Self guided GR 221, all year round (with luggage transportation included)

Immerse yourself in the incredible route of Pedra en Sec GR221 and enjoy it on your own, walking along the cobbled paths that connect the different stages, decorated with many elements built using the dry stone technique (Pedra en Sec), declared intangible cultural heritage of humanity by the UNESCO.

Along the 120 km long route between Andratx and Pollença, the GR 221 captivates you with thousands of kilometers of “marjades”: terraces used to plant olive tree, nestled in the traditional Mediterranean landscape.

Once the journey begins, the varied contrast of the Pedra en Sec route is quickly revealed to you, which main scenario is the Serra de Tramuntana splashed by the seaYou will be surprised by the coastal or mountain routes that invite you to discover the highest peaks of the island or the beautiful and remote coves bathed by crystal clear waters, full of local flora and fauna. The beauty the traditional villages all together with the people, will just make you fall in love with such spectacular long journey.

As an added value, the Serra de Tramuntana, was declared in 2011 as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, so you will have the privilege to enjoy your holidays in a unique environment and with great interest as a Cultural Landscape.

Choose 3, 5 or 8 days of trekking from:

335 €

SOON YOU WILL BE ABLE TO BOOK IT!

Minimum 2 people

3, 5 or 8 days of hiking

2 accommodation categories to choose

Minimum 2 people

Difficulty from 2.5 to 3.5/ 5

From 16 years

Departures from Andratx, Valldemossa and Sóller

The highlights of the route GR221 Pedra en Sec

Wonderful journey full of contrasts: sea, mountains and sun

Enjoy the magnificent Serra de Tramuntana, world heritage by the UNESCO

Surprise yourself with some of the most beautiful villages in Spain

Get excited with the ancient paths and the extraordinary environment with thousands of km of “pedra en sec” terraces

A unique experience to enjoy the full essence of the Mediterranean

During part of the itinerary, you will find wooden signs marked with GR221 that will help you to keep going.

Itinerary

We have 4 different available routes so you can choose the best one that adapts to your needs or wishes.

Andratx - Pollença

8 nights
Full trip
Code AGR

Valldemossa - Pollença

5 nights
Central and north route
Code VGR

Sóller - Pollença

3 nights
North route
Code SGR

Valldemossa - Sóller

3 nights
The best of GR 221
Code LMGR

Regardless the route you choose, the first day we meet in the beautiful town of Sóller to meet each other and have a short briefing and offer your the last details of your itinerary.

General information

Meteorology

Here we show you the average temperatures and rainy day in the Serra de Tramuntana throughout the year:

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Dates & prices

Soon you will be able to do your reservation!

The start day is fixed to an specific day, according from where you want to start your hiking (check general information). At your choice there is the week of the year when you want to do it. Spring and autumn are the best seasons to perform the hiking.

GR221 STANDARD

Prices per person with shared room and bathroom, except in Estellencs and Valldemossa where you sleep in double or triple room with private bathroom.

Breakfast included everyday, except in Esporlas. Tossals Verds refuge (lodge) and Son Amer refuge (lodge) you enjoy half board.

GR221 PREMIUM

Prices per person in double or triple room with private bathroom, except in Tossals Verds lodge where the room is shared. 

Breakfast included everyday. In the Tossals Verds lodge and in the Lluc Sanctuary you enjoy half board.

SEASONS

Prices vary according to the season: 

1) Low season from 1st of November to 28th of February

2) High season from 1st of March to 31st of October

Single room available with supplement just in GR221 Premium

There is an special offer for groups from 6 people.

AGR code

VGR code

SGR code

LMGR code

If you are still not convinced, check here the detail for the 4 available itineraries!

AGR 8 nights - From Andratx to Pollença

Every friday from Sóller

Once in the hotel you will meet with a MallorcAlpina travel agent who will explain you the last details and solve all the doubts related to your route. There is where you will sleep for the first night.

Accommodation:

Premium: Boutique hotel

Standard: Hostel

In the morning, after breakfast, we will take you to the starting point of the GR221. We will start the walk in Capdellà, located a few kilometers away from Andratx at the southwestern end of the Serra de Tramuntana. The itinerary runs uphill through the bottom of the Ses Sinies valley, between the majestic peaks of sa Mola de s’Esclop to the west and the pyramid of Puig de Galatzó in the east. From this point, with the first impressive views of the north coast of the island of Majorca and already descending, the path will lead you to the traditional coastal town of Estellencs.

