Discover Menorca Self-Guided Walking Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 7 days | 6 nights | £689 per person
Walking Tour Highlights
• Discover the Cami de Cavalls trail.
• Explore the coast and inland beauty spots.
• Part of a European long distance walking route.
• Visit local churches and quiet natural attractions.
The approximate difficulty level for this tour
Day 1: Arrival
Arrival at Menorca. Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Maó (optional) where we will spend the first night in Menorca.
Day 2. Cala en Porter – Sant Tomàs
Transfer to Cala en Porter. We will start our route at Cala en Porter to reach Son Bou Beach, the largest of the Island, where we will find a paleo-Christian basilica and a dune bar of a great ecologic value. We will head inland to find the orchards of Prat de Son Bou or the Ses Canessies lagoon, the most important after the Natural Park. We will arrive at Sant Tomàs.
Day 3. Sant Tomàs – Cala Galdana
Distance: 12 km
Today is known as the ravines hiking, because we will cross the most important and spectacular ravines of the island. We leave the hotel to cross the beach of Sant Tomàs and Sant Adeodat and go to the beach of Binigaus. At the beginning of our hike we can visit the caves of Es Coloms.
We will go across the croplands of Binigaus, the ravines of Trebalúger and Es Calafat. Then we will continue until the idyllic Cala Mitjana that precedes the virgin corner of Cala Mitjaneta. We will follow the path until we come to Cala Galdana. At the Algendar ravine of Cala Galdana, we will sight a diversity of birds and we will explore caves and grottos.
Day 4. Cala Galdana – Son Saura beach
Today is one of the most spectacular days of our trek, crossing the turquoise coves of Menorca. We begin the hike to Cala Galdana to get to Cala Macarella and Macarelleta, where many aquatic species coexist among the reeds of Santa Anna.
Then, crossing wild olive woods and juniper woods we will arrive to the dunes of the paradisiacal beach of Cala en Turqueta. Along the route, we will pass through protected areas with rocky areas are intersected by ravines and creeks. Before arriving to Son Saura, take time to relax in Cala Talaier almost the paradise. Transfer from Son Saura to Ciutadella hotel.
Day 5. Cala Morell – Els Alocs
Transfer to the starting point. Today’s stretch will lead us through a rocky coastal area, where we will sight some predatory birds’ low flying and some sheep gazing.
We will come across some hypogeum, underground cisterns and a cross in remembrance of the Genral Chanzy sinking. The dune system shows a very dense endemic vegetation.
At this place, next to a necropolis, there is a small water spring. At Pla de Mar, we will discover a mine and a stony stretch. Along the trail, we will cross wooded areas inhabited by forest birds and mammals. In the surroundings, the rocks house predatory birds, like the Muntanya Mala does. We will continue to Els Alocs Beach. Transfer to Port Fornells where we will spend the night.
Day 6. Port Fornells – Binimel·là – Port Fornells
Distance: 15 to 22 km (arriving to Cap de Cavalleria)
Today we will pass one of the best-preserved and wildest areas of Minorca. Transfer to Binimel·là Beach to start the walk that crosses dune beaches like Cala Mica, Cavalleria and Tirant.
We will pass the Fornells Beaches and arrive at Port Fornells where we can admire the paleo-Christian basilica formt he 6th Century of Cap des Port and the wetland of Ses Salines. Accommodation at Port Fornells.
Day 7. Departure
Free day and transfer to the airport (optional).
These tours do not require a high level of fitness or any previous experience. Accommodation will be very comfortable and pleasant, often of an excellent standard.
Distances travelled are kept low and the emphasis is on leisurely enjoyment of the activity.
Where is the starting point of the holiday?
Tour Route Map
The Discover Menorca tour stays in 3*, 4* and rural hotels in double rooms on a bed and breakfast basis.
Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.
The price includes:
- Welcome meeting with a guide speaking English
– Accommodation B&B (3 and 4 stars hotels and 2 rural hotels)
– Transfers from the departure or arrival points, as detailed in the program
– A general map of Menorca and a map for every day trail
– All the tourist information about the route
– The transport of belongings between overnight stays
– A telephone number in case of any problems
The price does not include:
– Any activity or service not detailed in the program
– Transfer from/to airport
– 70€ one way (airport to Ciutadella) maximum 4 pax
Discover Menorca, 7 days, 6 nights
All prices are per person sharing a double or twin room. A number of single rooms are available at a supplement. This holiday is also half board.
Category A: Twin rooms with own bathroom.
Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 01.04. – 20.06. | 10.09. – 15.11.2018
Category A: Prices per person
Season 1: £689 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £239
Seasonal Supplement (June and September): £89
Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.
Holiday Price: £689
Single Supplement: £239
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