Islas Baleares

Description

Balearic Islands

The Balearic Islands a are well known holiday destination. Sun and beach are the keywords. Blessed with a benign subtropical climate, the islands are interesting for hiking too. The two largest islands - Majorca and Menorca - offer interesting long distance paths, not just by connecting some rural roads together, but by restoring old roads and landscapes. These trails - GR221, GR222, GR223 - are described in guidebooks, waymarked, and the Majorca authorities also put refuges in place.

Even with the Mediterranean nearby, summer is hot for hiking. Spring or autumn are better seasons. October can be wet.

The four main islands are, in order of size:

  • Mallorca, 3.640 km2, mountains in the north, two great long distance trails
  • Menorca, 695 km2, great coastal trail along the entire island
  • Ibiza, 572 km2, rural interior and some hills, find your own hikes
  • Formentera, 83 km2, small island with loooong beaches

Map

Hiking Trails Map Spain Islas Baleares

Trails in this region

Books

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United Kingdom
2022
  • Menorca - Camí de Cavalls - GR223 Editorial Alpina
  • Menorca at 1:50,000 on a contoured, GPS compatible map from Editorial Alpina with a special overprint for the GR223 – Camí de Cavalls, a long-distance hiking path along the island’s coast, plus local trails, mountain bike routes, accommodation, sights, etc. Current edition of this title was published in May 2015.The map has contours at 20m... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2021
  • Tour du Cotentin - Littorral de la Normandie GR223
  • Tour du Cotentin, FFRP topoguide Ref. no. 200, covering the GR223 along the coast of the Cotentin Peninsula from Isigny-sur-Mer to Mont-St-Michel, including the Utah Beach of the D-Day Normandy Landings. Together with several variants off the main route, the guide provides coverage of nearly 600kms of hiking trails. Current edition of this... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2022
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Netherlands
2022
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2014
  • Ibiza and Formentera: Car Tours, Cycle Tours and Walks
  • Ibiza & Formentera in the Sunflower Landscapes guide series; exploring the best walking and touring possibilities in the region or area. Detailed information about touring by hired car or public transport, as well as on foot, is provided, helping walkers to navigate and plan day-trips. Shorter strolls are also included as an alternative for... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Mallorca 4-Map Set Kompass 2230
  • Mallorca on a set of four double-sided, contoured and GPS compatible maps at 1:35,000 from Kompass with exceptionally detailed presentation of the topography, extensive overprint for hiking trails and cycling routes, accommodation and places of interest, etc, plus street plans of central Palma de Mallorca, Platja de Palma, Sóller, Alcúdia/Port... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Walk! Mallorca West
  • Revised edition of Walk! Mallorca West incorporating updated and new routes from the GR221 Dry Stone Way ready for adventuring on foot in the western landscapes of Europe's most popular holiday walking destination. Now includes the opening sections of the GR221 'Ruta de Pedra en Sec' (Dry Stone Way) covering the route as far as Esporles plus... Read more
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Belgium
  • Walk! Mallorca West
  • Revised edition of Walk! Mallorca West incorporating updated and new routes from the GR221 Dry Stone Way ready for adventuring on foot in the western landscapes of Europe's most popular holiday walking destination. Now includes the opening sections of the GR221 'Ruta de Pedra en Sec' (Dry Stone Way) covering the route as far as Esporles plus... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Wandelgids Wandelen op Mallorca | One Day Walks
  • Kun je genieten van natuurschoon, rust, ruimte en al die andere dingen die het wandelen zo aangenaam maken, op een eiland dat jaarlijks wordt bezocht door meer dan tien miljoen mensen? Het antwoord in het geval van Mallorca is een volmondig en hartgrondig 'ja!'. Het gevarieerde landschap, de afwisseling tussen het vlakke zuiden en de... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Majorque (Mallorca - franz sische Ausgabe)
