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Fornells Tower

07748 Fornells, Menorca, Spain
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Fantastic history

We did not realise how much influence the British had on Minorca. The tower was buy by the British... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Tim M
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Marshchapel
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In fornells lovely little town

Nice town, Tower 10 minutes walk away down coast walk. Up a bit of a hill to tower and not much up... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Yvette W
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Nottingham
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Situated on a headland in the bay or Fornells
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good52%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“steep walk” (4 reviews)
“up hill” (3 reviews)
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07748 Fornells, Menorca, Spain
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We did not realise how much influence the British had on Minorca. The tower was buy by the British and you get a very detailed history when the visit. The fort is very well kept and presented. There is quota steep walk up to it...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Nice town, Tower 10 minutes walk away down coast walk. Up a bit of a hill to tower and not much up there really. Wasn't open when we were there. Nice views from top.

Thank Yvette W
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Historic tower now overlooking the new ferry port. A good demonstration of architecture and plenty of space to explore.

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Had a please take afternoon walking around the pretty village and spent a short time looking st the fort and tower. There is little of the fort left but enough to give a good picture of what was once there. The tower on the other...More

Thank Dazzer33
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is a pretty village, and its great to walk round the tower and the other remains of the old fort. Plenty of good bars and restaurants too.

Thank paulstaylor
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This large defensive watch tower dates from the corsair period and is one of many on the island if larger than others. The best part of viewing this is the quaint surrounding town which we found exquisite for a morning walk and some shopping. Wish...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 27 September 2017

There is quiet a few of theses towers around the coast line of Menora.This one is situated at the mouth of the inlet of Fornells.You reach after a small climb which is at the end of Fornells and is on the coastal path.There is a...More

Thank Susanlockyer
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The fort is quite small compared to others such as Mola in Mahon, but has great views and a good exhibition of the defences of the island.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We took the bus to Fornells from Mahon. The cost was 3.25 euro one-way and it took about half an hour. The bus stops right in the centre of the village. There are many shops and street cafes so it's easy to browse and stroll...More

Thank Ingridj53
Reviewed 18 August 2017

after the dinner, it is a great walk to the tower, so I recommend to do it early morning to see the views

Thank Santi T
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