Port Spotlight: Mahon, Spain

The cruise port of the island of Menorca is Mahon (Mao). It's one of the largest and deepest natural harbors in the world. The distance from the coastline to the docking area is more than 5 km.



It's spectacular to enter Mahon by cruise ship, and a port stop today on the Royal Clipper’s 5 night voyage, which started in Malaga, and made stops in Mallorca and Menorca.



Excursion Options:



The Magic of Minorca: Guests can choose to join a bus tour through Monte Toro; at 357m above sea level it is the highest point on the island and the views are stunning, and on a clear day you can even see Mallorca. The site is considered to be the spiritual center of Minorca and has been a place of pilgrimage since the 13th century. The tour also takes guests to Taula de Torralba, a pre-historical talaiotic settlement dating from 2000-1000 BC.



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- Mountain Bike tours are also offered with routes that have been created along some of the oldest trails on the island, dating back to the first settlement.



- Hiking and Kayaking in S’ Albufera Nature Park, the park covers the wetlands, enclosed by a system of dunes and a river that flows into the sea. Many beaches in the park can only be reached by sea, so kayakers enjoy the rare privilege of seeing stretches of empty white sand even during the peak season.



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