People Cycling Rides

Mallorca Tour.

This is a Approved Ride
Difficult
Ride Info
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Ride Leader
Peter South
Tour Dates
3/20/2023–3/30/2023
Start Location
Palma, Mallorca, Spain
End Location
Palma, Mallorca, Spain
Cost (est.)
$2295 (USD + $100.00 ride fee)
Deposit
$795 (USD
Payment Due
12/23/2022
Tour Company
Travadell Cycling
Avg. Distance
40 mi / 64 km
Avg. Elevation
2799 ft / 853 m
Ride Description

Explore the Mediterranean island of Mallorca, a mecca for tens of thousands of cyclists who head here every year from Northern Europe. This is a two center ride, staying in Palma Nova in the Southwest then transferring to Port Pollensa in the Northeast of the island. This way we get to see the best of the island in two weeks.

Mallorca boasts a huge variety of landscapes, from the flatter plain in the center, rolling hills in the Southeast to majestic mountains in the North. A vehicle will transfer luggage on transfer days. Mallorca is a well-known cycling destination and there are plenty of bike hire shops, with a range of bikes available, including e-bikes.

The ride will start with a transfer from Palma to Palma Nova. Palma can be reached by air from most European airports, or by sea from Valencia or Denia on the Spanish mainland.

During the first week we will be able to explore the lesser known inland area to the Southwest, including the rugged coast road along the Northwestern coast, with spectacular views over the Mediterranean. Visit Valdemossa, where Frederic Chopin once lived. Michael Douglas and many other famous people have made their home around here.

The second week will take us to Port Pollensa, where we have some flatter routes, although we can still find some hills to climb.

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Easy
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Moderate
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Challenging
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