Nestled southeast of Spain's beautiful island of Mallorca, Llucmajor is a small town of 9,000. From its humble start as a provincial villa to an artisanal cobbling center to an amazing travel destination on the picturesque Balearic Islands, Llucmajor has a long, rich history you'll love learning about from your vacation home before experiencing it first-hand.
Coupled with a relaxing, low-key atmosphere, a great location for day trips and sightseeing, and a host of local activities, Llucmajor is a fantastic place to bring your family for an unforgettable western Mediterranean experience.
You'll find no shortage of activities to enjoy as you plan your day from the comfort of a vacation home. The town is over seven centuries old, so there's plenty of amazing architecture to enjoy as you walk the charming city streets with your family. In addition, you can enjoy local shops and markets, which offer great souvenirs and local ingredients you can use to whip up something tasty in your kitchen.
You can play a few rounds at the amazing Golf Maioris, just a 14-mile drive from town, or enjoy local sights like the historic Town Hall building, Church of San Miquel, memorial to James III, and western gate shoemaker's memorial. Those with hard-to-please kids will be relieved, as attractions like local chocolate factory tours and go-karting and games at Circuito Mallorca at RennArena are sure to please the whole family.
Llucmajor offers plenty of nearby outdoor exploration to complement the sights and sounds of the town. You can take the kids on a guided hike at Rock and Water Mallorca just six miles west of town, where the whole family can enjoy the woods and amazing views of the coast and nearby hills.
The Talaiot Roman ruins lie 12 miles south, where you can explore rows and rows of ancient walls. Finally, the grandeur of the mountainside monastery Santuari de Nostra Senyora de Gracia in Randa, seven miles to the north, shouldn't be missed. You'll thank us when you're going through the photos back at your vacation home!
Llucmajor is conveniently located near several other gorgeous Mallorcan towns, each with their own unique sights and atmosphere. Palma, the island's capital city, is just under 18 miles to the west and offers the largest urban center on the island, as well as a beachfront so gorgeous that it's the go-to getaway destination for Spain's own royal family!
Porreres offers traditional marketplaces and beautiful expanses of farmland just nine miles east, Algaida's photogenic windmills are just over 7.3 miles to the north, and the Es Salobrar wetlands nature preserve awaits you in Campos, just under nine miles to the southeast.
August visitors can take a quick trip northeast to the town of Montuiri and enjoy the incredible bagpipe music and dancing of the Feast of Saint Bartholomew. Felanitx, a small town 16 miles eastward, has its own August festival, the centuries-old Els Cavallets dance ceremony.
Staying in Llucmajor offers more than just the quaint atmosphere and historic architecture just outside your door. The town is a gateway to the wonders of Mallorca, from Palma's golden sands and Algaida's beautiful windmills to the ancient Talaiot ruins and Golf Maioris. Llucmajor has the rich history to interest adults, a wide range of activities to keep children happy, and access to enough uniquely Mallorcan experiences to satisfy everyone. Book a home today!
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