The sunny, picturesque island of Majorca is not only famed for its beaches and seaside activities but its varied inland natural settings as well. Home to mountain ranges, unspoilt natural parks and pine forests, Majorca is like heaven in the Mediterranean. Being fans of exploring and hiking we couldn’t resist on hopping on our bicycle and pedaling our way through some of the best routes the island has to show. Grab your helmet, pack some water and make your holidays in Majorca a cycling experience to remember.
The main hub for cyclers in Majorca, Alcudia with its colourful and challenging terrain variations is host to the British national cycling team which prefers it as its training ground on the island. Due to its popularity with the cycling crowd, the shops and cycle-friendly hotels provide for all who would like to rent bicycles or riding gear. The wide range of cycling routes will cover everyone, from beginners exploring the seaside route of Port de Pollenca to advanced cyclers wishing to put their skills to the test whilst traversing the mountain route from Pollenca to port de Soller.
Playa de Palma
Playa de Palma, known for its resorts and sandy crowded beaches, is also a cyclig friendly destination. Choose Playa de Palma for your holidays in Majorca and rest assured that the provided routes will satisfy your craving for a nice cycling expedition. Mostly host to flat routes, Playa de Palma is wonderful to explore and accessible to all levels of cyclers. In case however you want to put your skills to the test, you can cycle to the nearby Puig de Randa with its mountainous terrain and wonderful scenic villages.
If you happen to be on the east coast of Majorca, Cala Millor is the place to go for some of the best cycle rides on the island. Also ranging in variety, the cycling routes around Cala Millor are great for all levels and provide access to the nearby Llevant natural park. Home to amazing flora and fauna to discover, the Llevant natural park is perfect to hone your skills in cycling while taking in the amazing scenery. Visit Cala Millor if you want to make cycling a part of your holidays in Majorca and rest assured that you will be rewarded with some of the best sceneries the island has to show.