All Hallows Day in Palma

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The first of November, the All Hallows or All Saints day is also a festivity in Spain and all the shops are closed.At the “Día de todos los santos”, the day of All Hallows in spanish, people think about people who had left this world just like in the U.K.  but also about the next generation. In Mallorca, the tradition says that the the kids get a necklaces decorated with sweets. If you are at this time on the island, you can attend as well one of the many services in english.

As a snack “in between” these days there is something particularly tasty: the “buñuelos”, fritters. This wonderfully fragrant fried pastries are also sold on the streets of the Island. In this feature you will get some impressions of the Majorcan festivity of “All Saints”.

Cementery, Palma de Mallorca

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