Menorca, the easternmost of the Illes Balears, enjoys the gentle climate of its setting in the centre of Mare Nostrum. This location also enables rapid connections by air with European capital cities. Distances are not great, which makes it easy for visitors to see the whole island, and admire its landscapes, the wide range of monuments, and enjoy its cultural attractions.
Geographical facts of interest
- Area: 716 km2
- Coastline: 285.7 km
- Highest point: 357 m (Monte Toro)
- Average annual temperature: 17.6ºC
- Average annual hours of sunshine: 2,811.1
- Population: 75,296 inhabitants