Love cycling? You must come to Mallorca!
Mallorca is the favourite destination for European cyclists: year after year, thousands of cyclists come to the island to enjoy riding the roads. From enthusiasts of the two-wheeled experience wishing to explore new routes, to the many professional cycling teams coming to train and prepare for the championship season.
Mallorca is the preferred cycling destination in all of Europe: in addition to the great climate there is a broad variety of routes and its numerous cycling-friendly businesses.The sheer number of cycling enthusiast arrivals in Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) is backed by statistics provided by the app Strava:
Strava Cycling Insights 2016Strava is among the world's most famous apps for monitoring physical cyclists' and runners' activity and every year it draws up a report of its users' data: this year the Baleares Islands and Mallorca are back at the top of Spain's list. According to Strava, the Balearics are the third most active province only exceeded by Madrid and Barcelona. The Balearics are the region or community with the longest routes, at an average 65.9km. A fact that confirms these good results as being due to the thousands of cyclists that visit the island and train “to the max” during their holidays.
Furthermore, Spain's top 6 popular segments in the ranking system are in Mallorca. And of these, the top 3 are in Pollença!
Pollença: any cyclist's paradise
The fact that the 3 cycling legs in Spain most popular with cyclists are located in Pollença is no coincidence: the hometown of JS Properties and the northern region of Mallorca are the holiday destination of thousands of cyclists thanks to its hundreds of mechanics and bicycle shops, good year-round climate and its cycling-friendly cafés, bars and restaurants but above all, its great roads. In Pollença you can ride a large number cycling routes while also making the town your home base beside the Serra de Tramuntana and its beautiful mountain roads.