This nine-day itinerary combines the best of Catalan culture with one of its most beautiful assets: the island of Mallorca. To start, you'll uncover the sights, sounds, and flavors of Barcelona on cycling excursions around its historic Gothic Quarter, architecture tours of its most famous buildings, and cooking classes and visits to local markets. A fitting end to this unforgettable holiday will be jetting off to the island of Mallorca, where you'll sail its rocky coast and hike its breathtaking mountains.
Tramuntana Mountains Hike & Villages Tour , Mallorca
- Discover hidden landscapes and places in the Serra de Tramuntana and Valley of Sóller
- Learn about the history and legends of the area from a knowledgeable local guide
- Enjoy delicious local gastronomic products including ensaimada and pa amb oli
- Visit historical sites like the Ermita de la Trinitat, Miramar, and the Far de Cap Blanc
- Experience the process of olive oil production at La tafona de Can Det and the salt works at Flor de sal d'es Trenc
Know before you go
Private group, 12 people or less
2 snacks of typical Mallorcan products and a delicious Pa amb oli tasting
What you'll do
Immerse yourself in a full-day of exploration and fascination on this journey through the Serra de Tramuntana to the Valley of Sóller. Expect to discover hidden landscapes, hear about local legends, and tantalize your taste buds with local cuisine. The route covers approximately 70 km through the northwest of Mallorca, offering breathtaking views of the Serra de Tramuntana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
From the outset, you'll be intrigued by tales of philosopher Ramón Llull and Archduke Ludwig Salvator of Austria, both significant figures who have deeply influenced the island. Your first stop will be at the Ermita de la Trinitat, a serene location offering breathtaking views, where you'll enjoy a delicious piece of traditional ensaimada. Your guide will then lead you to Miramar, a stunning location with Byzantine gardens, filled with intriguing secrets and stories.
The journey will continue to the La tafona de Can Det, where you'll learn about the process of olive oil and orange production from the local experts. From there, you'll traverse through the landscape of windmills, stopping at Algaida village to observe the well-preserved windmills, a testament to the island's rich past. Your second stop will be at Pina, a quaint village of just 500 inhabitants. Explore the village, visit the Cruz de Pina, the ancient washing places, and learn about the hydraulic systems of the archaeological remains.
Your route will also pass through other notable villages such as Lloret de Vista Alegre and Montuíri, showcasing rural and traditional Mallorca. At Montuíri, you'll pause to enjoy a delicious Pa amb oli, a traditional appetizer, in a local spot favored by Mallorcans.
The last leg of your journey will lead you to the majestic Sanctuary of Cura, perched 550m above sea level. From this vantage point, you'll be treated to spectacular 360º views of Mallorca, with the island of Cabrera visible on clear days.
Finally, your adventure will conclude at the Es Trenc salt marshes, a beautiful spot that perfectly balances human activities and wildlife. Here, you'll gain insight into the fascinating process of salt production, followed by a tasting of the delicious Quelitas biscuits with cheese.
From quiet villages and stunning views to tasting traditional local cuisine, this journey promises to leave you with fond memories and a deeper understanding of Mallorca's rich history and culture. Whether you're a history buff, a food lover, or someone who enjoys stunning landscapes, this tour offers something for everyone.
Private Valldemossa & Sóller Excursion
Palma de Mallorca City Walk
Spanish Cooking Experience
Private Sunset Sailing in Mallorca
Family-Friendly Palma de Mallorca City Walk
Wine Tour of Mallorca's Famous Fincas
Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride in Mallorca
Sailing the Pollensa Coast of Mallorca
Day Trip to Mallorca Beaches
Catamaran & Snorkeling Tour
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