October in Menorca: Is it worth visiting the island after summer?

Menorca has always been the island par excellence for relaxation and family enjoyment; Unlike its sister islands, such as Ibiza or Majorca, famous for their wild parties and hectic social life, Menorca stands out for offering the exact opposite of these, while still being an entertaining travel destination for any type of visitor.

In October you can not only enrich yourself with its culture, savor its gastronomy and enjoy its beaches, but you will also enjoy the tranquility, the weather and nature.

Menorca’s peaceful vibes are all around the island

The magical and intriguing atmosphere of the Menorcan streets extends through each of the corners of its towns. From the main and best known such as Mahón (the current capital of the island) or Ciutadella, to the less named Alaior, with an artistic heritage that is a feast for the sight of any visitor.

These towns, despite being very quiet, are usually the arrival place for cruises and ferries throughout the year, so you can expect a number of visitors in any season.

Another factor to take into account is that the island is not too big, so it is not so difficult. Although public transport tends to operate with good regularity, those visitors

Who prefers to get rid of the inconvenience of schedules and the limited capacity of this, the car hire menorca services are always available for them.

The activities in Menorca, especially during the October season, do not stop at simply visiting the towns. Not for nothing does Menorca host large and varied sporting and hiking events that attract the public from all over the world.

The famous Cami de Cavals route, which is more than 185km long, can be traveled on foot, by bike or on horseback.

Throughout history, Menorca was a highly coveted territory due to its geographical location in the center of the Mediterranean. It was invaded by different civilizations and, during the 18th century, it belonged to the British crown, it was conquered by the French, occupied by the English again, until in 1802 it returned to Spanish hands.

All this history resulted in a great accumulation of fortresses and castle constructions that add a stately landscape to the entire peaceful aura of the island.

The so-called talayotic culture left three typical constructions in Menorca: talayots, navetas and taulas. When making an excursion around the Island, passing through these prehistoric monuments is a mandatory stop because each one of them represents a stage in the origins of the island’s population and the area in general.