We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Torre d'en Galmes

Carretera San Bou, s/n, Menorca, Spain
Save
Review Highlights
Well worth a visit

Spent an hour or so here and this site is quite amazimng - dates back to c 1200 bc and if you're... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Carol H
,
Edinburgh
Great activity for cloudy days

This place Is very big and has very interesting spots. Incredible that is still there after more... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
LORENA G
via mobile
Read all 142 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Carretera San Bou, s/n, Menorca, Spain
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (142)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Spent an hour or so here and this site is quite amazimng - dates back to c 1200 bc and if you're interested in yhis sort of thing you should go fot a visit - just a short drive outside Alaior and only a few...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This place Is very big and has very interesting spots. Incredible that is still there after more than 2100 years. Great activity for any ages when it is cloudy or chilli. Price 3 euros and free on Monday. Parking at the entrance. Easy to get...More

Thank LORENA G
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This prehistoric site is enormous. Informative boards are placed around the site explaining in various languages about life and the use of the buildings. There are caves and sanctuaries and houses which you can go in. If you don't like ruins this isn't for you....More

Thank DJM-156
Reviewed 8 August 2017

An enormous site which has been well reconstructed in areas and salvaged from wild olive trees. We went at dusk and it was so wonderful being set on a hill and so extensive. There are caves and sanctuaries and houses. Quite unbelievable. If you don;'t...More

Thank the_finchley_lees
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I expected to ramble through a few rocks but it was so much more than that. First I came to the visitors centre where I read all about the ancient settlement dating back beyond 1500BC. I also saw some artefacts which had been excavated. Then...More

Thank Lisle P
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This prehistoric site is an incredible experience and a must see if you are interested in history or human civilizations. It is an active archeological site so there are working digs in progress, but it won't impede your ability to interact with the ruins. You...More

Thank Corinne109
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Well if you Believe in fairytales this place is for you. The old story goes that there were giants living there, hence the large structures's of the T shaped stones. You can see around all over the place the famous Minorcan stones laid one on...More

1  Thank Shlomi B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I think probably the best site on the island with good infomation boards and friendly, helpful staff manning the littls kiosk.

Thank Malkybarkid
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Visited here on the way back to our base but had not realised how big the place was, we visited on a Monday so it was free. Great place

Thank Christineneuen
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Well, who knew? A tiny island with such a rich historical culture. We went here on a blisteringly hot day, and would probably stayed longer if we hadn't felt we were crisping up, but there really are some amazing facts about who used to live...More

3  Thank Therealartestu
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Restaurante Casa Andres
810 reviews
3.11 km away
Mai Tai Son Bou
199 reviews
3.08 km away
Xiringuito Es corb Mari
323 reviews
3.20 km away
Budha Lounge Cafe
295 reviews
3.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Playa de Son Bou
1,916 reviews
3.05 km away
Son Bou Scuba
101 reviews
3.44 km away
Cova d'en Xoroi
2,815 reviews
4.32 km away
Aloha cocktail-Bar
109 reviews
3.62 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Lisle P
2 July 2017|
Answer
Response from Lisle P |
I went today. There is a small car park with a manned information/ticket hut. in the corner of the car Park were some bike racks where I was able to secure the bike, safe in the knowledge that it was in view of the ticket... More
0
Votes