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Maó

Maó is a city located in the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands, on the eastern end of the island of Menorca. The city is the capital of the island, and is known for its great natural beauty, with its horseshoe-shaped harbor, and its old cobblestone streets and squares.

Maó is the largest city in Menorca, with a population of approximately 30,000 inhabitants. It is located in the south-east of the island, on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, and is a popular tourist destination. The city is divided into two parts, the old city, or Ciutat Vella, with its characteristic cobblestone streets and old buildings, and the modern part, or Ciutat Nova, which is more modern and has a more modern infrastructure.

The city of Maó has a long and interesting history. It was founded in the 13th century by the Arabs, and was later conquered by the Catalans and the Spanish. During the 18th century, the city was a major naval base for the Spanish Navy, and was used as a strategic port for the Spanish Empire. During the 19th century, the city became an important trading center for the island, and was the center of the Menorcan economy.

Today, Maó is a major tourist destination, with many attractions, such as the old city, the harbor, and the beaches. The city is also known for its excellent cuisine, with many restaurants, bars, and cafes. Maó is also known for its festivals, such as the annual Maó Jazz Festival, and the famous Menorca Horse Festival.

Excursion tips for a day in Maó

1. Visit the Maó Cathedral – Explore the stunning architecture of the Maó Cathedral and admire the intricate artwork and sculptures inside.

2. Take a stroll around the port – Enjoy the view of the boats and ships in the port and take in the beautiful scenery.

3. Visit the Maó History Museum – Learn about the history of the city and its people by visiting the Maó History Museum.

4. Take a boat tour – Take a boat tour of the harbour and get a closer look at the boats, ships and other vessels in the port.

5. Visit the Santa Agueda Castle – Explore the ruins of the Santa Agueda Castle and admire the views of the surrounding area.

6. Visit the Plaça de s’Esplanada – Take a walk around the Plaça de s’Esplanada and explore the shops and restaurants.

7. Visit the Illa de l’Aire – Take a boat tour to the Illa de l’Aire and explore the island’s beaches and lagoons.

8. Enjoy a meal at a local restaurant – Sample some of the delicious local cuisine at one of the many restaurants in Maó.

9. Take a walk along the beach – Enjoy the view of the Mediterranean Sea and take a leisurely stroll along the beach.

10. Visit the Mahón Market – Explore the Mahón Market and purchase some local souvenirs or gifts.

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The climate in Maó

Spring (March-May): The climate in Maó during the spring is mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 10-20°C (50-68°F). The days are mostly sunny, with occasional showers. Summer (June-August): The weather in Maó during the summer is hot and dry, with temperatures reaching up to 30°C (86°F). Rainfall is rare, but there is a chance of thunderstorms. Autumn (September-November): The climate in Maó during the autumn is mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 10-20°C (50-68°F). The days are mostly sunny, with occasional showers. Winter (December-February): The weather in Maó during the winter is mild and wet, with temperatures ranging from 5-15°C (41-59°F). Rainfall is frequent, but snow is rare.

Cruise weather for Maó

Our weather forecast for Maó helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 28.7 °C
min: 24.9 °C
15.8 m/s
26.6 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
67.0 %
1,013 hPa
06:35:53
21:03:00
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 29.9 °C
min: 24 °C
11.2 m/s
20.2 m/s
4.5 %
24.1 m
65.6 %
1,011 hPa
06:36:45
21:02:07
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 26.2 °C
min: 24.1 °C
21.6 m/s
29.2 m/s
5.3 %
24.1 m
81.9 %
1,013 hPa
06:37:39
21:01:12
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 26.1 °C
min: 25.9 °C
28.8 m/s
37.4 m/s
18.5 %
24.1 m
79.1 %
1,016 hPa
06:38:32
21:00:15
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 26.5 °C
min: 25.8 °C
21.2 m/s
25.9 m/s
0.7 %
24.1 m
79.7 %
1,016 hPa
06:39:26
20:59:16
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 27.7 °C
min: 26.1 °C
12.4 m/s
13.0 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
70.6 %
1,015 hPa
06:40:20
20:58:16
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 27.1 °C
min: 26.5 °C
18.0 m/s
21.2 m/s
0.4 %
24.1 m
72.4 %
1,014 hPa
06:41:15
20:57:15
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 26.9 °C
min: 25.2 °C
32.4 m/s
47.9 m/s
0.3 %
24.1 m
76.9 %
1,013 hPa
06:42:10
20:56:12
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 27.1 °C
min: 25.5 °C
33.1 m/s
52.9 m/s
0.6 %
24.1 m
68.4 %
1,014 hPa
06:43:05
20:55:07
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 27.3 °C
min: 25.4 °C
26.3 m/s
38.5 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
69.5 %
1,013 hPa
06:44:01
20:54:02
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 26.8 °C
min: 25.6 °C
17.6 m/s
20.2 m/s
11.2 %
24.1 m
70.9 %
1,013 hPa
06:44:56
20:52:54
Aug. 5th 2024 Aug. 5th 2024 max: 26.8 °C
min: 25.7 °C
17.6 m/s
20.9 m/s
0.3 %
24.1 m
73.0 %
1,013 hPa
06:45:52
20:51:46
Aug. 6th 2024 Aug. 6th 2024 max: 26.9 °C
min: 26.2 °C
16.9 m/s
20.2 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
76.5 %
1,014 hPa
06:46:48
20:50:36

