Car Hire Formentera
Formentera is the smaller and more southerly island of the Pitiusic Islands group, comprising Ibiza and Formenterra, as well as other small islets. The name of the island is said to come from the Latin word frumentarium, meaning granary. The island had been occupied by the Carthaginians before passing to the ancient Romans. The island became a separate insular council after 1977. Formentera is renowned across Europe for the wide range of pristine white beaches and the fact that nude sunbathing is allowed on most of its beaches.
Top Attractions Within Formentera
Touring Formentera By Bike
Formentera offers great beautiful natural environment and the flora and fauna of the island is outstanding. Cycling is one of the best ways to enjoy and discover the natural beauties. The flat terrain of the island is ideal for bike lovers.
Formentera can be considered as a water sports paradise with its crystal clear, sheltered bays, white sandy beaches and about 30 miles of beautiful coastline. Holidaymakers in their Formentera holidays are able to take on a variety of water sports such as windsurfing, kite surfing, catamaran, kayaking, scuba diving, sailing, canoeing, jet skis and much more.
La Mola Art and Crafts Fair
This market is the most popular attraction for tourists on their Formentera holidays. The fair was founded in 1984 and runs on Wednesdays and Sundays at La Mola from the beginning of May until the holiday on 12 October. Visitors are able to find baskets, textiles, traditionally made foods such as cheese, wine, oil, honey, dried figs, and artistic crafts such as jewellery, glass, textiles, ceramics, leather and more.
La Mola Lighthouse
The Lighthouse is one of the main landmarks in Formentera and provides tourists with one of the best landscapes of the island. The lighthouse is situated on the highest point of Formentera on the west. The lighthouse provides spectacular views of the island and the Mediterranean by the cliff.
Other Towns in the Vicinity of Formentera
Formentera is located approximately 11 miles from Ibiza. Tourists can hop on a ferry and visit the famous Ibiza and enjoy the scenery, warm waters, the sun, the unspoilt nature and the clean nature.