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Hiking week 2021 January – February – March

With the winter hiking week, 2021 Mallorca Activities opens the hiking season 2021. The famous almond blossom is our constant companion on this program. Who wants to get to know Mallorca from a completely another hand, is the right place. The sleepy villages with the winding streets, the fragrant almond blossom, and the blooming rosemary will give us an unforgettable hiking week in 2021.

 

Monday at 9.30 a.m .: Bizarre cliffs and the melodious, rough sound of the sea on the enchanting La Victòria peninsula in Alcúdia

Bus trip to the peaceful place of Alcanada. First past a golf course and natural pebble beaches, and then above the steep coast along the narrow coastal paths, the path leads us to the municipal forest of Alcúdia with wonderful views of the bay of Alcúdia and the neighboring island of Menorca. Further, in the pine forest, we hike over forest roads and paths in a ravine, soon uphill to the “Coll de na Benet”. Hearty local snack in the open air. We descend over a stony, old goat hunter’s path in the macchia forest past the La Victòria hostel to the small, fine bathing bay of S’Illot. Bus return.

Easy to moderate walking – about 10km. Height: 160m uphill and downhill.

 

Tuesday 9.30 a.m .: Fornalutx private & very exclusive! Orange scent and village romance with a difference

Short drive to the foot of the highest mountain on the island, the Puig Major, at 1445m. Past the imposing rock walls, we hike exclusively downhill through a private Finca area through holm oak forests and well-tended olive groves with views of the enchanting mountain village of Fornalutx, the wide sea, and the Tramuntana mountains. Hearty, rustic local lunch on a private, rustic Finca, framed by an orange plantation. Tour through the idyllic place.

The path then leads mainly downhill over the settlement of Binibassí past citrus plantations to the small, idyllic town of Sóller. Return with the little train to the harbor.

Easy to moderately difficult hike – about 12km. Height: 620m downhill.

 

Wednesday at 9 a.m .: NEW! Sea scenes on the bizarre rocky coast from the mountain village of Estellencs to the wild and romantic terrace village of Banyalbufar

Drive to the hidden mountain village of Estellencs and short sightseeing. An old connecting path leads us uphill past terraced groves with views of the “proud” Galatzó mountain range. On a gravel path, another half-hour ascent past ancient and gnarled olive trees to the then large olive oil manufacturer finca Planícia. Local lunch with red wine outdoors. Then an old donkey path leads us downhill to the fortress finca Es Rafal with wonderful sea and cliff views to the famous Malvasia wine terrace village Banyalbufar. Drinking break and return by bus to the port.

Medium difficulty tour. – About 12km. Height: 270m uphill and 300m downhill.

 

Thursday at 8.30 a.m .: Nature awakening above the valley of silence – from Bunyola to the romantic mountain village of Valldemossa

About 10 min. Drive towards Bunyola. We walk comfortably over an old cart path past several almond plantations to the “illustration time” Finca Raixa. It continues comfortably past old fields to the Fincaruine Raixeta. The old mule track leads us uphill in a mixed forest in a ravine, soon past the well-tended ancient and gnarled olive trees of the unknown mountain valley Pastoritx, to the Finca Son Verí. Local picnic on the way with beautiful views of the bay of Palma. Mostly downhill and with gigantic views of the mountain village of Valldemossa we reach the romantic place. Coffee break and return trip.

Moderate hike. – About 11km. Height: 250m uphill, 80m downhill, and again 70m uphill.

 

Friday 9 a.m .: Dream paths to Cala Tuent and the turquoise blue paradise in Sa Calobra

The short bus ride to the Mirador de Ses Barques viewpoint. Hike past old gnarled olive trees mainly downhill through 3 farmhouses to Finca Balitx d´Avall. Short orange juice break at the friendly farmer. Steep ascent (about 2km) to the saddle of Biniamar. On a narrow, old mule track above the steep coast, you continue to the lonely Bay of Tuent. Magnificent views of the sea and the mountains. Lunch in a local restaurant. Continue to Sa Calobra and walk to the mouth of the Torrent de Pareis. Drive over the well-known serpentine Sa Calobra road back to the port.

Medium difficulty tour – about 13km. , 210m uphill, and 600m downhill

 

Saturday at 9 a.m .: Gorges and valleys in Sóller

Drive to the foot of the highest mountain on the island, the Puig Major, at 1445 m. The hiking trail soon leads parallel to the Cúber reservoir exclusively via private property through the rocky mountains up to 930m. You pass the L´Ofre mountain peak (1091m) and through the Finca of the same name located in a high valley. Then a wonderful descent begins over an old cobblestone path in serpentines into the gigantic gorge of Biniaraix. Local lunch break on the way at a small, rustic mountain hut in a rustic olive grove. Further descent past old terraced plantations to the small and quiet mountain village of Biniaraix and then to the town of Sóller. Return to the port by nostalgic tram.

Moderately difficult mountain tour – about 14km. The ascent from 870m to 930m, downhill to 40m.

 

 

Meetingpoint for the hiking week:

The meeting point on all hiking days is at the Hotel Es Port car park. Pick-up from another hotel in Sóller can also be offered. Please indicate this when booking.

Services included:

Insurance, private coaches, train and boat trips, local, trained German-speaking mountain guides, Finca rights of way and tolls, and local picnics including country wine or warm lunch on the hike. In restaurants, drinks are not included in the tour price.

Minimum number of participants: 3 people

 

Prices Hiking Week Mallorca 2021:

6-day hiking week: € 300 per person

5-day hiking week: € 255 per person

4 days of hiking: € 210 per person

3 hiking days: € 160 per person

Bookable by the day: 55 € per person

Requirements / equipment list / organization:

The hiking trails in Mallorca are almost exclusively privately owned and very often stony & boulder and overgrown with cutting grass.

Good fitness, health, and surefootedness, as well as proper weather clothing, are therefore important requirements. Sturdy hiking shoes with a good profile, backpack, water bottle, sun cap, and rain protection are required. Telescopic hiking sticks are an advantage.

The picnic for on the go sometimes has to be carried in the backpack yourself. Only free Mallorcan red country wine is offered for the picnics. You have to bring your own drinks, fruit, and biscuits in between.

The focus of our program is: Enjoying and experiencing the landscape, having fun and enjoying hiking, gaining knowledge about flora and fauna, gaining fascinating experiences about the country and its people, and finally getting a taste of the culinary highlights of simple, genuine Mallorcan cuisine.

The hiking guide reserves the right to make the necessary changes to the hike in case of bad weather. If the hikes are canceled due to the weather, the money will be refunded immediately. You can check the weather forecast here.