The sixth edition of the 10/5 Miles City of Mahón will be held on May 29 at 5:00 p.m. with departure from La Mola and there are currently 80 places available. Like the previous ones, the race will feature the Port of Mahón, the largest natural port in the Mediterranean, the Isabel II Fortress and. . .
Do you know what a Trinquival is? As an article published on the La Mola website (www.fortalesalamola.com) shows, it is about the “front game of a car with a very long rudder that is used to drive artillery and other effects at short distances. . There are large and medium ones. The large ones are. . .
Did you know that you can celebrate your wedding in La Mola? The Isabel II fortress offers various spaces to celebrate both the wedding ceremony and the banquet and subsequent dance. We have both indoor and outdoor spaces to hold the event. Getting married in La Mola can become an unforgettable and exclusive experience not. . .
The Menorca Military Consortium recommends the following article published on the La Mola website (www.fortalesalamola.com) about some examples of the artillery pieces that were used in the fortress during the 19th and 20th centuries. This news shows that “the first guns used were smooth bronze cannons of 15 and 21 cm muzzle-loading with a short. . .
The first edition of La Mola War Race arrives in Menorca, scheduled for October 2 and 3 of the current year, a sporting event that had to be held during the same dates last year but had to be postponed “sine die” due to the pandemic caused by the coronavirus. This event will turn the. . .
On November 30, 1920, at dusk, the ship “Giralda” left the port of Barcelona with 36 anarcho-syndicalist militants and the lawyer and councilor of the Barcelona City Council, Lluís Companys, who were detained in the Barcelona Modelo prison, bound for the fortress of La Mola. Among the prisoners was Salvador Seguí Rubinat (Lleida, September 23,. . .
The Balearic Islands Port Authority (APB) has reported the start of work on the installation of a new beacon at Punta de s’Esperó in the port of Mahón last February, which, as planned, will last for three months. . As the Diario Menorca published on March 9, “in particular, the light source and the photovoltaic. . .
The Isabel II Fortress, popularly known as La Mola, the Castillo de San Felipe and the Menorca Military Museum will open their doors to visitors during the Holy Week holidays. Specifically, La Mola will open from tomorrow, Friday until Monday, April 5 (Easter Monday), except on March 29, when it will remain closed, from 10. . .
On March 15, 1871, the steamer “Menorca” left the port of Barcelona for Mahón, carrying a French aristocrat (Spanish by marriage), Antonio de Orleans, Duke of Montpensier, destined for the prison of the fortress of La Mola. for not swearing loyalty to the new king of Spain (Amadeo I of Savoy), to whose crown he. . .
La Mola has been the subject of a report by the EFE Agency on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the approval of the decree by which the abolition of compulsory military service was formalized. The Diario Menorca has published this report in which the legend of the fortress is revealed due to. . .