Ibiza has many family attractions. Can Marça cave is a good example. Located a few kilometers from the village of Sant Miquel de Balansat, this cave well worth a visit on a tour of the north of the island. Especially if the traveler likes stories of smugglers and pirates. Can Marça hidden in the cliffs that rise near the port of San Miguel. This impressive karst cavity has been formed drop by drop, over 100,000 years.
Haven for pirates and smugglers, has a total of 8,500 square meters, where water erosion patiently carved stalactites, stalagmites, columns and large rooms such as the Temple, Buddha or Waterfall. The tour inside the cavity takes about 35 minutes and does not need a reservation. Here you can discover not only its geologic history but also related to the inhabitants and invaders. Smugglers and pirates hid inside his boots for centuries; also in the neighboring islet Sa Ferradura.
Cave aside, the road leading to this point of the island is worth the ride because through small agricultural valleys still in use, where there is also increasingly greater sensitivity towards ecology and sustainability. So do not hurry to get there and enjoy the scenery of fruit trees, olive, carob, almond trees and the occasional farm house tradition.
Coordinates: 39.083671, 1.442373
Schedule: Can Marçà open in summer from May to October from 10:30 to 13:30 and afternoon from 14:30 to 20:00. The rest of the year, the schedule is reduced from 11 to 17:30.
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