Attractions

Top Choice Nature Reserve in Es Grau & Around

Parc Natural S’Albufera des Grau

This freshwater lagoon and its shores form the ‘nucleus zone’ of Menorca’s protected Unesco Biosphere Reserve. It's a haven for wetland birdlife (including coots and fish eagles) and species like Lilford's wall liza…
Top Choice Museum in Maó

Ca n'Oliver

Built in the early 1800s for the prominent bourgeois Oliver family (who lived here until 1920), this magnificent mansion has been exquisitely restored into an engaging multimedia museum. Its elegant interiors displa…
Top Choice Winery in Southeast Menorca

Bodegas Binifadet

At Menorca’s top winery, 500m northeast of Sant Lluís, you can amble around vineyards at your own pace, or book in a one-hour guided tour that concludes with a tasting of three house wines with tangy Menorcan goat's…
Top Choice Beach in Southwest Menorca

Cala en Turqueta

One of Menorca's most beautiful and sought-after coves, salt-white Cala en Turqueta gets its name from the turquoise-hued waters that tumble onto its south-coast sands. It's 11km southeast of Ciutadella, about a 1km…
Museum in Maó

Museu de Menorca

This 17th-century former Franciscan monastery has been a nautical school, a library, a high school, a children’s home and, now, Menorca's main museum. Its well-documented permanent collection, covering the earliest …
Fortress in Maó

Fort de Marlborough

Britain occupied Menorca principally to gain possession of Maó’s deep natural harbour, captured by the Royal Navy in 1708, and built Fort Marlborough (5km southeast of Maó) to defend the sound. Visits start with a w…
Square in Ciutadella

Plaça des Born

Ciutadella’s main square is a gracious affair, framed by handsome 19th-century buildings like the neoclassical Palau Torre-Saura and fortress-like Ajuntament. The obelisk at its centre was raised to commemorate the …
Village in Southeast Menorca

Binibèquer Vell

Gleaming white and something of a tourist beehive, Binibèquer's core looks like a charming age-old fishing village, but, in fact, it was modelled on one in the early 1970s. Its sugar-cube houses and tight alleys are…
Natural Feature in North Coast Menorca

Punta Nati

At Punta Nati, 7km north of Ciutadella on Menorca's distant northwestern corner, the landscapes morph into an arid, rust-hued world of stone walls, rocky expanses and Mallorca looming in the distance. The promontory…
Historic Building in Ciutadella

Palau Salort

A couple of Ciutadella's magnificent noble homes are open to the public seasonally, including the splendid 1813 Palau Salort, which unfolds behind a neoclassical facade. On the ceiling of the entrance hall you'll sp…