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Arrive on the sun-bleached shores of Menorca after a spell on Mallorca or Ibiza and notice the drop in volume – here it's more birdsong than Pete Tong. The easternmost Balearic island moves to its own mellow beat. Its twinset of sea-s...
...ves, cliffs loom above secluded coves and the wild limestone peaks of the Serra de Tramuntana make for spectacular hikes, bike rides and hair-raising drives.A breezy ferry hop away, low-key Menorca entices with prehistoric sites, delectable beaches and the forts her conquerors built and left behind. Unless she's still sleeping off her latest excess, Ibiza will wax lyrical about her me...
Menorca’s southern flank tends to have the better beaches – and thus the greater concentration of development. The jagged coastline is occasionally interrupted by a small inlet with a sandy beach,...
Sitting pretty on the world's second-largest natural harbour (5km long), Maó is an unusual blend of Anglo and Spanish characteristics. The British made it the capital of Menorca in 1713, and the influence of their almost-100-year presence (the island reverted to Spanish rule in 1802) is still evident in the town’s architecture, traditions and culture.Built atop the...
The best sights, tours and activities in Menorca.
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...ans and known to the Muslims as Medina Minurqa, Ciutadella was almost destroyed following the 1558 Turkish invasion and much of the city was subsequently rebuilt in the 17th century. It was Menorca’s capital until the British arrived in the early 18th century.
The best sights, tours and activities in Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza
Sant Antoni, widely known as 'San An', is about as Spanish as bangers and mash. While its still known for its booze-ups, brawls and lairy Brits-abroad reputation, it does have a more mell...
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