Mallorca Cycling

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...
Sa Calobra

Sa Calobra

A great route for a trip to try the famous Sa Calobra climb. Starts with an ascent of the Coll de Femenia and returns via a descent of the Coll de sa Batalla. One for the climbers, the earlier you can start the better. Sa Calobra gets very busy with tourist traffic later in...
Coll de Sóller

Coll de Sóller

One of the classic climbs of Mallorca, crossing the Tramuntana, connecting the capital Palma with the port of Sóller. In 1997 the Sóller Tunnel was opened and almost all motorised traffic takes this route through the mountain. This leaves the old road a cyclists paradise. A decent climb from both sides but...
Puig de Randa (Cura)

Puig de Randa (Cura)

A 518m high mountain near Llucmajor that is separate from the main Tramuntana range. At the top sits a monastery, car park and cafe. In early spring and late autumn the climb is a cyclist mecca. The main climb is challenging but never too steep. Spectacular views of the whole island...
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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...
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 will get you warmed up....
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...
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...
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 in all directions helps to...
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...
BikeBoxCompany PROBOX Review

BikeBoxCompany PROBOX Review

Price: £299 (€358, $475)                  Company: TheBikeBoxCompany                    Weight: 9.2kg The PROBOX is a plastic moulded hard bicycle travel case. It is closed via a zip and has a TSA approved combination lock. At 9.2kg the PROBOX is lighter than many...
Bicycles on easyjet in peak season

Bicycles on easyjet in peak season

On a recent visit to Mallorca with easyjet some of our bikes didn’t make it to Palma airport, and we weren’t the only ones. About 8 bikes came off our flight whilst the bikes of a further 15 cyclists were left in London. Cue angry cyclists, the bicycles finally made it out to Palma 24hrs...