Top Historical Places in Minorca

Are you looking to explore the history of Minorca through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Minorca including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Minorca. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Minorca ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Minorca, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Minorca for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Minorca with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Monte Toro

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Outdoors, Restaurant

    Also known as El Toro in Catalan, Monte Toro is Minorca's highest point and offers beautiful panoramic views of the island. At a height of 358 metres above the surrounding countryside, the path to the top is full of twists and turns. The mountain's summit can be accessed by automobile or on foot. At the summit, you will find an old Gothic church from 1670, a huge statue of Christ, a gift shop a...Read more
  2. Blue Water Scuba

    Tags: Outdoors, Island, Cavern, Archaeological Site

    While in Minorca, you have to try scuba diving. The underwater marine life is fascinating off the coasts of the island. And a popular company that takes you to off the beaten path scuba sites is the Blue Water Scuba. They have outstanding cavern diving, wreck and reef diving and diving to underwater archaeological sites.
  3. Isla Del Rey

    Tags: Museum, Island, Ancient Ruin, War Memorial

    Visited as part of guided tours conducted by Yellow Catamaran, the Isla del Rey is a triangular island located off the shores on Mahon. With the efforts of volunteers, the island has been transformed and the ruins of a building have been converted into a museum in memory of the British soldiers that passed away during war.
  4. Castillo De San Felipe

    Tags: Outdoors, Ancient Ruin, Castle, Historical Site

    The Castillo de San Felipe or the St. Philip’s Castle was a grand fortress built to guard the entrance of the port of Mahon. Today, only the ruins can be found on the south side of the entrance of Mahon harbour. The original castle was built during the mid 18th century. It was designed by then well known engineer Juan Baurista Calvi. The castle is shaped in the form of a four pointed star...Read more
  5. Cathedral Ciudadela

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Observatory, Architecture

    The Cathedral of Minorca is a church situated in Ciudadela, Minorca. It was built on the orders of King Alfonso III, the conqueror of the island. The cathedral was built on the premises of an old mosque and the construction for the same started in the year 1300. The original cathedral was built in Catalan Gothic style. Over a period of time and a few wars later, the main facade of the cathedral...Read more
  6. Museo De Menorca

    Tags: Art And Culture, History Museum, Heritage Building

    The Museo de Menorca or the Minorca museum is located in a 17th century Franciscan convent building. If you want to explore the heritage of Minorca, you must visit this museum. Spread across two floors, on display are items related to pre-Talayotic culture, Talayotic culture and up to the Roman conquest and the Byzantine period on the first floor. On the second floor you will find articles and ...Read more