Excursion description:
Distance 15km; Ascension 605m; Descenst 580m; Walking time 5hr; Difficulty

Accommodation and meals:
Premium: Hotel ****
Standard: Rural hotel 

*Breakfast included

Stage that runs first along a beautiful coastal path with impressive views of the last sea cliffs (400m) in the southern part of the mountain range, and also to the Natural Park of the island of sa Dragonera. In the middle of the stage, you visit the charming town of Banyalbufar, with its characteristic terraces dressed with the local Malvasía white grape variety. To continue through the lush Mediterranean holm oak forest (Quercus ilex) along the medieval “camí d’es correu”, where the first views of the picturesque coast and Archiducal mountain range appear, with its greatest standard preceding it: the Na Foradada peninsula. Arrival at the first important town of the journey: Esporles.

Excursión description:
Distance 16km; Ascension 630m; Descent 580m; Walking time 5hr; Difficulty 2.5/5

Accommodation and meals:
Premium: Boutique hotel with breakfast included
Standard: Hostel: Breakfast no included

The route with its undulating profile, takes you up and down from Esporles to Valldemossa. Firstly through the Son Pacs mola (580m) to continue to the “Comuna” (704m). The second part of the tour has a relevant ethnographic significance, as you will find a large number of vestiges related to the ancient charcoal industry: the charcoal burners together with other elements associated with them. The views of Valldemossa, already descending, will help you understand why the landscape of this town in the mountains was the source of inspiration for the music Federico Chopin.

Excursion description:
Distance 9.3km; Ascension 620m; Descent 460m; Walking time 4hr; difficulty 2.5/5

Accommodation and meals:
Premium: Boutique hotel
Standard: Boutique hotel

*Breakfast included

In the morning, you leave the charming mountain town of Valldemossa and start walking uphill to enjoy of the classics among Mallorcan hiking: the archduke path. The itinerary passes most of it inside the lush holm oak forest, except in the upper part and at the end of it. Once you have reached the Archduke’s crest (925m), it is a good time to admire the exceptional 360º views, and think about why in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a member of the imperial family of the Habsburgs established his residence in this area for more than 40 years. The great descent from the ridge, immerses you in the bohemian town of artists, between the sea and the mountains: the small town of Deià.

Excursion description:
Distance 11,2km; Ascension 580m; Descent 820m; Walking time 5hr; Difficulty 3/5

Accommodation and meals:
Premium: Boutique hotel
Standard: Lodge

*Breakfast included

Start the descending route to visit one of the most picturesque and photographed coves of the Balearic Islands: Cala Deià. From this point and parallel to the coastline, you continue along the path that made the painters Sebastià Junyer or Santiago Rusinyol, or the famous poet Robert Graves fell in love. From the beautiful village of Llucalcari, with its two defense towers from the 16th century, you will connect with the Castelló path of medieval origin and following the itinerary, it allows you to know the first and only natural shelter for boats on the entire coast of Tramuntana: the port of Sóller with its shell-shaped bay. A short journey with the historic wooden tram (+ 100 years) brings you back to your home in Mallorca: Sóller.

Excursion description:
Distance 12km; Ascension 350m; Descent 500m; Walking time 4hr; Difficulty 2/5

Accommodation and meals:
Premium: Boutiquehotel 
Standard: Hostel

*Breakfast included

Today’s excursion is the longest on the GR, starts up through the ravine of Biniaraix (BIC 1994), which has the best example of a donkey trail in the Balearic archipelago, built with the ancient dry stone technique. (Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, UNESCO 2018). Once you reach the the base of l’Ofre (875m), a beautiful scene opens with the view of the Puig Major (1445m, the roof of Mallorca) and the Cuber reservoir as the protagonists. The last descent takes you to the refuge of Tossals Verds, which is nestled in the southern foothills of the mountain range.

Excursion description:
Distance 18km; Ascension 940m; Descent 430m; Walking time 6.5hr; Difficulty 3/5

Accommodation and meals:
Premium: Lodge
Standard: Lodge

*Breakfast and dinner included

The itinerary runs entirely through the upper part of the central sector of the Serra de Tramuntana, and gives this stage an alpine look since the maximum level of the GR 221 is reached: “Coll des Prat “(1205m). The different scenarios that appear during the route, allows you to know from first hand, the beautiful landscape heritage that the mountains haveyou will. Going down to the Lluc Sanctuary (home of the black virgin, patron saint of Mallorca)  follow the “Camí de nevaters de ses voltes d’en Galileu”, an old cobbled path (recently restored) where the ice, produced in the ice houses, was lowered with mules.

Excursion description:
Distance 15,5km; Ascension 780m; Descent 810m; Walking time 5.5hr; Difficulty 3/5

Accommodation and meals:
Premium: Monastery
Standard: Lodge

*Breakfast and lunch included.

From the Lluc Sanctuary, already in the northern sector of the Serra de Tramuntana, you will complete the last stage of the “Pedra en sec” path, following an old pilgrim path. The itinerary, which draws an arch right at the foot of the Puig Tomir (1104m), passes through a beautiful Mediterranean holm oak forest (you can see some with more than 500 years) where through various windows in the thick foliage, allows you to see the point and end of the GR 221 hike: Pollença, the town located at the northeastern end of the Serra de Tramuntana.