Cruises to Maó

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Scheduled ship calls in Maó, Spain
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 31st 2024 Wednesday, 31st of Jul. 2024 MSC Orchestra 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 7th 2024 Wednesday, 7th of Aug. 2024 AIDAstella 09:00 am 07:00 pm
Aug. 10th 2024 Saturday, 10th of Aug. 2024 MSC Orchestra 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 12th 2024 Monday, 12th of Aug. 2024 Silver Moon 09:00 am 09:00 pm
Aug. 13th 2024 Tuesday, 13th of Aug. 2024 Seabourn Ovation 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Aug. 19th 2024 Monday, 19th of Aug. 2024 Silver Moon 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 20th 2024 Tuesday, 20th of Aug. 2024 MSC Orchestra 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 28th 2024 Wednesday, 28th of Aug. 2024 MS Europa 2 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 29th 2024 Thursday, 29th of Aug. 2024 Seven Seas Mariner 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 30th 2024 Friday, 30th of Aug. 2024 MSC Orchestra 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Sep. 2024 Seabourn Ovation 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Sep. 7th 2024 Saturday, 7th of Sep. 2024 EXPLORA II 09:00 am 09:00 pm
Sep. 9th 2024 Monday, 9th of Sep. 2024 MSC Orchestra 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 11th 2024 Wednesday, 11th of Sep. 2024 Seven Seas Voyager 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Sep. 2024 AIDAstella 09:00 am 07:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Sep. 19th 2024 Thursday, 19th of Sep. 2024 MSC Orchestra 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 20th 2024 Friday, 20th of Sep. 2024 Seven Seas Voyager 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 22nd 2024 Sunday, 22nd of Sep. 2024 Silver Whisper 08:30 am 10:00 pm
Sep. 26th 2024 Thursday, 26th of Sep. 2024 Vasco da Gama 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 29th 2024 Sunday, 29th of Sep. 2024 MSC Orchestra 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 5th 2024 Saturday, 5th of Oct. 2024 EXPLORA II 09:00 am 09:00 pm
Oct. 7th 2024 Monday, 7th of Oct. 2024 Royal Clipper 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 9th 2024 Wednesday, 9th of Oct. 2024 MSC Orchestra 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 15th 2024 Tuesday, 15th of Oct. 2024 L AUSTRAL 01:00 pm 06:30 pm
Oct. 17th 2024 Thursday, 17th of Oct. 2024 Sea Cloud 08:00 am 01:30 pm
Oct. 18th 2024 Friday, 18th of Oct. 2024 Seabourn Sojourn 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 19th 2024 Saturday, 19th of Oct. 2024 MSC Orchestra 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 22nd 2024 Tuesday, 22nd of Oct. 2024 MS Amera 12:00 pm 08:00 pm
Oct. 22nd 2024 Tuesday, 22nd of Oct. 2024 Seabourn Ovation 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 24th 2024 Thursday, 24th of Oct. 2024 Azamara Onward 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 27th 2024 Sunday, 27th of Oct. 2024 Sea Cloud Spirit 02:00 pm 12:00 am
Oct. 28th 2024 Monday, 28th of Oct. 2024 Sea Cloud Spirit 12:00 am 01:30 pm
Oct. 29th 2024 Tuesday, 29th of Oct. 2024 MSC Orchestra 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 1st 2024 Friday, 1st of Nov. 2024 Seabourn Sojourn 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 1st 2024 Friday, 1st of Nov. 2024 Star Flyer 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 7th 2024 Thursday, 7th of Nov. 2024 Azamara Quest 01:00 pm 09:00 pm
Nov. 7th 2024 Thursday, 7th of Nov. 2024 Emerald Sakara 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 8th 2024 Friday, 8th of Nov. 2024 MSC Orchestra 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 15th 2024 Friday, 15th of Nov. 2024 Star Clipper 12:00 am 12:00 am
Mar. 7th 2025 Friday, 7th of Mar. 2025 MS Hamburg 08:00 am 01:00 pm
Apr. 2nd 2025 Wednesday, 2nd of Apr. 2025 Seabourn Ovation 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 2nd 2025 Wednesday, 2nd of Apr. 2025 Seabourn Venture 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 14th 2025 Monday, 14th of Apr. 2025 MSC Musica 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Apr. 17th 2025 Thursday, 17th of Apr. 2025 Seabourn Ovation 08:00 am 11:00 pm
Apr. 23rd 2025 Wednesday, 23rd of Apr. 2025 Seabourn Venture 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 24th 2025 Thursday, 24th of Apr. 2025 MSC Musica 09:00 am 04:00 pm
Apr. 27th 2025 Sunday, 27th of Apr. 2025 L AUSTRAL 12:00 pm 06:00 pm
Apr. 27th 2025 Sunday, 27th of Apr. 2025 Sea Cloud 04:00 pm 12:00 am
Apr. 28th 2025 Monday, 28th of Apr. 2025 Sea Cloud 12:00 am 01:30 pm
Apr. 29th 2025 Tuesday, 29th of Apr. 2025 Sea Cloud 12:00 am 12:00 am

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