Excursions

We offer 20 excursions, on which you can enjoy pure natural environment.

1 CAMP DE MAR - SA MOLA 12 km. aprox.

Starting from Camp de Mar, take the PM-102 road in the direction of Puerto de Andratx and enjoy lovely panoramic views of the coast. Just before arriving at the Port, turn into the direction of Cala Llamp and Cap dels Llamps or go through the pass at Cala Blanca and reach the Port this way. You can continue your walk to Cap de Sa Mola.

2 ANDRATX - CASTILLO DE SANT ELM 8 km. aprox.

From Andratx to S'Arracó, a 3 km. walk. A short pause while you visit the parish Church (with a statue of Our Lady de la Trapa), then follow the road until you reach Sant Elm overlooking the Island of Sa Dragonera and the islet of Pantaleu. Finally, take a pleasant stroll to Sant Elm Castle, built in 1581, as a defence against Moorish pirates.

3 PUIGPUNYENT - GALILEA - CAPDELLÀ (C-2) 12 km.

Magnificent scenery all along the road from Puigpunyent to Galilea and Capdellà, trough woods and cultivated fields, where the views change around every bend and following a twisting road that constantly rises and falls. With Galatzó peak almost permanently in sight, you pass Peñasco de la Mola and Pla dels Pins before you arrive at Galilea, from where you can see Penyes Rotges Bay and the Malgrats Islets, continuing on , through Son Claret to Capdellà, where the excursion ends.

4 VALLDEMOSSA - RUTA DE LOS OLIVOS (B-2)

There are many opportunities to visit places of interest along the bus route to Valldemossa, Deià and Llucalcari, walking through woods and mountain scenery or swimming in incomparable bays. After visiting the Charterhouse at Valldemossa and exploring the town, you have several choices: The Hermitage de la Trinidad is just a short distance away, along a well signposted road, located to the right of the main Deià Road. Founded in 1705, the Hermitage is an oasis of peace. Instead of going towards Deià, if you go in the direction of Banyalbufar from the Son Moragues crossroads, you soon come to the road that goes to the Port de Valldemossa, a small shingle beach where you can enjoy a refreshing swim. If you do continue towards Deià , pause for a few moments at Son Marroig Mirador overlooking Na Foradada. After exploring the picturesque village of Deià, you can swim in its attractive covewith it's clear blue waters. The small village of Llucalcari, a short distance from Deià, is characterised by its unrivalled peace and quietness, as it is surrounded entirely by woods. Although not always easy to reach, any of its bays, nestling between ciliffs and pine trees, makes for memorable swimming.

5 SÓLLER - TORRE PICADA (B-3)

From Sóller to Port de Sóller by tram. At the end of the line, there is a road that takes you to Picada Tower, a pleasant and enjoyable stroll of approximately half an hour, with impressive view over the coast. The watchtower, built at the beginning of the 17th century, was used to provide early warning of pirate attacks.
6 ALARÓ - CASTILLO DE ALARÓ (B-3) 7 km. aprox.

Leaving Alaró by the road to Orient, you will see the signpost to the castle on the left. Passing through the area of Son Penyaflor, you reach Es Pouet and the beginning of the steep climb to the old castle clinging to the rocks. Nowadays in ruins, it covers practically  the entire peak of Puig d'Alaró (Height 822 m.), with sheer drops on all sides. This castle dates back to before the Catalan Conquest in 1229 and is historically famous for the heroic resistance of Cabrit and Bassa, who defended the castle at a siege by the troops of King Alfonso III of Aragón. When the castle fell, they where subsequently roasted alive, and are considered as local martyrs. There are panoramic views of the plains of Mallorca across to Palma itself and an impressive view from the peak of Puig de Alaró over the valley of Orient and the central massif of the Sierra de Tramuntana, dominated by Puig Major.

7 LLOSETA - ERMITA DE SANTA LLUCIA (B-3)

From Lloseta to Mancor along the main road, going through Biniamar and S'Hort de Ca'n Pau. Once in Mancor, founded in 1232, after the Catalan Conquestyou start the 2km.climb up to the Sanctuary of Santa Llucia, the patron saint of eye who is highly venerated throughout the Island. . Sweeping views from Inca and the Puig de Santa Magdalena to Campanet, the plains of Muro and Alcúdia Bay. If you return by the same route, the whole excursion covers 16 km. You can also go from Mancor to Inca directly by road.

