Majorca Leisurely Cycling Holiday

Cross Majorca by bike, riding from the beaches of the south coast to the nature-filled north on this wonderful cycling holiday. Stay in charming country hotels – two nights at each – enjoying a pleasant mix of circular and point-to-point rides through fantastic, island scenery.

You’ll experience the rich diversity of one of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful islands on this cycling holiday. From the sandy beaches of the south coast, through the peaceful, rural idyll of the interior to the dramatic Tramontana Mountain range in the north.

Platja Tamarells - Pollenca

Majorca offers cyclists a wonderful network of quiet lanes and roads that weave their way around the island, unveiling spectacular views and charming villages at regular intervals along the way.

On this cycling holiday you’ll get off the main tourist trail, stay in wonderful little boutique hotels and get to know the real Majorca.

This is a leisurely cycle tour, with none of the rides topping 30 miles. Much of the route is flat, following quiet country lanes but there are some undulations along the way as well as a some short sections on busier roads. This would only be suitable for those who cycle confidently and safely on regular roads.

Majorca Leisurely Cycling Holiday

Cross Majorca by bike, riding from the beaches of the south coast to the nature-filled north on this wonderful cycling holiday. Stay in charming country hotels – two nights at each – enjoying a pleasant mix of circular and point-to-point rides through fantastic, island scenery.

You’ll experience the rich diversity of one of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful islands on this cycling holiday. From the sandy beaches of the south coast, through the peaceful, rural idyll of the interior to the dramatic Tramontana Mountain range in the north.

Platja Tamarells - Pollenca

Majorca offers cyclists a wonderful network of quiet lanes and roads that weave their way around the island, unveiling spectacular views and charming villages at regular intervals along the way.

On this cycling holiday you’ll get off the main tourist trail, stay in wonderful little boutique hotels and get to know the real Majorca.

This is a leisurely cycle tour, with none of the rides topping 30 miles. Much of the route is flat, following quiet country lanes but there are some undulations along the way as well as a some short sections on busier roads. This would only be suitable for those who cycle confidently and safely on regular roads.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive Campos

On arrival in Majorca make your way to Campos near the Balearic Island’s south coast. Your hotel is a lovely old converted farmhouse, complete with large outdoor pool, in the heart of the Mallorquin countryside.

Day 2 : Campos – Campos
25 miles/40 kms

Your first day’s cycling follows a circular route out past the nearby beaches and salt lagoons where you can sometimes spot flamingos wading in the shallow waters. Stop for a dip at the lovely Es Trenc beach before heading back to Campos for your second night at the at the converted farmhouse.

Day 3 : Campos – Randa
28 miles/45 kms

Leaving Campos you’ll follow quiet back roads through the countryside to meet the coast and then head north alongside the Mediterranean. Your route then takes you inland through quaint old villages and peaceful almond groves to the little village of Randa, you will be based in a lovely hotel with swimming pool for the next two nights.

Day 4 : Randa roundtrip
29 miles/46 kms

Today’s circular ride leads you along quiet lanes through unspoilt scenery to Sineu, a handsome market town. Take your time and enjoy the rural charm of this lovely ride perhaps stopping at one of the traditional villages en route. Make sure you leave some time to explore the hilltop village of Montuiri with its symbolic windmills.

Day 5 : Randa – Selva/Binibona 30 miles/48 kms

Today you’ll cycle towards the Tramontana Mountains, a great craggy range in the north west of the island. With the mountains in sight you’ll arrive at your hotel in Selva or Binibona, just at the start of the Tramontana foothills. You’ll have two nights here and can take full advantage of the hotel’s pool and excellent restaurant

Day 6 : Selva/Binibona circular route
23 miles/37 kms

The Tramontana is arguably the most beautiful part of Majorca, and today’s circular route will take you through some blissful scenery. The mountains make for a dramatic backdrop and you’ll have the chance to stop at some more perfectly-preserved old villages on your way. Look out for some of the region’s abundant wildlife; eagles and other birds of prey can often be seen circling high up around the peaks.

Day 7 : Selva/Binibona – Pollença
25 miles/40 kms

Today is your last day of mallorquin cycling and you’re in for a great day in the saddle. Leave Selva/Binibona to head right up to the north of the island. Meet the sea and take a break at the historic town of Alcudia before following the coast for a little while. Then you’ll head inland a little to the medieval town of Pollença. The town has plenty of great al fresco restaurants round its charming central square and along its cobbled streets. If you have the energy it’s well worth climbing the steps right up to the old monastery for some great views. You’ll spend the last night of your holiday in this charming little town.

Day 8 : Pollenca - end of trip

After breakfast it’s time to check out and head for home or your next adventure.

Bikes

Regular bikes provided are modern alloy framed models with 24 speeds. The bikes come equipped with pannier, lock and a repair kit with pump.

Electric bikes are also available.

We suggest you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons. Alternatively, helmets are provided on arrival.

Accommodation

Below you will find examples of the types of accommodation typically used on this tour. Please note that the hotels we book for you may differ slightly from those described but they will certainly be of a similar standard.

Comfort: A mix of good quality hotels and small family-run rural accommodation.

Campos: Rural Hotel Es Torrent or Hotel Segles

Randa: Hotel Es Recó de Randa

Moscari/Selva: Rural Hotel Can Furios / Hotel Sa Bisbal

Pollenca: Hotel Juma/Hotel L’Hostal / Hotel Son Sant Jordi

Local taxes

Some hotels in some countries have started to charge a local/tourist tax. These taxes are not included in the sale price of the tour and must be paid directly by you at check-in or checkout at the hotels. This fee varies and is ever changing but as a guide, you may be asked to pay between €1-€4 per person per night.

Getting there

Fly to Palma de Mallorca

Research flights from the UK here

Transfer by taxi to/from your first/last hotel. See dates and prices tab for details

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