Excursion description:
Distance 16.5km; Ascension 210m; Descent 620m; Walking time 4hr; Difficulty 2/5

*Breakfast included

Note: When you finish the day, on Saturday afternoon, you have at your disposal some places to sleep in Pollensa, Sóller or their ports with a supplement.

VGR 5 nights - From Valldemossa to Pollença

Every monday from Sóller

Once in the hotel you will meet with a MallorcAlpina travel agent who will explain you the last details and solve all the doubts related to your route. There is where you will sleep for the first night.

Superior: Boutique hotel

Standard: Hostel

After breakfast, a transfer will wait for you to take you to the starting point

In the morning, you leave the charming mountain town of Valldemossa and start walking uphill to enjoy of the classics among Mallorcan hiking: the archduke path. The itinerary passes most of it inside the lush holm oak forest, except in the upper part and at the end of it. Once you have reached the Archduke’s crest (925m), it is a good time admire the exceptional 360º views, and think about why in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a member of the imperial family of the Habsburgs established his residence in this area for more than 40 years. The great descent from the ridge, immerses you in the bohemian town of artists, between the sea and the mountains: the small town of Deià.

Excursion description:
Distance 11,2km; Ascension 580m; Descent 820m; Walking time 5hr; Difficulty 3/5
Accomodation and meals:
Superior: Boutique hotel
Standard: Lodge
*Breakfast included

Start the descending route to visit one of the most picturesque and photographed coves of the Balearic Islands: Cala Deià. From this point and parallel to the coastline, you continue along the path that made the painters Sebastià Junyer or Santiago Rusinyol, or the famous poet Robert Graves fell in love. From the beautiful village of Llucalcari, with its two defense towers from the 16th century, you will connect with the Castelló path of medieval origin and following the itinerary, it allows you to know the first and only natural refuge for boats on the entire coast of Tramuntana: the port of Sóller with its shell-shaped bay. A short journey with the historic wooden tram (+ 100 years) brings you back to your home in Mallorca: Sóller.

Excursion description:
Distance 12km; Ascension 350m; Descent 500m; Walking time 4hr; Difficulty 2/5
Accomodation and meals:
Superior: Boutiquehotel 
Standard: Hostel
*Breakfast included

Today’s excursion is the longest on the GR, starts up through the ravine of Biniaraix (BIC 1994), which has the best example of a paved road in the Balearic archipelago, built with the ancient dry stone technique. (Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, UNESCO 2018). Once you reach the the base of l’Ofre (875m), a beautiful scene opens with the view of the Puig Major (1445m, the roof of Mallorca) and the Cuber reservoir as the protagonists. The last descent takes you to the refuge of Tossals Verds, which is nestled in the southern foothills of the mountain range.

Excursion description:
Distance 18km; Ascension 940m; Descent 430m; Walking time 6.5hr; Difficulty 3/5
Accomodation and meals:
Superior: Lodge
Standard: Lodge
*Breakfast and dinner included

The itinerary runs entirely through the upper part of the central sector of the Serra de Tramuntana, and gives this stage an alpine look since the maximum level of the GR 221 is reached: “Coll des Prat “(1205m). The different scenarios that appear during the route, allows you to know from first hand, the beautiful landscape heritage that the mountains have. Going down to the Lluc Sanctuary (home of the black virgin, patron saint of Mallorca) you will follow the “Camí de nevaters de ses voltes d’en Galileu”, an old cobbled path (recently restored) where the ice, produced in the snow houses, was lowered with mules.

Excursion description:
Distance 15,5km; Ascension 780m; Descent 810m; Walking time 5.5hr; Difficulty 3/5
Accomodation and meals:
Superior: Monastery
Standard: Lodge
*Breakfast and lunch included.

From the Lluc Sanctuary, already in the northern sector of the Serra de Tramuntana, you will complete the last stage of the “Pedra en sec” path, following an old pilgrim path. The itinerary, which draws an arch right at the foot of the Puig Tomir (1104m), passes through a beautiful Mediterranean holm oak forest (you can see some with more than 500 years) where through various windows in the thick foliage, allows you to see the point and end of the GR 221 hike: Pollença, the town located at the northeastern end of the Serra de Tramuntana.

Excursion description:
Distance 16.5km; Ascension 210m; Descent 620m; Walking time 4hr; Difficulty 2/5
*Breakfast included
Note: When you finish the day, on saturday afternoon you have at your disposal some places to sleep in Pollensa, Sóller or their ports with a supplement.

SGR 3 nights - From Sóller to Pollença

Every wednesday from Sóller

Once in the hotel you will meet with a MallorcAlpina travel agent who will explain you the last details and solve all the doubts related to your route. There is where you will sleep for the first night.

