Marratxi is very close to Palma de Mallorca. It is ideal for people who want to enjoy the countryside and also want to be close to the city and the beach.
The weather is a Mediterranean climate Marratxí. The winters are short, but with some ice and some snow and temperatures weak fairly mild, while summers are hot.
Marratxi climate is a Mediterranean climate. Winters are short, but with some frost and some snow weak and fairly mild temperatures, while summers are hot. Sometimes strong wind can blow.
Marratxi economy has been marked in the past by agriculture and pottery crafts deeply rooted in the township. However, the arrival of the train and the motorway, have made a municipality bordering Marratxi Palma execelentes privileged communications and location, considered by some as a dormitory town of Palma, especially formed by newly built houses. These circumstances have made turning the economy into other sectors such as trade, construction, liquor companies ...
Currently there is a polygon (Marratxi Industrial Estate) that extends the municipality's economic variety, a large hypermarket (Auchan) and a leisure center reference throughout Mallorca (Festival Park).
Places of interest
Clay Museum (Museu del Fang): in Sa Cabaneta Mill is a museum that displays one of the oldest traditions and most glorify the municipality as crafts with clay. It consists of 900 handmade pieces.
Wineries Suau: Factory prepared by the Brandy decanter 1851, a gem for the palate of the production, largely for export. They also make sweet and dry herbs which are obtained by distillation and are a typical produccto Mallorca. It is found in the ancient solar Farinera Sa. In 1951, Frederic Suau, merchant seaman founded Bodegas Suau. Also known as the boat, and that the label carries the boat was the Spaniard who owned Frederic Suau. There is a small museum where you can see stills longer in use, the well factory original nineteenth century and Brandy distillery known Mallorcan. It was recently discovered a tunnel of 45 meters in the holds of what would be the old cellar of Sa Farinera communicating with feature fireplace.
Fairs, festivals and markets
Weekly Rake: Being held every Sunday morning, opened in September 2009 in Sant Marcal urbanization. As of October 19, is transferred to Marratxi polygon.
Clay Fair (Fira del Fang): Held annually in the first half of March in three Germanes Ses enclosure. The fair includes a large sample of pots, vases, plates, cups, and all kinds of siurells utilitarian objects made of clay that many years in small family workshops of the municipality, in the Sa Cabaneta and especially in Pòrtol. The production of pots, aided by abundant red soil around Marrachí, has become "industry fang" in the most typical of the municipality and hence the prestige of the traditional "Fair Mud", organized by the City of Marrachí. The program of the fair, which ends with the popular "Trencadissa" also includes demonstrations, workshops, exhibitions, lectures, music and dance Mallorcan.
This rustic house has two floors, and is situated in the countryside near the town of Palma de Mallorca,completely reformed,with a private swimming po