Capocorb Vell

Llucmajor, Spain

The prehistoric village of Capocorb Vell was one of the largest in Majorca. Nowadays there remain five talayots (Talaiotic culture flourished in Majorca between around 1300 and 800 BC) and 28 dwellings.

At Capocorb Vell, about 10km south of Llucmajor, you can see five talaiots and wander around the ancient village, 100m above sea level just inland from the coast. The Talaiotic people kept sheep and the sound of sheep bells in the nearby fields is a touching reminder of continuity.

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Founded: 1100 BC
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Spain

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Hyjátkova Pekárna (15 months ago)
Fascinating place. Worth a visit.
CPRyan (2 years ago)
Great experience! A peaceful place to relax under the trees and take a journey through history. The entry fee is 3€ and there should be no waiting time. It's worth it. You can park right outside the nearby bar. When it's hot, middle of summer season, bring a bottle of water with you. It can be a thursty walk over the rocks and remaining sattlement buildings.
Sarah Mace (2 years ago)
You need cash to get in (currently €3) so only one of our party could enter but he has a great time and I had a lovely peaceful time drawing outside.
Markus Schertler (2 years ago)
Very interesting historical site. The five talaiots are fantastic. But it could use more information and descriptions.
Fabian Körner (3 years ago)
Very nice and historical
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