Walking: Getting to know Paguera’s Routes

By | 22 September, 2017 | 0 comments

Did you know there are more than 10 Walking Routes here in Paguera?

We are going to show you a different one every week, would you join us?

Route 1

senderismo pagueraCR1 PAGUERA – CAP ANDRITXOL 

Start Paguera, Avenida del Bulevar, Tourist Information Office.

Finish Turm von Cap Andritxol

Distance 9.690 m. there & back

Estimated time required 2 h 30 min

Difficulty Low/medium

Points of interest Tower Andritxol Cap, Cap Andritxol road, dock des Caló des Monjo, Cap Andritxol Oven’s

Description This trail takes us from the town of Peguera to the defence tower of Cap Andritxol. The first part of the route follows Calle de Cala Fornells until it reaches the bays of the same name. From here on, the route follows a forest path among pine and wild olive trees until it reaches Caló des Monjo, a small, peaceful bay famous for being used as the setting for one of the scenes in the thriller Evil Under the Sun, directed by Guy Hamilton. The route continues on to the defence tower of Cap Andritxol, a building related to the control of the coast during the modern era when Mallorca was under constant attacks from pirates. From the tower we can enjoy views of the coast of Calvià and Camp de Mar.

Route 2

senderismo pagueraCR2-PEGUERA – ES CAPDELLÀ

Start Peguera, Calle de Capdellà

Finish Es Capdellà, Calle de las Playas

Distance 11.76 km

Estimated time required 3 h

Difficulty Easy

Historical Elements found moli d’en Banya, possessió de Son Vich Vell, possessió de Son Vich Nou, torre d’en Boira, granero del diezmo de Peguera.

Description A very pleasant, even route which runs along the main road linking Peguera with the town of Es Capdellà. On this route we can enjoy a great variety of landscapes, including pine forests, crop fields and the Des Gorg torrent. The country estate of Son Vic Vell is particularly noteworthy in historical terms, with a defence tower dating from 1547, a granary linked to the tithes and storage of grain in Medieval times and the Torre de’n Boira, a former tower residence first built in the 14th century to defend the population from the threat of pirate attacks. The route ends in the town of Es Capdellà, whose origins lie in the houses of the jornaleros, agricultural day labourers who worked on the neighbouring country estates of Galatzó, Son Hortolà and Son Vic Vell.

Route 3

senderismo pagueraES CAPDELLÀ – SA VALL VERDA

Start Es Capdellà, Delegation of Calvià Town Hall, Calle de las Playas.

Finish Es Capdellà, calle del Coll de n’Esteve

Distance 5.840 m

Altitude 29 / 164 m

Time 1 h 20 min

Grade Easy

Patrimonial elements ‘Son Vic Vell’ estate, ‘Son Cabot’ estate, ‘Son Cabot’ olive press.

Description Easily done circular route, passing by different environments, such as, pine forests, fields of crops and oak trees, as well as the ‘sa Cova’ and ‘Es Gorg’ streams, with views of the Calvià valley, and the ‘Puig de Galatzó’ and ‘la Mola de s’Esclop’ mountains. From the path two typical Mallorcan estates can be seen: ‘Son Vic Vell’ dating from the 15th century, and ‘Son Cabot’ dating from 1598.

Route 4

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CALVIÀ VILA – ES CAPDELLÀ

Start Junction between “Avenida de Palma” and “Avenida de es Capdellà”, theatre “sa Societat,” Calvià

Finish Calle Mayor, Delegation of Calvià Town Hall

Distance  7.420 m there & back

Altitude  92 / 126 m

Time 2 h

Difficulty Easy

Description This pedestrian route connects the two historic towns of the area, Calvià and Es Capdellà. The roads on this route are in good condition, making it ideal for both walkers and cyclists. The route begins on Avenida de Calvià, with beautiful views over fields of carob and almond trees, the mountains of Puig de Galatzó and La Mola de S’Esclop, the Galatzó torrent and the country estates of Mofarés and Son Alfonso. The first of these estates dates from the 14th century while the second was separated from the Galatzó estate in the 16th century. There are also some noteworthy examples of civic and religious architecture such as the Casa des Pontet in Calle Pontet and the Church of San Joan Baptista in Calvià.

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