From Menorca, Barcelona is 140 miles (225 kilometers) to the northwest from here while Marseille, France is 240 miles (386 kilometers) to the north.
To see some of the scenery by the sea set out to explore at least one of the beaches and lookout points in Menorca. Son Saura Beach and Son Bou Beach are among the best local beachside haunts in this region. Other fine beaches worth exploring are Macarelleta Beach and Punta Prima Beach.
Don't miss the opportunity to admire the exciting castles in Menorca. When you come across the fairytale-like structure of the Santa Agueda Castle, it's easy to imagine how ruling clans once defended this area.
An old place of worship, among the most popular of the many historic attractions in this city, is the Cathedral of Menorca. Visit the historic site to discover its history and also to admire the architecture.
The nature havens surrounding Menorca show you the species of flora and fauna which inhabit the area. Discover the beauty of Monte Toro and savor your escape from the urban streets.
There’s no excuse not to work on your game when in Menorca; visit Golf Son Parc, home to the fastest greens, nastiest bunkers and friendliest clubhouse in the area. Grab your golf bag and challenge the course average, then finish the day in the clubhouse sharing a cold beer with friendly locals.
One of the most significant heritage attractions in this region is the Naveta d'Es Tudons. Educational and fascinating, it should definitely be on your itinerary. Most visitors explore this site and other preserved old buildings for an understanding of the events that shaped this city.
Lighthouses tend to be steeped in maritime history and drama; the Favaratix Lighthouse on the Menorca coast is one such place. The lighthouse’s outline and setting offers great opportunities for budding photographers, particulary when the seas and skies are moody.
If you’ve still got time up your sleeve after checking out all the star attractions the Menorca area, make sure you head over to the Mahon Arsenal.