As soon as you set foot on this island, you’ll feel the pure air of this Biosphere Reserve. How calm everything is. The lushness of its green landscape growing freely in 66% of its protected land. Menorca is the green island of calm. The Mediterranean’s beautiful island.
A delightful island surrounded by a trail steeped in centuries of history: Camí de Cavalls. This “horses’ way” allows you to walk, cycle or horseback ride around the entire island to discover its stunning landscapes.
The most northerly of the Balearic Islands boasts a pleasant climate and many hidden gems and magical legends as if they were a treasure trove waiting to be discovered. Menorca is also the immutable home of an ancient culture that has been preserved to this day as if time had stood still.
THE ISLANS OF GIANT FIGURES - TALAYOTIC MENORCA Menorca is like an outdoor museum. The island’s just over 700 kilometres contain more than 1,200 prehistoric monuments, most built with enormous stones (megaliths), former dwellings of the Talayotic people who lived here. That’s why the Balearic green pearl is a candidate for World Heritage status.Come to Menorca and be pleasantly surprised by its charms.
A GREEN ISLAND WHERE YOU CAN GAZE AT THE STARS Menorca has countless protected natural areas on both the coast and inland. The best example is in the Natural Park of s’Albufera des Grau, an extremely valuable wetland in ecological, birdwatching and landscape terms. The island is also a Starlight Destination: an unbeatable location to see the stars and the Milky Way incredibly clearly above your head and to feel part of an infinite universe.
FOR DISCERNING PALATES One aspect Menorca is famous for is its cuisine. Influenced by the cultures that have inhabited the island throughout its history, it has barely changed over the centuries. You mustn’t leave the island before trying its typical pastries and lobster stew, savouring its blancmange dessert known as menjar blanc or being seduced by its fine wines.