Top historic sites in Ibiza

Ibiza Cathedral

Ibiza Cathedral (Catedral de la Verge de les Neus) is the principal church and cathedral of the City of Ibiza (Eivissa). In 1234, the future conquerors of the island, Guillermo de Montgrí, Peter of Portugal and Nuno Sanç, signed an agreement stipulating that establishing a parish dedicated to Saint Mary would be one of their first obligations upon conquest. As a result, the parish was established once the City of ...
Founded: 1235 | Location: Ibiza, Spain

Castell d'Eivissa

Castle d"Eivissa, also known as Ibiza Castle, stands atop Puig de Vila. Its history goes back to the Middle Ages and the Moorish era. Currently, the partially restored complex is surrounded by thick walls, which are a reconstruction of the Renaissance fortifications. The two defensive elements of the old fortress have been best preserved to the present day. The first is the Baluarte de Sant Jaume bastion, where you ...
Founded: 12th century | Location: Ibiza, Spain

Puig des Molins

The Puig des Molins contains the Punic Necropolis, a medieval Islamic rural property, and an archaeological museum. It gets its name from the windmills (molins in Catalan) which have stood on the top of the hill since at least the 14th century. This place was chosen by the founders of the city of Ibiza, the Phoenicians, in the middle of the 7th century BC, to bury their dead. During Antiquity, this was the site where the ...
Founded: 7th century BCE | Location: Ibiza, Spain

Sa Caleta Phoenician Settlement

Sa Caleta Phoenician Settlement can be found on a rocky headland about 10 kilometers west of Ibiza Town. The Phoenicians began arriving on the island of Ibiza around 650 BC and constructed this settlement on the rocky headland at Sa Caleta. This large Phoenician settlement was uncovered by archaeologists during the 1980s and 1990s under the auspices of the Consell Insular d’Eivissa i Formentera. The site was declared a ...
Founded: 650 BCE | Location: Ibiza, Spain

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Redipuglia World War I Memorial

Redipuglia is the largest Italian Military Sacrarium. It rises up on the western front of the Monte Sei Busi, which, in the First World War was bitterly fought after because, although it was not very high, from its summit it allowed an ample range of access from the West to the first steps of the Karstic table area.

The monumental staircase on which the remains of one hundred thousand fallen soldiers are lined up and which has at its base the monolith of the Duke of Aosta, who was the commanding officer of the third Brigade, and gives an image of a military grouping in the field of a Great Unity with its Commanding Officer at the front. The mortal remains of 100,187 fallen soldiers lie here, 39,857 of them identified and 60,330 unknown.