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Mallorca Serra de Tramuntana 8-day Self-guided Walking Tour Level 3
Challenging walking. Sure footedness and stamina are required for walking times up to 6 hours. You are rewarded by an unusual and beautiful perspective of Majorca. The paths can be rocky therefore sturdy walking boots are necessary.
La Luminosa, the enlightened, is the Spanish name for Mallorca. The largest of the Balearic islands has many hidden secrets and shows off to her best advantage. Explore the tranquil core of Mallorca the wild Serra de Tramuntana with good walking paths over rocks and through sun drenched scattered oak plantations. Cross olive groves to picturesque villages with manor houses and castles. Now and again you enjoy marvellous views of the sea and small islands. Sun, beach, sea and recuperation are the strong points of the idyllic coastal villages.
Explore Palma de Mallorca’s marvellous old town with a guided tour! After the train journey on day 7, you can take part in a guided tour through the little alleys in Palma. Registration and payment are both to be done locally. Costs EUR 7 per person, duration approx. 3,5 hours
Slow Tours offers a number of other Walking Tours in Europe
Individual journey to Pt. Alcúdia
Coastal walk on the peninsula of Alcúdia (approx. 6 hours 15 km + 690 m -820 m)
One of the most beautiful paths stretches between the bay of Pollenca and Alcúdia. You follow the coast and climb a stunning rocky peak. On winding paths with incredible panoramic views you cross soft hills back to the historic town Alcúdia and finally to the promenade of Pt. Alcúdia.
From Pt. Alcúdia to Monastery Lluc (approx. 4.5 hours 13 km + 600 m -220 m)
Short transfer to Pollenca, where you join the historic pilgrim path to Lluc. With the high summits of the Serra de Tramuntana in full view, you walk up onto the pass past Puig Tomir. Shady stone oak forests, orchards and rough meadows compose a varied scenery. Connoisseurs walk through the botanical garden of the monastery.
Pilgrim path Cuber Reservoir (approx. 5.5 hours 15 km +880 m -590 m)
In the morning transfer to Cuber Reservoir where you join a further stage of the pilgrim path to Lluc. You walk high up into the Serra and on passes down to Lluc. An interesting scenery with high grass, rocks and crossings that resemble high alpine territory lies ahead of you. The sunny vistas on the steep rock coast and fertile valleys certainly belong to the most marvellous sights Majorca has to offer. Return to monastery Lluc for another overnight stay.
From monastery Lluc to Pt. Sóller (approx. 4.5 hours 12 km +300 m -1020 m)
You will walk along the Cuber reservoir to the L’Ofre pass where a superb panoramic view of the Serra de Tramuntana peak is waiting for you. You take the winding path up to the Es Cornador peak where you can enjoy the view into the distance across the coast and to Palma. On your way to Sóller you will walk along the well-known panoramic path through the Biniaraix gorge, which is one of nicest landscapes in the Tramuntana mountains. You will reach the lively centre of Sóller by walking alongside beautifully scenting orange plantations. By taking the old tram, you will get to the Port de Sóller.
Coastal path from Deia to Sóller (approx. 5 hours 12 km +300 m -430 m)
Transfer to the artists’ village – Deia. You will start today’s walk from Deia bay and you will head along the wildly romantic rocky coastline towards Sóller. You can expect a diverse route with great views and numerous quiet places to sit back and relax. In a Finca’s flourishing garden, high above the Sóller valley, you can refuel with some freshly squeezed orange juice and a tasty piece of cake before you end your day’s walk by walking along Port de Sóller’s promenade
From Pt. Sóller to Playa de Palma (approx. 3.5 hours 13 km +10 m (Playa) | +370 m (Fornalutx) -40 m (Playa) | -360 m (Fornalutx)
By retro-railway through the valley of oranges into the bustling capital Palma. Stroll through the lively alleyways and to the impressive cathedral before walking along the beach promenade to the Playa de Palma. Alternatively we recommend a walking tour to Fornalutx, into Mallorca’s most beautiful village. You walk along olive groves, almond trees and fragrant orange groves through the green and fertile valley of Sóller.
Individual departure or extra days
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