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Vista de CIutadella Menoca

City Guide Ciutadella: Menorca’s Golden City

No visit to Menorca would be complete without a visit to the island’s former capital, Ciutadella.  On the Western side of the island, this small city is a hub for travellers, creative types and a bustling local community that thrives…

Lithica, Menorca

Lithica – Menorca’s Secret Garden

When you get tired of Menorca’s stunning beaches, picturesque towns and country restaurants, where do you go?  Many visitors choose to take in some of the island’s cultural sights – including Talayotic villages and monuments.  A site from the more…

Vista de Fornells, Menorca

A guide to Fornells (Menorca) (and its 87-year-old king)

It’s easy to imagine that Fornells, the whitewashed fishing village on Menorca’s Northern coast, has always been as quiet as it is today.  But you would be wrong.  This little town 30km from this island’s old capial, Ciutadella, and the new, Mahon, has a history…

Queso de Mahón, Menorca

Cheese heaven: Menorca

What is it with Menorca and cheese? If there isn’t a cow within a hundred yards of you, there is a good chance that either someone is trying to feed you some of the good stuff or that you are…

Hotel Tres Sants, Menorca

Hotel Tres Sants: Balearic charm in Ciutadella (Menorca)

Here at Gusto Guides we love Menorca, and especially the island’s old capital Ciutadella.  We try to spend at least a few days in this beautiful sandstone town each year to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, friendly welcome and lovely 16th-…

Berenjenas con miel

Market Square Tapas at C’an Rafa (Ciutadella, Menorca)

The ancient capital of Menorca, Ciutadella is one of our favourite places in the Mediterranean.  This was the island’s most important settlement right the way through from the 13th century up until the English invasion of 1714, and Ciutadella’s narrow…

Menorca beaches Algaiarens

Menorca’s best beaches: our top 10

Menorca is blessed with some of the best beaches in the Med (and the world, if we’re being honest).  From swathes of white sand to rocky swimming spots, much of Menorca’s unspoilt coastline is given over to nature reserves and accessible…

Cala Morell

Baristiu, Cala Morell, Menorca

      Ah, the chiringuito. That particularly Spanish type of beach bar that will happily serve you a plato combinado in less time than it takes to boil an egg (how do they do that?), and all while you…

Restaurante Ca'n Bernat, Menorca

Country house tapas at Ca’n Bernat, Menorca

The thing about life is that every now and again, something wonderful will pop up out of nowhere.  That is exactly what happened on the day that Gusto Guides discovered Ca’n Bernat, one of our favorite Menorcan restaurants.  After a…