North East Mallorca Cycle Routes [FREE guide]
Are you planning to cycle the North East of Mallorca?
You will be pleased to hear that you can in fact cycle from Cala Bona to Alcudia. There are three breathtaking scenic routes available on our North East Mallorca cycle guide.
Three scenic amazing Cycle Routes from Cala Bona to Alcudia
You might want to consider what route is best based on your cycling ability and fitness. Make sure to prepare because Mallorca is known for its warm temperatures during the summer months especially.
- Route One via MA-12
- Route Two via Vias Verdes Manacor Arta and Ma-12
- Route Three via Vias Verdes Manacor Arta
Cycle route One
The first route is the fastest and it’s simply by taking the MA-12 all the way down.
This journey is around 2 hrs and 30 minutes. This is still a relatively long journey so taking breaks in between could be very helpful for some. There are several points where you can stop for a break or even take a visit into the local towns as you pass by them. The first town you will be able to stop in is known as Arta. This town is around 15km into your cycle.
Planning a rest?
There is a local supermarket you can stop by if you are looking for refreshments or even a quick bite to eat on your journey. The Agromart arta supermarket is just off the main road as you are passing through.
The alternate route is and the second of this guide is via the town of Can Picafort.
Cycle route Two
The second route is via the town of Can Picafort around 35km into your journey so this will be nearer the end of the cycle. I’ve been to Can Pickafort and can vouch for its beauty and it’s certainly somewhere I’d love to go back to.
PLANNING A REST?
There is, in fact, a local shop on the main road as you cycle through. This could be key in needing a late refreshment in your cycle or a final boost of energy from a quick snack.
The Mercadona supermarket is located halfway down the main road on the left-hand side. The cycle is very challenging with there being several high incline points.
Cycle route Three
If you aren’t in a rush and prefer a more relaxed leisurely cycle that has great sights to see and a colourful route then takes the route via Vias Verdes Manacor Arta.
This journey is around 3hrs and 18 minutes. This cycle will take longer, however, it is much less strenuous and is a much more scenic route for those who prefer a cycle for enjoyment and not just for travel alone. This route will see you cycling through 2 towns along the way.
Three excellent cycle route options, what one will you choose?
The first town you will pass through is Sant Llorenç des Cardassar. This is around 15km into your cycle and offers you a local spar just off the main road. This would be important if you want to acquire a drink or snack on your journey.
The second available town you can stop in is Can Picafort. This town is around 35km into your journey so this will be nearer the end of the cycle. There is, in fact, a local shop on the main road as you cycle through. This could be key in needing a late refreshment in your cycle or a final boost of energy from a quick snack.
The Mercadona supermarket is located halfway down the main road on the left-hand side. Overall the cycle isn’t the most challenging and there aren’t many hight incline points. It is mostly flat, even terrain.
Google maps – Travel guide
Both routes are listed below
More Information (Cycling Specialists)
Here are a couple of sites that we like to read based on our need for cycling information. They also have some great suggestions related to cycling around the North East of Majorca, (Mallorca).
- Epic Road Rides – https://www.epicroadrides.com/destinations/cycling-spain/mallorca/
- Road Cycling UK – https://roadcyclinguk.com/sportive/rcuks-essential-guide-road-cycling-mallorca.html
Bicis Sancho Cala Bona, Cala Millor & Manacor
(Biciclete Sancho) Cycling Centre
Bike Repairs, Bike Hire, Parts & Accessories, Cycling Tours
I have used these guys for over seven years and they are very professional. They have many outlets. I use the one in Cala Bona. You can also find them in Cala Millor and Manacor.
- Tripadvisor – https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g580282-d6649346-Reviews-Bicis_Sancho-Cala_Millor_Majorca_Balearic_Islands.html
- Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/bicissancho/
- Rent a Bike – https://www.rentabikesancho.com/
I hope this short guide has been helpful and we wish you an enjoyable cycling holiday. Be safe and let us know how it went. We are always on the hunt for great stories and footage, photos etc.
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