Mallorca

$8,450

Quiet roads and quaint little towns. Challenging climbs and dramatic descents. Perfect temperatures and clear blue skies, coupled with breathtaking views of the mountains or the Mediterranean Sea at almost every turn. These are just a few of the reasons that Mallorca is considered to be one of Europe’s best cycling destinations. And when you add a sprinkling of inGamba magic, what you get is one of the best weeks you’ll ever spend on a bike.

The island has long been a popular training spot for pro teams and discerning amateurs alike, with riders from around the world coming in search of that perfect blend of testing terrain and scenic beauty. We’ll introduce you to the best that Mallorca has to offer, along with the kind of equipment and support that only inGamba can provide. Off the bike, you can unwind at the stunning Son Brull Hotel & Spa. Originally a 12th-century monastery, it has been transformed into a five-star hotel with every modern luxury, including with a spa, swimming pool, a celebrated restaurant, and an array of breathtaking views.

Included With Trip:

  • All lodging*
  • All food and beverages**
  • Pinarello Dogma F12 Disk with SRAM RED eTap AXS
  • Daily bike wash
  • One custom Giordana FR-C inGamba cycling kit
  • Daily post-ride massage from a professional soigneur
  • Laundry service for cycling clothing

 

  • *Pre/post-trip lodging is not included

    **Beverages ordered by guests beyond normal amounts and away from group activities will incur additional charges

Trip at a Glance

Start Location :

Mallorca

Finish Location:

Mallorca

Days Riding:

7

Group Size:

8-12

Total Distance:

495km

Total Elevation:

6,401m

Longest Day:

Day 6, Castell d'Alaro, 112km

Biggest Climbing Day :

Day 6, Castell d'Alaro, 1,693m

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Day by Day Breakdown

1

Alcudia

Setting off inland, we’ll head south for the opening kilometers of this welcome ride, before turning towards the coast and the popular resort town of Alcudia. With the Mediterranean beside us, we’ll then head north as far as Port de Pollença, a quaint little town that has long been a bolthole for writers and artists, before returning inland and back to the comfort of the Son Brull Hotel.
2

Manacor

This loop begins by passing through Alcudia and turning south on a road that runs along or close to the coastline for most of the following 25km. We then turn inland toward Manacor, a bustling old town that’s popular with tourists for the famous Caves of Drach and one of the island’s busiest street markets. As the terrain becomes more undulating, we’ll roll through a landscape that hasn’t changed much in centuries, surrounded by stone walls and olive groves. After 55km the route turns north, passing picturesque towns like Petra, Maria de la Salut, and Sa Pobla on our way back to base.
3

Santa Maria del camì

This ride brings us into Mallorca’s interior and for most of the ride you’ll have the island’s highest peaks, Puig de Massanella and Puig Major, clear in view. We’ll begin riding south and then west as far as Santa Maria del Camí, which is a little more than halfway from base to Palma, Mallorca’s capital, on the southern coast. After around 50km, we’ll turn northeast, riding on the fringes of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range, and while we don’t encounter any serious climbs, it will be lumpy the whole way home.
4

Coves del Cap

Though one of the shorter rides on this trip, the Coves del Cap loop is anything but easy and involves several testing climbs as we ride out and back along the peninsula to Cap de Formentor, the island’s most northerly point. There’ll be time for some photos with the lighthouse and the craggy coastline before we turn back home.
5

Port de Sóller

This route is a hilly point-to-point that brings us along the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range as far as the popular resort town of Port de Sóller, famous for its two lighthouses and its pristine bay. We’ll be climbing on and off for the first 40km, until we reach the reservoir at Cúber, which is one of island’s main water sources. From there, it’s an enjoyable descent all the way down to the bay and a well-deserved lunch.
6

Castell d'Alaro

The biggest ride of the trip takes us inland and south as far as Santa Maria del Camí before turning north and into the mountains. The first climb of the day comes after around 40km, as we ascend to the town of Bunyola and then on deeper into the Tramuntana mountains, which are protected thanks to their UNESCO World Heritage Status, which was awarded for both their natural and cultural significance to the island. After the summit, there will be around 30km of windy, narrow roads to enjoy, but be sure to recover because there will be another major climb waiting at the 80km mark, lasting 8 kilometers, followed by some enjoyable descents the rest of the way home.
7

Pollença

The Pollença loop is short but very sweet, beginning north for the opening few kilometers before turning to Alcudia and the coast. As it heads inland, there’s a flat section in the middle of this ride, but for most of the ride’s 38km, the terrain is undulating and fun, with a couple of little kickers in the final stretch to keep you entertained.

BIKE OPTION

PINARELLO DOGMA F12 DISK

FRAMESET:

Pinarello Dogma F12 Disk

COCKPIT:

ZIPP Service Course SL

GRUPPO:

SRAM RED eTap AXS

PEDALS:

Speedplay (or your own)

SADDLE:

Selle Italia

WHEELSET:

Zipp 302 Carbon Clinchers

TIRES:

Vittoria Corsa CX

BOTTLE CAGES:

Elite Custom Race

BIDON:

Elite Corsa Team

COMPUTER:

Garmin Edge 820