Menorca’s mild Mediterranean climate is pretty predictable, offering warm sunny days most of the year. But what activities are there in Menorca to entertain wayward toddlers when the clouds arrive? Luckily there are plenty of fantastic historic sites to explore across the island, where you can soak up some history.
There are also several attractions which have covered areas such as the zoo and Castillo Menorca play centre, so you won’t struggle to think of what to do in Menorca on a rainy day.
BabyBreaks has done the hard work for you so let’s explore a selection of the best activities in Menorca for Kids.
1. Ciutadella de Menorca Cathedral
2. Fortalesa La Mola
A visit to this huge fortress, built in the 19th century is a fantastic day out for families, come rain or shine. A fantastically preserved slice of military history. There are lots of tunnels and underground rooms for the kids to explore, including the machine gun rooms.
Outside, you can marvel at the views across the Menorcan coastline from this rocky vantage point.
Finally, guided tours are included in the entry price and operate in various languages each day – check the website for more info.
Opening Hours: Open daily 10am-8pm
3. Lloc de Menorca Zoo
This small, low key zoo is a great place to visit on a rainy day as there are several parts which are undercover including for example a small aquarium and a tropical garden.
Outside, the open enclosures mean kids can get really close and even pet some of the animals such as donkeys, goats, sheep, cows and lemurs.
Opening Hours: Tues to Sun 10am – 6pm.
4. Castillo Menorca
This shopping outlet and play centre is the perfect combination for all ages. Pick up some souvenirs whilst the kids let loose on the play equipment. Indoors you will also find toddler play areas, activities, toys and games.
Meanwhile, if the weather brightens up they can go outside to explore the extensive adventure playground complete with zip wires, sand pits, climbing frames, swings and trampolines.
Time to cool off? Head to the swimming pool with slides, the boating pond or go-karting track.
Opening Hours: Mon to Sat 10am – 8pm.
5. Jeep Safari
Lastly, see the island from a fully convertible 4×4, ready to take you on an adventure in any weather. These brilliant tours can be private or shared. And each itinerary can be tailored to you whether you want to explore secret beaches, see wild horses or admire views from the island’s highest point.
For instance, these vehicles can drive down private rural paths that are inaccessible to large coach tours. A perfect way to see Menorca’s best kept secrets and most stunning beauty spots.
Your local driver and guide will also give you in depth information about the island, from history and culture to flora and fauna. Choose from the all day ‘Island Discovery’ or the ‘Sunset Excursion’- each has regular stops to explore your amazing surroundings.
Only recommended for children aged 6+
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 9am – 9pm. Excursions must be booked in advance
Visiting Menorca with your kids is the perfect opportunity for a fantastic Family Holiday.
Which of these activities in Menorca will you choose for your next holiday?
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