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Welcome to Can Picafort!

Can Picafort is a coastal town belonging to the municipality of Santa Margarita. It is one of Mallorca's most important and special tourist resorts. Located in the north of the island, in the centre of the Bay of Alcúdia, it offers a wide range of hotels, in addition to extensive shopping and leisure zones and places for eating out.

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2-8/10/2017

Saladina Art Fest Can Picafort 2017

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Beaches in the municipality

Visits of interest in Can Picafort

NECRÓPOLIS FENICIA Y CENTRO DE INTERPRETACIÓN SON REAL

PHOENICIAN NECROPOLIS AND SON REAL INTERPRETATION CENTRE

The 395 hectares that Son Real occupies contain traces of the Pre-Talayotic, Talayotic, Roman, Islamic and Medieval eras. These remains make up a highly significant part of Mallorca’s archaeological heritage, above all thanks to the two prehistoric necropolises, S'Illot de's Porros and Punta des Fenicis, in the Pre-Talayotic village of Es Figueral. The possessió, or rural estate, is comprised of different types of buildings from different periods.

SENDERO AZUL

BLUE PATHWAY

The blue pathway is a distinction awarded to municipalities in recognition of their work to improve and restore their natural heritage. Blue pathways must be spaces for the enjoyment of nature and should facilitate the safety, access and recreation of their visitors. The Can Picafort blue pathway, known as Camí de Sa Marina de Son Real, runs from Can Picafort to Son Serra de Marina, passing through the Son Real Necropolis and Illa des Porros.

MERCADOS

MARKETS

The market is held in the village’s main square, Plaza de la Vila. It is a small market comprised of around 3 or 4 rows of stalls selling fruit produced by local farmers, clothes, craft items such as soaps or fabrics, flowers and fruit trees, etc. The market takes place every Tuesday and Saturday from 9:00 am to about 1:30 pm. In Can Picafort there is a market every Friday morning.

LA VILA

LA VILA

The municipality’s origin lies in the Muslim farmstead of Hiacht, where the first Christian monks from Catalonia settled. Given its proximity to the coast and the fertility of its fields, 153 archaeological sites are documented in this municipality, most of them from the pre-Roman period. The most famous ones are the Son Real Necropolis and the Phoenician Cemetery. This agricultural and livestock-rearing municipality stands out for its wide range of tourism and residential services.

Sports and other activities in Can Picafort

Over recent years Can Picafort has become an attractive hub for sports enthusiasts. The modern, well-equipped range of hotels in this coastal area offers many possibilities, most notably:

CICLISMO Can Picafort

CYCLING

The boom of this sport in Mallorca, with tens of thousands of enthusiasts coming from all over the world, has one of its epicentres in the north of the island and naturally, in Can Picafort, during every month of the year. Over 50 kilometres of roads suitable for practising this sport, which connect up to the rest of the island’s network, make a paradise for both professional teams and amateurs.

DEPORTES NÁUTICOS Can Picafort

WATER SPORTS

Sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing and diving are some of the most representative sports one can practise in the waters of Can Picafort. The area has two marinas, the Can Picafort marina and that of Son Serra de Marina, as well as different specialist shops where enthusiasts of these sports will find everything they could possibly need.

NORDIC WALKING Can Picafort

NORDIC WALKING

Located as it is between two natural parks, that of S'Albufera and that of Son Real, Can Picafort is one of the most highly-recommended places for enthusiasts of this sport, which is gaining followers all the time. Other places of interest are nearby too. Can Picafort was the first Nordic Walking municipality and has recently inaugurated an urban park.

GOLF Can Picafort

GOLF

Enthusiasts of this sport staying at the hotels in Can Picafort have six first-class courses less than 30 kilometres away (Pollença, Alcanada, Capdepera, Pula, Son Servera and Canyamel). A luxury very few destinations in the world can offer.

EXCURSIONES Can Picafort

TRIPS

The north of Mallorca, and indeed all of the island, offers a host of excursions for discovering this Mediterranean paradise, both inland and in the coastal area. Your hotel will provide plenty of information so that you can choose these visits and trips best suited to your wishes and interests.