  • Guide Rother MajorqueMajorque n'est pas seulement l'une des principales destinations touristiques choisies par les adorateurs du soleil. L'arrière-pays paisible à l'écart des côtes surpeuplées en haute saison est également un véritable paradis pour les randonneurs avec ses vallées... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Majorque (Mallorca - franz sische Ausgabe)
  • Guide Rother MajorqueMajorque n'est pas seulement l'une des principales destinations touristiques choisies par les adorateurs du soleil. L'arrière-pays paisible à l'écart des côtes surpeuplées en haute saison est également un véritable paradis pour les randonneurs avec ses vallées... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Walk! Mallorca
  • Looking for one Mallorca guide book that has all the walking adventures you could want? New for 2014 Walk! Mallorca is your choice. 53 fully detailed walking routes ranging from east strolls up to serious mountain hikes packed into 160 pages that you can fit into your pocket. At just GBP12.99 (or less) don't go to Mallorca without Walk!... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Walk! Mallorca
  • Looking for one Mallorca guide book that has all the walking adventures you could want? New for 2014 Walk! Mallorca is your choice. 53 fully detailed walking routes ranging from east strolls up to serious mountain hikes packed into 160 pages that you can fit into your pocket. At just GBP12.99 (or less) don't go to Mallorca without Walk!... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2013
  • Walking in Menorca
  • This guidebook is split into two parts. In the first, 16 one-day walks and one 4-day trek across the island lead you mostly inland to discover Menorca's castles, former military fortifications and picturesque windmills and houses, as well as its huge taulas and talaiots (ancient stone structures). The second is a 10-day circular trek of the... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2013
  • Walking in Menorca
  • This guidebook is split into two parts. In the first, 16 one-day walks and one 4-day trek across the island lead you mostly inland to discover Menorca's castles, former military fortifications and picturesque windmills and houses, as well as its huge taulas and talaiots (ancient stone structures). The second is a 10-day circular trek of the... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
  • Wandelgids Walking in Menorca | Cicerone
  • This Cicerone guide to walking on the Mediterranean island of Menorca by Paddy Dillon includes a wide variety of walking. The guidebook features 16 day-routes through towns, nature trails, cliff-top walks and inland hills, woodlands and archaeological sites. Two longer walks are also covered in the guide, the 4-day long Coast to Coast from Mao... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2013
  • Walk! Tenerife
  • A new edition of Walk! Tenerife is due to be published in September 2017 with completely revised and new walking routes. Comprehensive walking guide book to Tenerife's best walking. 46 fully detailed walking routes with 1:25,000 scale maps and GPS Waypoints. A real 'Rolls Royce' of a walking guide to the authors' home island. Contents:- The... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2013
  • Walk! Tenerife
  • A new edition of Walk! Tenerife is due to be published in September 2017 with completely revised and new walking routes. Comprehensive walking guide book to Tenerife's best walking. 46 fully detailed walking routes with 1:25,000 scale maps and GPS Waypoints. A real 'Rolls Royce' of a walking guide to the authors' home island. Contents:- The... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • Menorca Sunflower Landscape Guide
  • This new 6th edition of Sunflower`s popular guide to Menorca has been reformatted to feature many new walks and to include a section on the Cami de Cavalls a walking/cycling/riding trail circling the island alongside or near the coast.Menorca is a peaceful island, much more low-key than the neighbouring Balearic Islands of Mallorca and Ibiza.... Read more
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2016
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Maps

