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The beautiful old capital of Ciutadella, located on the west coast of the island, can also be reached if you rent a 125cc in Menorca from mahon airport.

Ciutadella was founded by the Carthaginians and became the seat of a bishop in the 4thcentury. Prior to this, it was governed by the Moors for several centuries, until it was recaptured during the reconquest, by men serving king Alfonso III of Aragon and became part of the Crown of Aragon. It was also an important trading center during the middle ages.

On the 9th of July 1558, the Turks powerful Armada, with 140 ships and 15000 soldiers, put the town under an eight day siege, entering and decimating the town. All of the 3099 survivers were taken to be sold as slaves in the slave markets of Istanbul.

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Traveling to Ciutadella

As the island is only 25km by 50km, you can easily rent a scooter in Menorca to visit the old Capital which will take you under 45 mins to get there, depending on where you rent a bike from in Menorca. If you are renting one from our scooter rental in Cala’n Porter (Binicars), you can easily get there in 40 mins.

Places to stop off on the way

Scooter rental in Menorca is a fantastic way to travel as you can stop off at different places on the way, without having to worry about wasting time trying to find a parking space. On your way to Ciutadella, we suggest you visit, Alaior, Monte Toro, Fornells, Santo Tomàs and Cala Galdana.

 

Refueling Tip

There are many petrol stations in Menorca, however there aren’t any in the tourist resorts, so if you are staying at one of the resorts and happen to rent a 125cc or a car, always make sure you have enough fuel to get you to and from the resort.

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