The dry stone route GR221 ‘la ruta de piedra en seco’ is a very popular 135 km, 8 day trek along the mountains on the west side of Mallorca. The pathways along the walk are lined with old cobbled paths, which were originally built to link the village and estates on the mountain range. The route is famous for its landscape of olive trees on terraces with dry-stone walls and runs from Port D’Andratx all the way to Pollenca.

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The stages for the route are as follows:

Stage 1: Port D’Andratx to Sant Elm La Trappa – duration 3hrs 45 mins.

Stage 2: La Trappa to Estellencs, duration 7 hrs 15 mins.

Stage 3: Banyalbufar to Esporles, distance 7.6 km.

Stage 4: Esporles to Refuge de Can Boli in Deia, duration 6 hrs 30 mins.

Stage 5: Deia to Port de Sóller, distance 10,1 km

Stage 6: Port de Sóller to Refuge Tossals Verds, distance 28 km

Stage 7: Refuge Tossals Verds to Lluc, distance 5,1 km

Stage 8: Lluc to Pollenca, distance 16,7 km

Refuges for hikers:

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Refugi de Can Boi (Deia; tel.: +34 971 636 186)

Refugi de Muleta (Cap Gros, Sóller; tel.: +34 971 634 271)

Refugi de Tossals Verds (Escorca; tel.:+34 971 182 027)

Refugi de Son Amer (Escorca; tel.: +34 971 634 109)

Refugi del Pont Romà (Pollenca; tel.: + 34 618 447 026)

Hostatgeria del Castell d’Alaró (Alaró; tel.: +34 971 182 112 / +34 971 940 503)

Maps can be obtained for this route to help you along the way from various shops throughout the Island, stockists within the Tramontana range are:

  • Supermarket de Deia
  • Libreria Cartoixa in Valldemossa
  • Tramuntana Tours in Soller

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