Puig de Missa
The most iconic symbol of our municipality, the architectural complex on Puig de Missa, marks the start…
Santa Eulària des Riu is graced by some of the loveliest coves and beaches anywhere in Ibiza. Yet, above and beyond its clear waters and fine sands, our locality expresses its character through its unique traditions, remarkable architecture and charming rural landscapes, all forged over the course of centuries. The following cultural route takes you through our municipality, allowing you to discover the singular heritage that defines and differentiates us from other corners of the Mediterranean, revealing the history that has shaped who we are today.
This sightseeing tour guides you round the most representative points of interest in Santa Eulària. It is comprised of 14 stops in all and can be done in one or two days, depending on the amount of time you devote to each place. You can travel by car, motorbike or even bicycle, if you so desire – it is easy to combine all or part of our municipality’s cycling routes nº1, nº5, nº7, nº10, nº11 and nº12.
Whichever mode of transport you chose, you will encounter wonderful examples of traditional Ibicenco architecture like farmhouses and churches; wells, defensive structures, fields of carob, fig and almond trees; fertile valleys, mills and water channels; legends and elves, paths trod since Antiquity, the sole river in the Balearics, wooded hills fragrant with pine and juniper, and the aromatic herbs used in our traditional liqueur, Hierbas Ibicencas.
As you embark upon this journey through our past, you will also have the opportunity to indulge your palate, thanks to the numerous restaurants featuring traditional Ibicenco fare that dot the way. Here you will find welcoming rest stops where you can savour our region’s oldest recipes and encounter genuine Ibicenco hospitality – the perfect complement to your “incursion” into the history and heritage of Santa Eulària des Riu, a road trip that will reveal all the secrets our land has to tell you.