Ferries to Menorca
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Ferries to Menorca

Menorca is the most low-key of the Balearic Islands, with exquisite beaches and historic towns rather than world famous night clubs.

The island boasts stereotypically beautiful shorelines, ranging from calm seawater pools suitable for children to secluded coves with rocks to dive from.

Although it cannot compete with Ibiza’s nightlife, Menorca’s vibrant bars and restaurants are certainly worth a visit. For example, ‘Cova d’en Xorio’ nestles inside caves high above the sea in Cala en Porter and is the perfect bar for drinking in a gorgeous sunset. A local favourite drink is gin mixed with bitter lemon known as a ‘pomada’.

The cuisine comprises mainly fresh and healthy Mediterranean produce. To fit in with the locals, remember that lunch is usually 2pm and dinner is hardly ever before 9pm. Look out for the delicious local Mahon cheese or sweets known as ‘flaons’.

Menorca’s scenery is fantastic for cycling as the landscape is mainly flat with 216km of stunning coastline. Whilst touring the island, make sure you visit Old Ciutadella in the west. Here you can stroll down cobbled streets and admire the colonial architecture. There’s also a delightful market selling fresh, local fish.

A great time to see Ciutadella is during the energetic ‘Festes de Sant Joan’ in late June. A three day festival which involves men parading sheep, riding well-groomed horses, jousting and firework displays.

If visiting the capital in the east, Mahon, then a trip to nearby Fort Marlborough is a must. Built in the 18th Century by the British, this landmark gives a fascinating insight into Menorca’s colonial past.

Barcelona, Valencia and Mallorca provide ferry routes taking you to Ciutadella and Mahon. Sailing from Alcudia and Palma in Mallorca lasts around 2 hours with frequent services. The port in Barcelona offers high speed ferries to Ciutadella and Mahon, whilst ferries from Valencia take around half a day with 1 sailing a week.

These routes are operated by Balearia, Trasmediterranea and Iscomar, whose fleets comprise large, comfortable and reliable ferries.

Menorca reviews

  • "Trip to Menorca"

    The crossing is quite expensive, but on board experience is generally satisfactory.

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  • "Hard work getting onboard"

    Yes, I have used Directferries/Baleria for my journey between Mallorca and Menorca. Excellent service, efficient, punctual. I found only an inconvenience, but I was very unpleasant: leg while on the outbound I climbed on the ship without any problem on the treadmill, on the return boarding (Minorca -> Mallorca) I was travelling with very heavy suitcase and backpack , so I had to carry on alone along the narrow staircase and full of people, even though I had asked for help or alternatives to the hostess and under the eyes of all. They were kind and compassionate (and rightly so) with people with children and their strollers, they stationed apart and the staff brought them out later. Why don’t they do the same with people travelling with very heavy load? If not as a rule, like common sense, kindness and respect for the traveller.

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  • "Happy traveller"

    Punctual, reliable and well maintained cabin. Happy traveller.

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  • "Superb!"

    The facilities, decor and cabin were a great and pleasant surprise. The bar restaurant was superb-bright, large, clean spacious , beautiful decor. The cabin was brilliant, having a porthole and a sweet en-suite! The bathroom towels were very small and a little below par for u se after a shower but we managed. A great experience. The drinks were extremely pricey.

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