One of the best ways to visit every corner of an island is by car. A car allows you to admire all the scenery and get to places that aren’t overflowing with tourists while discovering all the natural wonders in your destination. That’s why a Road Trip by Mallorca is the best option if you want to discover Mallorca while staying with JS Hotels.
There are as many routes as you like that you can take by car in Mallorca. The car gives you total freedom of movement. If you’re planning a trip to the island, here are 3 Road Trips in Mallorca that we suggest to help you enjoy your visit:
ROUTE 1: Serra de Tramuntana Mountains – North of Mallorca
Serra de Tramuntana, Mallorca.
This road trip allows you to discover the most beautiful parts of northern Mallorca. We start off in Valldemossa, a magical town with ancient cobbled streets and an extensive cultural heritage. Take a tour of the Cartuja and visit the Chopin Museum, where the famous composer lived over the winter of 1938 to 1939.
Once you have dipped into the culture of Valldemossa, continue your route on the Ma-13 to Lluc Monastery, a monument of astounding beauty and an architectural treasure. You will be enchanted by this pilgrimage site which is very important for the Mallorcan people. The monastery is in the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana mountains, a must-see place for everyone who visits Mallorca. The Serra de Tramuntana was declared a World Heritage by UNESCO in 2011 and is the biggest mountain range in the Balearic Islands. Unmissable.
And, to enjoy the impressive Serra de Tramuntana scenery even more, continue along the Ma-10 to Pollença in the north of Mallorca. What does this town have? It has great cuisine, friendly people, very Mallorcan settings and a beautiful coastline.
We end the route in Puerto de Alcudia, home to our hotel JS Sol de Alcudia****. This is a major tourist destination near Alcudia, a town with an ancient history, enormous architectural wealth and Phoenician and Roman ruins. Enjoy the historic town centre dating back to the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries.
You can also end your road trip in Mallorca in Playa de Muro. If you stay in our JS Alcudi Mar **** Hotel, you can enjoy this fantastic part of Mallorca with one of the most stunning beaches on the island. The dunes and turquoise waters combine with the fine white sand to make it the perfect place to enjoy a memorable sunset. And it’s also easy to find parking!
ROUTE 2: Raiguer region – Can Picafort
Are you a wine lover? Interested in wine tourism in Mallorca and learning more about the different island wines? Well, this is definitely the road trip for you. If you have a car to discover the Mallorca vineyards, you must not miss the Raiguer area, home to the wines of the Binissalem region.
With the Serra de Tramuntana mountains as a backdrop, take the Ma-13A highway through some of the villages in the area such as Santa María del Camí and Binissalem,. In addition to learning more about the rural heart of Mallorca, you can also admire the fantastic vineyards and attend a wine tasting or a guided tour organised by the different bodegas in the region.
Without leaving the Ma-13A, carry on to Inca, the capital of the region and home to an important leather and footwear industry. We recommend you visit Inca on a Thursday for its weekly market. You will find a great choice of local and very fresh products.
And, we end our route through the interior of Mallorca at Can Picafort, an ideal place to stay in one of our hotels in the area: JS Can Picafort ****, JS Sol Can Picafort ***, JS Horitzó ***, JS Miramar *** Y JS Yate ****. Full of shops, bars, restaurants and beautiful beaches, Can Picafort is a perfect destination for relaxation in Mallorca.
ROUTE 3: Porto Colom – Manacor – Palma de Mallorca
Follow the Ma-14 to Manacor, a Mallorcan town with a rich architectural heritage. It is worth taking a walk through the town and visiting monuments such as the former Royal Palace or the Church of San Vicente Ferrer. Another attraction in the Manacor area is the Drach Caves, including one of the longest underground lakes in the world.
Follow the route to discover the charm of the deepest Mallorca, passing through towns such as Petra, Ariany or Sineu. These are beautiful villages with charming architecture and home to traditional Mallorcan windmills and rich Mediterranean cuisine.
The last stop on this trip is Palma de Mallorca. What can you do in Palma de Mallorca? Well, for a start you could visit the Cathedral, take a walk around the port or even sunbathe on Palma beach, home to our JS Palma Stay **** Hotel. Excursions full of charm that will simply enchant you.
Choose the Road Trip you like best and enjoy Mallorca with JS Hotels.