Minorca's petite size; low-volume traffic; and very easy, nearly flat terrain make it one of the best places imaginable to explore by bike, both in the countryside and its cities and towns. And you'll find many bicycle-hire concerns, from the airport to various points in Maó and Ciutadella, with rates varying but usually in the neighbourhood of 10 euros a day. Such is the ease of getting around that you could take a map and choose a destination almost at random, but here's one idea for a great beach-oriented excursion: take the PM V-7212 road from Ciutadella to Cala Blanca, and about five kilometres (three miles) out, you can make a stop to luxuriate in one of the island's loveliest strands.
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