Cap Formentor

Trekking in the Serra of Tramuntana

Discover routes with spectacular scenery

The Serra de Tramuntana is, without a doubt, the jewel of the island of Mallorca. A mountain range with a natural environment and fantastic landscapes, where a large number of native flora and fauna species live. A set of mountains that rise above sea level and offer panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea. Not in vain, it has been considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. From Sun Beach we encourage you to discover the best routes for hiking in the Serra de Tramuntana, in Mallorca.

1. Sant Elm – La Trapa

 

Located in the Andratx area, one of the most beautiful areas of south-west Mallorca, and where the Serra de Tramuntana begins, we find the beautiful excursion that joins Sant Elm with La Trapa, a circular excursion along the coast. You can enjoy privileged views of the island of Sa Dragonera. We also advise you to enjoy the beautiful beach. This excursion takes 2 hours and 30 minutes and is of medium difficulty.

2. Camí des Correu

 

Another excursion near our Sun Beach apartments is the one that runs along Camí des Correu, a road that connects Esporles with Banyalbufar. For many years, the villagers used this road to get from one side to the other. It is an excursion of low difficulty, since you only have to follow the straight path. The total duration is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

3. Sa Costera

 

Sa Costera is an excursion that passes through the Serra de Tramuntana, near Sóller. Spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea from Ses Barques viewpoint to Cala Tuent. You will be able to enjoy the great part of the vegetation and the northern coast. The difficulty is average and the total duration is 3 hours and 45 minutes.

4. Puig des Teix

 

Leaving from the village of Valldemossa you will find one of the most beautiful routes through the Tramuntana of Mallorca. Besides one of the most visited. The main attraction is the Camí de s’ Arxiduc, built on the crest of the mountain. From the road you can enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the coast of Mallorca. This excursion is not very demanding, but it is advisable to be accustomed to walking, since the distance is 14 kilometers.

5. Puig des Galatzó

 

Puig des Galatzó is located near the picturesque village of Estellencs. It is one of the highest mountains in Mallorca, and from there you can enjoy spectacular views. You can enjoy a lush forest and panoramic views of the coast. The degree of difficulty is medium and the total duration is more than 4 hours.

6. Can Picafort – Son Real

 

In the northern part of the Serra de Tramuntana is Can Picafort, a small coastal town, from where to start this excursion that reaches the virgin beach of Son Real, where there is a spectacular 7th century BC necropolis. We advise you to walk to Es Figueral, an archaeological site located on a dune.

7. El Cap des Pinar

 

Another excursion located in the northern part of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range, near Alcudia, is the Cap des Pinar. One of the most spectacular routes that can be found in Mallorca. You will walk through forests, discover caves and enjoy virgin coves or watchtowers. Enjoy spectacular views. The degree of difficulty is medium and the total duration is 5 hours.

8. Monasterio de Miramar

 

The Monastery of Miramar is located in the western part of Mallorca, between Valldemossa and Deia. This monastery is famous because Ramon Llull created an Arabic school there for those missionaries who had to travel to North Africa to convert Muslims to Christianity. This is an easy and familiar climb, which takes just 45 minutes.

9. Formentor

 

The Cap de Formentor is one of the most spectacular places in Mallorca. In the northern part of the Serra de Tramuntana, you can enjoy fantastic views of the north coast of the island. There are no easy routes, but the best way is to climb up to the El Fumat part of the road through a steep, weed-covered path. The degree of difficulty is medium and the total duration is just over 2 hours.

10. Faro de Na Pòpia

 

The Faro de Na Pòpia is located opposite the southwest cape of Mallorca, in the area of Sant Elm. From this lighthouse, you can enjoy excellent views of the island of Sa Dragonera, a natural park without inhabitants. This excursion is of low difficulty, and can be done in 2 hours and 45 minutes approximately.

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