Menorca by Bike

Menorca by Bike

Menorca by Bike

Prices

From $1,125USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

Hotels, guesthouses

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Highlights

See Menorca from south to north by bike

Ride to impossibly turquoise coves where the water demands to be enjoyed.

Pedal alongside white sand beaches, through forests, and along the moonlike landscapes as you cross Menorca.

Get a taste of island life in little villages. energetic cities, and everything in between.

Snap photos of sky-high lighthouses perched atop steep cliffs on the oceanside.

Menorca is an absolute paradise, and this little island is the star of the show on the Menorca by Bike tour. Pedalling across the island from one end to the other, you won’t miss a second of the action or an inch of the unbelievable scenery!

Bike under the warm Spanish sun to waters so brightly turquoise it’s hard to believe, taking breaks to dip into the sea or rest on the warm white sand whenever you please. You’ll ride across the interior of the island, crossing through shaded forests, across otherworldly rock formations, and to jagged cliffs overlooking the sea. Spend evenings in sleepy villages, thriving city centres, and everything in between. To really acquaint yourself with Menorica’s beauty and history, the Menorca by Bike tour is a must!

Menorca by Bike Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome Meeting and Bike Fitting

Get ready to begin your bike adventure tomorrow with an information session held by tour representatives. You’ll get your GPS, maps, guidebooks, and any other information you need for your tour. You’ll also be fitted for a rental bike.

Once you’re all set, enjoy a walk around the pretty city of Mahón, perhaps seeking out some dessert or a glass of wine.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Mahón
Distance
None
Meals
None

Day 2 Mahón and the Southern Coast

Ready to hit the road? Begin your ride through Menorca with a quick trail to the fortress of La Mola and Mahón port. You’ll then head to the city centre, the perfect stop for tapas. After lunch, head to Cales Cove, where caves are dug right into the rock of the shore. Nearby is a stunning beach where you can stop for a swim.

Finally, you’ll arrive in Alaior, smack in the middle of Menorca. You'll be staying in a traditional Menorquin rural guesthouse tonight.

Overnight Location
Guesthouse in Alaior
Distance
40km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 3 Riding Across the Moon

Following breakfast, head out on a loop trail that’ll feel straight off of another planet. You’ll ride over the northern side of the island, crossing through holm oak forests and lunar-like rock formations. Once at Cap de Favàritx, snap some photos of the lighthouse and dramatic coastline.

Complete your loop by arriving back at your guesthouse.

Overnight Location
Guesthouse in Alaior
Distance
41km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 4 Menorca’s North Coast

After breakfast, hop aboard and ride to the Cap de Cavalleria lighthouse, perched upon an impressive cliff. Talk about starting the day on a high note! The beach near the lighthouse is splendid, and you’ve got time for a dip if you’re keen.

Next, You’ll ride to the dunes and lagoons of Binimel là Beach, another fantastic spot to get your feet wet or soak up a bit of sun. You’ll finish the ride in Port Fornells.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Port Fornells
Distance
42km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 5 Biking the South Coast

Begin today by following the Royal Path (Cami Reial) to cross Menorca from north to south. Crossing Es Mercadal and Es Migjorn Gran, you’ll find yourself at Santo Tomas Beach. You know what that means- time for a swim!

Once you’re dried off, head to Cala Galdana, a large bay with lofty cliffs peppered with luxurious resorts and houses. The beach here is too good to be true, so spend as much time this evening enjoying it as you can.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Cala Galdana
Distance
35km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 6 Turquoise Seas and Ciutadella

Imagine the most pristine, vibrant turquoise ocean you’ve ever seen. Today might just top that. You’ll be riding along the southern beaches of Menorca, which flank some of the finest water in the region. Stop in at coves along the shore or ditch your bike at remote beaches.

Although leaving the impeccable white sand and blue water might be tough, you’ll need to make it to Ciutadella tonight. This city is an absolute gem, with creamy golden-hued palaces, gargoyles, cathedrals, and medieval buildings lining the streets. With plenty of high-end shopping and restaurants on offer, you won’t struggle to fill your evening here.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Ciutadella
Distance
30km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 7 Wild Falconera Coast

Today takes you to the most untamed corners of Menorca. You’ll bike to the Falconera hillside, where 200+ metre cliffs line the sea. Gorgers, lakes, and forests make this area a treat to explore. Stop into Cala Morell, a natural harbour where a fascinating necropolis lies. Fourteen caves have been excavated to give you a peek into these prehistoric burial sites that date back to 1700 B.C.

