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Things to do in Menorca Spain : Top 15

Page updated: 30th August 2023

The main attraction of Menorca Spain is its nature, with almost endless beaches, pine forests, birds, and other fauna.

 

The historical settlements that you find here on the island give you the feeling that you have travelled back in time. There are so many things to do in Menorca Spain like sampling some of the island's industries, crafts, and workmanship.

Menorca (or Minorca) is quieter and more casual than its busier neighbouring islands. 

Cala en Turqueta

Things to do in Menorca

Both walking and cycling are two very popular pastimes on the island of Menorca.

There are lots of Cycling Routes for all ages and abilities. You can also find some new routes, for both cyclists and walkers alike. The popular Cami de Cavalls takes all the way around the lovely island of Menorca.

For detailed maps, new routes and up-to-date details, we recommend the Menorca Tour & Trail Map available from Amazon 

Menorca Map Guide
Cylcing and Walking Menorca

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2. Visit Cala en Turqueta

Cala en Turqueta

Cala en Turqueta (turquoise) is a popular and picturesque beach located on the south side of the island, between Cala en Bosch and Santo Tomas.

A small beach with a gorgeous clear blue sea looked over by surrounding pines, with some occasional sailing boats taking refuge for the night. You could even cycle there on a hired bike!

It is known for its landscape and its clear turquoise waters, loved by swimmers and scuba divers.

Take a stroll from Ciutadella on the path known as Sant Joan de Missa clearly signposted along the way. Arrival at the parking area means it's just another 10 minutes from the picturesque beach with a bar area for a snack and drink.

Try not to arrive after mid-afternoon as the sun soon disappears from the beach. Early morning arrival is best to take full advantage of the sunshine and get a parking space for the day.

3. Hire A Boat - Menorca Boat Hire

Menorca Boat Hire

So many different options from an hourly boat ride to hiring your own luxury yacht.

 

We have all the latest offers and ideas ideal for families, couples or even a business trip. Think about sailing into Mahon Harbour on a luxurious boat and mooring up for the night on the quayside.

Let's Go Menorca has some fantastic boating deals and some very tempting offers on our dedicated page on our website >> Menorca Boat Hire <<

Cuitadella

4. El Toro El Toro, or Monte Toro

MonteToro
Monte Toro - El toro

El Toro El Toro, or Monte Toro as it is also called, rises from the heart of the island about 3 kilometres east of the central city of Es Mercadal

You can hardly miss this natural monument if you cross the island because with a height of 342 meters, it is the highest point in Menorca

You can reach the top on foot or by car. Take a hike so you don't miss some of the spectacular countrysides. Wherever you go, you always get the reward of the beautiful vistas.
 
You will also be able to see the
Sanctuary of the Virgin del Toro on the mountain. This gothic church dates from 1670. There is also a statue of Christ, and a small souvenir shop and restaurant.

 

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Marco Polo Menorca

5. Menorca Zoo

Menorca Zoo

Menorca Zoo is a great day out. Learn all about the animals that are habitat on the island. Learn about the Fauna and Flora and what species the island supports.

Do your bit by visiting and supporting the island's only zoo. This trip is suitable for all ages and we have more details on our website  >> Menorca Zoo <<

Cuttlefish Menorca Zoo

6. Fornells Jet Ski Tour

Fornells Jet Ski Tour

Fornells Jet Ski Tour is superb!

 

How do you fancy speeding through Menorca's waters and feeling the excitement on this Fornells Jet Ski Tour.

 

No previous experience is necessary, as you don't need a licence to ride these jet skis. You receive full training before you take to the sea.

You can book online and then meet at your allotted time at Paseo Marítimo Poeta Gumersindo Riera in Fornells.

 

After a short 15-minute training session where you will be shown how to ride a jet ski properly and safely. Then off you go!

We recommend >>Fornells jet ski tour<< experience! It is something else and if you have never jet ski before, this is an ideal opportunity

Fornells Jet Ski

7. Far de Favàritx 

Far de Favàritx

One of the best things to do in Menorca Spain is to check out some of the lighthouses. Some of the best spots on the island for sea views have a lighthouse. 

Our third recommendation is Far de Favàritx which is located on Cape Favàritx, in the northeast of Menorca. 

This active lighthouse has a cylindrical tower decorated with black and white spiral bands, perfect for some special photo's

It was built in 1916 and is located on one of the most beautiful capes in Menorca.
 

Far de FavÃritx

8. Menorca Car Rental

Menorca Car Rental

Comparison website where you can book in advance with Travel Supermarket

 

Here at Let's Go Menorca we make it easy to find the right deal for you whether you are picking up a car rental at the airport, or booking one in your resort.

Click >>> Travel Supermarket <<< to easily compare the prices of hiring a car on the island of Menorca.

