STROLLING THROUGH UNEXPECTED IBIZA
What don't you expect from Ibiza? Undoubtedly the Dalt Vila, an ancient fortified city now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the unexpected attractions of the island as you stroll along cobbled streets and across drawbridges, between the Cathedral of Nuestra Señora de las Nieves and the church of Santo Domingo, getting to know the city's most famous scholar.
- Old town
- Dalt Vila
- Cathedral of Nuestra Señora de las Nieves: external visit
- Santo Domingo
- Statue of Isidor Macabich
- Plaça de Vila
- Portal de Ses Taules
- The old town in this, the youngest island in the Mediterranean, dates back 2,500 years: discover Dalt Vila, Ibiza's fortified citadel and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Touring it on foot you'll discover the traces of the many civilizations that inhabited the island: Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Muslims and finally Catalans. It was they who changed the original Phoenician name, Ibosim, to Evissa, which then became Ibiza.
- In front of the cathedral of Nuestra Señora de las Nieves, remember that it stands on the site of a miraculous snowfall. While the church of Santo Domingo will impress you with its red roof tiles.
- If you're a postcard enthusiast, sit down to write them by the statue of Isidor Macabich, the local poet. Or head for Plaça de Vila for some culinary inspiration: it's full of shops and restaurants.
- Last stop is the Portal de Ses Taules: a photo of the drawbridge is a good reminder of the historical side of Ibiza.
Good to know
- This is one of the most popular excursions so book early.
- The excursion may take place in the morning or afternoon.