Markets in the South of Menorca
There is nothing more typical and charming about the holidays than going to discover small treasures and typical crafts of the island in the markets. It is usually in summer when our hippie vein comes out and we want to show off handmade jewels that make our brown skin even more flattering.
In this post we have made you a selection of the best markets in the South of Menorca that you cannot miss.
Vintage flea market of antique dealers, in the Cloister of Carme
Every Saturday from April to October from 10:00 to 14:00. In it you can find unique pieces from old Menorcan farmhouses and centenary mansions. The Mercat des Claustre has more than 50 stops or stalls throughout the year to buy handicrafts, typical island cuisine, fruit etc … It has a special charm for being located in an old Carmelite convent dating from the XXVIII century, it also has a parking lot next door. side. (link: www.mercatdesclaustre.com )
Market of medicinal plants in the Pedreres de s´Hostal- Líthica :
A great opportunity to know and buy medicinal plants from Menorca and from the rest of the world, unusual and that you will not find in nurseries. The place is beautiful, Lithica, the quarry is among the winners of the European Heritage Awards and it is worth going and walking there, the hours are from 9:30 to 13:30 on the first Saturday of each month. (link: www.lithica.es )
Es Castell night market and the Calesfont artisan market
Both are nocturnal and it is celebrated only in July and August from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. You will find souvenirs and interesting crafts, it is the hippie side of Menorca. It is a good option to spend before or after dinner at Trebol , the best restaurant in the port of Es Castells.
Mahón night market with music
Every Tuesday from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. in summer (July and August) this market takes place in Plaza del Carme and Plaza Espanya. You can find all kinds of curious objects, and souvenirs, it really is a showcase of the island’s artisan talent. It also coincides with the Music Nits al carrer (live music in the open air.