Mahón is the capital of Menorca. It is bigger and more commercial than Ciutadella. It is where the Menorca airport is located, and also the cruise port. In fact, Mahón has one of the largest natural harbors in the world and is also curiously the birthplace of mayonnaise.
The city with its sloping roads, old cathedrals and markets will certainly be unforgettably beautiful.
To capture the spirit of Mahón, he wanders along the promenade of his port area. Boats leave for mainland Spain and the other Balearic Islands, yachts sway on the water, and traditional houses are found on the cliffs.
Menorca's rich history dates back to the Bronze Age, when its first inhabitants erected mysterious stone monuments. Learn about the many layers of the island's history at this attractive museum, featuring sculptures, paintings, ancient artifacts, and more.
The Mola Fortress, also known as the Isabel II Fortress, is located at the entrance to the port of Mahón and was a crucial tactical place during the different occupations of Menorca. Take your time to explore this 18th and 19th century fortification, which occupies one square kilometer in front of the center of Mahón.
Church of Santa María:
The imposing Gothic façade of the 18th century Mahón church hides an elegant and calm interior. Enter to discover its quiet nave and its impressive organ, which consists of more than 3,000 tubes. It is still a place of worship, but the church is also used as a concert venue, so this impressive instrument can still be heard.
Ca n Oliver:
Tour the halls of a magnificent mansion from the early 19th century and learn about the history of Menorca as you go along. The historic Oliver family home has been transformed into an interactive and multimedia museum with a collection spanning three centuries. Head to the top of the mansion for panoramic views of Mahon's historic center.