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Best Cultural Activities in Ibiza

Discover the top Ibiza cultural activities

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Whatever you choose to do on your holiday you are sure to find a huge range of cultural activities across the Ibiza area. From museums to archaeological sites, live music or wine tastings, there is something for everyone in Ibiza. Check out the selection of things to do & see below for some holiday inspiration!

Archaeological Sites & Roman Ruins

Ibiza has had a long and varied history due to its location in the Mediterranean's main trading route. With settlements established by the Greeks, Phoenicians, Romans, Byzantines, Normans and Arabs in its early centuries, it comes as no surprise that there are some impressive archaeological sites to visit.

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Castles & Ruins

The island's status as a strategical commercial point made it a coveted territory, suffering frequent invasions throughout history. A consequence of these struggles are the few castles and forts dotting its coastline, the main one located in the centre of the capital, Eivissa.

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Caves & Rocks

Ibiza has a very particular geological history that has produced a variety of natural caves, some even connected with magical legends!

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Cinema

Catch the latest films and releases in Mallorca on your holiday. Look out for VOS or VOSE for English speaking films.

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Cookery Schools & Courses

Ibiza, like the whole of Spain, is a paradise for foodies. Local delicacies include almondsolive oil, or frigola, a typical Ibizan liquor. Ibizan cuisine is also varied and delicious with recipes like flao, a unique type of cheesecake. Many culinary schools and restaurants around Ibiza offer cookery classes where you can learn to prepare traditional dishes or discover the newest trends in Spanish cuisine.

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Fiestas, Fairs & Fetes

There are many village festivals around Ibiza where you can mingle with the locals, dance to traditional music and taste local specialities while learning more about the region's history and customs.

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Live Music

Ibiza is one of the European capitals of dance music, so if you want to see the best DJs spinning the latest tunes, this is the place! But there are also more chilled affairs like festivals or live concerts in the hippy markets that you can find around the island, as well as live performances in pubs and bars.

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Markets

Ibiza and the surrounding area have a whole host of markets where you can hunt a bargain, check out the local crafts and antiques, or buy regional produce. There are also a couple of night markets perfect for those balmy summer evenings.

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Museums & Galleries

Ibiza has a wide range of museums and galleries to keep visitors entertained. From important art collections, to history museums and exhibitions dedicated to local traditions, there is something for everyone.

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Religious Buildings

Typical Ibizan churches are beautifully rendered in white, creating a very Mediterranean look, some dating back to the 14th century. You can visit them all around the island.

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Wine tasting & vineyard tours in Ibiza

Take a tour around one of the beautiful vineyards in Ibiza. Taste the carefully made wines, learn more about them, the grapes and the wine making process whilst enjoying the wonderful vineyard scenery.

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