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IBIZA TO SEE
Guide to ALL Tourist Attractions, Places of Interest & Sightseeing in Ibiza
The magical Mediterranean Holiday island of Ibiza is home to various interesting places to explore.
Of course there are more than 70 beautiful beaches, fantastic nature, the salt flats of Salinas, archaeological sites and historical fortress churches, windmills and towers.
Throughout the year you can find cultural festivals and festivities, which give you a glimpse of old times. With beautiful processions, traditional dances, costumes, and original musical instruments, it is the ideal family outing.
Ibiza, steeped in history, is dotted with historic buildings of characteristic architecture, such as: protective watchtowers, windmills and fortified churches that, in the old days, provided refuge to the islanders at times of pirates attacks.
Charming picturesque villages and historic settlements are cropped with traditional white-washed houses echoing the Moorish, or, as some say, Phoenician occupation of the island.
Ibiza is home to multiple sites of archaeological and historical significance, like remnants of the Phoenician-Carthaginian period, and these unique historical monuments in Europe were declared World Heritage.
Some suggestions for historical sightseeing in Ibiza:
* The ramparts of Ibiza’s historic upper city Dalt Vila, with 7 watchtowers, 3 gates, incl. gateway: Tablasgate or Portal de ses Taules
* Sa Caleta – first Phoenicians settlement
* Puig des Molins – Punic cemetery – necropolis
* Moorish irrigation system at Ses Feixes
* Arab irrigation system at Es Broll de Buscastell
* Moorish settlement Balafia
TO SEE in IBIZA
Guide to Sites of Interest on Ibiza
In early spring (February), the almond trees blossom and orchards are covered with white-pink blossoms, an annual phenomenon that attracts visitors from around the world.
Large parts of Ibiza island are protected nature reserves and registered UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Balearic government is deeply committed to preserve the island’s natural beauty, as well as its important coastal and marine ecosystems.
Some sightseeing examples of Ibiza’s natural beauty:
– a freshwater wetland of great importance created by an ancient irrigation system of Arabic origin, and bird sanctuary of high biodiversity.
Both flamingos and other migratory birds breed in April and May.
It is situated next to the beach of Talamanca, found on the outskirts of “Vila “between the two ring roads
– historic salt flats & wetland with specific flora and fauna of major ecological importance. Las Salinas Natural Park occupies land and sea, and is composed of salt flats and historical wetlands with a specific flora and fauna of great ecological importance.
Entrance to the park is restricted to encourage nesting birds.
Especially spectacular are the groups of flamingos.
In the sea, between Ibiza and Formentera, dense prairies of the important, but endemic, seagrass species: Oceanic Posidonia were discovered in 2006, and declared Sites of Community Importance.
Some sightseeing examples of Ibiza’s marine scenery:
Mysterious Ibizan landmark Isla ES VEDRA, rock island in a crystal clear sea and surrounded by many legends, neighboring island FORMENTERA, or one of the hundreds uninhabited islets nearby, are great options for a pleasant boat trip, cruise or boat excursion, while holidaying Ibiza.
The crystal clear, turquoise waters and amazing marine scenery offer spectacular views, especially around sunrise and sunset!
Discover and explore Ibiza island on your own, or with the experienced Ibiza Tourist Guides.
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