Tag Archives: Heritage

Sunday 19 November, a walk to Calescoves

The Consell Insular and GOB have organised an excursion on foot for Sunday 19 November. It will go by different paths to Calescoves and area of great landscape beauty, where there is a talayotic necropolis composed of more than ninety caves and underground burial vaults excavated in the cliffs of the cove; a jetty also dating from the prehistoric time; a coastal establishment defined by a prehistoric wall; and a Roman shrine. Continue reading Sunday 19 November, a walk to Calescoves

Sunday 24 September. Walk to Castellàs de Caparrot de Forma

The Consell Insular and GOB are organising a walk for Sunday 24 September. It will be along different paths to the Castellàs de Caparrot de Forma, in Mahon which makes a large defensive wall isolating a coastal isthmus where there are, also, remains of habitation. There is also a set of caves that had funerary uses. Continue reading Sunday 24 September. Walk to Castellàs de Caparrot de Forma

Saturday 10 June, evening excursion

An evening excursion has been organised to end this course of Talayotic walks. In order not to walk during the heat of the day, this June excursion has been programmed for the evening. We will go and look at the magnificent remains of Torre den Galmés, which has regular ongoing excavations, and an archaeologist will give explanations of the findings and interpretations and their current conclusions. Continue reading Saturday 10 June, evening excursion