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SA PUNTA DES MOLÍ


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

This is a set of great historical value protected by the Heritage Act of the Balearic Islands and one of the most unique and emblematic of Sant Antoni, both for its history and ethnological and cultural elements it contains

Sa Punta des Moli is declared of Cultural Interest (BIC) and is one of the attractions in San Antonio Abad. This is a set of great historical value protected by the Heritage Act of the Balearic Islands and one of the most unique and emblematic of Sant Antoni, both for its history and ethnological and cultural elements it contains: the mill, waterwheel, the former home and current exhibition hall, the 'Trull' (olive press) traditional, the auditorium, the boathouse stands, the playground or the Mediterranean botanical garden. This allows, ultimately, meet the lifestyle and traditions of the Pitiüses islands until the early twentieth century, in an environment of great beauty.

Punta moli

Buenavista Mill was built in 1818 and it went all residents of the municipality to grind wheat and barley, and other products, such as peas, beans or oatmeal for animals. And it sa Punta des Moli mill was always the most appreciated and remained active for more years (until 1929). Its walls hide curious stories, such as the German philosopher Walter Benjamin, who in 1932 rented a small house next to the mill where he wrote several books, among them 'Spain 1932'o the' Ibiza'- Series, which reflects its love and respect for the landscape, the lifestyle and customs of the people, while highlighting the importance of popular culture based on oral transmission over generations.

It is already known that the oil is liquid gold of gastronomy, but his legacy preparation and delves into the roots of the Ibizan societies, especially as triangular element of family subsistence. Even today some mills are preserved in Ibiza, great monuments of stone and wood testify how laborious it was developing virgin olive oil. Its importance is such that the island's architecture itself, pays tribute: and that is that 'the oil house', call trull Ibizan, occupied a specific stay in the distribution of farm house.

HOW TO GET Sa Punta des Moli is in the bay of Sant Antoni. From the center of the town, you have to take the road to Sant Josep and when you reach a roundabout where there is a gas station, turn right. 300 meters ahead there is a street right between hotels. Sa Punta des leads to Moli. Also within walking distance you are touring the promenade from Sant Antoni south

SCHEDULE In summer, open from 17 to 21 hours. In winter, 17 to 20 hours. I closed a few days between an exposure and another due to assembly