If you are planning a vacation in Mallorca, you should know that our paradise island is much more than idyllic beaches and delicious gastronomy. It also has incredible landscapes that you can enjoy taking a bike tour.
So if you are a lover of cycling and nature … Keep reading and get to know the main routes for cycling in Mallorca!
The main routes for cycling in Mallorca
Mallorca has more than 1900 km of roads and paths with dreamlike landscapes that make it the perfect destination for cycling, so it is not surprising that it is the favorite destination of hundreds of tourists from around the world. There are many professional sports teams that choose Mallorca as their destination to concentrate during the winter, since you can visit this incredible island both in summer and winter thanks to its pleasant climate throughout the year.
As you can see, there is no better plan to disconnect from the bustle of the big cities than to discover Mallorca by bike, and if you are thinking of doing it … Take note of the most popular routes in Mallorca!
Today we are going to focus on the routes close to the Colonia de Sant Jordi area and, of course, Apartaments Posidonia.
- Colonia, Ses Salines and Santanyí Route
This is one of the best known routes in our environment. It is the route that starts from Colonia de Sant Jordi, Ses Salines, passing through C’as Perets to Santanyí. The total distance is 16 km, totaling approximately 47 minutes. This route is ideal to make a stop in Ses Salines and have a coffee or visit the market.
- Colonia de Sant Jordi – Sant Salvador – Santueri
This route has different ascents, from Colonia de Sant Jordi, passing through Santanyí, S´Alqueria Blanca, S´Horta, Felanitx, Sant Salvador, Santueri, Santanyí and Colonia de Sant Jordi. It is a tour to enjoy nature at its best.
It should be noted that this route is not suitable for beginners as it has a distance of 87km and a positive slope of 1317m.
- Apartaments Posidonia – S’Estanyol
This route is designed to be done with a road bike. Leaving from Apartaments Posidonia we will head towards Sa Rápita and later we will arrive at s’Estanyol to start back to Colonia de St. Jordi.
This route is short, adding a total of 41.12km. An excursion with a positive slope of 204m.
- Apartaments Posidonia – Cap Blanc
The following route is also designed to be done with a road bike. We will leave from Apartaments Posidonia and head towards Es Cap Blanc and return to Colonia de St Jordi via Campos.
With a medium difficulty, this route consists of 84.82 km and a drop of 413 m.
- Apartaments Posidonia – Sant Salvador – Llucmajor
The following route is also simple in terms of the route. Leaving Apartaments Posidonia with a road bike, we will head towards Es Cap Blanc and return to Colonia de St Jordi via Campos.
This route has a total of 99.23km and is of high difficulty with a positive slope of 980m.
Visit Mallorca by bike!
As you have seen, Mallorca has a lot to offer you and there is no better way to get to know the island than enjoying its beautiful coves and nature by bicycle.
Whether you are an expert or not, there is always a route waiting for you to discover it, live it and enjoy it.
Don’t think twice, take your bike and pedal with or without direction… Mallorca awaits you!