8 - ESCORCA - MONASTERIO DE LLUC

From Lloseta to Mancor along the main road, going through Biniamar and S'Hort de Ca'n Pau. Once in Mancor, founded in 1232, after the Catalan Conquestyou start the 2km.climb up to the Sanctuary of Santa Llucia, the patron saint of eye who is highly venerated throughout the Island. . Sweeping views from Inca and the Puig de Santa Magdalena to Campanet, the plains of Muro and Alcúdia Bay. If you return by the same route, the whole excursion covers 16 km. You can also go from Mancor to Inca directly by road.

9 - POLLENÇA - EL "PUIG" - EL "CALVARI"

You can go from Inca to Lluc by bus , although we suggest you get off at Caimari and continue to the Monastery on foot to really enjoy the scenery and, although it takes about three hours ,it is very worthwile.From the foothills of Massanella Peak, going through Barrancar and the Salto de la Bella Dona (where, it is said, a beautiful maiden leaped to her death), you reach lluc Monastery with its statue of Our Lady of Lluc also known as La Moreneta, or the Black Virgin. After visiting the Monastery, we suggest the Via Crucis, with sweeping views over the valley of Albarca and the area of Escorca. The return to Inca may be made by bus.

10 ALCÚDIA - ERMITA DE LA VICTORIA (A-5)
At the very beginning of the road from Alcúdia to the Port, you will small road to the leftthat leads to Mal Pas. Walk alongside the sea until you reach the ascent to the Hermitage de la Victòria. Once there you can enjoy the extensive views of Pollença Bay and the Formentor Peninsula. You can lunch in the Hermitage and, later,on your return journey,pause to swim in one of the innumerable bays. If you leave your car at the foot of the hill up to the Hermitage,it is only a 15 minute walk away-. Later you can return to Alcúdia and admire the old town walls and the Roman remains of the ancient town of Pollentia.

11 ARTÀ - ERMITA DE BETLEM (B-5) 18 km.

You can reach the Hermitage, founded in 1800, by taking the road going from Artà to the Ermita de Betlem, passing the high walls of the ancient fortress of Artà, the walled buildings of Ca'n Morell and going through the pass between Puig dels Coloms and the Collado de Sa Font Crutia .It is a walk of some 2 hrs. Behind the Hermitage, a path leads to a hill with a mirador with views over Alcúdia Bay, the peninsula of the same name and its watchtower, Cap de Ferrutx with the Morell Watchtower, Ca'n Picafort and, at the foot of the hill, Colònia de Sant Pere. On returning, it is worth going through Font de Binialgorta where there is a cave with a statue of Our Lady. If you still have time, we suggest you visit the prehistoric settlement of Ses Païsses.

12 CAPDEPERA - FARO DE CALA RAJADA (B-6) 6 km.

While in Capdepera, visit its Castle before you set of on this 2 km. walk to Cala Rajada, which is no more than just a gentle stroll. After visiting the lighthouse, enjoy a swim from any one of the nearby beaches. The return to Capdepera may be made by bus.

13 PORTOCRISTO - SON CARRIÓ - CALA MORLANDA (C-5) 16 km.

On starting the walk, you walking through the typical Mediterranean coastal scenery of shrubs and scrub. Shortly afterwards, you reach the hills of Son Manxo and Son Tovell ,two small hills whose views over the countryside and the coastline stretch to the hills of Sant Llorenç and Artà. Son Carrió originated in 1860 when the estate of the same name was divided. The church of Sant Miquel was built between 1866 and 1873; but a larger one was built in 1907. Leaving the town in the direction of S'Illot,and shortly after crossng the torrent, the typical Mediterranean coastal type scenery appears again. Just to the left of this area, is the Ca N'Amer estate, where there are remains of an ancient talayot. The area of S'Illot would appear to have been an ideal location for early settlers as there is an abundance of talayots here. Returning to Portocristo, you pass by Cala Morlanda and the Sa Gruta Talayot, located close to the road that runs parallel to the coast.

