Sant Francesc Xavier Church

Along the XV and the XVI Century, Formentera was a very well known pirates shelter. It is in the XVII when the King of Spain starts to give lands to the people from Ibiza to stablish and settle them and their families on the island.
It is in the middle XVIII century when Formentera people starts to build this Church that was started to build as a Fort to protect the inhabitants from those pirate raids it did even have a couple of canyons as defensive weapons.

Nowadays it is the heart of San Francisco, if you visit the island in summer every friday there´s live jazz in the sqare in front of it.