The almond blossom in Mallorca can be enjoyed in January and February
During January and February, the Mallorcan almond trees blossom, covering fields with a beautiful white mantle.
The flowering of the almond -it’s calculated that there are for million almond in Mallorca- has become a typical tourist phenomenon of the Balearic Islands. It is a show that heralds the arrival of spring, when winter hasn’t finished yet. Almond trees are the first trees to bloom, and in Mallorca it can be seen all over the island. However, especially in Marratxí, Bunyola and Sóller. Some mountains offer beautiful views of the almond tree blossoms, creating a white mantle known as “Mallorcan snow”. Some of these mountains are San Salvador, Bonany and Randa. The famous train ride between Palma and Sóller is also full of almond groves.
It’s estimated that the almond blossom attract to the Island around 50.000 German tourists in a month. There are hotels and tour operators who organize package tours to enjoy this spectacle. You can find also hotels that offer helicopter tours to enjoy from the air the almond blossom. The type of tourism that buy these tour packages is characterized by its high economic level. It’s estimated that the 50.000 German tourists will generate a turnover of over 3.5 million euros.