Talayot Capocorb Vell

We approach the Capocorb Vell talayot, one of the most important and best-preserved talayotic settlements in Mallorca from the Iron Age.

Near Cala Pi, in the municipality of Llucmajor, is one of the most important historical settlements in Mallorca: Capocorb Vell.

What to see in Talayot Capocorb Vell

Capocorb Vell is made up of three circular talayots, two square talayots, rooms attached to them and a room that could have been a sanctuary in a later period. All of them occupying an area of half a kilometre at an altitude of 100m above sea level.

Talayots are constructions from the Talayotic culture developed in the Balearic Islands during the Bronze and Iron Ages. They are made of large blocks of unhewn stone laid without any mortar. Although their function is not entirely clear, it is thought that they may have served as watchtowers within the settlement or as symbolic elements to demonstrate the power of its inhabitants.

Things to do in Talayot Capocorb Vell

Walk around the settlement and its surroundings and learn about the history and Talayotic culture of the Balearic Islands, as it is one of the best-preserved Talayotic settlements in Mallorca.

It is open to the public from Monday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm, except on Thursdays when it is closed. The entrance fee is €3.

It’s a perfect place to go with the family and well worth a visit if you’re in the area.

How to get to Talayot Capocorb Vell

From the Ma-19 road you have two options:
– Go to Llucmajor and take the Ma-6015 / Ma-6014 road.
– Take the turn-off to El Arenal and go along the coast along the Cap Blanc or Ma-6014 road which takes you straight to the village.

If you enjoy driving, on the way back you can take the secondary and less busy roads which will take you to the village at km 18.

Tips for electric cars

The visit to the village can be done in less than an hour. We recommend that you take advantage of the trip to discover the area of Cala Pi, with a direct road from the village.

Best places to eat in Talayot Capocorb Vell

At the entrance to the village there is a small bar run by a very friendly older woman. The terrace with garden is very pleasant and you can stop for a refreshing drink or snack.

A 5-minute drive from the Capocorb Vell talayot is the Restaurant ca’s Busso, a classic Mallorcan restaurant serving Mallorcan food, rice dishes, grilled meat and suckling pig, their speciality.

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