Some ideas for your stay on Menorca
|Cap de Cavallería|
The Cap de Cavallería is one of the most-rugged places on Menorca.
Enjoy the greatness of Mother Nature when the sea tosses against the rocks.
The cape is located at the extreme north of the island in a reddisch aera and provides stunning sunsets.
It features the oldest of the 7 lighthouses on Menorca.
|Monte Toro||Great views |
Monte Toro is the hightest point on the island.
It offers you breath-taking views of the surrounding fields and of the pretty northern fishing village of Fornells
|Harbour of Mahón|
The port of Mahón is the second-largest natural harbour in the world.
There are boat trips with historical commentary so that you may better know the beautiful corners of the harbour and the historical buildings in the area.
|Torre d'en Galmés||
This large prehistoric town - just the same as the other thirty or so talayotic sites on Menorca - features many interesting ruins and gives you a glimpse into the orgins and lifestyle of its former inhabitants.
||Cathedral of Ciutadella|
King Alfonso III of Aragon, who reconquered Menorca from the Moors, ordered the erection of this Gothic-Catalan building in 1287.
It is advisable to join a guided tour. You will appreciate the details of this church much better then.
|Cala Macarella||Unspoilt beach |
This pictoresque cove lies in a desertic area.
If you come too late, the parking lot will probably be closed.
There are four wineries on Menorca.
All of them offer guided tours.
The museums hold artifacts from prehistoric times on Menorca.
A visit will help you better understand the island's history and culture.
Why the heck should we visit a quarry?
Go there! You'll be impressed - and delighted!
Menorca offers you eight Nature Reserves.
Worldwide, there are 19 islands that belong to the Network of Biosphere Islands and Coastal Areas.
In fact, Menorca is chairing this association - together with the South-Corean island of Jeju - (if the Unesco gives its green light)
The former bridleway, the camí de cavalls completely circumvents the island and provides you with the opportunity to explore places that you cannot reach by car.
Places like Cala'n Blanes or the harbour of Calan Bosch are full of bars, live music or entertainment options just to have a great time.
Big crowds and horse shows are not to everbody's liking.
But while you are here you should not miss one of the summer festivals held in honour of the local saint patron.
They will show you yet another facette of these Mediterranean people.
Are you a night owl?
Menorca is definitely quieter than the other Balearic islands.
But that does not mean that you have stay in your hotel room or villa if you want to socialise.
Discotheques like the Cova d'en Xoroi or others at the harbour of Ciutadella cater for all types of people.
Its only casino is at the Mahón harbour front.