Menorca podcasts

Menorca podcasts

Listen to local people talk about their island in our podcasts, and take a look at our photos and videos.

Menorca culture podcasts

Agueda Vadell Pons
Águeda Vadell Pons - Mayonnaise Maker
"I am a specialist in making mayonnaise which I love – made with the egg yolk mayonnaise is a wonderful sauce for fish and meat and even eaten on its own."

David Casals
David Casals - Cheese Maker
"The cheese is special here in Menorca because of the weather, the type of cow and what they eat. The winds bring sea water salt to the fields, and the cows eat this."

Carlos Angles
Carlos Anglés - Wine Maker
"There really is a future for wine making on Menorca – more and more small vineyards are being planted and producing wines of excellent quality."

Sebastian Roger
Sebastian Rodger - Gin Maker
"Gin here in Menorca comes from the days of the British occupation. It is still made in the same way and is a very aromatic drink."

Miquel Mariano Vadell
Miquel Mariano Vadell - Chef
"The work that we are doing here at this restaurant, is to keep the original Menorcan cuisine as it has always been, We think that it is a very important cultural aspect."

Tom Olive
Tome Olives - Culture
"People who come here should remember that it’s not only the tourist clichés of sun, sea and beaches but that there’s also a fascinating cultural heritage to discover."

Yvonne Keller
Yvonne Keller - Menorcan Horse
"The Menorcan horse is a very special breed – it’s very spirited and a spectacular horse – the breed has its origins in the Arabs, French and British who have lived here."

Roberto Jimenez
Roberto Jiménez - Alvarques Sandal Maker
"The royal family wear alvarques in the summer when they come here – and so they’re very popular – the white ones sell out every year because of that."

Tome Olive
Tome Olives - Organist
"The organ of the Santa Maria church we have in Maó is one of the best in the Mediterranean."

Tom Olive
Tome Olives - Culture
"People who come here should remember that it’s not only the tourist clichés of sun, sea and beaches but that there’s also a fascinating cultural heritage to discover."

Anne Marie Espinasse
Anne Marie Espinasse - Talaiotic Culture
"The prehistory of Menorca is not that well known – but it’s one of the most fascinating aspects because with more than two thousand monuments dotted over the island."

Anne Marie Espinasse
Anne Marie Espinasse - Cuitadella
"Ciutadella is a lovely old town to live – it’s the ancient capital with aristocratic town houses and where the cathedral is – the town has such a medieval atmosphere."

Jenny Travers
Jenny Travers - La Mola
"La Mola is a beautiful place – at different times of year with its architecture and wildlife – it is a very special place to visit."

Lluisa Segui
Lluisa Segui - Lithica Quarry
"It’s a very romantic place to wander through the maze of gardens – to smell the flowers and listen to the birds. Here Man and Nature work together."

Beverley Ward
Beverley Ward - Tourism
"The nature of the Menorcan people makes them protective towards their countryside and so there quite strong controls have always been in place."

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Menorca activity podcasts

Catalina Florit Torres
Catalina Florit Torres - Horse Trekking
"Menorca is special for horse trekking because the landscapes are fantastic – there are kilometres of countryside."

Beverley Ward
Beverley Ward - Activities
"There’s so much variety and things to do here even though it’s a small island – swimming, diving, sailing – wildlife and birdwatching."

Martin Sintes
Martin Sintes - Kayaking
"There are many virgin beaches which are only accessed by sea. Sometimes when you land here you feel you are the first person ever to come here like a real explorer."

Martin Sintes
Martin Sintes - Walking
"Walking is one of the best ways to discover the island – the lovely ravines which run for kilometres from the centre to the coast with cliffs full of nesting birds."

Beverley Ward
Beverley Ward - Activities
"There’s so much variety and things to do here even though it’s a small island – swimming, diving, sailing – wildlife and birdwatching."

Sebastian Monjo
Sebastian Monjo - Diving, Fornells
"In the marine reserve here in Menorca you can see much sea life – huge groupers, barracuda, morays, lobsters – we have more than 30 dive sites."

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Menorca landscape and nature podcasts

Beverley Ward
Beverley Ward - Pilot - View from the air
"When you fly around the island in a small plane you can see all the little beaches, many in tiny little coves, and most of them are virgin beaches with no buildings."

Mathieu Nieuwland
Mathieu Nieuwland - Nature
"Menorca keeps the natural way of a Mediterranean island – thanks to Biosphere everything is protected here – the flora and the fauna."

Carmin Junguito
Carmina Junguito - S’Albufera des Grau Natural Park
"It’s a special ecosystem here – mosaic landscapes – but the lagoon is very important – protected from the sea by dunes. You can see if you’re lucky ospreys here."

David Casals
David Casals - Seasons
"The main thing about the Menorca is the freedom here – the choice of beaches and the food – and the freedom of the seasons – coming here in winter too is lovely."

Read about nature and wildlife in Menorca


Read our top 10 tips for things to see and do in Menorca
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