This route starts in Llucmajor, passes by the Capocorb Vell archaeological site and ends back in Llucmajor.
Duration: 2 hours
Mountain bike required: no
Circular route: yes
Starting in Llucmajor follow the turn-off to Palma to the right off the high street, proceeding along a narrow road flanked by dry stone walls and farms to arrive at Capocorb Vell, a prehistoric site.
Capocorb Vell is a well-preserved talaiotic settlement, where round talaiots can be seen.
On the way, a number of sixteenth-century defence towers can be seen, such as s’Enderrocat, Cap Blanc, Cala Pí o S’Estalella.
And not to be missed are the cliffs of Cabo Blanco before returning towards Llucmajor on the road which runs parallel to the above road, where there is an outdoor fruit and vegetable market on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and a flea market on Fridays.
Llucmajor is a municipality in the southeast of Mallorca.
It is the largest municipality in Mallorca in terms of area, with a total area of 212.3 km2.
The population of Llucmajor is 38,942 (INE, 2019).
The municipality is divided into nine wards:
- Cas Concos
- Colònia de Sant Jordi
- Es Trenc
- Sa Cabaneta
- s’Estanyol, Montuïri
The town of Llucmajor is the capital of the municipality of Llucmajor and the largest town on the island of Majorca.
The town is located about 20 kilometres from the island’s capital, Palma with a population of about 21,000 people.
Capocorb Vell is an archaeological site in Mallorca, Spain.
The site consists of a Bronze Age settlement and a number of burial mounds.
The settlement is thought to date to the second millennium BC, and the burial mounds date to the first millennium BC.
Capocorb Vell is one of the largest Bronze Age settlements in the Balearic Islands, and it is thought to have been a major centre of trade and commerce.