Athletes who wish to participate in the seventeenth edition of the Fortaleza de La Mola race, which will be held next Sunday, May 7, starting at 10:30 a.m., can now formalize their registration online, through the website www.elitechip.net, or at the place of departure up to half an hour before the start of the test.. . .
The conquest of Constantinople (nowadays Istanbul) by the Turkish empire, in the middle of the XVth Century, and it´s advance towards central Europe alongside it´s progressive maritime domination, meant a threat to the control of the Mediterranean Sea. At the beginning of the XVI Century, in order to stop this advance, the Spanish Emperor Carlos. . .
The Diario Menorca published in its “Mira Menorca” section on January 30, 2023 a research paper, a finalist for the 2023 Andrés Casasnovas Award, which provides documents on an enclosure that left no trace. Under the heading “In the footsteps of Catherine the Great’s Armada”, the article narrates the island’s ties with the Russians during. . .
In the year 1779, under Carlos III, hostilities would begin between Spain (allied with France) and Great Britain, in relation to the independence of their American colonies (the future United States), supported by the Bourbon monarchies. Immediately the Spanish government. Chaired de facto although not de jure (the figure of Prime Minister did not yet. . .
The San Isidro Military Base in Mahón has once again hosted the celebration of the Patron Saints of the Arms and Corps of the Army in Menorca, which this year coincides with the fifth centenary of Santa Bárbara as patron saint of the Spanish Artillery. The act, carried out this morning, consisted of a mass. . .
On November 22, the fourth and last meeting of this year of the Permanent Commission of the Military Consortium of Menorca (COMPER) was held in the Palace of Isabel II. The event took place in the meeting room of the former headquarters of the Military Government of Menorca, instead of the usual place for such. . .
“Es Diari” publishes in its “Mira Menorca” section on September 12 an article (signed by Jesús García Marín) on the relevance of Menorca (and Gibraltar) in international politics during the 18th century, so that the Island was permanent news in the newspapers of Spain and Hispanic America. At that time Menorca was territory occupied by. . .
The national newspaper La Razón published on February 4 the anniversary of the recovery of Menorca by the Spanish Navy on the same day in the year 1782, now 240 years ago. At that time, the Island was under British rule and, as reflected verbatim in said report, “the capture of Menorca was of great. . .
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. . .
The Military Consortium of Menorca offers the possibility of acquiring, during your visit to the Isabel II Fortress in La Mola, a joint ticket to visit two other monuments managed by said organization, the Castillo de San Felipe and the Military Museum of Menorca. The price of tickets is very cheap if they are purchased. . .