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Informació Pràctica EN 2018-07-05T10:00:18+00:00

The official language is Catalan together with Spanish, the official language of the state.

The average winter temperature is 16-18 ° C but can drop to 5-9ºC at night. The average summer temperature is 29-31 ° C.

In the Balearic Islands, as in the rest of Spain, the euro is used. There are notes of € 10, 20, € 50, € 100, 200 €, 500 € and coins 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cent and 1 and 2 €.

Time Zone

The standard time zone Balearic Islands is UTC / GMT +1: 00, but on the last Sunday in March to last October’s difference from GMT is +02: 00.

Hours shops

Most shops open at 9:00 or 10:00 and close around 21:00 or 22:00. Some malls or tourist areas are also open on Sundays. We must say that in Can Picafort, many bars and restaurants have adapted to the habits of tourists schedule.

Electrical

Electrical appliances in Spain operate with a voltage of 220 volts, connected to sockets of two legs or “Schuko”, so may need an adapter. Better be universal.

Market Days:

  • Santa Margalida: Tuesday and Saturday morning
  • Can Picafort: Friday morning

Useful telephone numbers:

    • Emergencies: 112 (They speak four languages: Catalan, Spanish, English and German)
    • Ambulance: 061
    • Firefighters: 080
    • Civil Guard: 062
    • Tourist Office: +34 971 85 14 13
    • Local police can Picafort: +34 971 85 19 09

Local Holidays

  • Santa Margalida:
    • Santa Margalida holiday: July 20
    • Fiestas de la Beata: first Sunday of September
  • Can Picafort:
    • Celebrations of the Virgin of August: August 15
  • Son Serra de Marina:
    • July and August

Other Parties

  • Biblical Magi: January 6
  • San Antonio: January 17
  • Carnival: February
  • Easter: March or April

Any other question? 

You can contact the Tourist Office of Can Picafort using the form below:

 

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