2019
Cycling Holiday on Majorca

Cycling Holiday on Majorca

Discover the mystic charm of this holiday island

  • Sa Coma – Playa de Palma
  • Daily routes ●●○○○
  • Altitude profile ●●●○○
  • 3x dinners included!

8
days

50
km / day avg.

Thanks to its expansive sandy beaches, Mallorca is one of the most popular holiday islands in the Mediterranean. Alongside a vibrant style of life in the island's more touristy places, this charming piece of land is incredibly varied with beautiful countryside, peaceful corners and a richness of culture. On this cycle tour you will become acquainted with the lively coastal towns and the hilly hinterland – whose tranquillity and beauty you will remember fondly for a long time to come. Double-night accommodation in comfortable, charming hotels contribute to even greater relaxation and restoration on this cycling holiday on Majorca.

Itinerary

Cycling Holiday on Majorca

Brief Information

  • Booking Code
    ES-MALSP7
  • Start / Destination
    Sa Coma / Playa de Palma
  • Duration
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Length
    approx. 300 km
    Daily routes ●●○○○
    between 35 and 65 km, Ø 50 km
    Altitude profile ●●●○○
  • Route condition
    Mostly asphalted byways and cycle paths
  • Travel information
    The transfer from airport Palma de Mallorca to Sa Coma is included in the prize.
  • Tour operated by
    Local cooperation partner

Day 1: Individual arrival in Palma de Mallorca and transfer to Sa Coma

After arriving at Palma de Mallorca airport you are taken to the opposite side of the island, to Sa Coma. You begin enjoying your holiday on this wonderful sandy beach which is 900 m long. Nearby is the Talayot village of S’Illot, a prehistoric settlement.

Day 2: Excursion to Artà, approx. 40 km

On this wonderful cycle tour, discover the picturesque Majorcan hinterland. Passing almond plantations and olive tree groves, you cycle to Artà. Cycling through narrow streets you ascend the hill upon which is found the pilgrimage church of Sant Salvador. Enjoy the wonderful view of the coast and the island's hills before cycling back to Sa Coma.

Day 3: Sa Coma – C'an Picafort, approx. 65 km

Cycling through more inland areas, you pedal to Can Picafort to the Bay of Alcúdia. You can take a first break in Manacor where the famous Majorica imitation glass pearls are made. Visit the museum in Torre dels Enagistes. Via Santa Margalida your route now takes you northward. From Can Picaford a long sandy beach stretches as far as Port d’Alcudia.

Day 4: Excursion to Port de Pollenca and Alcúdia, approx. 40 km

Today's section takes you through the nature reserve s’Albufera. Grasses and gallery forests have turned this marshy land into a green paradise, which protects many local species of birds. You cycle right into the bay of Pollença and the on along the coastal path to Alcúdia. In the old town, which bears many traces of its Moorish and Roman influences, the streets are lined with historical buildings and old churches.

Day 5: C'an Picafort – Inca region, approx. 35 km

Today your accommodation is not on the coast – for the first time. Following the UNESCO World Heritage Serra de Tramuntana you cycle westwards. The spectacular scenery and countryside which is mostly unspoiled and as it used to be. This forms a sharp contrast to the beach scenes. You stay overnight in a so called Hotel Rural – Finca-style rural accommodation.

Day 6: Excursion around Puig de Inca, approx. 55 km

The highlight of this trip is Puig de Inca, a 300 m high mountain only a few kilometres from Inca. Your route takes around the mountain, through many villages with their typical stone walls and lively village squares. Binissalem is the Majorcan capital of wine. Wines have been pressed here since the 14th century.

Day 7: Inca – Playa de Palma, approx. 65 km

Today you're off to Palma. You cycle through rural countryside and sleepy little villages until you reach the coast. In the old town, you will see traces of Spanish, Catalan and Arabian cultures. One of the most significant sights is the cathedral La Seu and Almudaina Palace. Thanks to the wide range of restaurants and leisure activities here, you won't be bored!

Day 8: Individual journey home or extension

After breakfast, your cycling holiday on Majorca comes to an end. We would be happy to extend your stay here if you wish.