Traveling around Spain, fifth stop: Baleares Island
Napisany przez Sara Muñiz Noya, 13 stycznia 2020
The Balearic Islands are for those who like adventure and for lovers of history or rest. Fascinating islands where inveterate revelers, families in search of sun or lovers of the sea and nature intersect. The guarantee of a holiday with great color and great discoveries.
Beyond the concrete stations, today the Balearic Islands still offer a wild coastline with landscapes that will leave you speechless. Small intimate coves and authentic villages north of the island of Ibiza. Stunning cliffs and turquoise waters to infinity west of Mallorca. Calcareous plains and fine sand beaches in Menorca. Ancient salt flats, forgotten beaches and impressive cape in Formentera. Perfect for those who like rest trips.
DISCOVER A CULTURAL AND ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE RECOGNIZED BY UNESCO
Several major sites are part of the UNESCO world heritage in the islands of Ibiza and Mallorca. Fortifications of the old city of Ibiza, Phoenician ruins of Sa Caleta and Acropolis of the upper city of Ibiza are the witnesses of the greatness of the Balearic Islands in the past. In Mallorca, the Serra de Tramuntana is a perfect example of the exchanges between the Christian and Muslim cultures. A spectacular landscape sculpted by man throughout the centuries.
PARTY IN MYTHICAL CLUBS
The Balearic Islands and especially Ibiza are known for being an essential event for party and club culture in the world. Since the 1970s and the arrival of the first hippies, the Balearic Islands cultivated the art of the party. Private clubs, bars or beaches multiply in Ibiza, Mallorca and even Formentera. And some clubs like Space or Pacha nowadays have world-wide fame that place them in the category of temples of the party and electronic culture.
ENJOY THE EFFERVESCENCE OF THE GREAT MEDITERRANEAN SEASIDE RESORTS
The Balearic Islands have become in recent years a destination in vogue that proposes a wide variety of tourist infrastructure. It is one of the greatest exponents of Spanish spa tourism. How many contrasts between the lively stations of Ibiza or Mallorca, and the calm and intact beauty of the islands of Menorca and Formentera. The Balearic Islands offer an incredible panel of nautical activities and possibilities for those who like business and Hispanic energy.
EXPLORE A LAND WITH ANCIENT HISTORY
The first traces of human activities in the Balearic Islands date from 5,000 BC, as evidenced by the ruins of Trepuco in Menorca. The Phoenicians and the Carthaginians follow that will leave a rich archaeological heritage on the islands. Discover the impressive Palma de Mallorca, the heady city of Ibiza or the legendary Cuitadella in Menorca, cities that bear witness to the greatness of the ancient kingdom of Mallorca.