Start: Playa de Palma

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Majorca Bull’s Eye Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | 8 days | 7 nights | From £809 per person
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Tour Highlights
• Visit the pearl town of Manacor
• Visit the dragon caves of Porto Cristo, the bizarre and fantastic creations of nature.
• Enjoy romantic evenings in picturesque fishing villages and on shimmering salt lakes.
• Visit the old Roman harbour, Port de Pollensa with its beautiful sandy beaches.

Route advice
Overall the terrain is slightly hilly without any longer ascents. You cycle on side roads, rural tracks and also on cycle paths, with always as little traffic as possible. Nearly the entire route is on tarmac.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day 1: Arrival Playa de Palma

From the airport by taxi to the start hotel.

Day 2: Playa de Palma – Colònia Sant Jordi approx. 55 km

Welcome briefing. The tour takes you closely along the coastline to Capocorp Vell, the realm of the cyclops (ruins of native inhabitants’ dwellings).

Typical wind turbines line the way to the saline fields of Llevant with its pink and white shimmering salt lakes. One of the most beautiful beaches in Mallorca Majorca is the white sandy beach ‚Es Trenc’. In Sant Jordi, you can enjoy even more beaches with crystal clear water.

Day 3: Colònia Sant Jordi – Porto Cristo approx. 55 km

Via Ses Salines to a botanical garden. Visit of the picturesque bay near Cala Santanyi. Then cycle through little fishing villages to the famous natural bridge ‚Es Pontas’.

Near Porto Cristo you find the dragon caves with bizarre shapes and wall paintings. We recommend a visit with a guided tour! Usually our hotel is located directly at the harbour.

Day 4: Porto Cristo – C’an Picafort approx. 60 km

Cycle via the sleepy village of Son Carrio to Manacor. Here you find the factories producing the famous artificial pearls, called ‚Majoricas’.

Countless little shops offer souvenirs and hand-made ceramic everyday objects. Via Petra (typical Majorcan lunch snack will be prepared) and Santa Margalida through one of the most enchanting landscapes of the island to C’an Picafort. Today you are back to the sandy beaches lining the coast.

Day 5: C’an Picafort – Centre of Island/Inca approx. 35-65 km

Wonderful paths lead you along the World Cultural Heritage site Tramuntanas. This amazing mountain range serves as a backdrop for this valley lined by olive groves.

The especially diverse limestone caves of in Campanet are well worth a visit. Blending into the rural surroundings is also your accommodation for the next two days.

You spend the night in one of the so-called Hotel Rurales, which ooze special charm and are kept and run in the traditional Finca-style.

Day 6: Tour around the Puig de Inca approx. 55 km

Today’s tour takes you around the Puig de Inca, approx. 300 metres in height. You cycle through orange plantations and olive groves you cycle to countless Majorcan villages.Typical stone walls and village squares are the perfect places for a break. We recommend you definitely have a stop in the winegrowers’ village of Binissalem.

This is the place where the most famous Mallorcan Majorcan wines are pressed and they can be sampled in various Bodegas.

Day 7: Centre of Island/Inca – Playa de Palma approx. 35-65 km

A day of contrasts. Your tour starts in the rural hinterland and leads you through sleepy little villages. However, as soon as you reach the coast, the island is awake and pulsating along the Playa. A wide variety of restaurants and leisure activities provide an entertaining final day of this holiday.

Day 8: Departure or extension

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
Overall the terrain is slightly hilly without any longer ascents. You cycle on side roads, rural tracks and also on cycle paths, with always as little traffic as possible. Nearly the entire route is asphalted.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?


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Tour Information

Holiday Information


The Majorca Bull’s Eye tour stays in mainly 4* hotels carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Included services

- Accommodation as already mentioned
– Breakfast buffet
– 5 x half board buffet (in centre of island breakfast only)
– Welcome briefing
– Luggage transfer between the hotels
– Detailed travel documents (route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers)
– Majorcan lunch snack in Petra
– GPS-data is available
– Rental bike insurance
– Service hotline

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Rental Bike Information

Quality, comfortable and sturdy bikes

We understand that well made bikes are essential for an enjoyable cycling holiday. All bikes are based on technology from leading Austrian bike manufacturer ‘KTM’ and serviced by an expert mechanic.

The bikes use good quality components to give you confidence in the bike on your holiday and comfortable riding on varied cycle paths and roads.

About the bikes

You will be given an easily identifiable, solid and sturdy aluminum trekking bike with V-brakes, solid wheels, almost puncture resistant tyres. Each bike has been built through continuous development and feedback from customers.

Each bike is also fitted with a dynamo lighting system for ease, handlebar bag, pannier, mudguards and comfortable saddle made by Selle Royal.

You can also bring your own saddle and adapter with you (diameter of seat post from 27, 2 to 31, 4 mm). We help you with the fitting of saddles and SPD shoes should you require assistance.

Gear systems

7-gear-bikes are equipped with Shimano NEXUS gear hub. Gears can be changed anytime even whilst stationary.

21-gear-bikes are equipped with Shimano ALIVIO derailleur. The ALIVIO system is robust and easy to use.

Frame sizes

The following frame sizes are available on tours with the bikes shown in the picture:

Unisex frame 21-gears with free wheel. Sizes: 56 / 51 / 46 / 43 cm
Unisex 7-gears-bikes with back pedal brake. Sizes: 56 / 51 / 46 cm

Men’s speed bikes 21-gears with freewheel and crossbar. Sizes: 64 / 60 / 56 “sloping crossbar” cm
(Must be reserved in advance!)

We will request your heights at the time of booking to ensure correct bike sizing.

Accessories

We high-quality accessories for your holiday from well-known manufacturers:

• Waterproof rear pannier
• Waterproof handlebar bag
• Service-Set with tools and extra bicycle tube
• Bike pump
• Combination lock

Electric Bikes (E-Bikes) are available!

E-Bikes are available on this holiday. For more information about the benefits of E-Bikes, please find out more here

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Your Prices

Majorca Bull’s Eye, 8 days, 7 nights
Prices are per person and include bike hire on a half board basis.

2018 Cycling Holiday Prices:

Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Saturdays between 03.03.2018 and 23.06.2018 + 01.09 and 27.10
Season 1: 03.03. – 16.03. | 20.10. – 27.10.2018
Season 2: 17.03. – 20.04. | 29.09. – 19.10.2018
Season 3: 21.04. – 23.06.2018
Season 4: 01.09. – 28.09.2018

Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £809 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £859 | Book online here >>
Season 3: £939 | Book online here >>
Season 4: £989 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £219
Electric Bike Upgrade: £99

Hotel Category Descriptions
Category: 4**** hotels, in the centre of the island double overnight stay in Hotel Rural

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.

Extra nights are available to book on this tour!
Prices are per person per night and based on two sharing. Single supplements apply.

For extra nights, you will stay in the same hotel. Please let us know if you wish to book extra nights at the start or at the end of the tour when completing your ‘Booking Request’.

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.

Bike Insurance
This tour benefits from bike insurance against rental bike theft and damage in the holiday price! Please make sure you lock up the bike, leave it where told by the hotel and treat your hire bicycle as if the bike was your own. Any negligent treatment of the bike will exempt you from cover.

For help and queries regarding this tour…
Contact us | F.A.Qs

Holiday Price: £809
Single Supplement: £219

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Call: 0800 731 1631

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