The city of Eivissa is the island’s neuralgic centre, hence it was recognized, in 2019, as the island’s capital. On its just 11 square kilometres, Eivissa encompasses a wide range of leisure, shopping and tourist attractions of great interest. The city, which developed around the most important port of the island, houses the historical treasures declared World Heritage, among which the Renaissance walls that protect one of the most emblematic neighborhoods: Dalt Vila.
It is a maze of cobbled streets in which the white façades of centuries-old buildings prevail; a neighborhood turned into an open-air museum where you find traces of all civilizations. The splendid Portal de Ses Taules, one of the main entrances to the walled enclosure, welcomes the visitor, who wants to ascend to the top where the Cathedral is located, seat of the Diocesan Museum. The Museum of Contemporary Art or the Puget Museum are other must-visits. Outside the fortification you find the former fishermen quarters: the Marina and the Port that, today, host an important offer of restaurants and nightlife venues where you can have fun from early morning until late at night . The city of Eivissa is the perfect place to go shopping. There, priority is given to the pedestrian especially on the remodeled promenade of Vara de Rey, whose pedestrianization has been recognized with different awards. The creation of new playgrounds make the city of Eivissa a perfect place to visit with children.
The city’s coastline hosts a wide variety of restaurants which are open throughout the year. The gastronomic offer at the very popular beaches of Talamanca, Platja d’en Bossa or Ses Figueretes, turns them, thanks to good weather, into meeting points for residents and visitors all year around.