With relatively pleasant weather and stunning sceneries, Mallorca continues to attract many tourists to come and enjoy different activities. One of the famous things to do in Mallorca is participating in sports and other outdoor activities while on vacation. Actually, a lot of sports enthusiasts from different countries come to participate in the huge amount of sports available in the island.
Cycling is very popular sport in Mallorca that provides an enjoyable way to discover the Mallorcan countryside. There are also many interesting trails from the island’s wild mountain terrain to winding coastal paths. And if you don’t have a bike with you, several places to hire a bicycle on the island are available and usually inexpensive. The island also organizes the international race for professional cyclists, the Vuelta a Mallorca, which is held every February, the first day of which includes a circuit race around the streets of Palma.
Football is the most popular sport not only Mallorca but around the world. So if you’re interested in combining your vacation with football, you will find plenty of opportunities in school grounds, playgrounds, public pitches and along the beach. Once you start, you will find many willing bystanders to join in the fun. And if you more interested in being a professional, everybody from 6 to 18 years old are invited to join the holiday camp of Rudi Völler in Cala Millor where former German professionals will train and hone your skills.
Golf is another major sport in Mallorca and there are a number of golf courses on the island. Set in the perfect climate and beautiful surroundings, some of these amazing golf courses offer the golf-enthusiast an opportunity to tee off while on vacation. They also provide excellent facilities while equipment is available for hire. And if you want to start learning this sport, lessons can be arranged as long as you book in advance. A tip though, the golf courses can be a bit crowded during the peak season so e golf-lovers should try to hit the course as early as possible.