Capocorb Vell

archaeological excavation site of prehistoric talayotic settlement cabocorp vell outside llucmajor in mallorca
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The site of Capocorb Vell shows you the ruins of a former prehistoric village. It is situated in Llucmajor not far from the quiet beach resort of Cala Pi.

Capocorb Vell, is one of the biggest and most well-preserved remains left from the Talayotic culture of Mallorca. These round and square shaped towers characterized the period of which only existed on the Balearic islands.

The total site is more than half a square kilometer. Here, you will find 3 round talayot towers, 2 square, 28 dwellings and a tumulus (burial site).

The first excavation work that was carried out on the site, was in the years between 1910 – 20, by famous Catalan archaeologist Josep Colominas Roca, who has later had one of the constructions in here named after him.

Copocorb Vell is easily accessible from the main road and free parking is available close by.

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Llucmajor

Llucmajor is an area that offers a bit of everything for everyone, there beach areas, beautiful coves, stunning architecture, challenging golf courses, historical landmarks and many annual fairs and festivities to indulge in. Every Wednesday and Sunday, there is a great market in Llucmajor where you can sample typical Mallorcan delicacies and bargain good prices on all kinds of goods like leather products, cloths, accessories, crafts etc. Llucmajor is a great destination for sports holidays or active vacations, or relaxing in one of the many charming finca hotels.

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