Super easy to use and you can find the very latest up to date car rental prices - Recommended

It is an essential tool for getting the best deal. Full details about some of the car companies >>HERE<<

Travel Supermarket

9. Parque Natural de s'Albufera des Grau

Parque Natural de s'Albufera des Grau

Parque Natural de s'Albufera des Grau is one of the most beautiful natural areas on the island. 

This protected region has a wealth of diverse habitats, home to a wide variety of plants and animals. The park covers an area of ​​over 5000 hectares and includes part of the island, sea and some smaller islands. 

If you want to discover the fauna and flora of Menorca, you have to go here. 

There is a visitor centre where you can learn more about what exactly to see and do in the park. 

There are three marked walking routes, perfect for those who want to stretch their legs and discover this beautiful part of Menorca on foot or you might want to cycle the route!
 

Parque Natural de s'Albufera des Grau.jp

10. Far de Punta Nati

Far de Punta Nati
Far de Punta Nati Menorca

Far de Punta Nati is a strange, secluded lighthouse, and another beautiful place to enjoy magnificent sea views. 

The lighthouse is located on the northwest corner of the island and is said to be one of the most beautiful spots to catch the sunset. 

This is also a popular place for photographers and also watching the beautiful Menorcan Sunsets.
 

Cami de Cavalls

11. FREE Mahon Walking Tour!

Mahon Walking Tour

At the time of your choice, we'll meet at the taxi stand located at the intersection of Plaça de s'Esplanada and Avinguda de Josep Anselm Clavé.

>>> BOOK HERE <<<

 

From this central point of Mahon we'll start a free tour to see the remains of the British Crown in the capital of Menorca.

Free Mahon Tour

12. Great food in Ferreries 

food in Ferreries 

If you like great Menorcan food, then you will certainly enjoy yourself in Menorca. One of the best towns on the island to grab a bite to eat is the town of Ferreries. 

Cosy and casual, quiet family-friendly restaurants, making them the perfect counterpart to the eateries sometimes found in the busier coastal resorts. 

Have a look at the towns 18th century church of Saint Bartholomew, set in the main street of this industrial and important town to the island making furniture, leatherwork, jewellery design and shoes

Some of the factories have outlets open to the public so you can buy and take home some of the quality on offer. The Abarca sandals, etched glass and leatherwork are to the highest standards and reasonable too.

The village of Ferreries is located in the interior of Menorca, away from the main paths. Still, it is worth your time. One of the island's best markets is held, and there is also a small geological centre.

Ferreries Menorca
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13. Torre d'en Galmés, the Talayotic village 

Torre d'en Galmés

If you only visit one historical site during your holiday, make sure you choose Torre d'en Galmés. 

This impressive hilltop with archaeological site shows the ruins of a Talayotic village that was said to have been founded around 1400 BC. 

It is the mystery surrounding the Talayotic culture that makes it a great historic attraction to Menorca. 

Discover this wonderful Talayotic culture for yourself on the site of Torre d'en Galmés whilst taking in the wrays of sunshine.
 

Torre d'en Galmes

14. The Talayotic Torralba d'en Salord 

Talayotic Torralba d'en Salord 

So we have got you Interested in Talayotic culture? Then we know of another interesting place to visit. 

The Torralba d'en Salord is another noteworthy site in Menorca. It is one of the largest Talayotic sites and is exceptionally well preserved. 

This place was inhabited around 1000 BC, and also in the Roman period and during the Middle Ages. Lots to take in and an ideal discovery trip for a cloudy half-day visit.
 

Torralba d'en Salord

15. Longest Beach in Menorca - Son Bou

Son Bou Beach
Son Bou Beach Menorca

Son Bou Beach

If you like good beach facilities, there is Son Bou, 20 kilometres from Mahón and 40 kilometres from Ciutadella. One of our favourite parts of the Menorcan coastline.

At almost four kilometres, this is the longest sandy beach on the island: easily accessible, ideal for children and with all kinds of amenities, including water sports. Lifeguards are on the lookout to help keep everyone in a safe environment.

Stroll along this European Blue Flag quality certifications beach in the sunshine. There is also a naturist beach at the northwestern end of the Son Bou Beach.

Menorca Sunset Jeep Tour

Menorca Sunset Jeep Tour

On the Menorca Sunset Jeep Tour, you will explore some of Menorca's off-road landscapes and explore coves along the way.

 

Aperitifs that will make your mouth water will be served whilst taking in the amazing Menorcan sunset.

Duration of this trip 6-7 hours

English is spoken on the trip and may occasionally be spoken in two languages.

Book online and receive an electronic receipt instantly

Jeep picture Menorca

Conclusion

There are so many things to do in Menorca Spain, these are just a few suggestions. Check out our helpful guides to Menorca on this website for even more ideas!

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