Minorca (Menorca both in Catalan and Spanish) is one of the Spanish Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea. The major towns are Maó and Ciutadella and the main tourist areas along the south coast include the resorts of Santo Tomas, Son Bou, Cala en Porter, Binibeca, Punta Prima and S'Algar.
Attractions on the island include Fornells, a small fishing village on the north coast that has some great fish restaurants and is located on the edge of a large picturesque bay. Maó or Mahon is the capital city with one of the deepest natural harbours in the world.
Minorca is also known for its prehistoric sites; within the city limits of Mahon, is the "village" at Trepucò, one of the best prehistoric sites on Minorca.
Things to See & Do
* Bars and late night entertainment on the harbor front at Mahon
* Historic centre of Mahon
* Prehistoric sites of talaiots, taules and navetas
* Fishing village at Fornells
* View from Monte Toro (highest point of the island)
Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Spanish and Menorqui
Land Area – 694.3 km² - Menorca
Population – 90,000 approx - Menorca
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 34
Port Location – The Port is located at Mao, approximately 200m from the city centre.
Travel Links – Most western carriers fly directly to Maó, including regular scheduled services with Easyjet and British Airways and many charter flights during the main Summer season.
Regular ferries from both mainland Spain and Majorca are also available.