The Christmas lights in Palma will be switched on at 8pm on Saturday (November 19). Leading up to this, there will be various light shows. These are on Friday – from 6pm to 9pm – and on Saturday from 5.30pm up to the big moment in Plaça de la Reina when the lights will go on.
The special plan for Santa Catalina has been approved by the full meeting of the council at Palma town hall. But it does not have universal support. All the opposition parties voted against at Thursday’s council session, while business and residents’ representatives have expressed their worries.
On Thursday, Mayor José Hila and mobility councillor, Francesc Dalmau, unveiled measures that are planned for pacifying traffic in the centre of Palma. The mayor said that vehicles will be “redistributed” outside the centre and that public space will be recovered for pedestrians and the educational community.
On a day-trip or city break to Mallorca’s capital you will want to discover Palma’s most interesting places to see. The city is more attractive than ever, thanks to careful city planning and extensive renovation measures in the old town (Casco Antiguo).
El alcalde insistió en que «de momento estamos contentos y no se va a cambiar este horario, pero es una posibilidad que tenemos ahí por si necesitamos cerrarlas antes para que la gente no vaya a cenar a la playa».