at Plaza España you just have to get on the train (lines T1, T2 or T3) and you will be at Santa Maria station in 20 minutes, which is relatively close to the town center.

Or you can continue to Sineu (line T3) and on Wednesdays visit the oldest farmer’s market in Mallorca, which is one of the biggest attractions on the island. (Travel time from Palma approx. 50 minutes)

Train timetables from Palma

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