Experience an enchanting historic coastline ride to the ancient Capocorp Vell
Indulge in the serene beauty of the picturesque Cala Santanyi Bay
Discover the enthralling medieval charm of the historic town of Alcudia
Embrace the exhilarating ride to the majestic Cap de Formentor
Tackle the thrilling serpentine route of Sa Calobra
Revel in the poetic charm of the idyllic village of Valldemossa
Arrive in the beautiful city of Palma and check into your hotel. As you settle in, the adventure that lies ahead over the next week awaits.
Hotel in Palma
Kickstart your Mallorca cycling adventure with a ride along the coastline towards Capocorp Vell, often referred to as the Realm of the Cyclops, offering glimpses into the island’s ancient settlements. Reach San Jordi, where sandy beaches with pristine waters offer a warm welcome.
Hotel in Colonia Sant Jordi
50 km and 200 m of elevation gain
Today, pedal your way to a lush botanical garden through Ses Salines. Along the way, enjoy the scenic bay of Cala Santanyi, charming fishing hamlets, and the renowned natural arch of “Es Pontas.” Conclude the day at Porto Cristo, renowned for its fascinating Dragon Caves’ rock structures.
Hotel in Porte Cristo
46 km and 480 m of elevation gain
As the early morning sun casts a gentle glow on Porto Cristo, it’s time to hop on your bicycles and set forth on today’s journey to Alcudia.
As you approach the northern shores, the azure Mediterranean Sea emerges on the horizon, signaling your arrival in the bustling yet quaint town of Alcudia. This ancient town, with its well-preserved medieval walls, beckons exploration. Upon arrival, the rest of the day is yours to stroll through the cobbled streets, delve into the local history, or simply relax at a seaside cafe, recounting the day’s adventures.
Hotel in Alcudia
52 km and 390 m of elevation gain
Today’s expedition is carved to etch unforgettable scenes in your memory as you ride to the captivating Cap de Formentor and onwards to the timeless town of Pollença.
Kick-start the day with a ride towards the majestic Cap de Formentor, where each pedal stroke takes you closer to the “Meeting point of the Winds.” The panoramic views from the lighthouse are the epitome of Mallorca’s rugged beauty, a serene symphony of sky, sea, and stone.
As the evening descends upon the serene landscapes of Pollença, find solace in your quaint hotel which mirrors the town’s old-world charm. A perfect retreat to rejuvenate and reminisce about the day’s escapades over a hearty local meal.
Hotel in Pollença
54 km and 915 m of elevation gain
Begin your journey by tracing the foothills of the Tramuntana Mountains, where each curve reveals a new vista, cradling quaint villages in its emerald embrace.
Midway, a worthwhile detour takes you through the enthralling route of Sa Calobra. The road to this secluded cove is a spectacle in itself, snaking through the rugged cliffs, presenting a sweet challenge for those desiring a test of mettle.
The serene bay of Port de Soller offers a moment of stillness, as you reminisce about the day’s journey over a refreshing seaside meal.
Hotel in Port de Soller
53 km and 1,150 m of elevation gain
The journey begins with a light ride along the sun-drenched coastline before veering inland towards the heart of the majestic Tramuntana range. The ascent, though challenging, is a rewarding endeavor as each pedal stroke leads you through a serene landscape adorned with ancient olive trees and stone terraced hillsides.
The true reward awaits as you descend into the quaint and historic village of Valldemossa. Every stone and leaf in this village seems to whisper tales of yore.
Upon arrival, take a leisurely stroll to the ancient Carthusian Monastery, where echoes of Frederic Chopin and George Sand’s winter sojourn still resonate through the old stone walls. The village’s tranquil ambiance provides a peaceful retreat to reflect upon the adventures of the day.
Hotel in Valldemossa
22 km and 613 m of elevation gain
As dawn breaks over the picturesque village of Valldemossa, the day holds promise of more exhilarating cycling. Today’s route unveils a spectrum of Mallorca’s striking landscapes, steering from the quaint rural charm of Valldemossa to the coastal allure of Andratx.
Pressing forward, the route ushers you through a patchwork of olive groves and almond orchards before reaching the charming town of Andratx. Nestled between the sea and the Tramuntana mountains, Andratx exudes a tranquil ambiance that captures the essence of Mallorca’s enchanting beauty.
Hotel in Andratx
42 km and 870 m of elevation gain
The day kicks off with the gentle morning sun casting a golden glow on the quaint town of Andratx. As you prepare to make your way towards the vibrant city of Palma, the final stretch of your journey promises a delightful blend of scenic beauty and cultural richness.
As the path unfolds, you’ll find yourself entering a terrain adorned with lush vineyards and ancient olive groves. Take a moment to pause and revel in the serenity, perhaps capturing a few photographs to remember the idyllic scenery. Soon, the silhouette of Palma’s majestic cathedral, La Seu, appears on the horizon, signaling your approach toward the bustling capital.
