Cap de Formentor

mallorca, spain

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Cap de Formentor

mallorca, spain

Famous for: Tours and Walks, Cycling Tours, Nature, Beaches, Adventure, Mountains
Cap de Formentor, popular as the meeting point of the winds forms the northern tip of Mallorca. The unspoiled and dramatic beauty witnessed en route is enthralling. Cave with an opening to the sea, sandy beaches, mountains, lighthouse, weird rock formations, cliffs nested by Eleonora’s falcons and seabirds will certainly create memories to an interesting and fun filled day. There are range of cycle routes which you must take if you want an adventure.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
access_time Timing:
00:00 - 23:59 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 3 hours
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info Tips: The road can get pretty crowded during the high season, so the best time to drive your way up to the hill would be in the morning.

Cap de Formentor is located on the northernmost point of the Balaeric Island Mallorca. Locals call this cape as the Meeting point of the winds. Cap de Formentor consist of many lookout and viewing points. Cap de Formentor is 20-km drive from Port de Pollenca and presents dramatic scenery on the way.

 

Attractions on the way to Cap de Formentor

Lighthouse: At the end of the road there is a lighthouse which offers breathtaking views of the whirling sea touching the sky.

Mirador del Mal Pas: it is a viewpoint also known as Mirador d’es Colomer because of its proximity to Colomer Island.

Beautiful coves situated around the headland – Cala Figuera, Cala Murta, and Cala Pi de la Posad

Cave by Raco de Xot: It has two entrances located about 8m over the surface of the water. The cave has a length of 90 m and a height of 8 m and is one of the most important sources of information for the prehistoric talaiot culture.

 

Usual Opening Hours

  • Banks: 8.30am–2pm Monday to Friday. Some of them also open between 4 - 7 PM on Thursday and 9 AM - 1 PM on Saturday
  • Bars: 7 PM - 3 AM
  • Cafes 11AM -1 AM
  • Clubs: Midnight to 6 AM
  • Post offices: 8.30 AM - 9.30 PM on Monday to Friday, 8.30 AM - 2 PM on Saturday
  • Restaurants: Lunch 1 to 3.30 PM, Dinner 7.30 to 11 PM
  • Shops: 10 AM - 2 PM & 4.30 PM - 7.30 PM or 5 PM - 8 PM on Monday to Saturday. Big supermarkets and department stores generally open from 10 AM to 9 PM on Monday to Saturday

Cap de Formentor Cycling Route

Port de Pollença to the El Mirador de sa Creueta, 0-3.5km: Gradients are 7-8% till the viewpoint El Mirador de sa Creueta

El Mirador de Sa Creueta to the last kick up, 3.5-16km: Enroute you will pass through Formentor beach, a pine forest, 300m tunnel through the mountain, iews of the sea and coastline and then you will get the view of the lighthouse through the rocks.

The last climb to the Formentor Lighthouse, 16-17.5km: This is a descent towards a tiny valley and then an ascent towards the lighthouse.

The return to Port de Pollença: It is the same route backwards.

Contact

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1:53 AM Local Time

Location

Cap de Formentor Balearic Islands Balearic Islands Spain 07460
City center: Nord de Palma District
Nearest airport: Palma de Mallorca Airport

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