Torrellafuda talaiotic village
Torrellafuda is a small Talaiotic site near Ciutadella with unrestricted access that stands in a shady old wild-olive grove.
The Torrellafuda magalithic village
You will find the remains as soon as you begin to walk along the access track: first you come to the burial chambers and then you walk right around the talaiot. Behind, you will find the taula enclosure with the remains of a few dwellings. Encircling the site there are the remains of a rubble-filled wall, with two access gates that has been modified substantially by more modern dry-stone walls. This settlement was inhabited until the end of the Roman occupation.
• There is unlimited and free access to the site.
How to get there
Torrellafuda is 9 km from Ciutadella. At about kilometre 37 of the main Maó-Ciutadella road (as you come from Ciutadella) you will see on the right a dirt track that will take you to Torrellafuda. First you approach the farm of Son Sintes, which you circumnavigate for 1 km as far as the parking area. A small path takes you through the fields to the Talaiotic site. Please respect the fields and crops.
There is no public transport to the Torrellafuda talaiotic village.
Nearby places of interest
• Torretrencada: Talaiotic settlement, little known and well-hidden. Its main attraction is its taula that, although lacking its enclosing walls, is interesting for the lateral column that provides support. More information about Torretrencada megalithic monument.
• Naveta d‘es Tudons: A pre-Talaiotic funeral site used between 1200 and 750 BC. It consists of a collective tomb that, when it was excavated and restored, was found to contain least 100 graves with funerary belongings. More information about Naveta des Tudons.
Map of Torrellafuda
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