Cycling Sa Calobra, Mallorca, Spain
Ride 10.2 kilometers gaining 648 meters at 6.3% average grade.
Cycling Sa Calobra in Mallorca is a challenging and exhilarating experience. Sa Calobra is a famous cycling route located in the Tramuntana Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Climb begins at port de Sa Calobra with stunning views of the Mediterranean Ocean.
This is the most scenic, famous and popular bike climb on the Spanish island of Mallorca. It is known for its 270 degree hairpin and popularity with professional cyclists. There are 14 hairpins from kilometer 6.1 to 9.6 averaging 7.3%, ending with the 270 degree hairpin (Nus de Sa Corbata at kilometer 9.5).
You’ll need to descend to the port village of Sa Calobra on the northwest coast of Mallorca to start this magnificent and truly Bucket List climb. The road is single lane and opened in 1933 featuring many hairpins and the famous 270° loop.
Lisa Irizarry’s 77 mile Sa Calobra loop - this one begins and ends in Alcudia at the northern end of the island. This climb includes the following climbs: Col de la Batalla South, Col de Cal Reis and Sa Calobra.
The amazing hairpins with the Balearic Sea from kilometers 5-9
Some of the amazing sites along this magnificent bike climb.
Sa Calobra is a popular tourist destination, and the road can get busy, especially during peak travel seasons. It's advisable to plan your ride early in the day to avoid heavy traffic and enjoy a more peaceful experience.
Just past Mirador de Sa Calobra
PJAMM’s Lisa Irizarry - uber climber and adventurer extraordinaire.
While the 270° loop is the most famous and well-known part of this grand climb, it does finish at a Coll (pass) - Coll dels Reis at 682 meters.