14 FELANITX - SANT SALVADOR (D-5) 12 km.

You leave Felanitx on the road going to Portocolom and some 2 km. later you will find the road leading to Sant Salvador. The effort involved in making the ascent to the Sanctuary will be amply rewarded by the stunning views over the coast of Mallorca, from the island of Cabrera to Alcúdia Bay. You can lunch in the Monastery. If you wish, you can continue on to Santueri Castle following the well-signported path. You can return directly to Felanitx, from the Castle, without having to go through Sant Salvador.This is a 12 km. excursion (excluding the visit to the Sanctuary).

15 SES SALINES - ES TRENC (E-4)

This walk starts at the Colònia de Sant Jordi, where there is an endless number of beaches although the most well-known one is Es Trenc, which is the only beach of its size that has not been built up. Quite delightful, with kilometre after kilometre of fine sand and salt-flat that extend as far as Sa Ràpita, where you can still enjoy the sensation of having the whole beach to yourself.

16 PORRERES - MONTI-SION (D-4) 6km.

Taking the road that links Porreres and Llucmajor, there is a turning to left, that climbs through woods until it reaches the Sanctuary of Monti-Sion , which centuries ago housed the College of Humanities, one of the three most important in the Parte Foránea, or the area outside Palma. The building Gothic in style, contains a very attractive irregular arched courtyard. In the church there is a Mallorcan statue of Our Lady dating from the 15th or 16th century. The views from the terrace range over Santanyí, Campos and Felanitx (with Sant Salvador and Santueri) to Manacor. It is an ideal place to stay for a few days and enjoy the peaceful quiet atmosphere.

17 ALGAIDA - CURA - SANT HONORAT - GRÀCIA Y RANDA (D-4)

This excursion may be started on foot from Algaida, going through Castellitx, where is a worthwhile visiting the very lovely Hermitage de la Pau and the Albenya country estate. The ascent to Cura starts from here up to the peak ,of Randa Mountain with views across the whole plains and the Bay of Palma. The descent to the pretty little village of Randa enables you to pause at the Sant Honorat and Nuestra Señora de Gràcia Oratori8the latter has a carving dating from the 15th century). There are views from the small square in the Sanctuary, almost dwarfed by the high crags surrounding it, over the plain of Llucmajor and the south coast of Mallorca out to Cabrera. You can return to Algaida from Randa. The total walk is 15 km., however, if you take the car to Randa and visit the three sanctuaries from there, the distance is reduced to 7 km.

18 PETRA -ERMITA DE BONANY (C-4)

This excursion starts from Petra following the asphalted road, and is a walk of a little more than an hour. There is also a path from Vilafranca that leads directly to Sanctuary. The Sanctuary was built on a promontory in 1604, and Our Lady of Bonany is venerated there.The church is also known the Cathedral of the Mountains. You can lunch beneath the pine trees and enjoy the scenery at the same time. The return journey may be made through Petra, where you can visit the house where Father Junípero Serra, the Founder of California, was born, which is now a museum, the old convent (masterpieces of sculpture) and the parish church in the Gothic style.

19 INCA - ERMITA DE SANTA MAGDALENA (B-4)
Talking the main road from Inca to Alcúdia, you will find the road to the Hermitage, dedicated to Santa Magdalena, rises on the peak of Puig d'Inca where there are views over the plains of Mallorca, and Pollença and Alcúdia Bays.
20 CAMPANET - ORATORI DE SANT MIQUEL (B-4) 8 km.

First, a visit to Campanet Parish Church (18th century) with is remarkable statue of the High Altar. The church contains reliquiae of San Victoriano the Martyr - the body of the saint, dressed as a warrior. Afterwards, take the road that runs alongside the Sant Miquel Torrent and, just after you pass a bridge, you will arrive at the Oratory, one of the first to be built in Mallorca after the Catalan Conquest led by King Jaume I in 1229. There are several altar pieces and paintings. The pulpit features a very old carving of three figures representing St Peter, St Michael and St John the Baptist. To end the journey, you can visit the caves of Campanet and return to the town by the same route.