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Cycling in Pollença

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Cycling Accommodations in Pollença

The island of Majorca is one of the most important cycling destinations in Spain. Every year the streets are full of cyclists enjoying the cycling paradise, where not only unique climbs are waiting, but also different route profiles, uncrowded streets and unforgettable spots.

The hairpin bends of Sa Calobra and the climb to Faro de Formentor are a must-see if you choose Pollença as the destination for your next cycling getaway. Although not everything is simple and easy. Demanding routes to climb the mountain passes boasting unique views. It will be worth the effort!

Recommended cycling routes in Pollença

If you want to relax your legs after the ride, enjoy a bike ride along the coast from Puerto de Pollença or discover the rich heritage of Pollença village. The two villages, separated by 7 km, offer bicycle tourism, gastronomy, sport and leisure.

Triathlon enthusiasts can also take advantage of the complexes in Puerto de Pollença that focus on the triathlete’s maximum performance. With Olympic swimming pools, the sea just a few meters away and a multitude of cycling and walking routes, the Port of Pollença welcomes a large number of triathletes every year for pre-season training.

Cycling events in Pollença

19/10/2024 8:00 am
A new edition of the popular Challenge Peguera-Mallorca is scheduled on October 14, 2023. This Half Distance ...
Modality
Triathlon
Date
Confirmed
From
210.00 €
13/04/2025 8:00 am
A new edition of the epic Triathlon de Porto Colom is scheduled on 2 April 2023, reaching its 25th ...
Modality
Triathlon
Date
Confirmed
From
80.00 €
26/04/2025 7:00 am
On April 26, 2025, you can enjoy a new edition of the most renowned cyclosportive event on the island, the Mallorca ...
Modality
Road
Date
Confirmed
11/05/2025 8:00 am
A new edition of the IRONMAN 70.3 Alcúdia-Mallorca is scheduled on May 13, 2023, an edition that, unlike the ...
Modality
Triathlon
Date
Confirmed
04/05/2025 8:00 am
The event Kill the Hill is scheduled on May 6, 2023, the only cycling tour in Majorca that crowns the highest peak ...
Modality
Road
Date
Date pending
From
200.00 €

What to see in Pollença

Faro de Formentor

You will be able to cycle around the Formentor peninsula through 21 km of road with continuous curves and arriving at the Formentor lighthouse. The impressive views of the Mediterranean border this beautiful route and some cliffs that you will never forget.

Coves Blanques

A great discovery! From the Cala Barques car park we can enter the path of Coves Blanques, originally built by republican prisoners during the post-war period. Through it and without much effort we can ascend this path that shows us panoramic views of the Cavall Bernat, access an old powder keg carved into the rock or enjoy its cliffs.

Ascent to Calvari

You cannot leave Pollença without climbing Calvari! The spectacular views from above where you can see Pollença, the Bay of Pollença and the Serra de Tramuntana, are well worth the effort of the climb. Face the 365 steps, an ascent accompanied by crosses and cypresses. It may seem like a lot of steps, but it sure isn't anything if you're a serious cyclist.

Plaza Mayor

Stroll to the Plaza Mayor de Pollença, a place with a special charm, full of bars and cafeterias, a meeting point for all the locals, creating a very pleasant and relaxed atmosphere. It is worth walking through its adjoining streets with old houses and typical Mallorcan architecture that gives us an idea of ​​the daily life of the local people. Don't miss the Sunday market!

Frequently asked questions for cyclists who want to get to know Pollença

Pollença, nestled in the heart of Mallorca, Spain, has become a sought-after destination for cyclists due to its diverse landscapes, stunning coastal views, and well-maintained cycling routes. The combination of challenging climbs and scenic routes makes it a haven for cycling enthusiasts.

Pollença is located on the northern coast of Mallorca, one of the Balearic Islands in Spain. The nearest major airport is Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI), which is approximately a 45-minute drive from Pollença. Visitors can reach Pollença via car, bus, or taxi from the airport.

Passionate cyclists can explore various routes in Pollença. The “Cap de Formentor Loop” offers breathtaking views along the rugged coastline, while the “Coll de Sa Batalla” route challenges cyclists with a rewarding ascent. The “Puig Major” climb, the highest point in Mallorca, is also a must for experienced riders.

Cyclists seeking a challenge often tackle the iconic climbs in Pollença, such as the “Sa Calobra” ascent, famous for its hairpin turns and stunning views. The “Coll de Femenia” climb is another popular choice, offering a satisfying workout and panoramic vistas.

Absolutely! Pollença caters to cyclists of all levels. Beginners can enjoy leisurely rides along the coastal roads, while advanced cyclists can push their limits on challenging mountain routes and steep climbs.

Yes, there are several bike rental shops in Pollença, providing a variety of bike types, including road bikes, mountain bikes, and e-bikes. Renting a bike is a convenient option for exploring the area’s cycling routes.

Throughout the year, Pollença hosts various cycling events and tours that bring together cyclists from different parts of the world. These events provide a fantastic opportunity to discover new routes and connect with fellow cycling enthusiasts.

In addition to cycling, Pollença offers attractions such as the historic town center, local markets, and nearby beaches. Exploring the Calvari steps, visiting the local art galleries, or indulging in traditional Mallorcan cuisine are activities that can complement your cycling adventure.