The Consell de Mallorca is organizing a series of guided visits to archaeological sites, complete with activities for adults and children. The archaeological site of Los Closos de Can Gaià near Portocolom (Felanitx) was the first to be shown and explained, yesterday. The site can be visited again today (May 10th) from 10h00 to 13h00.
The Parc Arqueològic Puig de Sa Morisca in Calvia will be visited in two weeks’ time (May 23rd/24th), again between 10h00 and 13h00. Reservations can be made by telephone (971.139.100).
The Talayotic site of Son Fornes in Montuïri will be presented in three weeks’ time (May 30th/31st), also between 10h00 and 13h00. Reservations can be made by telephone (971.644.169).
The Paleo-Christian site of Son Peretó near Manacor will be shown in four weeks’ time (June 6th/7th), between 18h00 and 20h30. Reservations can be made by telephone (971.843.065).
There will also be organized visits to the sites of Bóquer (Pollença), S’Illot (Sant Llorenç) and Pollentia (Alcúdia) in October, as part of the same programme. Please check the local press for details.
All visits and guided tours are free of charge.
If your heart is with Mallorca’s archaeological sites, Guía Arqueológico de Mallorca is an exhaustive compilation of the 106 most important excavations on the island, complete with plans, maps, drawings and photographs (La Foradada, Palma de Mallorca), 270 pp., 18 €. Unfortunately, the competent guide book is only available in the Castellano language version.
The photo was taken near Portocolom, Mallorca, Baleares, Spain. The date: May 9th, 2009. The time was 11:56:31.