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Mallorca in March 2020 - What weather to expect & what to do

Classic cars, sports, fairs and lots of fun

Featured in: | Jose Rains, Mallorca Reporter | Published

Sun lovers will be pleased to hear that March officially marks the beginning of spring and many seasonal hotels and restaurants start to reopen in Mallorca. This is also the time when sun-worshippers start hitting the beaches and wildflowers are starting to bloom.

The jam-packed calendar of events highlighted below reinforces the island’s reawakening from winter.

What's the weather like in Mallorca in March?

You can expect an average of seven hours of sunshine per day and temperatures reaching the high teens, so it's pleasantly warm. As the sun rises earlier, there is also an increase in the number of tourists visiting the island. It’s interesting to see them in shorts and even trying to soak up some rays on the beaches, whilst the locals still don their winter coats.

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What to do in Mallorca in March?

It's a wonderful month to enjoy Mallorca's countryside, whether it be hikingcycling or more adventurous activities like abseiling and canyoning, the climate couldn’t be more perfect.

Looking for the perfect country escape? Perhaps the stunning five-star Carrossa Hotel Spa Villas could tempt you. It has reopened for its 2020 season and, with the Serra de Levant and Parc Natural de S'Albufera on its doorstep, there’s plenty of opportunities to get up close and personal with some of Mallorca’s most impressive countryside. Alternatively, sit and admire the spectacular views from the various terraces or simply relax in the spa.

If you like horseriding, the three-day all-inclusive trail riding holiday with Hipica Formentor should be on your radar. They are hosting a trip between the 8th and 10th March this month but if you can’t make this one, fear not, there are more coming up in April and May. 

As the sun shines bright, this is also the time to dine al-fresco style. Seaside restaurants start filling up this month so beat the summer crowds and get down to places like Cassai Beach House in Colònia de Sant Jordi.

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What's on in Mallorca in March 2020?

Fira del Fang Pottery Fair (Marratxí) – 7th-15th March 2020
Culture vultures should head down to Fira del Fang Pottery Fair, a quiet annual affair held in Marratxí between March 7th and 15th. It’s a great opportunity for potters and other ceramic workers from around the island to promote their work. If you are looking to buy good quality, authentic Mallorcan ceramic products at a reasonable price, then this is well worth the trip. The event will also be accompanied by regional folk dancing and music concerts.

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Fira del Ram (Palma) – 27th February - 19th April 2020
The Fira del Ram is the island’s biggest fairground and it returns to Son Fusteret, on the outskirts of Palma, between February 27th and April 19th 2020. This funfair is always a great day out for all ages, it has fairground rides for the little ones but thrill-seeking junkies will be pleased to know their needs will also be met.

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Theatre & Classical Music (Palma)
Palma Auditorium has an exciting line up for March. Between March 4th and 8th, 'Alice Through the Looking Glass' commands the stage for the whole family to enjoy. You can also catch a performance from the legendary Balearic Islands Symphony Orchestra on March 12th or 19th or the horrific revenge story of 'Sweeney Todd' on March 14th and 15th.

SAR Princesa Sofía Sailing Trophy (Palma) – 25th March - 4th April 2020
The SAR Princesa Sofia Sailing Trophy is a huge dinghy sailing event where more than 60 nations compete in the Bay of Palma from Wednesday, March 25th until Saturday, April 4th. Since its first edition in 1968, this event has retained all of its prestige and garnered great media attention – it’s always one to look forward to at this time of year.

Classic Car Rally (Puerto Portals) – 12th-14th March 2020
Mallorca’s classic car event of the year is the Puerto Portals XVI Classic Car Rally which returns for its 16th edition between March 12th and 14th. Every automobile enthusiast should cast their eyes on the stunning automobiles taking place, so be sure to head down to the start line of the 550km route in Portals, which will transform into petrol-head heaven throughout the event. 

Galatzó Trail (Calvià) – 15th March 2020
Trail runners will be out in full force in the west of Mallorca on March 15th as they take part in the Galatzó Trail Mallorca Mountain Marathon. It’s too late to sign up but do go along and show your support! There will be a good atmosphere.

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This is just a small selection of all the events taking place in Mallorca this month but there are lots more to choose from. You may prefer just to sit in a cafe or bar by the sea and watch the world go by, or even visit one of the many art galleries and museums on the island. Whatever you feel like doing, don't forget to check out our hotel and restaurants for the best deals in Mallorca.

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