Ciutadella Walking Tour with Shopping & Casa Olivar

Minorca, Spain
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If you want to get a feel for Menorca's past, this trip to the island's former capital is ideal. Ciutadella's cobbled lanes, churches and palaces make it a joy to explore by foot. Helen, one of our guides, says, ‘I've lived in Ciutadella for over 30 years and know every single corner, every secret.' You'll conclude the tour with some free time to discover more under your own steam or shop for souvenirs.We kick off with a guided tour. There's palm-shaded Plaça d'es Born, considered one of Spain's most beautiful squares. Plus, there are the lavish palaces tucked down the surrounding alleys. You'll visit one of these aristocratic mansions, the 17th-century Casa Olivar, which is stacked with antiques and tapestries, and boasts lavish ceiling frescoes. ‘The old town is a maze of narrow, winding streets fringed by honey-coloured buildings bathed in sunlight, while the tiny fishing port is pretty as a picture,' says Helen.You'll then have a couple of hours to wander around at your own pace. Have a poke around a huge variety of shops in the centre, including places to grab souvenirs, trinkets, clothes and more. It's also market day, offering even more local produce, textiles and leather goods – a discount card is offered for purchases here. Don't miss out on picking out some abarcas for yourself – you'll see most of the locals donning these typical Menorquin sandals. Or, use your time to visit a museum or two, head to one of the atmospheric harbour cafés or check out the baroque cathedral.

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  • Lunch and drinks not included
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Transport. Guide. Entrance to Casa Olivar
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Enjoy a guided walking tour of Ciutadella with an expert local guide. Visit Casa Olivar – a fabulously furnished palace dating from the 17th century. Spend a couple of hours' free time to explore Ciutadella old town and harbour. Browse the stalls and hunt for souvenirs in Ciutadella market. Expert local guide with an unrivalled knowledge of Menorca and its people

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TUI España Turismo, S.L.U, with Tax Number B08089187 and Travel License Number GCMD-4