The Cultural Side of Ibiza

April 01, 2011 at 10:12

Ibiza has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Its popularity is usually attributed to its famous nightlife scene, with a large portion of the island’s visitors comprising a young demographic.


Ibiza Holidays 

But Ibiza’s tourism office has made a particular effort to move away from that reputation, and the island also has a buzzing cultural and entertainment sector that is perfect for holidaying families. When coupled with the cheap flights to Ibiza from, it becomes a perfect destination for all tourists.

Amazing Markets to Visit 

One of Ibiza’s most famous attractions is its Hippy Markets. Held at Es Cana, the market is popular amongst tourists and locals alike and is one of the biggest you will find on the island.


Dozens of stalls line the street when the market is held on Wednesdays between April and October, and with a wide range of different goods to choose from, including unique handmade items. But if you aren’t nearby Es Cana, there are a number of other markets scattered throughout the island, including in San Carlos and Playa d’en Bossa.


If you’re in the island’s capital, Ibiza Town, then the Dalt Vila is a must visit. A massive medieval castle, tourists enter through a grand drawbridge and can explore the steep cobbled streets that wind their way through Dalt Vila. The breaks in the ramparts that you occasionally cross provide a brilliant view of the surrounding town and there are numerous ancient stone statues that you can admire. are currently offering cheap flights to Ibiza as part of their spring sale.