What to do in Formentera

What to do during your visit in Formentera? In this page we give you some tips on activities to practice, and places to visit that you can not miss.
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Are you planning your next getaway to the island of Formentera, the best island in the Mediterranean Sea? Don’t even know where to start and what are the must-see places to visit on the island of Formentera? Don’t worry, in AllFormentera we tell you everything you can do on your next trip to enjoy an unparalleled experience in a magical place that will not leave you indifferent. Are you ready?

The first thing you should be clear about is that the island hides much more than beaches with crystal clear waters and beautiful landscapes that contrast perfectly with them. In fact, if there is something that makes Formentera stand out, it is for being an authentic paradise that mixes relaxation, adventure and, above all, an experience that will impact all your senses.


If you are a true lover of sports and more specifically, water sports, snorkeling can become your best asset to discover the most hidden depths that hide the depths of the island.

The best of all is that you will not need neoprene to enjoy this fantastic sport, as the water temperature in summer is around 25 degrees Celsius.

There are many places where you can snorkel in Formentera, although our favorites are, without a doubt: Cala en Baster, Es Carnatge beach, Ses Illetes, Caló des Mort, Es Ram and “El Arco Submarino”. 

Whichever location you choose, each one will offer you an unparalleled experience.

Green routes

Another must on your trip to this fantastic island are the famous Green Routes.

These were released in 2016 and make up a total of 32 roads reaching 100 kilometers in length. Undoubtedly, they are one of the best ways to see the nature that hides Formentera in a different way than you had never dreamed before. The most usual and recommended is to do them on foot or by renting a bicycle. You choose!

On our website you will find each and every one of these 32 routes in detail so that you can organize your trip and choose the route or routes that interest you most. And why not try a different one every time you visit the island?

Mountain bike

Continuing with sports, although this time dry, Formentera is also an idyllic destination for mountain biking.

Renting a mountain bike is a very authentic way to discover the landscapes hidden in this fantastic island. In addition, every year the well-known Volta Cicloturista de Formentera is organized, a tour that tries to become one of the biggest and most important of all the Balearic Islands.

Best of all, you don’t have to be a professional to compete in this race, so if you are an amateur and competition is not your thing, you have no excuse to participate.

The only thing you will need to keep in mind is that you will need a valid license issued by the National Cycling Federation and approved by the UCI.

However, if you don’t have one of these, all is not lost. You can apply for a one-day temporary license, which is also approved by the Royal Cycling Federation during the registration period.


If there is another thing you can not miss during your trip to the island of Formentera is to enjoy astronomy. It is undeniable that one of the most precious activities that can be carried out on the island is the enjoyment of the sky and the observation of the stars.

And if anything stands out is the clean sky of pollution, which allows to contemplate the sky in a unique way. Different festivals have even been created for the mere purpose of enjoying a totally different night and enjoying the stars.

Although there are numerous points from which you can contemplate the sky in an unparalleled way, the area of Cap de Barbaria and Faro de la Mola are two idyllic enclaves.

Also, at both points you can enjoy both the sunrise and sunset, another of the best activities that can be done and that will not leave you indifferent.

Still can’t find enough reasons to visit Formentera? We have it clear and we promise you that, whether you visit the island in summer or winter, you will be surprised.

It’s time to pack your bags and embark on a fantastic adventure that you will surely never forget.