Cycling World Magazine July 2017 - Page 127

July 2017| 127 The weekend plan Day 3 – Saturday – SANCTUARY ROUTE Fenix hotel – Felanitx – Fenix hotel. This new weekend tour will allow you to cycle through the precious countryside and alongside historic places. Spend all day in the great outdoors with your bike stopping to savour a cup of coffee or a bite! Day 1 – Thursday (optional) Arrival and wine night • Arrival on the island. • Get your bike ready or rent one from our specialized shop. • Enjoy your first buffet dinner at our hotel. • Take a stroll through the historic centre of Palma and discover its typical taverns by sipping a delicious glass of Majorcan wine. Fenix hotel – Cala Blava – Cap Blanc - Campos – Fenix hotel. OPTION 1 EASY ROUTE 47,8km Ascent 193m Descent 193m Drop 133m Ascent 187m RETURN ROUTE Medium difficulty Descent 189m EASY ROUTE 45km Ascent 375m Descent 284m Drop 230m OPTION 2 RETURN ROUTE 84.50km Medium difficulty Ascent 1327m Descent 1419m Day 2 – Friday – WARM-UP OPTION 2 OPTION 1 31,4km (total 79,20km) Drop 190m Let’s refuel with a healthy breakfast and get ready for our first day of warm-up route. eparture by bike will be at pm. To get acclimati ed we are going to do a 47,8km long tour along the cliffs of Cala Blava until the tower of Vigía de Cap Blanc and continuing on country roads through the cliffs of Cala Blava until the tower of Vigía de Cap Blanc and continuing on country roads through the magnificent countryside between lucma or and Campos. We are going to stop at the main square of this enchanting village to have a coffee and some snacks on a lovely sunny terrace. If you still have any energy left, you can leave Campos towards the Camí de Can Corem until you reach Llucmajor and go back to the hotel (31 KM). Drop 539m On your second day