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It is a very beautiful town - not in vain Ciutadella is a Historical Monument.
The remains of the Arab occupation and the reconquest that took place at the end of the 13th century when Alfonso III expelled the Arabs and ordered to fortify the city are still preserved. Various palaces, churches and convents were built within the walls of Ciutadella, many of which remain today. It can be said that Ciutadella is like two towns in one: an old town and a new one. The old one is located within the walls of the old capital of Menorca, in the Gothic style. And outside, the new town with its port and modern and tourist buildings.
Ciutadella offers the visitor incredible coves between pine forests that reach the coast, in fact some of the most beautiful beaches on the island are very close to this town: Arenal de Son Saura, Algaiarens, Cala del Pilar, La Vall, Cala Morell, Cala Blanca, Cala Bosch. There is also an interesting set of caves very close to the village.
The festivities of San Juan de Ciutadella (June 23 and 24) that are more than 6 centuries old and include a pilgrimage to the hermitage of the saint. Its main act is the cavalcade that, it is said, was established by the Knights of Malta. This is why a red flag with the Maltese cross presides over the entire party. The patron saint festivities are on January 17, San Antonio Abad Festivities whose origin is in the reconquest of Alfonso III in the thirteenth century.
Among the typical products of here are footwear, cheese, costume jewelery, envelopes, leather goods ...
Typical dishes of Ciutadella are fish, cauldron, lobster, fish and seafood soups and fideons with sobrasada. You can look for these, or other delicious dishes in the restaurant Balearic coffee, It is Plade Sant Joan 15; or in Cas Ferrer of sa Font. In the port area there are various tapas bars where you can taste typical tapas from here.
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