Ibiza

Ibiza
Whether touring Spain for a long season or brief vacation, Ibiza offers a plethora of activities for every occasion and age. While many can boast that Ibiza is most well known for the host of warm beaches and party zones, Ibiza also plays home to a multifarious blend of civilizations. The numerous ancient buildings, historical monuments, and natural beauty reveal Ibiza's 3000 year old Roman and Phoenician history intertwined amid the mixture of shops, bars, and cafes in the port area. Along with the boutiques, Ibiza drips with free entertainment. For example, the town cathedral is open each day with no admission fee for spectators to view the architecture.

On Sundays, visit the Plaza Catedral, an archeological museum that displays a massive collection of Punic artifacts as well as a graveyard with 400 tombs. For the ladies, Ibiza offers fashion parades aboard several luxury yachts for ultimate relaxation. To commemorate the grand memories, traditional arts and crafts can be purchased in the small markets of the local villages, such as Santa Ines and San Jordi, which have dozens of local farmers that sell woven baskets, straw hats, leather items, ceramics, and hand-sewn pillows, bags, and clothes.

 Las Dalias and Hippodromo are two of the most popular markets. For those who wish to truly experience the Ibicencan culture, guests can attend various workshops o­n painting and weaving in Ibiza's town hall. Art galleries, such as Galeria Carl van der Voort, show the work of these local artisans. Due to the myriad of tiny villages that surround the city, a car is greatly recommended for a thorough view of all the attractions that hide amongst Ibiza's interior hills. Most of these local places can be explored in a day, leaving plenty of time to visit the beach and the clubs.