Thousands of cyclists come to Mallorca every year to travel on roads and rural paths
Mallorca will give you bike rides full of impressions. The island is popular with amateur and professional cyclists. The Tramuntana mountains are ideal for those who want to test their strength.
Thousands of cyclists come to Mallorca every year to travel on roads and rural paths, enjoying the mild winters, the sunny skies and the fabulous light and colours of autumn and spring.
Throughout the winter, the best European professional teams come to Mallorca, considering that there are ideal conditions for training. And more and more cyclists are coming to Mallorca from European countries, the UK, Germany and Scandinavia.
Cycling Friendly Certification
There are a lot of hotels for cyclists that offer bicycle service, security and regularly organized trips.
The Ola Maioris hotel is Cycling Friendly certified and is located close to the bike routes, you can choose different paths during the days you stay. This location is the advantage of the Ola Hotels chain.
There are many bicycle routes to explore the whole island of Mallorca. The geography of the island allows you to set up impressive routes. This is an ideal place for cycling.
The Hotel Ola Maioris is Cycling Friendly certified and there are often special events for cyclists in the region. These are events that promote the unique attractions of Mallorca and all cyclists can participate, regardless of age.
Many believe that Mallorca is a paradise for cyclists. This is largely due to the diversity of the landscape. The tracks here are varied and attractive, but not too complicated.
In summer, Mallorca is full of amateur cyclists. Here we show you some cycling routes in Mallorca:
- Coastal road in the south of Tramuntana
- Formentor Cape
- Between the city of Port de Sóller and Orient
- Valldemossa, Deià and Sóller Route.
- Cycling route to Sa Calobra.
- Majorca route Petra via Puig de Randa.
- Greenway from Manacor to Artá.
- Excursion by bicycle to visit Felanitx, Cas Concos, Son Negre and the castle of Santueri.
- Cycling route: Palma - S'Arenal.
- Circuit from Pollensa to Coll de sa Batalla.
In the Sierra de Tramuntana there are winding mountains and extensive flat sections of the island's centre and east coast.
The "bicycle season" lasts from February to April, and then continues into autumn, from October to November.
Palma de Mallorca by bicycle
There is a route from Palma that goes east along the coast and the famous Playa de Palma to El Arenal. Its length is about 15 kilometers, but on the way you will find many interesting places.
Route from Puerto de Pollensa to Faro de Formentor
It is about 20 km of continuous ascents and descents, the tiredness of the route is compensated by the wonderful views. At the end of the road there is a viewpoint with a lighthouse, which also has a restaurant.
Route from Sóller to Estellenchs
You walk all the time in the Tramuntana mountain range, so you can enjoy beautiful views, climbs and descents. There are many more ramps and they are longer than in other routes.
The biggest event for Mallorca is the annual cycling race: "Challenge Ciclista a Mallorca", which is held in February. The "Iberostar Challenge Ciclista Mallorca" also takes place in February, usually at the beginning of the month. Only professional teams participate here.
An opportunity for cyclists is the "Mallorca Classic" competition, held in March. In the first ten days of October, the "International Masters Cycling Week" takes place with tracks in Playa de Palma, Llucmajor, Cala d'Or, Puerto Pollensa and Playa de Muro.
Around the island of Mallorca by bicycle
On your bicycle tour of the island of Mallorca, you will become familiar with the natural beauty of the island and its surroundings:
- Cliffs in quiet blue bays.
- Hills with windmills in the depths of the island.
- Strange natural architecture in the dragon caves.
- Picturesque fishing villages on the coast.
- Bright salty lakes.
Both the coast and the central part of the island have their own charm, and you will feel it during a bicycle tour of the island of Mallorca, and, of course, you will have the opportunity to swim in the sea and relax in the Balearic Islands.
The bicycle route crosses many terrains, some stages can be easy and of medium complexity, sometimes closer to the difficult ones. Ascents are rewarded with pleasant descents.
The cycling routes are mostly secondary roads and agricultural roads, doing everything possible to avoid car traffic. The tracks are all paved.
What more could you want for a great vacation? All you need is a bicycle!
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