Torrente de Pareis is one of the popular yet difficult day walk in Mallorca, also popular for the scenic beauty it offers on the way. It is surrounded by majestic mountains, beautiful coves, a hidden beach and a beautiful gorge. Torrente de Pareis is set beneath the UNESCO World Heritage Site Tramuntana mountain.
The way to Torrente de Pareis follows a deep canyon approximately 5 km long starting from the Lluc area at the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana all the way to the sea in the bay of Sa Calobra. Torrente de Pareis is the union of two deep canyons, the second one being the Torrent de Gorg Blau running through the canyon de Sa Fosca.
Duration: 3 - 5 hours (downhill), 4 - 6 hours (uphill)
Difficulty: Medium to High
Path Condition: short scrambles and small climbs over/under/around boulders
Few warnings to be aware of before planning the hike
Get the weather awareness in the off season. The canyon can be flooded at times from autumn till spring, and the water is not suitable for swimming because of low water temperature.
Temperature The bottom of the canyon reaches above 40 degrees celcius in summers.
This hike is meant for fit, nd people with certain level of endurance as well as flexibility.
There is no mobile phone reception in the canyon.
During the best periods (March to June and September to November) the canyon can be very busy, specially at week end.
How to Reach
- Bus service 355 leaves Sa Calobra at 3 pm to Lluc, stopping at Escorca along the way in the months of April to October
- Service 211 leaves at 08:00 to Soller Placa de America bus station or to Port de Soller before 9 am. From Soller town, service 354 departs at 09:10 to Escorca arrives by before 10:00 am.
Taxi Service: Reachable at 608631707 or 639287055. Fare is about 50 Euros either way.
Boat: There is a morning boat to Sa Calobra from Port de Soller, walk up the Torrent, and catch the service 354 back down from Escorca to Soller at 16:50