Enjoy dinner and an evening at your leisure back in Ciutadella.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Ciutadella
Distance
38km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 8 Tour Concludes

After one of the most incredible weeks imaginable on Menorca, it’s time to wrap up. You will be taken to the airport to depart.

Overnight Location
None
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Menorca by Bike Price and Dates

This self-guided biking tour in Spain is run as a custom tour for your group and the price depends on whether you book B&B style or half-board and the time of year in which you choose to travel.

Prices below are per person:

  • Price per solo traveller: from $1,795USD*
  • Price per person staying in a single room (groups of 2+): from $1,525USD*
  • Price per person sharing a double/triple room: from $1,525USD*

* - Pricing for this tour depends on the dates of your trip. Please click the Book Now button below to get the exact pricing for your trip dates.

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Accommodation on the Menorca by Bike Tour

This tour is based in hotels and guesthouses. The hotels offer daily breakfast and comfortable rooms and are 2-3-star. Guesthouses are charming and rustic.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
Rooms are double occupancy, however, you can pay a supplement to stay in a single room where possible.

Hotel Capri in Mahón

This hotel spares no expense, offering you a pool, high-speed internet, private balconies, air conditioning, and more. You’ll be plenty comfortable here!

Finca Llimpet Guesthouse in Alaior

This gorgeous white guesthouse is great to look at, which is exactly what you can do from the sun soaked pool on the property.

Hostal Port Fornells in Fornells

Enjoy spacious rooms and a large pool at this funky hotel right off the beach in Port Fornells.

Hotel Cala Galdana in Cala Galdana

Live the good life at this luxurious hotel, where sleek rooms, a big pool, and a great restaurant are just the beginning of all that you’ll enjoy.

Hotel Menurka in Ciutadella

Pretty, bright rooms, air conditioning, a solarium, and a fun bar await at your final stay in Ciutadella.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Menorca by Bike Tour?

Meals

7 breakfasts are included. You can also pay a supplement and book a half-board option.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 7 nights are included. Accommodations before or after the tour are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for your luggage is included throughout the tour. Airport transfers are not included but can be booked for an extra charge.

Also Included

  • Detailed trip notes, GPS, maps, and guidebooks
  • Luggage transfers each day
  • Welcome meeting

Not included

  • Flights
  • Guide services
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Gratuities for tour guides or other staff if desired
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Visas if required
  • Anything not mentioned as included

Optional Extras

  • Optional activities or excursions
  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Bike rental
  • Half-board upgrade
  • Airport transfers

Frequenty Asked Questions about Menorca by Bike

How hard is the Menorca by Bike tour?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. You’ll bike between 30km and 40km per day on average through some flat and some hilly terrain. You should be comfortable on a bike and have a good level of fitness to get the most out of this tour.

Do I need a visa to travel to Spain?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Menorca by Bike tour?

7 breakfasts are included.

Is my bike rental included?

No, but you can book a bike rental as a supplement. Bikes available are touring bikes or e-bikes and are available for 135-225 EUR depending on the model.

Can I bring my own bike?

Yes, you can bring your own bike.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Mahón to start this tour?

Fly into Menorca Airport (MAH). You can either find your own way to the first hotel or book an airport transfer as a supplement.

Is the Menorca by Bike tour guided?

This tour is offered as a self-guided tour at the prices mentioned, but guided tours can be booked on-demand for groups of 2 or more. Please ask us for more information and a quote.

Where does the Menorca by Bike tour end?

The tour ends in Ciutadella, where you will find your way back to the airport to depart or book a transfer as a supplement.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Spain?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Spain?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to Spain for this tour?

The best time to visit Spain for this tour is between April and the end of June and September through the beginning of October. Menorca can get quite hot in July and August.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 3/5. You’ll bike between 30km and 40km per day on average through some flat and some hilly terrain. You should be comfortable on a bike and have a good level of fitness to get the most out of this tour.


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