Mancor de la Vall
Mancor de la Vall, a small inland village located at the foot of the Sierra de Tramuntana
Update 30/03/23. Mancor de la Vall is a picturesque village located at the foot of the Sierra de Tramuntana, in the north of Mallorca. It is surrounded by small mountains where the Puig de Sa Fita and the Puig de Suro stand out. It is located 38.1 km from Palma and 33.2 km from Alcudia Bay. Nearby we find the towns of Selva, Lloseta, Alaró and Inca. The approximate population of the entire municipality is about 1,600 inhabitants.
The town of Mancor de la Vall has based its economy for centuries on agriculture, mainly growing olives and wheat. During the second half of the 20th century, the shoe industry was of great importance.
Mancor de la Vall has a special charm, it is narrow streets full of unevenness with old houses built of stone and very well maintained. Its environment is spectacular, it is mainly surrounded by olive groves and forests in the highest areas.
Due to its location in the Sierra de Tramuntana, from the town you can take numerous hiking, mountain biking and climbing.
MAIN PLACES TO VISIT IN MANCOR DE LA VALL:
• Monastery of Santa Lucia. It dates from the 14th century and is located on the outskirts of the town, about 2 km from the center.
• Paroquial Church. Dedicated to Sant Joan Baptista, it dates from the 17th century and is located in the center of the town near the town hall.
• El Puig de Massanella (rural area).
• Sa Font de Mancor de la Vall.
• The tafona of Son Morro and its country house.
• Cases de Biniatzent. Family hiking route. Access from the path of the Monastery of Santa Lucia.
MAIN FESTIVALS AND MARKET OF MANCOR DE LA VALL:
• Weekly market. It is held every Monday, it is a small market focused mainly on residents.
• Sant Antoni. It is celebrated in mid-January
• Carnivals. They are celebrated during the month of March.
• Patronal festivities. They are celebrated on June 24.
• Festivities of the virgins. They are celebrated on October 21
• Fair of l'esclata-sang and the mountain. It is celebrated at the end of November.
How to arrive:
Mancor de la Vall is 5.5 km from Inca. From Inca the Ma-2112 road leads directly to the town of Mancor de la Vall.