Superior: Boutique hotel

Standard: Hostel

Today’s excursion is the longest on the GR, starts up through the ravine of Biniaraix (BIC 1994), which has the best example of a paved road in the Balearic archipelago, built with the ancient dry stone technique. (Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, UNESCO 2018). Once you reach the the base of l’Ofre (875m), a beautiful scene opens with the view of the Puig Major (1445m, the roof of Mallorca) and the Cuber reservoir as the protagonists. The last descent takes you to the refuge of Tossals Verds, which is nestled in the southern foothills of the mountain range.

Excursion description:
Distance 18km; Ascension 940m; Descent 430m; Walking time 6.5hr; Difficulty 3/5
Accomodation and meals:
Superior: Lodge
Standard: Lodge
*Breakfast and dinner included

The itinerary runs entirely through the upper part of the central sector of the Serra de Tramuntana, and gives this stage an alpine look since the maximum level of the GR 221 is reached: “Coll des Prat “(1205m). The different scenarios that appear during the route, allows you to know from first hand, the beautiful landscape heritage that the mountains have. Going down to the Lluc Sanctuary (home of the black virgin, patron saint of Mallorca) you will follow the “Camí de nevaters de ses voltes d’en Galileu”, an old cobbled path (recently restored) where the ice, produced in the snow houses, was lowered with mules.

Excursion description:
Distance 15,5km; Ascension 780m; Descent 810m; Walking time 5.5hr; Difficulty 3/5
Accomodation and meals:
Superior: Monastery
Standard: Lodge
*Breakfast and lunch included.

From the Lluc Sanctuary, already in the northern sector of the Serra de Tramuntana, you will complete the last stage of the “Pedra en sec” path, following an old pilgrim path. The itinerary, which draws an arch right at the foot of the Puig Tomir (1104m), passes through a beautiful Mediterranean holm oak forest (you can see some with more than 500 years) where through various windows in the thick foliage, allows you to see the point and end of the GR 221 hike: Pollença, the town located at the northeastern end of the Serra de Tramuntana.

Excursion description:
Distance 16.5km; Ascension 210m; Descent 620m; Walking time 4hr; Difficulty 2/5
*Breakfast included
Note: When you finish the day, on saturday afternoon you have at your disposal some places to sleep in Pollensa, Sóller or their ports with a supplement.

LMGR 3 nights - From Valldemossa to Cúber

Every monday from Sóller

Once in the hotel you will meet with a MallorcAlpina travel agent who will explain you the last details and solve all the doubts related to your route. There is where you will sleep for the first night.

Superior: Boutique hotel

Standard: Hostel

After breakfast, a transfer will wait for you to take you to the starting point

In the morning, you leave the charming mountain town of Valldemossa and start walking uphill to enjoy of the classics among Mallorcan hiking: the archduke path. The itinerary passes most of it inside the lush holm oak forest, except in the upper part and at the end of it. Once you have reached the Archduke’s crest (925m), it is a good time admire the exceptional 360º views, and think about why in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a member of the imperial family of the Habsburgs established his residence in this area for more than 40 years. The great descent from the ridge, immerses you in the bohemian town of artists, between the sea and the mountains: the small town of Deià.

Excursion description:
Distance 11,2km; Ascension 580m; Descent 820m; Walking time 5hr; Difficulty 3/5
Accomodation and meals:
Superior: Boutique hotel
Standard: Lodge
*Breakfast included

Start the descending route to visit one of the most picturesque and photographed coves of the Balearic Islands: Cala Deià. From this point and parallel to the coastline, you continue along the path that made the painters Sebastià Junyer or Santiago Rusinyol, or the famous poet Robert Graves fell in love. From the beautiful village of Llucalcari, with its two defense towers from the 16th century, you will connect with the Castelló path of medieval origin and following the itinerary, it allows you to know the first and only natural refuge for boats on the entire coast of Tramuntana: the port of Sóller with its shell-shaped bay. A short journey with the historic wooden tram (+ 100 years) brings you back to your home in Mallorca: Sóller.

Excursion description:
Distance 12km; Ascension 350m; Descent 500m; Walking time 4hr; Difficulty 2/5
Accomodation and meals:
Superior: Boutiquehotel 
Standard: Hostel
*Breakfast included

The last excursion for the code LMGR starts in the morning with a private transfer to Cuber basin (25min) where you will do the walk in reverse from Cuber to Sóller

Excursion description:
Distance 11’6km; Ascension130m; Descent 830m; Walking time 4hr; Difficulty 2/5
Alojamiento y manutención:
Posibilidad de quedarse una o varias noches más en el Hostel o en el Hotel de interior, con un suplemento.
*Desayuno incluido.