Late Summer Cycling Season in North Mallorca
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Why Mallorca has become the top cycling destination in Europe
A top cycling destination in its own right, Port Pollensa draws professional cycling teams, triathlon groups and training camps to the island as early as January and throughout the cycling training season, while cyclists of all levels, ages and nationalities choose Port Pollensa as their base, making it Mallorca's top cycling holiday hot spot and one of Europe´s most respected and acclaimed cycle destinations.
Cycling Terrain, Routes, Coast and Mountains
Port Pollensa offers an great choice of guided, self-guided and custom made tours in a terrain which could have easily been designed especially for cycling holidays. The island's 1250 km of roads are spread over a surprisingly varied and exciting terrain of mountain ranges, rolling flats and breathtaking coastal routes with sheer drops to the sea.
Port Pollensa's many varied routes offer the pro-cyclist a ride for his/her money. Road cycling holidays in Port Pollensa are becoming very popular and the cycling tours who visit the area in the winter months are anything if not professional.
Pro cycle tours come to Port Pollensa to test themselves against the steep mountain climbs of the magestic Tramuntana Mountains, with steep climbs over 1000 m and hairy winding descents over a range which stretches across the entire SW to NE side of the island for 120 km from Port Andratx to the Cape of Formentor.
Es Pla - Clock up the Miles in the Centre of the Island
The centre of the island is a vast plain known as Es Pla, primarily agricultural and wine country, dotted with small dusty villages which have largely escaped the onslaught of mass tourism. Here the land in flat with rolling hills, crisscrossed by rough tracks and windy country roads that provide the mileage for training camps and cyclists aiming to clocks in some distances, while also ideal for the more leisurely cyclists and family cycling holidays.
Cycling Season in North Mallorca
Mallorca has 1250 km of clearly sign posted, safe and well maintained roads, cycle tracks and country lanes, which criss cross the island, round the coast and up the mountains, making this a small yet surprisingly diverse and challenging terrain. Lost and confused rental car drivers make the roads somewhat more dangerous in the summer months.
Out of season the Port Pollensa area clears of traffic and people as tourism numbers drop dramatically and the rental cars are parked away for the low season, making Port Pollensa and the island as a whole much more cycling friendly and a good degree safer at the end of the summer. Cycling holidays in Port Pollensa are best out of season when you get to go cycling on empty, clean roads, free from traffic and exhaust fumes.
The weather is better for cycling out of season but that it doesn't stop cyclists taking to the roads in the bleakest coldest winter nor in the sweltering heat of midsummer. 300 days of sunshine a year makes Port Pollensa a top destination for cycling holidays in the Med. It also means you can plan your cycling holidays in Port Pollensa out of season, enjoying cheaper flights and accommodation, hire a bike or bring your own and book the trip at all time, low cost price.
Amateur Cycling and Family Biking Trips
Cycling in Port Pollensa doesn't need to be an extreme sport or a training exercise. There are many cyclists who come on cycling holidays in Port Pollensa looking for a holiday of comradeship, culture and culinary delights, and who want to get to know the other Mallorca of quiet country lanes and beautiful landscape. For fun, active and family friendly cycling holidays in Port Pollensa the north of the island is an ideal destination.
A Cycling Challenge for All Levels
There are cycling routes in Port Pollensa to suit all levels, from extreme mountain climbs and long arduous tours for the more hardcore cyclists to stunning scenic coastal routes for the leisure cyclists and family cycling groups. Infact there are many good cycling challenges in and around Port Pollensa; Team Sky train in the area, as do many other pro cycling teams from all over the world.
Bike Tours & Guides
If you are interested in guided cycling holidays we can help you book a training camp or bike tour and point you towards organised rides in the area. Local Port Pollensa cycling tour organisers will help design your cycling holidays in Port Pollensa to your specific needs and requirements, offering help with everything from flights and accommodation to bike hire and providing experienced cycling guides to provide logistical help and show you the best cycling routes in the Port Pollensa area and all over the island.
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