When in Ibiza, a visit to Eivissa Dalt Vila is a must. Literally translating to ‘Ibiza Upper Town’, Dalt Vila refers to the oldest part of Ibiza’s Old Town and is therefore the ideal place for those looking to explore and discover. A lot of this Old Town has in fact been named an UNESCO World Heritage site, as it is home to networks of narrow, winding, steep cobbled streets and incredible architecture. A great way to explore this part of town is on foot. Visitors to the area will start off their tour at the main entrance consisting of a drawbridge and statues. They will then come across the Plaza de Vila; a lively square, as well as the 14th century Cathedral of Santa Maria d’Eivissa, the Necropolis of Puig des Molins; which is a fascinating cemetery with a network of burial chambers hidden deep underground, remnants from Arab, Catalan and Renaissance periods, numerous shops and restaurants, a preserved fortified acropolis, the Museu Arqueologic d’Eivissa i Formentera; which is a free museum, and many more. Although the area is a popular nightlife spot, during the day, it makes a great destination for shopping, sightseeing and people watching.
Around 2 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
Explore the cobbled streets, the numerous attractions and the local shops
Muslims visiting Eivissa Dalt Vila may not be able to find prayer facilities while here, but the city of Ibiza is known to house a couple of mosques due to its sizeable Muslim population. Comunidad Musulmana de Santa Eulalia, Masjid Yousef Ibn Tachafin, and the Moulvi Idris Mosque are a few of the mosques in Ibiza. Muslim tourists can therefore ask to be directed to the nearest prayer facility to Eivissa Dalt Vila when needed.
Eivissa Dalt Vila is one of the best places in the city for those looking for dining options. The main square found here has numerous incredible restaurants. While these restaurants may not be Halal certified, visitors are sure to find a selection of seafood and vegetarian dishes. For those looking for Halal restaurants specifically, there are a few on the island.