As the evening descends, the city lights begin to twinkle, reflecting off the calm sea as you settle into your comfortable accommodation, ready for a restful night before tomorrow’s departure.
30 km and 534 m of elevation gain
Today might mark the end of this cycling odyssey, yet the bonds formed with this stunning island are bound to beckon you back to these shores someday. Until next time, Adiós Mallorca!
Not enough? Why not spend a few more days here! Extend your holidays with a pre- or post-holiday extension. Accommodation, sightseeing, and activities can be arranged. Add as many extra days to your holiday as you wish.
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Tour design and organization
Booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions
Service and support during your tour
GPS navigation with an easy-to-use app
Accommodation as per itinerary
Begin your cycling adventure in the scenic landscape of Palma, where a week of pedaling across diverse terrains awaits. As you glide along the coastline, the whisper of ancient civilizations welcomes you at Capocorp Vell, setting a historic tone for your journey. With each day, a new facet of Mallorca unfolds, from the serene bays and intriguing caves in Porto Cristo to the medieval charm nestled within the town of Alcudia.
The heart of your adventure beats along the rugged trails leading to the captivating Cap de Formentor, a serene symphony of sky, sea, and stone. Tracing the foothills of the Tramuntana Mountains, the island reveals its majestic blend of natural wonders, from the thrilling descent towards Sa Calobra to the tranquil village of Valldemossa, where each stone narrates tales from the yore.
As you transition from the quaint charm of the villages to the bustling vibes of Palma, the journey culminates into a beautiful melange of experiences. Each pedal stroke etches unforgettable memories, from the rustic landscapes, and azure waters, to the cultural richness that Mallorca beholds.
Get a tailor-made itinerary with our self-guided expedition, curated meticulously by our specialists to align with your preferences, allowing you the liberty to navigate at your own pace. Relish the flexibility to pause, explore, and hand-select your destinations along the journey, with the comforting assurance of our dedicated 24/7 support available to assist you at every juncture.
Self-guided bike expeditions offer a customizable and adaptable approach to cycling holidays, enabling you to explore at your own pace and alter your itinerary or path as needed. Our team handles every nuance, from lodging and meticulous planning to GPS navigation and continuous support, ensuring a tranquil and engrossing journey that affords autonomy, uniqueness, and genuine cultural interactions.
Our tours are segmented into three levels of difficulty: Leisurely, Moderate, and Challenging. The classification is based on the typical day on tour, although there might be variations in difficulty throughout the journey.
Leisurely tours are designed for those desiring a relaxed adventure through Mallorca’s breathtaking scenery, without the requirement of covering long distances or maneuvering through tough terrains. These excursions generally cover 30-50 km daily, with an altitude ascent of up to 500m. This ensures plenty of opportunities to stop and immerse in the vistas, relish local cuisines and meander through charming villages and towns along the way.
Moderate bike tours cater to individuals seeking a balanced blend of scenic routes with a sprinkle of challenge. Typically covering 50-80 km daily with an altitude climb of up to 1000m, these tours take you through enchanting landscapes and delightful villages, offering a mix of flat and rolling terrains. While offering ample moments to pause and delve deeper into the locale, they also promise a gratifying cycling workout.
Challenging bike tours are tailored for seasoned cyclists eager to push their limits. Spanning 80-120 km daily with an altitude surge of up to 2000m, these expeditions entail navigating steep inclines and demanding terrains. Nevertheless, the awe-inspiring views make the endeavor worthwhile. Although these tours necessitate exceptional fitness and endurance, the exhilaration of accomplishment felt at the close of each day is incomparable.
We are devoted to identifying the perfect match for you. We collaborate with numerous accommodation providers that meet our standards, although their availability may fluctuate, especially during peak demand seasons. Moreover, we can customize your holiday based on your preferences and budget, ensuring we pinpoint the ideal option catering to your needs.
We advise booking your tour at your earliest convenience, especially for popular tourist locales where accommodation availability is limited. Prime options often get booked for the summer before the arrival of spring.
Catering to dietary needs can vary based on their complexity. In Mallorca, vegetarian options are generally available, but finding vegan meals might be challenging in rural areas or smaller towns. Notably, lunch stops are often at traditional eateries that may not accommodate special dietary preferences beyond their regular offerings. Keep this in mind as you plan your journey.
The prime cycling season in Mallorca spans from mid-February to mid-November, thanks to the island’s mild Mediterranean climate. Mallorca’s favorable weather allows for enjoyable cycling almost year-round. However, to avoid the cooler winter months, planning your Mallorca cycling trip within the mentioned span is advisable.
If adverse weather is anticipated, we’ll aim to adjust the tour in advance to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable cycling experience in Mallorca.
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