Andratx back to Pollença

The best cycle route in Mallorca, return routes from 115km to 175km

Suggested Return Routes from Andratx to the North

Ride the best cycle route in Mallorca by catching the bike bus to Andratx from either Port Pollença, Can Picafort, Playa de Muro or Alcudia and bike back on any of these brilliant routes. The shortest but still hard is the vanilla route of 115km with 2,400m of climbing right up to the very hard Big Daddy Challenge with 162km and 4,300m of climbing.

Andratx to Pollenca – Vanilla

115km with 2,425m of climbing

The most direct and the most popular route back to the North on the best cycle route in Mallorca.

This route follows the famous ma-10 road which goes right through the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana.

Starting with the beautiful south west coastal section and continuing through Sóller and up Puig Major, the longest and highest climb on the island. (14 km @ 6.2% average gradient, 828m of elevation). Then down through the two tunnels past the aqueduct, past Lluc and descend all the way into old town Pollença.

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The Big Daddy Challenge

162km with 4300m of climbing

If you are looking for a challenge with breathtaking scenery, you have found it. One for the climbers.

​Starting with the beautiful SW coastal section including winding down to the mini Sa Calobra’s of Port des Canonge and Port Valldemossa, then up the long side of Puig Major, Down through the two tunnels turning left at the aqueduct, up to the top of Coll dels Reis before sweeping down into Sa Calobra.

Back to the top then continue past Lluc and descend all the way into old town Pollenca before continuing on the flat to the Port. Job done. Challenge achieved. Photos posted. The best cycle route in Mallorca conquered.

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Andratx to Port de Pollença incl. Port Valldemossa and Sa Calobra

152km with 3700m of climbing

If you are only ever going to ride one more route in your life, this would probably be it. 152km with 3,700m of climbing. Starting with the beautiful south west coastal section before descending then ascending the mad mini Sa Calobra road of Port Valldemossa and continuing through Sóller and up Puig Major, then down through the two tunnels turning left at the aqueduct, up to the top of Coll dels Reis before sweeping down the snaking descent into Sa Calobra. You’ll really see why we keep calling it the best cycle route in Mallorca.

Get your breath back, and climb one of the best climbs in the world before continuing on past Lluc and descending all the way into old town Pollença before continuing on the flat to the Port.

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Andratx to Port de Pollença via Puigpunyent and the Coll de Sóller and the Orient Valley

141km with 2400m of climbing

Through Puigpunyent, climb the Coll de Sa Grua followed by the Coll de Claret, though Déia and Sóller before climbing and descending the magnificent winding Coll de Sóller to Bunyola and the start of the tranquil (after climbing the Coll d’Honor!) Orient Valley.

Down the Coll d’Orient, between the sentries outside Alaró to Lloseta before rejoining the lanes through Campanet to Alcudia then onto Port Pollença via the bay road. Coastal and inland roads conquered on the best cycle route in Mallorca

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Andratx to Port de Pollença via Caimari – vanilla

131km with 2700m of climbing

The second most direct route back to the North.

Starting with the beautiful south west coastal section and continuing through Sóller and up Puig Major, the longest and highest climb on the island. (14 km @ 6.2% average gradient, 828m of elevation). Then down through the two tunnels past the aqueduct, turning right before Lluc and descending the Coll de Sa Bataia before following the lanes through Binibona and Campanet to Alcudia old town before turning onto the bay of Pollença road back to Port Pollença.

 

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Andratx to Port de Pollença incl. Port Valldemossa

127km with 2900m of climbing

This route follows the famous ma-10 road which goes right through the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana.

Starting with the beautiful SW coastal section before descending then ascending the mad mini Sa Calobra road of Port Valldemossa and continuing through Sóller and up Puig Major, the longest and highest climb on the island. (14 km @ 6.2% average gradient, 828m of elevation). Then down through the two tunnels past the aqueduct, past Lluc and descending all the way into old town Pollença before continuing on the flat to the Port.

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Andratx to Port de Pollença via Deià and the Coll de Sóller and the Orient Valley

142km with 2600m of climbing

Starting with the beautiful south west coastal section though Estellencs, Banyalbufar, Déia and Sóller before climbing and descending the magnificent winding Coll de Sóller to Bunyola and the start of the tranquil (after climbing the Coll d’Honor!) Orient Valley.

Down the Coll d’Orient, between the sentries outside Alaró to Lloseta before rejoining the lanes through Campanet to Alcudia then onto Port Pollenca via the bay road.

 

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