Cap de Formentor

Start Town Altitude Elevation Gain Length Gradient Difficulty Rating
Port Pollensa 147m 458m 18.3 km 0.8% 440 *****






Cap de Formentor Profile

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Climb Description

Cap de Formentor is not technically a climb, but rather a series of short ascents. However, its profile is included by popular demand and because it is, arguably, the most picturesque ride in the whole of Mallorca.

The scenery changes several times along the peninsula. The first few kilometres offer a great view of Pollensa Bay, before it becomes more remote, with great views of the coastline. Finally, you reach the lighthouse, perched beautifully at the end of the road.

It is not a particularly difficult ride, but if you go to the lighthouse and back then you will have accumulated the best part of 1,000m of elevation gain, so it is no walk in the park either!

Cap de Formentor is open throughout the year.


Cap de Formentor - Mallorca Cycling Climb

There are great coastal views along most of the route





Roads & Traffic

The road surface is in very good condition throughout, having been recently repaved.

There are usually some cars on the first part of the climb, but it is all tourist traffic and not really bothersome for cycling. After the first short climb the volume of traffic reduces considerably, and cars are banned from the second part of the road at busier times of the year.


Cap de Formentor - Mallorca Cycling Climb

The ride along the peninsula is suitable for both sporty and leisure riders in good shape






Alternative Routes

This is the only way to reach Cap de Formentor.





Nearby Climbs


Coll de Femenia

Coll de sa Batalla

Sa Calobra






Cycling Holidays

The ride to Cap de Formentor is one of the highlights of our Mallorca Mountains & Coast cycling holiday.

In the links below you can find out more about this tour and other similar holidays that we are currently running.




Tramuntana Mountains - Mallorca
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Medium to Challenging
Price: from €1,110 EUR
Alcudia City Walls - Mallorca
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Easy to Medium
Price: from €1,250 EUR
*Bike Hire Included

Mount Teide
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Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Length: 7 Days
Level: Difficulty Medium to Challenging
Price: from €1,090 EUR