5 Cycling routes to discover the coast of Majorca
The Levant region in the East of Majorca is home to some of the most breathtaking settings, where it’s easy to lose yourself between the pine forests and the hidden coves. This area of Majorca offers the opportunity to get involved in a range of sporting activities, as much in the winter months as in the summer, where you may find yourself captured under mother nature’s spell. A great way to immerse yourself in the magic is by enjoying a pleasant bike ride using the numerous circle lanes that join the towns of the region. For the more experienced, rise to the challenge on one of the mountain routes that this part of the island has to offer. If you feel like bringing a sense of adventure to your relaxing holiday, we recommend you take a look at these 5 cycling routes in Majorca where you can discover the true beauty of the Mediterranean coast.
Sa Coma – Costa des Pins. An excellent beginners route that runs along the east coast of the island. You can begin at our hotels in Sa Coma and follow the track that passes through a mixture of beautiful beaches and picturesque towns including Sa Coma, Cala Millor, Cala Bona and Costa des Pins. Those that fancy more of a challenge can extend the ride to the town of Son Servera and complete the trip with a traditional pa amb oli (toasted bread topped with a mixture of tomato, olive oil and salt) in the main square of the town, Plaza Mayor.
Puig de sa Font. For bike lovers who would like to enjoy a less demanding mountain ride, this is the ideal route. Navigate the cycle lanes of Cala Millor until you reach Son Servera. The path is home to some of the best places of interest in the region, such as St. John the Baptist Church, the Es Pastoret sculpture and the New Church. The final section of the ride, which begins to rise slightly, leads to the peak of the mountain Puig de sa Font, one of the most symbolic peaks found on this part of the island.
Puig de Son Corb. Another mountainous ride that leads up to one of this area’s most interesting summits. What’s more, around the halfway stage of the route, the path turns off towards a viewpoint, where you will be able to enjoy marvellous panoramic views of the region.
Cala Millor – Sant Llorenç. This roadside ride is of medium difficulty and heads to one of the most picturesque coastal towns in Majorca. Whilst the route is 43 kilometres long, it is not short of pine trees and stunning views of the coast and is home to some special places to take a break along the way.
Route BTT Marga Fullana. For those of you that find it hard to put their bicycle away, this route will lead you throughout the Levant region and into the inner towns of Majorca. The ride has various options and combinations which depend on how many kilometres you plan to cycle. It is the ideal journey to discover the eastern region of Majorca.
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