Ibiza's charming villages

Es Cubells Ibiza

Did you imagine that in Ibiza you can find villages full of charm? The truth is that the "beautiful island" is much more than beaches, sunsets, crystal-clear waters and a festive atmosphere. The small villages that dot Ibiza's geography, especially inland, are part of the areas to see in Ibiza and contribute to the beauty of the Balearic island. Ibiza is much more than just its beautiful and historic capital and is made up of more than a dozen villages that represent the true essence of the place.its traditions and its people. They are examples of an architecture in which the stone walls and the whitewashed peasant houses stand out, as well as paths to enjoy the smells that the locals bring with them. orange trees, almonds and fig trees.

To discover these picturesque municipalities there are various alternatives such as bicycles and motorbikes, but the most recommended is the car.The island has a surface area of 570 square kilometres and can be easily covered by this means of transport. Below is a list of villages in Ibiza that travellers should not miss on a trip that also includes the most traditional part of the "white island".

Es Cubells

responsive] [responsiveEs Cubells Ibiza[/responsive] ibizaruralvillas.comWe start in the southern part of the island with Es Cubells which is, probably, the first recommendation of the must-see villages in Ibiza. The reason is the location of this picturesque village. perched on top of a cliff. A parish in the municipality of Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Es Cubells has a very small urban nucleus dominated by its whitewashed church. Next to the church is the monument to the blessed Carmelite religious Francesc Palau. Palau remained as a hermit for long stays on the islet of Es Vedrà, which is the subject of magical legends. One of the most privileged views of the island can be found from this village, surrounded by beautiful coves such as ses Boques or Cala Llentrisca.

Sant Josep de sa Talaia

Another of the perfect places to enjoy the views, in this case one of the best panoramic views on the island, is the Sa Talaia mountain, whose 475 metres make it the highest mountain on the island.. In addition to the village that gives it its name, this municipality, which is the largest on the island, includes the parishes of Sant Jordi, Sant Agustí and es Cubells.

Saint Agnès de Corona

The beginning of the year is the perfect time to visit the almond trees in blossom in the fields of Santa Agnès, although any time of the year is a good time to visit this picture-postcard village located in the protected natural area of es Amunts.

Sant Rafel de sa Creu

responsive] [responsiveCharming villages of Ibiza ⊛ A30Nudos [/responsive]balearsculturaltour.netSant Rafel de sa Creau is one of the best villages to visit by the lovers of handicrafts and ceramics. In fact, this village located in the heart of the island is an area of artisan interest, as well as being a gastronomic stop for a meal in one of its bars and restaurants. Not to be missed is the church viewpointfrom where you can enjoy beautiful views of the city of Eivissa.

Santa Gertrudis de Fruitera

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A little further north and also in the interior of the island is Santa Gertrudis de Fruitera. Located almost in the centre of the island, Santa Gertrudis offers all the ingredients to continue enjoying the rural atmosphere, although it is also a very busy village in the summer season. The centre of this charming village is its church, around which there are bars and restaurants for those who want to indulge in wine or traditional local dishes.

Sant Llorenç de Balàfia

Pure charm concentrated in a handful of houses arranged around the white-fronted church.. Sant Llorenç is a village that still retains all its essence despite the passage of time and the arrival of tourism to the island. For those who visit this village it is it is highly recommended to go on foot to the nearby ancient village of Balàfia.It is an example of traditional Ibicencan architecture and is made up of five farmhouses and two defence towers.

Sant Carles de Peralta

And for those who want to breathe the hippie atmosphere of the 1960sSant Carles, where many of these hippies settled, is a place to see in Ibiza. This heritage is still reminiscent of the Las Dalias market, which is held on Saturdays during the high season on the outskirts of the village and where you can buy the carefree Adlib fashion, handicrafts and costume jewellery. In addition to the traditional whitewashed church, the village also has a well and a Roman oil mill for making olive oil. Among the village's bars and restaurants, Ca n'Anneta stands out for its solera, where you cannot pass without tasting its emblematic herbal liqueur.

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