A walk through the ports of Menorca
Ports of Menorca
If you are thinking of doing a bit of tourism on the island of Menorca, surely one of the reasons is to be in contact with the sea and the best way to do it is to know its ports. Menorca is the island of ports and although some of them have been built by man, you can also find the largest natural port in the Mediterranean.
Discover the wonderful port of Fornells
Fornells is one of the most beautiful places in Menorca and without a doubt its port is one of the ports of Menorca that is worth visiting. Although historically it has been a small fishing port today it is much more than that. Surrounded by a bay of picturesque white painted houses, it has become a perfect place for nautical activities and after taking a walk around its surroundings you will be able to enjoy the food prepared with the fresh fish that the fishermen have brought or the precious views that can be seen from the Torre de Fornells, which in ancient times served to protect the entrance to the port and prevent a possible landing of the enemies.
Don’t miss the idyllic port of Mahón
Much of the beauty and life of Menorca is on the seashore and the port of Mahón is a clear example of this, as it is the largest port in the Mediterranean with natural formation and the second largest in Europe. And without a doubt another wonderful port of the ports of Menorca.
Mahón is the capital of the island and its port is undoubtedly the most important. It is about 5 kilometers long and perfectly combines leisure and restaurants with industry and history. It is a perfect place to enjoy both day and night since nearby we can find numerous coves as well as monuments and historical buildings such as the castle of San Felipe but also, it is also surrounded by places where you can enjoy the gastronomy and nightlife of the island.
Do not leave Menorca without spending the day in the port of Sanitja
This port is considered the oldest on the island and is part of the wonderful ports of Menorca, it is very close to Fornells, in the town of Es Mercadal, so if you have rented one of our cars and spend a few days in Fornells a An excursion to Sanitja is undoubtedly mandatory, and it is worth traveling there, even if just to stop and enjoy a beautiful sunset over the rocks of the Cavallería Lighthouse, a place that is quite close.
These are just some of the ports of Menorca that you cannot miss if you are visiting, but there are many more ports of Menorca such as Ciudadela, the port of Addaia, very little crowded and close to the Albufera d’es Natural Park Grau, that of Cala’n Bosch with almost 300 moorings and popular for its sporting activity or that of Es Castell, famous for being the Spanish place that receives the first rays of sun.