This Mediterranean island off the coast of Spain is every cyclist's dream destination with excellent roads and bike paths, low traffic in the offseason, varied terrain, and mild spring weather! The island also features a network of hiking trails, vineyards, traditional Mallorcan restaurants with local specialties and significant historical sites. Enjoy azure ocean vistas, small villages perched on hillsides, peaceful coves, lemon trees, and almond orchards.
The trip is designed for cyclists of all levels as well as those simply wishing to relax in beautiful surroundings while enjoying wonderful amenities. We'll stay in Puerto de Pollensa on the northeast coast for three (3) nights, in the mountains near Valldemossa for four (4) nights, and in centrally-located Sineu for four (4) nights. Sineu is remarkable for its medieval streets and historic quarter, ancestral homes, fascinating monuments and traditional market. Valldemossa and Puerto de Pollensa are picturesque hillside villages with magnificent seascapes. Outstanding cycling roads and hiking trails are abundant.
Adults of any age are welcome - providing good physical condition, and non-cyclists are encouraged to participate and explore the numerous walking paths, cultural sites and beautiful gardens.
Estimated cost of $2,299 (based on 12 participants minimum) includes:
Airfare and bike rental NOT included in cost. Single room supplement is $500.
Registration must be accompanied by a Non-Refundable Deposit of $300. Early registration is advised as group size is limited! A payment schedule will be sent on receipt of application and deposit.
Kim O'Flaherty, Trip Leader and Program Manager in Continuing Education and Outreach at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has led numerous hiking and cycling trips throughout Europe.
Email Kim O'Flaherty for more information.