Autumn Sports in Mallorca
Far from summer celebration, sometimes oversized and exhausting, we have autumn in Mallorca, some peaceful months when the sun is still prevailing. During autumn, the average temperature is around 24ºC and this is the perfect weather to enjoy Mediterranean light discovering new sport possibilities or expanding the horizons of your sport towards new goals. At the same time, during this season you will find many plans to complement your moments of leisure. Autumn fairs, town and city festivities rise as a big family that reunites. It is the favorite season for sportspeople, turned into a real adventure around the island.
Who does not love the freedom of riding a bicycle? For many years, Mallorca has become one of the meccas of road and mountain cycling. Top teams from all over Europe prepare their preseason on the island, knowing the alternatives that offers and the variety of slopes. Today, Mallorca offers a great number of roads, from the Ecovies routes that cover a surface of 159 km with easy and medium levels that will allow you to enjoy wonderful views together with sustainable tourism; to the mountain route around Tramuntana from Pollença to Andratx which covers more than 110 km of bends, mountains, and landscapes so wild that cannot be explained with words.
Another sport, for those who love the area of “Pla” in Mallorca, is golf. Big and luxurious lands to play this unique sport are waiting for you in Mallorca. With exclusivity, you can improve your swing with a great variety of golf courses praised by many amateurs all around the world who do not hesitate to travel to the island to get better and enjoy the facilities that they are offered. You will find wonderful 18-hole courses designed by the best architects in the sector, many of them with international reputation and their own tournaments in the circuit like Son Gual course or Arabella Golf resort, which offers three courses at your disposal. At the same time, from Alcanada, Capdepera or Canyamel courses you will enjoy the best views of the Mediterranean.
Do you prefer being on your legs? The smell of wet leaves, the peace of the mountain. Hiking is the best sport for those who want to enjoy their steps, the harmony and the calm of landscapes and mountains in Mallorca. Each area has a melody for you. You can make the most of different excursions around the “Serra de Tramuntana,” as it is an excellent place to develop a close contact with the ground and, during autumn, also with the water that flows down the mountain, until it finds its bed.
And if you like peace but also war to your body, on the island of Mallorca you will find infinite activities and marathons for people willing to enjoy adrenalin and effort. Mallorca traditionally has always had big races inside the national circuit. With its peculiar terrain that combines beach, mountain, unevenness, and plain, it is always found in the training agenda of a good runner or trail-runner. During autumn there are several competitions, from a marathon to a half marathon which cover the needs of amateurs or supporters. If you like trail you can enjoy the VII Pujada a Sant Nofre: where you will enjoy unevenness and great views; to the Palma Beach Running Club, where you will run to the rhythm of the city while you enjoy its beaches. All of this together with some others like: Cursa de fons de Sant Lluis, IV Cursa Nocturna Sant Andreu, and el XI Duatlo Popular Fira de sa Mel.