The best markets in Palma

Are you planning a short trip to Palma and would like to visit one of Mallorca’s popular markets? However, the largest ones are outside the city and a visit costs time. I’ll show you some great alternatives in the island’s capital: Here come 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 delicacies like 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.

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. Here you will find the usual market stalls with fresh fruit, vegetables, cheese, fish and meat, as well as small snack bars where you can eat at a bargain, especially at lunchtime. Some fishmongers even offer to prepare and serve the freshly purchased fish right on the spot. In addition, you will find culinary souvenirs to take the mediterranean vibe home with you.

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 neighborhood. This area is known for its exciting mix of international gastronomy and a wide variety of stores in the streets around the market hall; perfect if you’re 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 an open-air market in front of the market hall. Depending on the day of the week, the offer varies. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays there are clothes and shoes; on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays there are fruits, 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

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 town like to come here and buy their ingredients. Although the market hall is open six days, the most popular and lively market day is Saturday.

Mon-Sat 7pm to 5pm

Mercat Santa Catalina in Palma de Mallorca

Markets around Palma

Did you like those locations? There are many more great weekly markets throughout the island!

Here you can find a list with the most beautiful weekly markets of 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)

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Hey there! I created The Happy Jetlagger in 2015 to gather all those lovely places I got to know during my trips. Working many years as a flight attendant, I finally found a way to share my travel experience. Hope you enjoy it!

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