Menorca is one of the Balearic Islands on the Mediterranean Sea in Spain. Although reflecting heaven on earth, it is relatively lesser known than its neighbor cities. But whoever is aware of Menorca knows that its beauty is far from being compared. The far stretched beaches, beautiful natural possession, and its roots connected to the 13th century make it a worthy place for the tourists who expect more than ordinary. The city has been a guilty pleasure for the luxury traveler, and the endless options of accommodation like beach houses, and holiday homes in Menorca make it even more worthy of a tourist destination.
Now, if you are new to this island, you will probably need to know of the best places to explore. So, we have compiled a very short list of the places that you no way should miss here.
- Monte Toro:
Located at an elevation of 345 meters from the sea level, it is the highest mountain on the island. It is located right in the very heart of Menorca just outside the Es Mercadal Town. While you are trekking to the mountain, you will witness panoramic views. On reach the top, you will witness the most amazing view of your life. It will take around two hours to reach the top, but it is all worth the effort. There is also a church which belongs to the 13th century and an idol of Jesus. A café to is there so that you can halt and enjoy some good beverage.
- Museo de Menorca:
Other than being beautiful, Museum of Menorca is an important place to visit for learning its history and culture. It is located in the capital city of Mahon, in a baroque convent building. The museum will take you to the transition journey of Menorca which is worth of your time. The museum consists of several floors, having a collection of historical items belonging from different periods as such Islamic, Roman, Talayotic, and Roma. There are many ancient maps and historic sculptures in the museum.
- Cala Turqueta Beach:
Visiting Menorca and not exploring beaches is like an incomplete tour to the island. One of the gorgeous beaches is Cala Turqueta which is adjacent to the coast of Cala Galdana. It has the untouched vibe and hasn’t been explored much. It has a white sandy beach surrounded by beautiful natural elements like rock and pine trees. The turquoise water just adds to the beauty of the beach.
So, these are some of the places that you shouldn’t miss on from visiting if you want to witness the real beauty of Menorca.