The island of Formentera, the youngest sister of the Balearic Islands, offers a variety of activities and routes to do and enjoy, as well as unique places to discover during all seasons.
The island has many unpaved roads where you can make several green routes, which are signposted, and where you can take a walk or a bike ride in different areas with junipers and pine trees forests, fields with fig and almond trees, typical animals such as sheeps and goats, traditional farmhouses ...
Whoever wants to know the most hidden and unknown part of Formentera is recommended to go on one of the guided cave excursions with Walking Formentera.
A different way of seeing the island exercising sports and spending time with animals, are horse rides, organized by Rutas es Boixets.
An unmissable visit during your stay is to go to La Mola’s artisan market, better known as hippie market, where different artisans sell the objects or products they have themselves produced.
To learn a little about the beginnings of Formentera you can visit some archaeological sites, lighthouses, defense towers, like the “Torre des Pi des Català”, and windmills, among which, the Molí Vell de La Mola is open to visits.
For the curious who want to know the life and traditions of the people of Formentera in the past, should visit the Museum of Ethnography in Sant Francesc.
The sea of Formentera, with its different blue tones and the crystal clear water, is one of the main attractions of the island. And all thanks to the seabed treasure that nature offers us, the posidonia, an aquatic plant of the Mediterranean that keeps the water clean.
If you want to rest and relax there is a wide variety of beaches, small bays and corners. And if you prefer to get into the sea and explore the underwater world, it is ideal to practice diving or snorkeling. Or it is also recommended to kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing,... to see the island from another perspective and discover new corners.