The 5 most beautiful cycling routes in Mallorca

The 5 most beautiful cycling routes in Mallorca

Temperatures are starting to rise gain and the perfect season for one of the island's most popular sports is just around the corner: cycling. Feeling the sea breeze and the warm climate on your skin, while you are watching the impressive background landscape is one of the many things you can enjoy while you discover the most beautiful corners of the island. Mallorca counts with more than 150.000 cyclists that decide to visit the island to tour the most impressive routes that this Mediterranean jewel offers us. With a great infrastructure and the good connection from end to end of the island, makes this little piece of land a true paradise.

Cycling route through the centre of the island

We head to the heart of Mallorca to enjoy one of the most beautiful spectacles of the island: the blossoming of the almond trees. Also known as "the Mallorcan snow", it turns the country estates into the main attraction during this season. What better than cycling around the central area of the island to enjoy the scenery? The "Ruta del Ametllers Florits" is perfect for this occasion. It has a total distance of 18 kilometres, starting in Santa Maria where we will head towards Ses Alqueríes, along the Camí de Muntanya. Once there, we follow the route towards Biniali along the MA-3020 road until we finally get there to enjoy breathtaking views of the Tramuntana mountain range. There is no doubt that the heart of the island is one of the most traditional regions, and if you plan to spend a few days on this island, we recommend that you stay in this charming finca in Santa Maria.

Cycling route through the northern part of the island

Heavenly beaches and endless sea views await you in the northern region of Mallorca.  This coastal route has a total distance of 70 kilometres, where you will pass through the Playa de Muro towards Alcudia following to Port de Pollença, one of the most visited places by tourists. We will continue towards Coll de Sa Creueta until we reach Sa Talaia d'Albercutx, where you will be able to enjoy one of the most beautiful views of the island. We finish off at the famous Faro de Formentor, the most spectacular viewpoint in the entire Mediterranean, a must-see!

The northern region offers countless activities and places to discover, which is why we advise you to stay in this old fishermen's house in Can Picafort during your holidays.

Cycling route through the Serra de Tramuntana

We arrive at the favourite destination of all cyclists: the iconic Serra de Tramuntana. If you're looking for an end-to-end weekend route, the Travessa de Serra de Tramuntana is the perfect route for you. A total of 130 kilometres passes through the island's most emblematic villages, including Soller, Valldemossa and Estellencs. The route can be started either in the north or from the west of the island, and due to its good signage it is the perfect group route.  Furthermore, this charming village house at the foot of the Sierra will offer you spectacular views.

Cycling route through the south region of the island

Combining sea and land in a perfect route. The southern part of the island offers endless options to discover its traditions and emblematic places, and this route starts in a village at the foot of a small mountain: Artá. We take the road from Artà to Puerto de Alcudia and then continue along the MA-3331 until we reach S'Estanyol, where you can enjoy beautiful views of the sea after 15 kilometres by bicycle. It is possible to follow the route along the south coast in the direction of Sa Colònia to extend the tour. And what better way than staying in a villa with sea views?

Cycling route through the western part of the island

Do you want to enjoy the Mediterranean Sea like you've never done before? Here you will be able to enjoy one of the most beautiful views, passing through popular places such as Puerto de Andratx, Estellencs, the least inhabited village on the island, and even charming villages such as Puigpuñent and Galilea where you can make a stop and walk through the cobblestoned streets. It has a total distance of 72 kilometres and we recommend it for more experienced cyclists.