Tour of Mallorca

Scheduled

6 nights

Advanced

540 km

10191 m

Sa Calobra Mallorca
MallorcaTour of Mallorca

Summary

Ride the scenic landscapes of Mallorca on our 6 night flagship tour which captures the very best of this island cycling paradise. The journey begins in the town of Pollença in the North East, giving riders a taste of local life on Mallorca. Take on some of the most impressive climbs such as Sa Calobra and Cap Formentor before heading west to stay in the Tramuntana mountains. Visit the monastery at Lluc, climb Soller and, on our penultimate day of riding prepare for jaw dropping scenery on the coast road to Andratx. Spend the last two nights in the village of Sineu, a perfect base to ride the flat roads to the east of the island and see some of the islands wine region, and home to the iconic Sineu velodrome.

Stay in boutique, family run hotels in Pollença, Valldemosa and Sineu, enjoy delicious Mallorquin food and wines, and enjoy full support from Eat Sleep Cycle.

DURATION

7 days / 6 nights

DISTANCE

540 km

HOTELS
★★★★★
REGION

Mallorca

Terrain

Road

LEVEL

Advanced

Average Distance X DAY

90 km

Average Time X DAY

4 h 30 min

PRICE PER PERSON FROM€ 3.199

TOUR highlights

Cap Formentor

Sa Calobra

Monastery - Santuari de Lluc

Coll de Sóller and Orient

Coll de Sa Gramola

Ermita de Betlem

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Advanced

Rated 3 out of 4 our Advanced tours are designed for people who ride regularly and want back to back challenging days on the bike. Riders should be confident riding in a small group, comfortable on extended climbs (at your own pace) and have good bike handling skills on corners and descents. E-bikes are available on all of our tours.

ITINERARY

Day 1

Welcome to Mallorca

Welcome to Mallorca! Meet at your first hotel in Pollença at 12:00 (noon). Warm muscles function better than those pushed into tough efforts right away, so today's ride has two goals: loosen your legs out for the week ahead and make sure your bike is dialled in. Today’s ride is an out and back 41 km coastal spin to the lighthouse at Cap Formentor.

EAT

Light lunch upon arrival. evening meal

SLEEP

Hotel Son Sant Jordi

CYCLE

Welcome briefing with warm up ride to Cap Formentor 44 km, 1000 m

Day 1

Sa Calobra

Ride west from Pollença into the Tramuntana mountain range. Enjoy a gentle warm-up along scenic lanes to Campanet. The climbing starts at km 34. Enjoy a steady 10 km climb to 600 m and the heart of the Tramuntana mountains. Descend to the Port of Sa Calobra at 54 kms - the only way out is a boat, or a 10 km climb back the way you came! A picnic lunch is your reward at the top before descending home.

EAT

Beakfast, picnic lunch, evening meal with our Mallorquin friends

SLEEP

Hotel Son Sant Jordi

CYCLE

Sa Calobra 93 km, 2149 m

Day 1

Pollença to Valldemosa

Start the day with a long, steady climb west into the mountains. After 27 km of climbing pause for coffee in Lluc and take some time to visit the monastery. At 40 km pause for a picnic lunch overlooking the Panta de Gorg Blau. Enjoy a 15 km descent before the final, short climb of the day to our idyllic hotel overlooking the coast.

EAT

Breakfast, lunch, evening meal

SLEEP

Hotel Ca’s Papa

CYCLE

Pollença to Valldemosa 92 km, 2189 m

Day 1

Soller & Orient

Today’s ride is one of the highlights of the week. Head north along the coast and turn inland to the switchbacks of Soller & 9 km of beautiful winding road. Descend to the village of Bunyola and start the second ascent of of the day to the picturesque village of Orient (7 km, 5.5% average) Pause for lunch in the village at a local bar. Next comes a fabulous, fast descent and some welcome flat kms. All too soon it’s time to climb again, this time to Valldemossa (6 kms at a steady 5%). Finish the day with the mediterranean on your left for the final kms back to the hotel.

EAT

Breakfast, lunch, free evening

SLEEP

Hotel Ca’s Papa

CYCLE

Soller & Orient 83 km, 1669 m

Day 1

Valldemosa to Sineu

Enjoy a gorgeous ride around the west coast of the island and rack up some serious climbing along truly spectacular roads. The climbing finishes after 75 kms just after the village of Puigpunyent. Enjoy a glorious descent into wine-making country & pretty, flat lanes to our resting place in the market town of Sineu.

EAT

Breakfast, lunch, evening meal

SLEEP

Hotel Es Picarol

CYCLE

Valldemosa to Sineu 121 km, 1932 m

Day 1

Ermita de Betlem

Explore an entirely different side of Mallorca on today’s ride which takes in the lanes & landscapes in the east of the island. Ride east from the hotel towards the coast. Ride through Santa Margalida & on to Arta, where the main climb of the day begins. 6 kms at 4% takes you to breathtaking views of the coast and the Ermita de Betlem. Cruise home through traditional villages and make sure you save some energy for some celebratory laps on the Sineu velodrome.

EAT

Breakfast, lunch, evening meal in the town of Sineu

SLEEP

Hotel Es Picarol

CYCLE

Ermita de Betlem 107 km. 1243 m

Day 1

Departure day

Sadly, it is time to say goodbye! Let us know if we need to organsie transfers for you.

EAT

Breakfast

SLEEP

CYCLE

THE TOUR
IN DETAIL

RIDE SUPPORT

full support

Enjoy full ride support from our professional guide team & support vehicle.

