Tag: Mahon tourism

Things to do in Mahon, Menorca

The origins of the capital of Menorca are somewhat cloudy but tradition attributes the foundation of the first settlement to the Carthaginian general, Magón, brother of Hannibal.

Mahón lies at the innermost end of one of the world’s largest natural harbours. With its three-mile long channel and a width that ranges from 780 to 2,600 feet, it is one of the key strategic points on the Mediterranean. As with Mallorca, the Mahón city tour should be conducted on foot: all points lie close to one another and can be seen during the course of a leisurely stroll. Continue Reading

Menorca tours: Mahón, Binibèquer, Cala en Porter, Alaior, es Mercadal, Monte Toro, Fornells, Mahón

In and around Mahón, one should take time out to visit the impressive natural harbour, as well as the Binibèquer and Cala en Porter residential developments. Inland, Alaior, es Mercadal (C-721) and of course Mt. Toro, are all worth the trip. The point to make for in the north is the portside town of Fornells (C-723). Continue Reading