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Five cyclist routes to enjoy the bicycle on the Balearic Islands

Five cyclist routes to enjoy the bicycle on the Balearic Islands

Cycling in Mallorca The Balearic Islands are one of the reference holiday destinations in summer. And surely if you think about them the last thing that comes to mind is to make a bicycle route. But ... what if I told you that its roads keep more than one surprise to enjoy cycling? We propose 5 unique routes in the Balearic Islands. Fabulous coves and endless mountain roads are waiting for you, always framed by fascinating landscapes that will make, as soon as you finish, you are already thinking about when to start over.

1. Sa Calobra, in Mallorca

The Sierra de Tramuntana, in the northwest of Mallorca, surprises even the most experienced travelers. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage and is composed of 54 peaks that exceed 1,000 meters high. Sa Calobra Route The route that we propose part of the town of Alcudia, on the shores of the Mediterranean, and has the arrival in the Cala de Sa Calobra. A distance of 52 kilometers that can be adapted to your preferences depending on your physical level. With a high demand, you can make it more extensive if you include passing through interesting climbs such as Coll de Sa Battle or Coll de Sant Llorenç. Notice: Adrenaline triggers the arrival in Sa Calobra, 10 kilometers of horseshoe descent that require certain knowledge to avoid surprises. [captSa Calobra View of the road of the port of SA Calobra, with its low -hardening.[/caption]

2. Puig Major, in Mallorca

Puig Major is, with its 1,445 meters, the highest peak of all the Balearic Islands. Located also in the Sierra de Tramuntana, he agrees to all the cyclists who have traveled that he has everything for the maximum enjoyment of the pedals. The refreshing breeze of its summit and, of course, the impressive views, make the effort to reach it worthwhile. Starting from Sóller the distance with the summit is only 23 kilometers, but it is advisable to add the subsequent passage through places such as Escorca, Coll de Sa Bataia, Inca or Consell. If the forces come to you, even at another stage, do not stop knowing both Camí de Cabana and Camí dels Reis, almost in Palma de Mallorca. Up to the port of Puig Major in Mallorca

3. Camí de Cavalls, in Menorca

Menorca is, unlike your older sister, an island without barely unevenness. It is enough to say that Mount Toro (358 meters) is its highest place. The symbol of cycling in Menorca is the Camí de Cavalls, a path of 185 kilometers of extension that describes the entire perimeter of the island and is ideal to explore by mountain bike. It is done, every year, the return to Menorca, and is indicated for experienced cyclists. Valleys, ravines and wetlands will witness your pedaling. But what points you should not miss to enjoy it to the fullest? Some are the 8.22 km stretch that goes from Cala del Pilar to Algaiarens, the 6.84 km between Cala Morell and Punta Nati or the almost 10 kilometers between Cala Galdana and Santo Tomás. [captCamí de Cavalls The Camí de Cavalls offers more than 180 kilometers to enjoy the BTT.[/caption]

4. North of Ibiza

Ibiza overflow natural wealth and cultural heritage. Knowing her by bicycle is more than a fashion on the island. It is a complete experience, which allows you to contemplate coves, precious interior or cliff peoples in complete freedom. Our proposal is a tour of the north of the island that begins in La Cala Saladeta, perhaps the most beautiful of Sant Antoni, and concludes in the flirtatious beach of Es Canar, in Santa Eulària. Cala Saladeta - is Canar It is a 70 -kilometer route to pass (and, if we want, stop) through Santa Agnès de Corona, Puerto San Miguel Beach, Portinatx and La Cala de Sant Vicent. The tour has abundant paved kilometers and is full of charming places, so, if you have room and you can load with it, do not forget to take the camera.

5. Mola lighthouse, in Formentera

Nicknamed the Quiet island, Formentera is a paradise for cyclists. Especially for those who do not seek tours of much physical or technical demand. The entire island has special lanes for bicycles in 90% of its roads and with countless rural roads that you can explore at your pace. The secret is the rehabilitation that has been made of ancient rural roads, today arranged for the use and enjoyment of cyclists of all condition. Our proposal, turned into a classic in Formentera, is to travel back and further the distance of 26 kilometers that Sant Ferran separates from Ses Roques del Faro de la Mola, at the east end of the island. Mola lighthouse Shortly after leaving behind the departure municipality you can delight with the view of the turquoise waters of the Migjorn beach. Or let you embellish through the fishing port of Caló de Sant Agustí. The views of the Mediterranean from the lighthouse and the monument in memory of the writer Julio Verne mark the easiest point of the island and the place from which to undertake the return to Sant Ferran de Ses Roques.  
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