Cycling in Mallorca: where to go, what to ride

Heading to cycling's most popular island? Here's all you need to know...

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Mallorca is, along with other Spanish hotspots like Girona, the Costa Blanca and the Canary Islands one of the go-to destinations for riders looking for some sun and smooth roads for a cycling holiday for spring riding abroad.

A frequent training camp base for Ineos Grenadiers, Astana, Canyon/SRAM and - whilst we're at it - most of the pro peloton at one time or another, the Balearic Island is a popular host for amateur clubs and teams as well.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.