1. Take a stroll around the town of Mahon

Mahon has more to see than you might expect of a small island capital, and a walk around the historic centre is the best way to take it all in. When you’re following the little old streets between leafy squares, take a look at the buildings around you
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2. Visit the famous fort in Mahon

There’s a huge 19th-century fortress at the mouth of Mahon’s vast harbour and it’s one of the top things to see in Mahon according to TripAdvisor members. Fortalesa De La Mola (also called Fortalesa Isabel II) is a great place to go if you like exploring as it’s very well preserved.
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3. Shop til you drop in Mahon

Shopaholics love Mahon, which is as much of a retail paradise as any other self-respecting capital. While things here are a little more low-key than in a big city, you’ll still find all sorts of reasons to reach for your Euros.
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4. Have dinner in Cala Figuera

There are lots of great places to eat in Mahon so you’ll be spoilt for choice wherever you decide to dine, with everything from authentic Asian menus to traditional Italian trattorias available. But for the most stylish evening meal,
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5. Watch the sunrise in Es Castell

If you can face the early start, this is a must-do when you’re on holiday in Mahon. Es Castell is the most easterly town in Menorca and the first place in the whole of Spain to see the sun each morning.
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While other towns around Menorca’s coastline are perfect for beach holidays, Mahon is made for a different kind of relaxation. You won’t have far to go if you do fancy a lazy day on a sun lounger (about 15-20 minutes by road), but your holiday here will be more about exploring romantic ruins and huge fortresses, soaking up the atmosphere of the local markets and watching the to-and-fro of the beautiful natural harbour. Mahon is a brilliant place to go if you’re into culture, food and the kinds of views that wouldn’t look out of place on a postcard.