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2 Cala Pi62.97 km / + 371 m

Along the Coastline Towards Cala Pi Bay

Route summary:

This route with flat terrain through the south-eastern coastline of the island towards the stunning Cala Pi Bay is the top option for a warm up in the first days of your stay. The whole route takes between 2 and 3 hours depending on your average speed. We recommend stopping at Cala Pi about half way through the trip. The route will lead you through some narrow Mallorcan roads past the local farmsteads (fincas). During the ride, you will get some breath-taking views of the coastline. We recommend stopping at Cala Pi Bay, which is famous for its spectacular views. On the way back, you will ride through the town of Llucmajor, which offers numerous cafés surrounded by historical monuments like the Church of St Miguel from the 18th century. This route rip is better done in a group as the coastline can be quite windy.

 Cycling route summary:

The first 5 kilometers will take you through the completely flat coast of s´Arenal. It will then switch into the slightly hilly part of the route. However, you will only climb to a height of 150 m above sea, in the next 7 kilometers. This will be followed by a roughly 14-kilometer gradual descent to the breathtaking beach of Cala Pi. Another 20 kilometers long ride to Llucmajor is on a narrow road lined up with the walls of Mallorca's fincas. You can hide there from any wind. The remaining 16 kilometers from Llucmajor are on the pleasant wide road. It will end with a 4-kilometer descent back to the coast. You will then arrive at the final destination in Can Pastilla.

 Tourist summary:

The start and end of this route are in Palma Aquarium. The beginning of the route is on the coast, then the route turns inland, to the main route destination by the sea. It is Cala Pi, the most famous and most beautiful beach on the Mallorca.

On the way back, you will be able to have a nice coffee in one of the many cafes in Llucmajor.

Route profile

Road bike top frame / Dura-ace Di2

BMC TEAMMACHINE SLR01 TWO DISC + POWERMETER

Specifications
frame: 01 Premium Carbon, ACE Technology, TCCgroupset: Shimano Dura Ace Di2, 2x11brakes: Shimano Dura Ace, DISCwheels: DT Swiss ARC 1100 DICUT 35 Mon Chasseral, Carbongears: 52x36, 11-30TPowermeter: Stages (Single)Model: 2020Weight: 6,8kg

Prices start at 43 € per day

distance

62.97 km

elevation gain

+ 371 m

highest altitude point

158 m. above sea level

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BMC TEAMMACHINE SLR01 TWO DISC + POWERMETER

Road bike top frame / Dura-ace Di2

Prices start at 43 € per day

Interesting places along the route

26.6 km

Cala Pi

Don’t look for the magnificent historic buildings in Cala Pi. The significance of this place is mainly in the beautiful beach, covered with white sand, crystal clear water and dramatically looking rock massive, protecting this incredible place reminding the Caribbean. This natural harbour has already attracted the first settlers of Mallorca.

Cala Pi beach got its name from the river Torrent de Cala Pi. It flows into the sea right there. The place is located in a very romantic bay. The beach is only about 45 meters long, but up to 140 meters wide.

26.6 km

29.2 km

Vallgornera

There  is nothing breathtaking on the earth's surface, but beneath it. Lots of impressive caves, underground rivers, lakes and spectacular stalactites and stalagmites.

The most famous is the Cora des Pas de Vallgornera, which is the longest Balearic cave with a length of 6,435 m.

29.2 km

46.1 km

Llucmajor

It is the largest city on the island in terms of its wide area, however the population is less than 10 000. The first historical records of the city date back to the 13th century. Definitely the most interesting historical event is the Battle of Llucmajor. It was a part of the war of independence of the Mallorca Kingdom in 1349.

Important city industry today includes tourism and footwear production.

The most famous monuments of the city are the Town Hall, the Church of St. Michael from the 18th century on Plaça Santa Catalina Tomàs and the monument of James III - Passeig Jaume III. Jaume III. fell in a memorable battle in the war for independence.

46.1 km

57.2 km

S ´Aranjassa

A small village on the route between Palma de Mallorca and the airport. Although it is a small village, with only 1,000 inhabitants, you will find there traditional architecture buildings.

57.2 km

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