Day of The Tourist 2019

Every year Ibiza celebrates its visitors by holding events across the island. Included in the schedule of events are guided tours, open days, boat and train excursions and tastings related to Ibiza’s culture, history, traditions and local cuisines of the island.

The Posidonia Meadows are one of the main features this year with snorkelling, kayaking and diving amongst the Meadows.

Here is the full programme of events, where to go and how to sign up for the activities. As most residents will know, you don’t have to be a tourist to get involved.

Days of the Tourist 2019, Free Events & Activities Around Ibiza
Days of the Tourist 2019, Free Events & Activities Around Ibiza

Ibiza Town

Thu 19

Museum Open Day

Casa Broner, Puig de Molins Archaeological Museum and Diocesan Museum,

6.30-9.30pm—Local Products Tasting, Mercat Vell, Ibiza Town

Fri 20

6.30-9.30pm—Local Products Tasting, Mercat Vell, Ibiza Town

Sat 21

10am-1.30pm, 4-8pm—Ibiza Posidonia World Cleanup Day 2019 Fiesta

Activities for everyone along the Figueretes Promenade raising awareness of the Posidonia and its biodiversity.

9am—Posidonia Meadows Kayak and Snorkelling Tour

Visit the Posidonia Meadows at the Isla de las Ratas, meeting outside Hotel One in Figueretes. Free activity, registration is required. +34 971 399 232

informacioturistica@eivissa.es

8pm—Dalt Vila Theatrical Visit

Meeting at Portal de Ses Taules (Mercat Vell). Free activity, registration is required. +34 971 399 232

informacioturistica@eivissa.es

9.30am-1.30pm—First Time Diving in the Posidonia Meadows

Ibiza Scuba Diving School, Marina Botafoch, free activity, there are only 12 places, registration is required +34 971 192 884 or info@scubaibiza.com

Llaut (boat) Tours to the Posidonia Meadows

Free activity, registration required +34 971 399 232, at La Curia Tourist Office (Plaça de la Catedral, s/n) or by email informacioturistica@eivissa.es

Santa Eulalia

Unless otherwise specified, registration for the activities can be made by calling +34 971 330 728, by email turisme@santaeularia.com or at the Tourist Information Office – Calle Marià Riquer, 4, 07840.

Thu 19

Museum Open Day, Ibiza Ethnographic Museum

10am-2pm and 5.30pm-8pm

6.30pm—River Route Guided Tour

Meeting at the Santa Eulalia Town Hall, going to Puig de Missa and its 16th century church, information on the importance of the river at the Can Planetes Mill ending at the Sala Barrau. The tour is approximately 2 hours. Don’t forget your water!

10am—Guided Mini Train Tour

Take a trip along the beaches and coves of the municipality. Meeting at the Cala Llonga Mini Train Stop, just outside of the Tourist Information Office in front of the Cala Llonga Beach. The tour is approx. 1.5hrs, places are limited, and registration required.

10am and 4pm—Glass Bottom Boat Tour

Meeting at Es Canar Beach Harbour, the tour lasts approx. 1 hour. Places are limited and registration required. Please note this activity is subject to weather conditions.

9.30pm—Exhibition of traditional Ball Pagès folk dancing.

Plus the tasting of typical products and live music, Santa Eulalia Town Hall Square and Cala Llonga Beach

9.30pm—Exhibition of traditional Ball Pagès

and live music, Es Canar Beach

San José

Thu 19

Institutional Reception and Welcome at San José’s Tourist Information Centres

Held by the Tourism Councillor together with the Tourism Department Staff.

12noon-1.30pm—Playa d’en Bossa Tourist Information Office

4-5.30pm—San José Tourist Information Office

6-7.30pm—Cala de Bou Tourist Information Office

Open Day at the Ses Salines Natural Park Interpretation Centre

9am-3pm and 4-9pm—At the Ses Salines Park in Sant Francesc de s’Estany

Fri 20

4-7pm—Guided Tour of the Municipality

For tourists staying in the San Jose Municipality the tour will show you Es Vedra, the Defence towers, villages and ses Salines Natural park. Registration required, turisme@santjosep.org  or call +34 971 801 627. The meeting point is the Tourist Information Office.

Sat 21

Local Crafts & Organic Products Market
9.30am-1.30pm—Clay Workshop

Make a typical Ibizan figurine to take home as a souvenir. Calle Pere Escanellas (in front of the San José Town Hall)

Sun 22

12noon—Institutional Reception and Welcome
10am-1.30pm—Exhibition of Traditional Handicrafts
10-12noon—Carriage Rides Around San José
Exhibition of Traditional Folklore

Mare Nostrum Folklore Festival and tasting of typical local products

12.15pm—Performance by the Ball Pagès Group

Grupo de Coros y Danzas de Zarandona (Murcia) and Sa Colla de Sant Josep, Sant Josep Church Square

San Antonio

Thu 19

11.30am and 4pm—Boat Trip Around San Antonio’s Northern Waters

Places are limited and registration is required. This activity is subject to weather conditions. +34 971 343 363, email turisme@santantoni.net or at the Tourist Information Office, Passeig de ses Fonts, 1. Mon-Sat 10am-2pm and 5-8pm.

7.30pm—Tasting of Typical Local Products

Passeig de ses Fonts (opposite the Tourist Information Office)

8pm—Exhibition of Traditional Ball Pagès Folk Dancing

Passeig de ses Fonts (opposite the Tourist Information Office)

Art Exhibition ‘Terra de Somnis’ (Land of Dreams) by Cristina García Rodero

Part of the ‘Street Art’ programme through which La Caixa wishes to show people art outside of a museum or gallery, Passeig de ses Fonts

5-8.30pm—Art Exhibition ‘Praxis’ by Luciano Chacón

Ses Coves Blanques Lighthouse

San Juan

Thu 19

5pm—Tasting of Typical Products, Soft Drinks and Beverages

alongside an Exhibition of Traditional Ball Pagès by Sa Colla de Balansat, in the Port of San Miguel

10am—Guided Walk Around Port de Sant Miguel

The meeting point is the Port de Sant Miguel Beach and the walk lasts approx. 3 hours. Don’t forget your water!

Fri 20

5pm—Tasting of Typical Products, Soft Drinks and Beverages

alongside an Exhibition of Traditional Ball Pagès by Sa Colla de Labritja, in Cala de Portinatx

10am—Guided Walk to the Portinatx Lighthouse

The meeting point is the Rincón Verde Bus Stop (Ctra. Vénda de Portinatx, 69-77, 07810) and the walk is approx. 3 hours. Don’t forget your water!

Sat 21

5pm—Tasting of Typical Products, Soft Drinks and Beverages

alongside an Exhibition of Traditional Ball Pagès Folk Dancing, by Sa Colla de Labritja and Live Music, in Cala de Sant Vicent

10am—Guided Walk to the cave of Es Culleram

The meeting point is Hotel Cala San Vicente (Cala San Vicente s/n, 07811) and the walk is approx. 3 hours. Don’t forget your water!