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Alaro Town Council ~ Ayuntamiento De Alaro ~ Information In English

Title: Alaro Town Council ~ Ayuntamiento De Alaro ~ Information In English
Category: Land > Products & Services > Mallorca Information
Alaró Town Council - Ajuntament d'Alaró - General Information and Press Releases in English for Residents of the Municipality and Visitors to Mallorca Baleares Spain




Additional Information:



PhoneLogo   +34 971510000


ContactForm   Alaro Town Hall





San Roc Fiestas 2017


The Agenda

San Roc Fiestas





See Page 14  for Summary in English



 Festes de Sant Roc a Alaró 2017


Runs for the first two weeks of August

The highlight is the Correfoc on the 16th August







Town Council






Ajuntament d'Alaró






Guillem Balboa Buika


Planning, Economic Development and Trade Fairs


Aina Munar Isern




Antònia Martorell Vanrell
Social Services, Health and Market

Aina Sastre Bestard
Culture, Equality and Cooperation

Jordi Amengual Far
Maintenance and General Services

Laura Perelló Rigo

Education and Youth



Roger Anthony Andrews
Sports and Participation





General Information


Utilites Services & Facilities


     PHONE: 971510000



     PHONE: 971510002/670285094


     PHONE: 689902600


     PHONE: 971518757 (ext. 2)


     PHONE: 971510000 (ext. 5)


     PHONE: 971518757 (ext. 1)


     PHONE: 871231731

COURTS (Paddle & Tennis)

     PHONE: 971510000 (ext. 4)


     PHONE: 971879519
     Appointment: 902079079


     PHONE: 971182112


     PHONE: 971510535
     Breakdown: 902250370



Weather Station

Castell d’Alaró



Updated every 5 mins




Businesses in Alaro

Searchable Data Base






News Items


Change over of Alaro Mayors

Published on 17.06.2017


To see Article from Diario de Mallorca using Google Translate clickon Headline below



"Relay in the mayoralty of Alaró: Guillem Balboa becomes the first black mayor of Mallorca"



Domestic Rubbish Collection

Enforced from 20.04.2017


Official Translation of the new procedures to be adopted in Alaró for the collection and disposal of domestic waste, which became effective as of the 20th April 2017



See the Downloadable .pdf Here




Alaró History


Has its origins in the Muslim farmstead Oloron. The documented history begins in the s. XIII, from the conquest of Mallorca, and revolves around his castle. During the occupation Catalan Kingdom of Majorca, resisted in the Castle of Alaro.
Guillem Cabrit and Guillem Bassa, that after capture, were sentenced by King Alfons roasted over hot coals to die, as indicated by the name of one of the defenders of the castle, which had no resistance during the acknowledged king of the Kingdom of Mallorca Alfons invader.







Alaró Economy

With regard to agriculture, it is worth to note that the extension of the municipality is primarily forest (pine, oak ...). For crops, provided by extension, the most important are (in this order): olive, almond, carob and fig trees. It should be added that agriculture is predominantly rainfed. Livestock is also important in Alaro, emphasizes also in this order: herd sheep, pigs, and one might. It must be added the presence of a poultry farm for the production of eggs for sale.


As for the fiestas, they are commemorated annually in honor of the Patron of the town, San Roc; his feast day is August 16. Along with San Roc, are co-patrons of Alaró Sant Antoni and Sant Sebastia. But they also celebrate other holidays such as Sant Pere (held in the trendy Los d'Amunts) and Sant Antoni (with bonfires and blessed). Finally, in this section indicate that there are celebrations during the Christmas and Easter, when processions are especially prominent in the Palm Sunday, Thursday and Friday, and traditionally found occurring at 8 am on the day of Easter, and after which it is customary to eat Easter mallorquí frit, with pies and robiols in celebration of the Resurrection of Christ.
Also noteworthy pilgrimage twice a year to make the inhabitants of Alaro Castle to celebrate Mass near the Mare de Deu del Refugio (one, the Sunday after Easter and again in September).
One of the most important economic activities in Alaro has been, and still somehow (despite the crisis), the footwear industry, which in its moments of glory came to keep active for more than 30 factories and 2,000 people .
Would also be important lignite mines, now closed, and that its last phase belonged to GESA



Alaró Statistics

The municipal town of Alaro is situated on the southern slopes of the Sierra de Tramuntana Mountain range, in the district of Raiguer, approximately 30km, or 18 miles, north west of the capital Palma, and the Son Sant Joan International Airport.

Overall, the municipal district of Alaro covers an area of around 46km2, and figures taken from Google  indicate the resident population in 2016 was 5,282.





Es Raiguer


Location of Alaró Town Hall & The Mayor's Offices



City/Town: Alaro Mallorca
State or County: Baleares
ZIP code: 07340
Country: Spain
Telephone: +34 971510000
Fax: +34 971510001
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