Mallorca in April - CycleBlaze

Mallorca in April

Great spring cycling

By Eva Walters & Al Walters
887 km (551 miles) over 27 days between Apr. 1, 2013 and Apr. 27, 2013
Introduction: tour overview heart 3
Flying and arriving: a long way to travel heart 2
Wednesday/Thursday, April 3 & 4: around Palma heart 4

Starting our tour around the island

Palma to Campos: beaches first, then inland past olive groves heart 5
Campos to Santuari de Sant Salvador: elevated accommodation heart 7
Santuari de Sant Salvador to Porto Cristo: no cars! heart 3
Around Porto Cristo--no cycling: and to the lowest point on the island in the Dragon Caves heart 6
Porto Cristo to Cala Ratjada: eastward ho! heart 4
Walked Cala Ratjada to Capdepera and back--8 km heart 4
Cala Ratjada to Port d'Alcudia: north across the hills heart 2

Day rides from Port d'Alcudia

To Port de Pollenca to Pollenca to Alcudia and back heart 3
Through the Albufera park to Sa Pobla, Muro and Ca'n Picafort, then to Port Pollenca and back heart 9
To Buger, Campanet and Pollenca and back: visiting hilltop villages heart 4
To Cap de Formentor and back: a beautiful ride!! heart 5
To Ermita de la Victoria and back: an easier day heart 3
To Sineu and back via Llubi: too much market! heart 3
To Campanet and Pollenca again: another lovely ride through the countryside heart 2
Through the lanes near Alcudia: easy riding heart 2
To Petra and back: finally a cloudy day! heart 1
To Lluc monastery and back: an incredible ride, but too many two-wheelers! heart 0
A walk in the park: no cycling heart 0
To Talaia d'Albercutx and back: up to the watchtower heart 0

Homeward bound

Port d'Alcudia to Palma: closing the loop heart 0
Around Palma: no cycling heart 0
Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27: flying days heart 1
Thoughts and conclusions heart 2