Welcome to the island of Menorca, declared a biosphere reserve in the year 1993.

The distance between Mahon and Ciudadela is 45 km, distance the main road (Me-1). Road through most towns of the island (Alayor, Is Mecardal and Ferreries). From north to south is the maximum distance 15 km. In the map (download below) We indicate the main roads of the island, as well as beaches and coves of Menorca. We indicate in green the beaches and coves that access is by car, and in red those that access is by foot.

 

 

North Zone

What to visit in the north? The northern area is a great attraction for a very wild landscape, without much vegetation due to wind from north (tramuntana) plaguing this part of the island for most of the winter

Cavalleria: unspoiled dark sand beach known either by the famous mud bath or its lighthouse and views of the cliffs.

Binimel·la: Right next to Cavallería. beautiful beach which is accessed Fornells direction taking the roundabout turn left.

Pregonda: Once you're in Binimel·la, at the end of it has a road access Cala Pregonda.

Fornells: If you have already visited the previous beaches you can go to this beautiful village with fishing port. Town with lots of restaurants, many of them specialists in Caldereta de Langosta.

Faro Favàritx: 'A beacon in a moonscape', definition of one of the most beautiful places on the island.

Es Grau: Here you can visit the natural park of s'Albufera d'es Grau, its small fishing port and beach. A good place for hikers as it is gray boasts the best care landscapes and good information to follow his ways.

La Vall: Natural Area of ​​Special Interest, with spectacular beaches. It is accessed by taking the road from Ciutadella to Cala Morell.

Cala Morell: rocky landscape where you will find a Talayotic necropolis. There many free entry prehistoric caves that make it a must-ride are.

 

South Zone

What to visit in the south? The southern part of the island is the most urbanized, but also found a lot of beaches and coves. This zone is characterized by a very fine sand, lush vegetation, cliffs and ravines filled with pine.

Cala Galdana: urbanized Cala, with lots of services on the beach, recommended if traveling with children as it is a comfortable beach. Easy access and shaded areas thanks to its pine.

Cala Mitjana: virgin sandy cove Blanca, accessed on foot from Cala Galdana.

St Thomas: town beach, It accessed from this two coves: his right to Binigaus (10’ a pie) and on your left you can go to Atalis which is 20 'walk.

Son Bou: The longest urbanized beach in Menorca (4 km aprox)

Macarella - Son Saura - Cala en Turqueta

A C C E S O: From the south of Ciutadella round you access the most famous coves south: Macarella – Macarelleta – Set Turqueta – They are Saura To access them take the roundabout south round Sant Joan de Misa. Access to these coves car parks are regulated and before you take the road report their status Full / Free

 

A southern route?

Below is a route we recommend to spend a morning and visit beaches and towns of the south-east of the island:

The main road ME-1 to find a height Alayor output indication Calan Porter. By this road it is one of the most important megalithic monuments of the island 'Torralba'. A few kilometers you reach the intersection of Calan Porter, in this development is the 'Cova den Xoroi', caves that can be visited by day as a museum or at night it becomes one of the most famous clubs of the Balearic. Leaving from Calan Porter Mahon and direction we find the village of Sant Climent. In this town are the signs right towards Binidalí -Binibequer, Taking this road will lead us to find the only coastal road on the island. Road passing through beautiful villages like Binidalí -Binibequer (Fishing village with white houses)- Binisafuller- finally ending in Punta Prima where Island Air is, home of the famous 'black Sarganta'.

 

Menorca is not just beach…

when night falls, Menorca beaches are emptied and the people of the island are taking colored… Towns like Ciutadella, Mercadal, Mahón, among others, They see their places are filled with people walking nocturnal craft markets. these markets, added to the great options that exist in these towns, does a good plan not to stay at the hotel and go explore the small streets and squares of different villages within Menorca.

Menorca can boast of having the first sun of Spain, however it also boasts one of the best sunsets… It is a free activity, and do not cut short the day and you can do things before and after sunset. precipices, bares, Montana, Beaches… there are many points where you can see a good sunset. Definitely, you have around in time to see the sunset is what makes this different and nice moment, and that's what makes Menorca. Cavalry Faro, Punta Nati or the same mountain of Monte Toro are spectacular corners of the island that will leave a good memory of the moment.

 

Mahón

The administrative capital of Menorca, It has the second largest natural harbor in Europe with a length of 5 km. Next to the ferry terminal there are several companies catamarans you can visit the harbor, visiting King's Island, lazareto and the strength of the Mola.

Ciutadella

Former capital of the island to the British occupation of year 1714. It is the seat of the bishopric of Menorca. From our point of view is the most beautiful city in Menorca. We stroll through the old town and its streets, visit the cathedral, palaces and squares, discovering one of the finest medieval towns in the Mediterranean. not forget to visit its small natural harbor full of restaurants.

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