The ride support vehicle is stocked with natural ride nutrition, electrolytes and water, as well as a full set of tools to resolve any mechanicals. On selected days the support crew will serve a delicious picnic lunch in a scenic location en route. Enjoy local foods chosen to keep you feeling energized and healthy.

Eat Sleep Cycle guides are experienced riders from all walks of life united by a love of cycling who’ll help to keep the group safe, motivated and savouring the trip of a lifetime.

All guests will receive access to our digital Road Book and routes, giving everyone the flexibility to ride at their own pace.

HOTELS

Hotels shown are examples and are subject to change

BIKE HIRE

Wilier Filante SLR

Pure Road

The Filante SLR is an extremely lightweight aerodynamic bicycle used by World Tour team Astana. Enjoy a Shimano Ultegra Si2 groupset and DT Swiss ERC 1400 wheelset.

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Wilier Filante SL Hybrid Road E-Bike

Pure Road Electric

Our top of the range road e-bike from Wilier. Enjoy a lightweight carbon frame, carbon wheelset and Shimano Ultegra Di2 shifting. The Filante Hybrid has a range of 1,000-2,000m of elevation, or constant use 1.5-2hrs. Range extenders are avialable to hire which doubles this range.

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Wilier Garda Hybrid Road E-Bike

All Road Electric

A comfortable e-road bike with a lightweight carbon frameset and a clean-cut design featuring fully integrated cable routing. The Garda Hybrid uses the proven and reliable Mahle X35+ drive unit with 250 Wh motor inserted in the rear hub while the battery is housed in the down tube. The groupset is Shimano 105 Di2. The Garda has an autonomy of 1,000-2,000m of elevation, or constant use 1.5-2hrs - it's possible to rent a range extender to double the range for an additional fee.

Electric

Wilier Filante SL

All Road

The Wilier Filante SL guarantees a first-class weight, a precise ride and a great aesthetic clarity thanks to the integrated cables. Carbon Monocoque frame with full internal cable routing Electronic Shimano 105 Di2 shifting Carbon wheels Chainrings: 50/34, Cassette: 11-34

Basso Diamante

Pure Road

The ultimate bike for climbers. The Diamante features a lightweight fully integrated frameset, a Shimano Ultegra Di2 groupset and a carbon ERC 1400 wheelset from DT Swiss. The Diamante has gearing for climbing - a 50/34 chainset and an 11-34 cassette.

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Basso Astra

All Road

An endurance all-road bike that increases versatility with features that lean closer to gravel. Enojy a comfortable performance carbon frameset, an electronic SRAM Force AXS groupset and a MicroTech RE38 Carbon wheelset. 48/35 chainrings and 10-36 cassette

THE GUIDES

Emanuela

Emanuela is Italian and after many years living in Barcelona relocated to Mallorca. She started triathlon 10 years ago and has made it her life! Alongside guiding Emanuela hosts guests from all over the world in her Airbnb.

Laura

Laura is a guide, professional cycling coach and endurance cyclist who has completed some of the coolest ultradistance gravel events (which she absolutely loved!). Laura loves guiding as she really enjoys empowering people to ride their bikes and discover new places, help their cycling adventures come true, and share unforgettable moments together.

Mario

During the past 10 years, Mario has lived in different countries, but now he's back home in Conegliano to ride every steep hill in the area! Despite his focus on road cycling, he's had some amazing moments with his beloved steel gravel bike! Mario has been a member of the ESC Team since 2019 and couldn't be happier! He looks forward to seeing you on the road soon!

Details

LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION

HOW TO GET HERE

Travel to Palma, Mallorca

MEETING POINT

Pollença

TIME

13:00

DEPARTURE

Sineu

WHAT THE TOUR INCLUDES

CYCLING

full-support

ACCOMMODATION

4* hotel

FOOD

Breakfast, picnic lunches & 5 evening meals

TRANSFERS

Not included - private transfers are available on request

BIKE RENTAL

High end bike rental is included in the tour

EAT SLEEP CYCLE LOCATION

ESC Mallorca

Mallorca has been a site of pilgrimage for road cyclists for decades. The Tramuntana mountains, friendly islanders & mediterranean beaches make it easy to see why. Mallorca can be enjoyed all year around. It’s most popular from March through to June and September to November.

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DEPOSIT

A 30% deposit will secure your place on the tour

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FINAL BALANCE

The final balance is due 90 days before the tour departs

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28 octubre 2024

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3 novembre 2024

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11 novembre 2024

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17 novembre 2024

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31 març 2025

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6 abril 2025

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28 abril 2025

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4 maig 2025

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29 setembre 2025

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5 octubre 2025

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FAQs

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What happens if I need to cancel the trip?

We have a flexible cancelation policy – please take a look at our cancellation policy at the time of booking. If you have any doubts please reach out and we’re happy to help.

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Is the tour the right level for me?

We rate our tours from Level 1 (Leisure) to Level 4 (Epic). Each tour contains a description of the level, expected daily ride time, distance and elevation. If you have any doubts we’re more that happy to speak to you on the phone and help to find you the perfect trip!

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What about bikes? Can I hire one or should I bring my own?

We recommend that you hire a bike for your tour and will work with you after you book to help you to choose the best size and model for your ride style. If you prefer to bring your bike, it’s no problem. Please be aware that on some of our epic trips we charge a supplement to transport your bike box to our finishing location. If you have any doubts, please ask!

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Is insurance included?

Insurance is not included in our tour packages. We highly recommend contracting travel insurance at the time of reservation with a company from where you are from.

Health insurance which covers you for illness or injury whilst cycling in your chosen destination is mandatory, we’ll ask you for details of your insurance providor before you travel.

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