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Majorca attracts not only the idlers at

Sangria from the plastic bucket and a dance on the street ham - that are still widespread prejudices about tourism in Mallorca. But in recent years, the Balearic island of enormous change, where previously only gefaulenzt was plenty more and more active vacationers.  

Once was as Teutones Mallorca Grill: In the holidays there was the sun of Spain gefaulenzt. Infamous trips were the cone-and German soccer clubs to the Playa de Palma. Around "Ballermann six" and ham street, there was primarily a sport: Water sports, according to two buckets of sangria on the sport was fast. The image of the island, however in recent years, tremendous changes: Mallorca is a paradise for active holidaymakers become.  

Cyclists will find ideal conditions on the Balearic Island: Steep switchbacks in the Tramuntana Mountains in the west, flat lines in the north and in the island interior, and rolling hills in the east. Except where: the mountain monastery of Sant Salvador in Felanitx. Steep climb is on the 509-meter-high hill with panoramic views across to up Cabrera, an upstream island.

The Swiss Hürzeler Max, a trained draftsman and former machines stayer world champion, is the "Radkönig the island. 20 years ago, he had the idea of cycling holiday in Mallorca to offer - so too the wedding Sangria tourism. Bicycle Holidays says its empire, eight hotels in the Bay of Alcudia fills it with active holidaymakers. The remaining nine hotels are spread over the island. Packages include a flight without cycling package with daily muesli bars, water bottle, jersey and street map. Especially in the pre-and post-season is for cyclists Mallorca Island. Who wants to cycle individually, a lot of interesting routes will take place outside of organized tours - for example through the flora and fauna of the Parc Natural Albufera ". The reserve begins just south of Playa de Muro in the north of the island.  

The Balearic island is also a hiker's paradise. Even if the roof of Majorca, the Puig Mayor, a military exclusion zone is the mountain boasts some bizarre vegetation and challenging ascents, for example on the third-highest mountain, the 1106 meter high Tomir Puig. One of the most beautiful hiking destinations is the Tafelberg of Alaro: At 824 meters high topped by the ruins of the former fort. The climb is rewarded with a panoramic view over the island and the neighboring peaks of the Tramuntana Mountains.

One of the highlights of the sporting year, the Island Marathon on 18 October, by the tour operator TUI organized. For the sixth time the participants meet at 42.195 kilometers long of strength in Palma de Mallorca. More than 5000 runners from all over Europe are expected. Tens of thousands of passers are then sent to the route, especially on the grandeur street, the Paseo Maritimo in the harbor. Start and finish are located in the Parc de la Mar below the cathedral. If the full distance is too cumbersome, you can also run the half marathon the first time or walking / Nordic walking course over 10 kilometers try.

Just one day before the children have their run, the junior to 12 years may be submitted to the "Kid's Run" to join. It is 1.2 kilometers long, the youngest are 600 meters after the finish. Children running free, the fees for the "big" marathon stagger varies from 50 to 67 euros. "Being there is everything," is the motto.

This does not apply to football Majorca: Island club Real Mallorca is a fixed size in the first league. The team has been playing continuously for twelve years in the Primera División, of the Spanish League. Despite financial problems and a major player departures in recent years to Real Mallorca on the season finale at 31 May against Villarreal again celebrate the preservation class. Who the club wants to see live: The team plays in the Son Moix stadium, right next to Palma's city motorway situated Via de Cintura.

There are nearly two dozen Gofplätze on the island
An entirely different lawn entered Prince Rainier of Monaco in 1964 Mallorca: he inaugurated in the first Son Vida golf course in the Balearic one. Today, nearly two dozen places on the island from north to Alcanada in the Vall d'Or in the Southeast. However Mallorca feel on the golf courses the crisis: Even the most affluent clientele seems later to book and decided to weather the short term and financial situation.

One could also in this year on the infrastructure of the Turkish Riviera dodge. Or in other sports, because the diversity is enormous in Majorca. Whether ballooning, canyoning or diving - everything is on offer. Even the Playa de Palma is sporty: When corresponding winds is the bay is a popular windsurfing and kite surfing spot.

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