Where is the Serra de Tramuntana in Mallorca?
Serra de Tramuntana is the mountain chain that covers the whole north of Mallorca. I will show you a beautiful drive in the UNESCO listed mountain landscape, the drive from Andraitx to Soller. Each time I go to Mallorca I have to spend a day or two in the Tramuntana.
How long is the Tramuntana mountain chain in Mallorca?
The Tramuntana mountain chain covers the western and northern parts of Mallorca, from Andratx in the west to Formentor in the north east. The chain is 90 km long and has Mallorca’s highest peaks that protect the island from northern winds. Serra de Tramuntana means Mountains of the North Wind.
Which is the best hiking route in Mallorca?
Walking route GR 221 – The most famous trek in Mallorca GR 221 trail with a name Dry Stone Walk is a very nice long-distance route that leads through the Tramuntana mountain range as well as picturesque Majorca’s villages. It’s definitely one of the best things to do in Mallorca. It is up to you, which way of hiking you choose.
How long is the drive from Palma to Tramuntana?
Serra de Tramuntana is ancient agricultural land, terraced vineyards, olive and almond groves, oranges and tomatoes, and ancient postcard-pretty villages and narrow cobbled lanes. My Serra de Tramuntana drive is 120 km in all, with a motorway in the beginning and at the end, from Palma to Peguera and back from Soller.
The 15-kilometre-wide Serra de Tramuntana mountain range covers over a third of Mallorca’s territory and stretches 90 kilometres from Sa Dragonera in the southwest of the island to Cap Formentor in the north. In Catalan, Tramuntana means “northern wind”, which refers mainly to the cool north wind blowing over the mountain range.
How long is the Serra de Tramuntana mountain chain?
Serra de Tramuntana mountain chain, Mallorca. The Tramuntana mountain chain covers the western and northern parts of Mallorca, from Andratx in the west to Formentor in the north east. The chain is 90 km long and has Mallorca’s highest peaks that protect the island from northern winds.