Mallorca Cycling

Ermita de Betlem

Ermita de Betlem

A well hidden climb on the very east of the island, Ermita de Betlem is the access road to the eponymous monastery high above Colonia St Pere and Betlem. The road climbs gently out of the pretty town of Arta (a great lunch stop) for around 2km before starting to...
Banyalbufar & the Western Coast

Banyalbufar & the Western Coast

A hard 80km starting and ending in Palma. This ride has no huge climbs but is up and down constantly for the middle 50km. Theres more than 2,000m climbing on this route. After climbing out of Palma Bay the route heads into the Western Serra, climbs at Galilea and Andratx...
San Salvador

San Salvador

Another beautiful climb to a mountain top monastery  Whilst not as long as the nearby Cura de Randa, San Salvador is just a big a challenge. Steep throughout, with gradients upto 15% the 5km road winds its way up from the outskirts of Felanitx to the monastery at the top. Fantastic views...
Classic Climbs

Classic Climbs

A 125km (78mile) route taking in 3 of the classic climbs of the Island; Coll d’Orient, Coll de Soller and the mighty Puig Major. The route also runs the length of the eastern Serra Tramantuna. Download Classic Climbs GPX
Sa Calobra

Sa Calobra

Perhaps the most feared climb on the island and a must do for many cyclists. Sa Calobra is 10km of tarmac draped on the side of a mountain. Its 26 harpin turns climb 668meters at an average 7.1% gradient. One of the harpins is so extreme it does a 360...
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Coll de sa Gramola

Coll de sa Gramola

The Coll de sa Gramola climbs out of the western town of Andratx and marks the start of the dramatic costal road to Estellencs and Banyalbulfar. The road has a distinct feel from the major climbs of the Eastern Serra, rather than lots of switchbacks the road climbs along the contour lines. More of a...
Getting around Mallorca with your bicycle

Getting around Mallorca with your bicycle

Mallorca is covered in cycle routes and quiet country lanes. However no matter where you stay some parts of the island might be a bit too far away to access by bicycle alone. In order to ride as much of the beautiful Mallorquin terrain as possible you might want to think of way of getting...
Where to stay guide now online

Where to stay guide now online

Want to know which is the best part of Mallorca for cycling? We’ve put together a guide to show which parts of the island are best for cycling. You can also see the key towns, local climbs and routes that pass through the area.   View the guide now >>      
East Tramuntana Epic Ride

East Tramuntana Epic Ride

This route is the version of our Tramuntana Epic Ride that starts and ends in Pollenca/Alcudia. A monster of a ride that packs in 2700m of climbing in 168km. The ultimate climbers ride this route takes in the majority of MA-10, the road that runs all the way through the Serra de Tramuntana range. The...
West Tramuntana Epic Ride

West Tramuntana Epic Ride

This route is the version of our Tramuntana Epic Ride that starts and ends in Palma. A monster of a ride that packs in 4000m of climbing in 167km. The ultimate climbers ride this route takes in the majority of MA-10, the road that runs all the way through the Serra de Tramuntana range. With...
Arta, Sineu & the East Coast

Arta, Sineu & the East Coast

This 125km route takes in almost all the East Coast before turning inland and heading for the traditional Spanish town of Arta. The route then wanders through the pristine farmland and rows of orange groves as it heads for Petra. Here you have the option of a side trip up the climb to the monastery...
The Eastern Tramuntana

The Eastern Tramuntana

A 125km loop starting and finishing in Sóller, although you could easily start this route from anywhere in the Eastern Serra, Pollença or Alcúdia. The route starts with the category 2 climb of the Coll de Sóller. After descending towards Palma the route swings East and the climbing starts again with the Col d’Honor. After passing through the...
Valldemossa and the Coll de Sóller

Valldemossa and the Coll de Sóller

Exiting Sóller via the Coll den Bleda, this 50km route takes the coastal road West to the artists town of Deià. The route then moves inland towards the pretty town of Valldemossa, a great cafe stop. The route descends rapidly out of Valldemossa, then turns back north for the climb of the Coll de Sóller back to...
Puigpuyent, es Grau & Valldemossa

Puigpuyent, es Grau & Valldemossa

A 60km route, takes in some of the most convenient climbs from the Palma. Despite the proximity to the capital, most of the roads on this route are very quiet, even by Mallorcan standards. From Palma the route enters the Serra de Tramuntana via the Coll de sa Creu and descends into the Puigpuyent valley. The small...
Pro cycling teams in Mallorca

Pro cycling teams in Mallorca

Bradley Wiggins, winner of the 2012 Tour de France, once described the roads of Mallorca as a “Scalextric set for cyclists”. Wiggins is known for his love of training in Mallorca and you can often spot him and other Team Sky riders training on the climbs between November and May. Many other pro-teams have held training...
Airlines that carry bikes free to Mallorca

Airlines that carry bikes free to Mallorca

With airlines inventing ever new ways to charge for baggage taking your bike to Mallorca can be an expensive business. However some airlines (mostly legacy carriers) will still take your bike for free if it falls within your normal baggage allowance. Airlines that will carry your bike as part of your free allowance British Airways...
Coll de sa creu

Coll de sa creu

A solid test thats convenient for Palma based riders and a great way to escape the city into the Western hills. Starting from the motorway junction the road climbs to a height of 376m. From about half way up the panorama of Palma bay becomes increasingly visible. Important to note however that the bottom half of the climb goes through an active military base, therefore...