If you like hiking, and you plan to visit Mallorca, Paguera is your ideal destination. Numerous routes start from Paguera, you will be able to enjoy hiking and in the way you will discover some of the most beautiful areas of the island while practicing your favorite sport
Reasons why you should choose Paguera
Paguera offers many reasons for why you should choose it as your vacation destination. It is less than 20 minutes from Palma de Mallorca airport, and at the foothills of the Sierra de Tramuntana, an incomparable natural environment where you can discover the best of the island’s nature, mountainous landscapes, incredible viewpoints on cliffs, archaeological heritage, or local fauna among other attractions.
Furthermore, Paguera is a first-class tourist center that offers a very wide range of leisure and restoration. Shops, restaurants, nightlife venues, as well as the possibility of practicing other types of sports, such as water sports, tennis or golf, naming just a few.
Precautions when hiking in Mallorca.
Surrounding Paguera you will find hiking routes of different difficulty. There are numerous routes suitable for the whole family that do not require much preparation, and others more demanding that require a certain physical condition and adequate equipment.
Whatever route you consider, always err on the side of caution. It is essential to wear appropriate footwear and clothing, as well as water, sun protection and a cap.
Mallorca summers are very hot and humid, so it is advisable to avoid the hottest hours and bring plenty of water.
We always recommend being aware of the latest weather reports, attending to the warnings and respecting the recommendations that are usually issued from the Aemet as far as the weather is concerned.
Hiking routes from Paguera of easy level – Es Galatzó
There are numerous easy level routes near Paguera, but without a doubt the best ones are those that run through the public estate of Es Galatzó. For those who do not know about it, it is a large property of more than 14 million square meters that is located between the municipalities of Puigpunyent, Andratx and Estellencs.
It offers an incomparable environment where you can enjoy nature, unique landscapes, and also visit agricultural, livestock and stately buildings.
The Mallorcan possessions were a way of calling large land properties, which usually had an agricultural or livestock use and in which the house of the lord, or of the family, the houses of farmers and ranchers and other types of constructions destined to the works of the land were located.
Galatzó offers a very interesting and extensive history that will not be explained here, but that can be consulted in this great guide elaborated by the Balearic Government and the Calvia City Council.
Within the guide you can find four itineraries that vary in difficulty and distance, moreover it includes an explanatory map with the points of interest that can be visited during the hike.
Most demanding hiking routes: The GR-221. Our favorite.
This is one of the most famous hiking routes in Mallorca. It runs throughout the Sierra de Tramuntana along, and allows you to visit a large number of points that will surely be of interest to anyone. Viewpoints, cliffs, ruins, historical remains, and emblematic villages of Mallorca where you can get to know and enjoy its gastronomy and picturesque environments.
The GR-221 is divided into several stages, the first, beginning in Port d’Andratx, less than 10 minutes by car from our hotel, ending at coma den Vidal, on a demanding route of 29 kilometers and of moderate technical difficulty, that can involve 6 to 8 hours of journey.
For those who use WikiLoc, you can download the route in this link.
During the journey you can admire places as beautiful as Sa Dragonera from the viewpoint of La Trapa. All the information about the GR-221 route and its different stages can be found here.
On the website of the Calviá City Council you can also consult the hiking trails that are near Paguera, and in Wikiloc there are hiking trails not only in Paguera, but throughout Mallorca.
If after all this you have been encouraged to visit Mallorca and enjoy its many options for hiking, we invite you to stay with us.
At the Cupidor hotel we are waiting for you offering the best services and comfortable rooms equipped with everything necessary to rest after a day of excursions in Mallorca. Book here your hotel in Paguera at the best price.