Manacor is Mallorca’s second city and lies towards the eastern end of the island.
Home to Mallorca’s famous artificial pearl industry, the town hosts several fun-filled fiestas throughout the year. Manacor became famous for its manufacturing industries, including pottery, wine and liqueurs, furniture and textiles.
The town is also famous as being the home of tennis superstar, Rafael Nadal, who still lives there when he is not on the tennis circuit.
Manacor beaches consist of pretty coves with small resorts.
The town celebrates Sant Antoni on 17 January each year and holds a spring fair at the end of May to the beginning of June.
The Manacor History Museum is located on the road to Cales de Mallorca and is housed in a Gothic mansion house dating back to the 13th century.
A horse racing track for trotting races opens every Saturday in Manacor and several local vineyards open their doors for tastings or tours if pre-booked. Several cycle routes can be found around the town, and the Tourist Office provides maps of the most popular.
*PN = Per Night