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Top Attractions In Menorca – An Island Of Surprises

By Preetha Manivelan - July 29, 2020
Menorca, Spain

Menorca is one of the stunning islands to visit in Spain. It attracts tourists from all over the world with its endless beaches and beautiful mountains. But that doesn’t mean that Menorca is just about beauty. It also stands as home to a few roman remains to talk about the island’s historical importance. If you are a shopping lover, then you would surely love this place as it offers some great shopping experience. In short, the island offers you an all-round experience with great places to explore within. To know more about what this island has for you and the top attractions that you could visit while you are in Menorca, keep reading.

Menorca in Spain
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Top attractions in Menorca

The place is known for attractions that suit all ages and all interests. With all the attractions that Menorca has, it is hard for one to list each one of them. However, we have handpicked the top 15 attractions that you could on your trip to this incredible island to make the most out of it.

  1. Cova d’en Xoroi
  2. Cala Turqueta Beach
  3. Los Delfines Aquapark
  4. Menorca Gin Distillery
  5. Binibequer Vell
  6. Cala Coves
  7. Splash Sur Menorca
  8. Cala Galdana
  9. Monte Toro
  10. Museum of Menorca
  11. S’Albufera des Grau Nature Reserve
  12. Museo Militar de Menorca
  13. Fort Marlborough
  14. Santa Maria Cathedral
  15. Ciutadella Old Town

1. Cova d’en Xoroi

From offering the best views in the day to being a perfect place to have a drink in the night, Cova d’en Xoroi is one hell of a place. One of the best things to do here is watching the sight of the sun setting in the best shade of golden orange colour. The place will be open from 11.30 AM to 10 PM for the tourists to explore.

Cova d’en Xoroi
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2. Cala Turqueta Beach

Cala Turqueta Beach is one of Menorca’s beautiful beaches. This white sand beach stands as home to the crystal clear waters and a large variety of flora. You can try snorkelling here which is said to be the best thing to do in Cala Turqueta Beach.

Cala Turqueta Beach
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3. Los Delfines Aquapark

Here comes a family-friendly attraction, Los Delfines Aquapark. This park is situated at Cala en Blanes with 12.5 metres of wet water rides such as Adventure river, Children’s water shutters and so much more. There is also a restaurant where you can munch some snacks. Los Delfines Aquapark opens from 10.30 AM to 6.30 PM.

4. Menorca Gin Distillery

It was in the 18th century when the British introduced Gin to Menorca and a distillery was built. Eventually, the locals started loving it and it became one of the famous drinks in the early 19th century. It is located in Mahon’s Port and you can buy so many things such as t-shirts, perfume, and homeware, which are Gin-related.

5. Binibequer Vell

Binibequer Vell is an old fishing village that was built in the early 1970s. Here, all the houses were painted in milk-white with a few restaurants and cafes dotted around it. It is one of the top attractions that shouldn’t be missed if you are visiting Menorca.

Binibequer Vell
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6. Cala Coves

Cala Coves is a beautiful beach that is located in Menorca. It is a very quiet place that is not crowded with tourists. If you are someone looking for water surrounded by beautiful cliffs, then head out to Cala Coves. Here, you can also get the best snorkelling and diving experience.

Cala Coves
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7. Splash Sur Menorca

Splash Sur Menorca is one of the most amazing waterparks in Menorca. This place has all the modern amenities that are well maintained in top-notch quality. Visiting this park is the best adventurous thing that you can do at Menorca.

8. Cala Galdana

Though Spain comprises a lot of spectacular beaches for tourists to visit, there is something special about visiting Cala Galdana in Menorca. Since the beach is not located in a very secluded area, everything becomes quite easily accessible here.

Cala Galdana
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9. Monte Toro

Monte Toro is said to be Menorca’s highest point. For some beautiful views, you can visit the top of the peak where you will have a sanctuary and a historic church. It is one of the must-visit places while planning a trip to Menorca.

Monte Toro
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10. Museum of Menorca

Museum of Menorca is one of the top attractions to visit if you are interested in knowing everything about the island’s history. It stands as home to several floors with many ancient sculptures and archaeological items.

Museum of Menorca
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11. S’Albufera des Grau Nature Reserve

Located to the northeast of Menorca is S’Albufera des Grau Nature Reserve, housing a diverse variety of flora and fauna. If you are a birder, then you must visit this place as it has 90 different species of birds.

12. Museo Militar de Menorca

If you are someone who wants to know about military history, then head out to Museo Militar de Menorca. With the ancient military guns and weapons, this museum takes you back to the ancient days.

13. Fort Marlborough

Fort Marlborough is one of the many amazing attractions that Menorca has. Apart from the historical things it has, just walking through the fortresses of this building can give you amazing views of the coast and the surrounding town.

Fort Marlborough
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14. Santa Maria Cathedral

Constructed in the 19th century, Santa Maria Cathedral is one of the iconic places to visit in Menorca. Once you enter the cathedral, you will be amazed to see the beautiful interiors and carved columns.

15. Ciutadella Old Town

Ciutadella Old Town is known for its elegant and picturesque buildings. Here, you can experience the feel of walking into history with many ancient buildings around you.

Ciutadella Old Town
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That is all about visiting Menorca. If you are planning a trip to a beautiful island in the Mediterranean sea, then you are in the right place. A trip to Menorca is a trip that you will never forget no matter how much you travel in the upcoming days. To plan your trip to this wonderful island, visit the website of Pickyourtrail and check out some amazing packages to Menorca in Spain. You can also customize the package with your inputs. Make sure you have the Pickyourtrail application downloaded to help you explore better. Leave a Whatsapp inquiry for more options.

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