Puerto Pollensa (Mallorca), the town where our rental bike company was born, is the perfect destination for bike lovers: Mediterranean climate allows you to go pedaling almost every day of the year is combined with a great variety of cycling routes: astonishing mountain roads of the Serra de Tramuntana combined with smooth and flat routes of the interior of the island. Here we leave you, ordered from easiest to hardest, 5 cycling routes in Puerto Pollensa you shouldn't miss during your stay in our beloved town.
5 cycling routes in Puerto Pollensa, Mallorca:
From minor to major difficulty, here are a couple of cycling routes in Puerto Pollensa that you should not miss when you come to Mallorca:
Cycling route 1: Puerto Pollensa - Cala Sant Vicenç - Pollensa - Alcudia
This simple cycling route from Puerto Pollensa allows you to explore our town and neighboring Alcúdia ... besides being very flat, fun and beautiful!
Leave from Puerto Pollensa gas station, located next to Rent March shops, and follow the Ma-2200 towards Pollensa by the bike path on the right, at 3'8km turn right to follow the road to Cala Sant Vicenç.
This road full of curves but with not much inclination will take you to this paradisiacal corner of Pollensa, once you have enjoyed the views and wet your feet in one of its 4 beautiful coves head back to the Ma-2200 to get to Pollensa.
Once there, or you can stop to enjoy the atmosphere of the old town of Pollensa or you can go to the rooster roundabout, next to the Pollensa Pavilion, where you can take the Ma-2201 to Alcúdia, also known as the Alcudia old road or Camí de Ca'n Bisanyes. Once you finish this beautiful road surrounded by farms and the Albufera wetland you must follow the signs for the Ma-13 to Alcúdia.
Stop in Alcúdia to visit its walled enclosure and the Roman ruins of Pollentia or head to Puerto Pollensa on the Ma-2220 road that runs along the Pollensa Bay first line and enjoy sea views and the people doing kite and windsurfing.
This route is quite easy so you can do it with one of our rental road bicycles, trekking bikes or even with one of our urban bicycles.
Cycling route 2: Puerto Pollensa - Santuari de La Victória (Alcúdia)
This beautiful cycling route in Mallorca northern area not only allows you to enjoy sea views at Pollensa Bay but also the Peninsula de la Victoria, located in Alcúdia, and its beautiful natural surroundings.
Take the Ma-2220 from Puerto Pollensa to Alcudia. Follow the signs to "Alcúdia center" at the first roundabout you see once you have passed the Es Barcarés beach (recognizable most time of the year for being full of people practicing kitesurfing and windsurfing). Go past the Walls of Alcúdia and at the first traffic light go straight on Av. Princep d'Espanya until you reach another one where you must follow "Es Mal Pas / La Victoria" signs.
Follow Carrer Xarxa to the urbanization of El Mal Pas, once you get to its marina you must follow the signs to "La Victoria" until you reach the beautiful asphalt road that will take you up to La Ermita de La Victoria. Do not forget to enjoy the views!
For those who will find it hard to make the ascent to the Hermitage of La Victória, we recommend that you use one of our rental e-bikes with pedaling aid!
Cycling route 3: Puerto Pollensa - Pollensa - Campanet
Take the Ma-2200 from Puerto Pollensa to Pollensa and at the first roundabout follow the directions to "Palma" on this same road. After 6'1km, having left Puig de Maria and Golf de Pollensa behind, turn right towards the old road between Pollensa and Campanet. You will pass in front of the Ca'n Axartell winery, the famous Coves de Campanet and finally you will reach the peaceful village of Campanet. Stop there to rest and gather strength to return to Pollensa along this same road or passing through Sa Pobla by the road that joins these two towns along the highway.
Our hire trekking bikes will allow you to do this route easily and venture along the paths that you will find between Pollensa and Campanet!
Cycling route 4: Puerto Pollensa- Pollensa - Lluc Sanctuary
Take the Ma-2200 from Puerto Pollensa to Pollensa and at the roundabout take the first exit towards "Sóller-Lluc" on the Ma-10 until you reach the monastery and Santuario de Lluc.
Be aware! The unevenness of this cycle route near Puerto Pollensa requires that you use a rental road bike.
This mountainous route will take you to travel 20 km away and 500m of altitude to reach a beautiful shrine, a place of pilgrimage for religious, curious who want to see the historic monastery and cyclists who train in the Serra de Tramuntana mountains.
Cycling route 5: Puerto Pollensa - Cap de Formentor: the most desired cycling route in North Mallorca!
On the ring road of Puerto Pollensa follow the signs for Formentor: you will arrive at the beginning of the most famous climb of Mallorca in less than 5 minutes and - if you want to enjoy the wonderful views that you they wait along the route- you will have to face the dreaded road of Formentor!
Climb up to the Mirador de la Creueta and stop to enjoy the views of the Colomer and the Cap de Formentor or climb up to the Talaia d'Albercutx and dominate the north of Mallorca from this old defensive building. Once you have enjoyed the views, get ready to enjoy the descent to the Formentor beach and follow the road towards the Formentor Lighthouse, located at the northernmost point of Mallorca. There you can enjoy perfect views of its cliffs before returning to Puerto de Pollensa by the same impressive road.