14 Jul
View from Monte Toro

The Legend of Menorca’s Monte Toro

The Spanish love their legends. It doesn’t matter if they are founded in any facts or not. Menorca’s Monte Toro boasts a great legend that has given the local populous an excuse to parade and fiesta ever since the legend materialised, in the streets of nearby Es Mercadal.


 

24 May
Ciutadella, Menorca

Discovering the historical sites of Menorca

Menorca holds a strategic position in the Mediterranean; it has been a constant stop off point for trade in this part of the world for centuries, stretching right back to the first Bronze Age settlers. Subsequent generations have built stone structures, burial chambers, standing stones in the Talaiotic period, and settlements of all types scattered over the island.


 

25 Jan
Menorca

Escape the cold: Head to the Balearic Islands with the children in February half term

With sunny beaches, swathes of family-friendly activities and friendly locals, Spain’s Balearic Islands have long been a favourite destination for families, and with year-round sunshine and mild temperatures, the likes of Mallorca and Menorca, are a great choice of destination to escape the late-winter British chill in the February half term.