Biking in Mallorca, Spain
Backroads Mallorca Trip
Backroads Mallorca Casual Bike Tour
Backroads Mallorca Bike Tours
Far de Cap Formentor lighthouse, Mallorca, Spain
Mallorca Bike Tours
Backroads Mallorca Casual Bike Tour
Backroads Mallorca Bike Tours
Bicyclist on a hairpin curve on the Mallorca Coast, Spain
Backroads Mallorca Bike Tours
Hillside Village, Deia, Mallorca, Spain
Backroads Mallorca Bike Tours
Backroads Mallorca Bike Tours
Backroads Mallorca Bike Tours
Backroads Mallorca Bike Tours
Backroads Mallorca Bike Tours
Backroads Mallorca Bike Tours
Backroads Mallorca Bike Tours
Backroads Mallorca Bike Tours
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Spain's Mallorca Bike Tour

Classic Rides & Mediterranean Bliss

Limestone peaks adorned with wild rosemary, tall pines and olive trees. Lush valleys filled with citrus groves and vineyards that sweep down to the sea. Remote mountain towns and chic beachfront promenades. The poet Robert Graves called Mallorca his home. "Perfect tranquility reigns," he said of this place. Bike these scenic roads. Enjoy a post-ride siesta under the sun. Yes, Mr. Graves, indeed.

THIS ITINERARY: 6 days, 5 nights

ACCOMMODATIONS: Casual Hotels

FROM: $4,099 pp dbl occ
($600 for sgl occ)

Spain

Start/End Palma, Mallorca

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Highlights
  • Bike coastal routes along the Mediterranean Sea and deserted back roads in the Serra de Tramuntana foothills
  • Vacation on a Spanish isle, where peaceful mountain hamlets offer views from peaks to playas (beaches)
  • Sip exquisite wine and dine on fresh-caught seafood, all paired with an extraordinary World Heritage landscape
  • Challenge yourself on bucket-list rides like Mallorca’s Cap de Formentor and Sa Calobra on an island made for cycling
Itinerary
Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Casual Hotels
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Days 1-3

Welcome to Mallorca, a recreational cyclist’s dream and prime training ground for the pros | Ride through a picturesque Mediterranean landscape where traditional stone walls divide stretches of farmland passed from one generation to the next | Hop off your bike for a stroll through the beautiful seaside village of Alcúdia | Sip a coffee on the tree-shaded terrace of one of the town’s inviting cafés | Pedal along the azure sea to reach our boho-chic hideaway on the bay of Pollença | Gear up for an epic ride to the lighthouse at Formentor | Perfect winding roads with stellar views of the Mediterranean Sea wow at every turn | Feel the breeze on your face as you make the final smile-inducing descent back to Port de Pollença | Grab a refreshing aperitif by the beach at sunset | Head into the foothills of the dramatic Serra de Tramuntana range – one of the finest riding destinations in the world | Roll through the slopes of Mallorca’s wine country and sample its delicious product at dinner.

Hotel Illa D'Or, Pollença
Hotel Illa D'Or
Pollença

Built in the 1920's and nestled on the shores of Pollença Bay, this elegant retreat blends classic Mallorcan design with contemporary décor and airy common spaces. (pool, spa)

Days 4-6

Once-in-a-lifetime biking awaits in the Tramuntana peaks | Cycle through the Soller Valley and past the otherworldly limestone rocks and caves that help shape this stunning slice of Spain | Lunch among the citrus groves in charming Fornalutx | Lay your eyes on the incomparable Sa Calobra ride, a thrilling roller coaster of hairpin turns plunging 3,000 feet to the sea | Head to the island’s west coast for dazzling views of the sea | Give your pedals a rest and slip on your hiking shoes for an unforgettable coastal hike | Savor bright flavors and fresh catch during festive Mallorcan meals in delightful Llucalcari | Embrace the siesta lifestyle at our idyllic oasis near the perched artist town of Deiá.

Hotel Hoposa Costa D'Or, Llucalcari
Hotel Hoposa Costa D'Or
Llucalcari

This modern boutique hotel sits on the bluffs of the majestic Serra de Tramuntana mountains and features outstanding views.

Dates & Prices

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy

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Activity Level: 2-5

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. We know your pace may vary from one day to the next—and your traveling companion's may differ somewhat from yours. So we present a range of mileage options, and each day you decide exactly what and how much you want to do. LEARN MORE.

Day 1
Biking
Level 1 | 16 miles* | 600 ft. gain
Level 2 | 31 miles | 1000 ft. gain
Day 2
Biking
Level 1 | 19 miles* | 1300 ft. gain
Level 2 | 26 miles* | 1600 ft. gain
Level 3 | 35 miles | 2500 ft. gain
Level 4 | 46 miles | 3600 ft. gain
Day 3
Biking
Level 2 | 26 miles* | 1100 ft. gain
Level 3 | 32 miles* | 1600 ft. gain
Level 4 | 45 miles | 2200 ft. gain
Level 5 | 54 miles | 2800 ft. gain
Day 4
Biking
Level 2 | 26 miles* | 2600 ft. gain
Level 3 | 34 miles* | 4300 ft. gain
Level 4 | 42 miles | 5100 ft. gain
Level 5 | 58 miles | 8200 ft. gain
Day 5
Biking
Level 2 | 19 miles* | 2100 ft. gain
Level 3 | 31 miles* | 3300 ft. gain
Level 4 | 51 miles | 6100 ft. gain
Level 5 | 57 miles | 6600 ft. gain
Day 6
Biking
Level 1 | 15 miles | 1800 ft. gain
Other
Deia Coastal Hike (1 hour)
* Includes shuttle.

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Read on for your available bike options for this trip.

Performance Road Bike

This custom-designed titanium bike is lightweight and responsive, featuring Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting, 11-speed compact gearing, a premium Mavic Ksyrium Pro wheelset and a full carbon fork. 

Touring Bike

A proven classic, our most popular custom-designed titanium bike is suited for a wide range of cyclists. It features a comfortable ergonomic seat and a long wheel base that add to the bike’s control and stability.

NEW! Electric-Assist Bike

Our newly redesigned titanium e-bike is a lightweight yet powerful machine unique in the world of e-bikes. It provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.

Carbon Bike

Ride like a pro with the top-of-the-line carbon Cannondale Synapse Hi-Mod Red ETAP AXS. Delivering phenomenal acceleration and handling in a light and powerful package—it’s built for hard-core riders.
$400 rental fee

Tandem Bike

This hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed cro-moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train, and a custom, upgraded wheelset. For experienced tandem riders.
$400 rental fee

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

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