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Two luminous Mediterranean islands. Journey to Mallorca and ride gently rolling roads from the mountains to the sea. Then sail across the sapphire water to Menorca and pedal tranquil routes through idyllic landscapes. Experience authentic villages, elegant hotels, fresh-caught seafood and smooth wines. And end your Spanish adventure with a siesta under a brilliant blue sky.
THIS ITINERARY: 6 days, 5 nights
ACCOMMODATIONS: Premiere Hotels
Start Palma / End Mahón
Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.
Start your journey in the vibrant city of Palma, Mallorca's capital and a living museum of Gothic and Moorish architecture | Bike through the foothills of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range, a favorite of cyclists worldwide | Enjoy a sensational descent to picturesque Pollença, a former Roman settlement | Ride past vineyards and almond trees into the heart of Mallorca's exquisite wine region | Take in awe-inspiring views of the Mediterranean Sea as you bike toward the bluffs of Cap de Formentor | Relax over a beachfront lunch in the sunny inlet of Cala Barques—and perhaps go for an afternoon swim | Experience the flavors of Mallorcan olive oil during an exclusive tasting.
A former convent turned sophisticated hotel nestled on a hillside above olive groves and the Bay of Pollença. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool, spa)
Hop aboard a short flight bound for Menorca, Mallorca's captivating and lightly populated sister island | Bike on tranquil roads through the island's bucolic landscape | Find bliss at Torralbenc, a luxury hotel housed in a traditional whitewashed Menorcan lloc (farmhouse) | Visit bayfront Fornells, a 17th-century fishing village | Stroll through the narrow alleys of postcard-perfect Binibèquer | Get a taste of the island's past under British rule as you sample gin and learn about its unique history in the Balearics | End your island sojourn in easygoing Mahón, home to one of the world's largest natural ports.
Luxuriously renovated traditional Menorcan farmhouses, vineyards and an elegant use of indoor-outdoor space create an oasis at this quintessentially Mediterranean retreat. (pool, spa)
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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