Holidays in Formentera

Spain - Formentera

Useful Information

Useful Information
  • Capital: Sant Francesc Xavier
  • Time zone: TMG +1 (from last march sunday until last october sunday)
  • Currency: EURO (€)
  • Oficial language: Catalan/Spanish - English/Italian on the touristic areas.
  • Electricity: 220 volts AC, 50Hz,  two holes continental plug.
  • Average summer temperature:  26ºC - 32ºC
  • Average winter temperature: 12ºC - 16ºC
  • Telephone companies: Movistar, Vodafone, Orange, etc.
  • Credit cards: Visa, MasterCard... (ask your credit card provider for more information)

Documents

  • Recommended: Always carry identification (ID) and your passport. In case of theft you must report it to the police station and ask the for new ID at the Consulate.
  • Airport: If you are a citizen of the countries included in the Schengen Agreement, just bring your ID. If you are from the countries included in the Schengen Agreement, to travel to Palma de Mallorca by air must carry your passport to land or make the shipment.
  • Driving license: valid in case of living in Europe or at least an International Driver License. 18 years age is needed for to drive, and is needed 21 years  age to rent a car. In many cases you must present a credit card as safe.
  • Visa: is required to be filed if you are a citizen of one of the countries that appear on the list of countries subject to visa requirements. You can check this list at the link
  • Health: It is recommended to travel with the European Health Card. In case of non dispose of it, is recommended to purchase travel health insurance.

Health Information and Security

  • Major diseases: None
  • Compulsory vaccinations: None
  • Recommended vaccinations: None
  • Dangerous areas: None
  • Water: Water is potable, but to drink bottled water is preferable

Airports

There is no airport on the island of Formentera. You must fly to the nearest island, Ibiza, and then buy a tickey for the ferry to Formentera. 

Embassy and Consulates

You will find it on this link

Useful telephone numbers

  • International code: 00 34(...)
  • Port of Formentera - La Savina: 971 22 84 87
  • Emergency number: 112
  • Policía station: 092 / 971 32 20 87 ‎

Hospitals

  • Hospital in Formentera: 971 32 12 12

Drugstores

Monday to Friday 09:00 - 20:30, Saturday 09:30 – 13:00. There are 24 hour open drugstores.

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