La Fortaleza de Isabel II La Mola has organized a new activity for families with children from 6 years of age (recommended). This activity is designed for the whole family to participate and, during it, you can learn about the history of Menorca, touring the fortress galleries and participating, at the same time, in the. . .
Every year on October 12, the National Holiday of Spain is celebrated, and for this reason, the premiere in cinemas next weekend of the film “Spain, the first globalization” becomes even more relevant. a film that focuses on defending and disseminating certain facts of our complex and exciting history. That story is what the documentary. . .
The Menorca Military Consortium has recovered a news item published by the Menorca newspaper in 2015 in which it is possible to observe how a group of fifths destined for Mahón, in the year 1964, spent their day off to do the military service. A video, edited in 8 millimeters, has been posted on a. . .
The Menorca of the Crown of Aragon benefited from its maritime and commercial splendor, but from the end of the 14th century the island experienced a drastic process of depopulation and economic decline. This process reached alarming heights in the 15th and 16th centuries, due to a plurality of reasons. Fundamentally the social struggles between. . .
The monuments managed by the Menorca Military Consortium (San Felipe Castle, Menorca Military Museum and Isabel II La Mola Fortress) have modified their visiting hours for this October that has just begun . The Castillo de San Felipe will open its doors for guided tours throughout the month of October on Tuesdays and Saturdays at. . .
On April 18, 1756 (Easter day) 12,000 French soldiers landed in Ciutadella under the command of the Duke of Richelieu. That same day the 300 English soldiers from the Ciutadella garrison had withdrawn towards Maó, and the juries of the old capital offered no resistance to occupy the city. The French troops, crossing the island,. . .
The Balearic slingers emerged in the main European armies of antiquity as true elite units. Their skill with the sling, until then a throwing weapon of goatherds without use on a large scale, led them to fight copper in contests that decided history and shaped our environment as we know it. That is why we. . .
The English reoccupied Menorca in 1798 in response to the alliance of Spain and France in the treaty of San Ildefonso. Thus began the last British domination of the Island that lasted 4 years and during which the Castle of San Felipe and new defense towers were rebuilt, so that this time was highlighted by. . .
The Consorcio Militar de Menorca recommends one of his published books, the author of which is Marcos Seguí Pons from Menorca, commander of Artillery and descendant of one of the participants in the war conflict that is the object of the work. Marcos Seguí’s book is situated in the historical context of the War of. . .
The theatrical show and the guided tour “La Sombra de La Mola” is a monologue by Carlos Garrido, performed by Josep Mercadal, in which one of the various legends and stories about the Fortress of Isabel II that circulated among the soldiers is explained. who were doing their compulsory military service, and the inmates of. . .