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United Kingdom
  • Mallorca -Tramuntana Norte GR11 map and hiking guide 2017
  • Zeer gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een deel van de Tramuntana op Mallorca. Met ingetekende wandelroutes en andere informatie. uitstekende kaart. Met symbolen voor campings, hutten. Let op: deze uitgever is traag met het vernieuwen van kaarten; het kan zo maar zijn dat een bepaalde kaart gedurende langere tijd niet beschikbaar is. Majorca:... Read more
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  • Mallorca - Tramuntana North Editorial Alpina
  • The northern part of Mallorca’s Serra de Tramuntana mountains on a contoured and GPS-compatible map at 1:25,000 from Editorial Alpina, highlighting numerous local hiking trails and the course of the GR221 long-distance trail, climbing and canyoning sites, refuges and campsites, etc. Accompanying booklet includes English-language descriptions of... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 68 Tramuntana Noord GR221 Mallorca | Editorial Alpina
  • Zeer gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een deel van de Tramuntana op Mallorca. Met ingetekende wandelroutes en andere informatie. uitstekende kaart. Met symbolen voor campings, hutten. Let op: deze uitgever is traag met het vernieuwen van kaarten; het kan zo maar zijn dat een bepaalde kaart gedurende langere tijd niet beschikbaar is. Majorca:... Read more
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  • Sóller - Mallorca Editorial Alpina Map & Guide ENGLISH
  • The Valley of Sóller in Mallorca’s Serra de Tranumtana on a very detailed, GPS compatible recreational map at 1:15,000 from Editorial Alpina with hiking routes, mountain bike trails, etc, plus an English language guide with 54 walks. The map has Sóller itself towards its southern edge, and extends in the coastal area from Deià in the south... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • S`Espalmador 25K Formentera CNIG Topographic Survey Map No. 824-II/825-I
  • Topographic coverage of the Balearic Islands at 1:25,000 published by the Instituto Geográfico Nacional – Centro Nacional de Información Geografica, the country’s civilian survey organization. The maps have contours at 10m intervals and colouring and/or graphics to show different types of vegetation or land use. Boundaries of national parks and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Llucmajor CNIG 25K Topographic Map 724-1
  • Topographic coverage of the Balearic Islands at 1:25,000 published by the Instituto Geográfico Nacional – Centro Nacional de Información Geografica, the country’s civilian survey organization. The maps have contours at 10m intervals and colouring and/or graphics to show different types of vegetation or land use. Boundaries of national parks and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Colonia de Saint Pere 25K Mallorca CNIG Topographic Survey Map No. 672-III
  • Topographic coverage of the Balearic Islands at 1:25,000 published by the Instituto Geográfico Nacional – Centro Nacional de Información Geografica, the country’s civilian survey organization. The maps have contours at 10m intervals and colouring and/or graphics to show different types of vegetation or land use. Boundaries of national parks and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Son Servera CNIG Topographic Map 700-2
  • Topographic coverage of the Balearic Islands at 1:25,000 published by the Instituto Geográfico Nacional – Centro Nacional de Información Geografica, the country’s civilian survey organization. The maps have contours at 10m intervals and colouring and/or graphics to show different types of vegetation or land use. Boundaries of national parks and... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Isla Conejera / Illa des Conills CNIG Topo 748
  • Topographic coverage of the Balearic Islands at 1:50,000 in the MTN50 (Mapa Topográfico Nacional) series from the Instituto Geográfico Nacional – Centro Nacional de Información Geografica, the country’s civilian survey organization. The maps have contours at 20m intervals, enhanced by relief shading, plus colouring and/or graphics to show... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alqueria Blanca 25K Mallorca CNIG Topographic Survey Map No. 725-III
  • Topographic coverage of the Balearic Islands at 1:25,000 published by the Instituto Geográfico Nacional – Centro Nacional de Información Geografica, the country’s civilian survey organization. The maps have contours at 10m intervals and colouring and/or graphics to show different types of vegetation or land use. Boundaries of national parks and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Santa Eularia des Riu CNIG Topo 799
  • Topographic coverage of the Balearic Islands at 1:50,000 in the MTN50 (Mapa Topográfico Nacional) series from the Instituto Geográfico Nacional – Centro Nacional de Información Geografica, the country’s civilian survey organization. The maps have contours at 20m intervals, enhanced by relief shading, plus colouring and/or graphics to show... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • 3200 Islas Baleares Chart Atlas - 2018 edition
  • Chart atlas covering the Islas Baleares - Ibiza, Formentera, Mallorca, Cabrera and Menorca. 25 sheets provide all of the necessary information for passage planning and detailed approaches to the harbours and anchorages of this appealing cruising ground. In loose-leaf A2 format in a tough plastic wallet.A voucher code to download the relevant... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Porreres 25K Mallorca CNIG Topographic Survey Map No. 699-IV
  • Topographic coverage of the Balearic Islands at 1:25,000 published by the Instituto Geográfico Nacional – Centro Nacional de Información Geografica, the country’s civilian survey organization. The maps have contours at 10m intervals and colouring and/or graphics to show different types of vegetation or land use. Boundaries of national parks and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cap de Formentor CNIG Topo 645
  • Topographic coverage of the Balearic Islands at 1:50,000 in the MTN50 (Mapa Topográfico Nacional) series from the Instituto Geográfico Nacional – Centro Nacional de Información Geografica, the country’s civilian survey organization. The maps have contours at 20m intervals, enhanced by relief shading, plus colouring and/or graphics to show... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Santandria 25K Menorca CNIG Topographic Survey Map No. 646-I
  • Topographic coverage of the Balearic Islands at 1:25,000 published by the Instituto Geográfico Nacional – Centro Nacional de Información Geografica, the country’s civilian survey organization. The maps have contours at 10m intervals and colouring and/or graphics to show different types of vegetation or land use. Boundaries of national parks and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Son Parc CNIG Topo 619
  • Topographic coverage of the Balearic Islands at 1:50,000 in the MTN50 (Mapa Topográfico Nacional) series from the Instituto Geográfico Nacional – Centro Nacional de Información Geografica, the country’s civilian survey organization. The maps have contours at 20m intervals, enhanced by relief shading, plus colouring and/or graphics to show... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Sant Francesc de Formentera 25K CNIG Topographic Survey Map No. 824-IV/849-II
  • Topographic coverage of the Balearic Islands at 1:25,000 published by the Instituto Geográfico Nacional – Centro Nacional de Información Geografica, the country’s civilian survey organization. The maps have contours at 10m intervals and colouring and/or graphics to show different types of vegetation or land use. Boundaries of national parks and... Read more
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