Top things to do in Sineu

Market in Sineu

Sineu Market

One of rural Mallorca's most venerable traditions, Sineu's weekly market has taken over the town centre every Wednesday morning since 1306. Spreading out from Sa Plaça and down to the Plaça des Fossar, it sells live…
Mallorcan in Sineu

Celler Es Grop

Watch your step as you descend into this cheerful, whitewashed 18th-century cellar, lined with huge old wine vats and other historical ephemera. Galician cuisine vies with Mallorcan favourites on the meat-heavy menu…
Fair in Sineu

Sa Fira

Sineu's annual Sa Fira is a major agricultural spring fair held on the first Sunday of every May, and dating to 1318.
Convent in Sineu

Convent de la Concepció

Between 1309 and 1349, this was the site of the Mallorcan kings' second palace (after Palma), making Sineu the de facto capital of rural Mallorca. In 1583 it was given to the Order of the Immaculate Conception, who …
Fiesta in Sineu

Festa del Siurell

The little town of Llubí is worth visiting on the Saturday before the Tuesday of Carnaval. The Festa del Siurell involves townsfolk dressing up as siurells, traditional Mallorcan ceramic whistles. That night, a big …
Mallorcan in Sineu

Sa Fàbrica

Most come for the seafood, steaks and brochettes of Mallorcan pork, served sizzling hot from the grill at this convivial restaurant, housed in a former carpet factory. The lamb shoulder and rice dishes are also top-…
Church in Sineu

Església de Santa Maria

Rebuilt after a calamitous fire in 1505, this sombre Gothic church, with its detached campanile, is Sineu's most significant, and the heart of the town. It houses a small museum of medieval pottery that opens when t…
Square in Sineu

Sa Plaça

At Sineu’s heart is Sa Plaça, a busy square fronted by several bars and restaurants, plus the crumbling sandstone, late-Gothic facade of the 16th-century Església de Santa Maria.
Convent in Sineu

Convent dels Mínims

The town hall is housed in this 17th-century baroque convent, confiscated from the Minims in the 19th century. You can generally wander in any time to admire the somewhat neglected cloister. One block west is a beau…
Square in Sineu

Plaça des Fossar

On Plaça des Fossar, a statue honours Francisco Alomar, a Sineu-born professional cyclist who died in 1955; it has something of a cult status among visiting cyclists.