Ciutadella, the ancient capital of Menorca, is located about 45 kilometers from the cruise port of Mahon. The historic, old town, with its medieval streets and squares, is worth a visit . In addition, there are several palaces, churches, and monasteries. The center is small and all the sights are within walking distance of each other.
Today, Ciutadella is best known for the festival in honor of Saint John. This takes place every year on the 23rd and 24th of June.
The island of Menorca is not large. Besides the capital Mahon, Ciutadella is worth a visit. A few hours to half a day is needed. On the way back, a visit to the city of Menorca (Mahon) is possible.
Popular ports for an excursion to Ciutadella are: