NATURE AND SPORTS / 13 January, 2016
Cycling Mallorca sun mountains and sea seem to be made for each other. For the 25th time in a row, Mallorca will be host location to one of the very first professional cycling races in 2016 worldwide. Between blossoming almond trees, along the coastline, right within the Sierra de Tramuntana and through the capital Palma de Mallorca will be the paths for the participants cycling Mallorca.
The 4 trophies of Mallorca is an incredibly challenging race of 4 consecutive days. The Pro Teams amongst which Movistar Team, Sky Team or the Great Britain National Team are lined up from 28th January 2016 to 31st January 2016 and will allow all residents and visitors of Mallorca to watch them fly along the streets.
Each of the trophies is actually an independent, individual race and each team can decide to participate in all 4 or in just a few of them. Please find a summary of the information below and feel free to be part of the event as a visitor and supporter of cycling Mallorca:
Trophy 1 Felanitx – Ses Salines – Campos – Porreres (174km) 28th January 2016 Start time 11:50 from Passeig d’Ernest Mestre in Felanitx, finish between 16:00 and 16:30 at Plaza de n'Amengual in Porreres
Trophy 2 Pollença – Andratx (162,6km) 29th January 2016 Start time 11:45 at Plaza Mayor opposite Club Pollença, finish between 15:50 and 16:00 opposite the Town Hall in Andratx
Trophy 3 Soller – Deia (143,9km) 30th January 2016 Start time 11:50 at the Passeig Port de Soller, finish time between 15:35 and 15:50 opposite the Town Hall of Deía
Trophy 4 Playa de Palma – Palma (161,5km) 31st January 2016 Start time 09:55 at Avda. Fra Joan Llabrés in Playa de Palma, finish time between 13:55 and 14:10 at Paseo Maritimo opposite the Auditorium in Palma de Mallorca
In total cyclists will conquer 642km in 4 days. The 4 routes take the cyclists along some of the most beautiful spots of the Island and while surely they are far too busy to focus on the landscape, we are convinced that only Mallorca’s beauty, the great quality of cycling roads and the perfect climate could attract such a high class cycling line up for 25 years in a row.
For further information please visit the official website of the "Trofeo de Mallorca" (only in Spanish).
For a full list of the teams please have a look at the wikipedia entry.
Fotos: Vuelta Mallorca (www.vueltamalloca.com)
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