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La Mola de Menorca

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Address: Apartado de correos 104, 07700 Mahon, Minorca, Spain
Phone Number: +34 971 36 40 40
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Fortress of Isabel II was built between the years 1850 and 1875; it is...

The Fortress of Isabel II was built between the years 1850 and 1875; it is located in one of the most beautiful spots on the island of Minorca and contituiting one of the best examples of late XIXth Century military architecture.

This is a huge historic fort, open to the public, situated at the mouth of the harbour of Mahon. Guided tours are available but you can walk freely with handsets. Itis well organised.

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Fantstic views out to sea.

This is definitely well worth a visit. It was really hot when we went so ensure that you take plenty of water and apply sun cream. The views are amazing and the tour takes up to 2... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is definitely well worth a visit. It was really hot when we went so ensure that you take plenty of water and apply sun cream. The views are amazing and the tour takes up to 2 hours. There is a great deal of information about the history and facts about this fortress.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit on a cloudy day... Very eerie feel to the whole place heightened by the extensive underground sections. The loophole gallery is amazing and you can't quite believe how big it is. The official path up to the huge Vickers gun took us about 90 minutes but you could spend a lot longer there if you ventured... More 

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Olga L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Mola de Menorca, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for sharing your comments on your experience in la Mola Fortress. It is an honour for us that you have taken the time to share your opinions. We have taken into account your kind remarks and we hope you have the opportunity to return again soon. Yours sincerely, Fortalesa la Mola More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been twice here. Always worth a visit if your into the history of the island. Gets quite hot so care needed re sun creams and hats. The underground walk ways are very spooky but great fun .

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Olga L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Mola de Menorca, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thanks for taking time to share your recent experience in La Mola Fortress. We appreciate your comments and hope to see you again in the future. Yours sincerely, Fortalesa la Mola More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw loads of naval guns on the coast and vast tunnel systems going under the fort. It has an eerie feeling at the abandoned prison and at the old satelite trucks hidden away in the grass

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Olga L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Mola de Menorca, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you very much for your review on your recent visit to la Mola fortress. Your opinion is very important to us and we are very grateful for your comments. We hope to see you soon in la Mola. Yours sincerely, Fortalesa la Mola More 

Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited La Mola de Menorca this week, it was an unplanned visit but well worth it. Points to consider before going is that it is a huge sight so you will be doing a lot of walking, unless you hire on of the golf buggies on offer, also take some water, there is bottles for sale at a reasonable price... More 

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Olga L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Mola de Menorca, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for sharing your comments on your experience in la Mola Fortress. It is an honour for us that you have taken the time to share your opinions. We have taken into account your kind remarks and we hope you have the opportunity to return again soon. Yours sincerely, Fortalesa la Mola More 

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a few hours exploring La Mola a large military base on the end of the Mahon estuary. An immense place have been there with young children and teenagers both enjoyed it for different reasons. You must take drinks because it it hot and dusty snacks too because there is not a cafe but can use vending machines. Use the... More 

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Olga L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Mola de Menorca, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you very much for your review on your recent visit to la Mola fortress. Your opinion is very important to us and we are very grateful for your comments. We hope to see you soon in la Mola. Yours sincerely, Fortalesa la Mola More 

Walsall, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great half day here, could easily have spent longer. The Mola is huge! It was great to wander around, but in the heat we really needed a drink and a rest. The vending machines are great, but really could do with a cafe. That being said this is a great attraction and we'll be going back next time... More 

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Olga L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Mola de Menorca, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thanks for taking time to share your recent experience in La Mola Fortress. We appreciate your comments and we hope to see you again in the future. Yours sincerely, Fortalesa la Mola More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is massive and a must see for anyone remotely interested in historic site visits. We only had an hour and a half to quickly take in the short route tour with a 3 + 6 year old children. They loved it but in the mid afternoon heat this was them at their limit. The scale and architecture of... More 

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Olga L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Mola de Menorca, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for sharing your comments on your experience in la Mola Fortress. It is an honour for us that you have taken the time to share your opinions. We have taken into account your kind remarks and we hope you have the opportunity to return again soon. Yours sincerely, Fortalesa la Mola More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited La Mola twice now and find it probably the best attraction on the island, a must see. If you like photography, history or just a good walk then this is the place to be. Take plenty of water to drink though. Both times we have hired one of the golf style electric buggies which are not cheap... More 

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Olga L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Mola de Menorca, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for sharing your comments on your experience in la Mola Fortress. It is an honour for us that you have taken the time to share your opinions. We hope you have the opportunity to return again soon. Yours sincerely, Fortalesa la Mola More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited La Mola by taxi, it's about 15 Euros each way from Mahon and the staff at La Mola called a taxi for us for the return journey. The fort is sprawled out over a huge area and we were there just under 4 hours. We followed the guided walk around the whole site, taking in lots of tunnels... More 

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Olga L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Mola de Menorca, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you very much for your review on your recent visit to la Mola fortress. Your opinion is very important to us and we are very grateful for your comments. We must agree with you about the loophole gallery, a must see for all of our visitors. We hope to see you soon in la Mola. Yours sincerely,... More 

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