Mao



Menorca Tourist Attractions in Mao (Mahon) are so diverse and appealing there is sure to be something for everyone. There are a wide variety of places to visit, so whether you are looking for thrills and excitement, history or local exhibitions you will find them close at hand in Menorca.




Mao Harbour

Mahon (Mao) Harbour

One of the best ways to see and photograph the harbour and its attractions is from the water. The harbour tours takes around an hour and tickets are available from the nearby Xoriguer Gin Distillery.

Once back on dry land you can stroll along the waterfront and explore the unique Balearic fishing boats, still constructed in an ancient Arab deisgn. You will see attractive houses built into the cliffs caves and shops and some excellent fish restaurants.There are several British built features overlooking Mao harbour from the Old Customs House to Golden Farm, where Admiral Nelson once stayed.



Gardens of Es Freginal

Close to the harbour lies Green Park and the gardens of Es Freginal. Whether you just want to sit and absorb the atmosphere, study the flower displaysor Attend one of the many cultural events such as the Summer Jazz Festival Menorca will enthrall you.

Xoriguer Gin Distillery

Before you leave the waterfront you should sample the delights of Menorca's 18th-century Xoriguer Gin Distillery is located on the Moll de Ponent harbourfront. Visitors to this popular tourist attraction can admire the enormous copper stills, bubbling to produce the spirit. This local brew is blended with juniper berries to make the distinctive and fragrant Menorca gin. Xoriguer Distillery in Menorca also produces many other liquers and all of these drinks can be sampled on site and purchased at the distillery shop.

Opening times

Monday to Friday - 08:00 to 19:00

Saturday - 09:00 to 13:00

Please check these times, especially out of season.




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