Every year in the Spring, Mallorca celebrates its gastronomy during the “Mostra de Cuina”, a month-long event that showcases the island’s wide array of local produce and traditional dishes, this year taking place from 06 March to 02 April.
Whilst Mallorca isn’t short of outdoor activities, sporting events and cultural escapes to enjoy during the winter months, it is undoubtedly its gastronomy that attracts the largest number of visitors to its shores at this time of the year.
The “Mostra de Cuina”, or Culinary Festival, was created to acknowledge the synergy between gastronomy and culture on the island, and every event, party or meeting comes with its own local dish to enjoy and celebrate. Led by the Mallorca restaurateurs’ association, “Mostra de Cuina” features traditional dishes along four gastronomy trails highlighting various regions of the island.
In an effort to promote local restaurants and the use of local products, each itinerary invites guests to taste renowned Mediterranean food whilst visiting various towns along the way.
Starting on 06 March 2023, the festival will focus each week on a different region of Mallorca and entice visitors with a set “Mostra Menu” at a cost of 25 euros that includes a starter, a main course, a dessert and a drink. An upgraded “Gastronomic Menu” is also available in certain establishments for a supplement.
The “Mostra de Cuina” trails, dates and itineraries are as follows:
- Palma Food Tour: from 09 to 12 March 2023. This itinerary features the island’s capital.
- Serra y Nord Gastronomy Trail: from 16 to 19 March 2023. This itinerary includes the municipalities of Calvià, Andratx, Estellencs, Puigpunyent, Banyalbufar, Escorca, Fornalutx, Sóller, Bunyola, Deià, Valldemossa, Esporles, Pollença, Muro, Sa Pobla, Alcúdia and Santa Margalida.
- Llevant and Migjorn Culinary Route: from 23 to 26 March 2023. This itinerary includes the boroughs of Artà, Capdepera, Son Servera, Sant Llorenç, Manacor, Llucmajor, Campos, Ses Salines, Santanyí and Felanitx.
- Pla y Raiguer Gastronomy Path: from 30 March 02 April 2023. The itinerary includes the districts of Santa Eugènia, Algaida, Sencelles, Montuïri, Lloret, Costitx, Sant Joan, Sineu, Llubí, Maria, Ariany, Petra, Vilafranca, Porreres, Alaró, Binissalem, Búger, Campanet, Consell, Lloseta, Inca, Mancor de la Vall, Marratxí, Santa Maria del Camí and Selva.
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