Menorca is an exciting country for a cycling and mountain bike holiday or as an activity whilst visiting the island. Menorca’s landscape offers a wide network of cycling roads through beautiful rolling countryside with very few hills and quiet country lanes that twist and bend through picturesque villages. For those mountain bike riders the spectacular rugged coastline, offers both easy and challenging off-road mountain bike routes. There are cycling routes in Menorca that suite all ages and abilities.
The main road in Menorca passes through the centre of the island and is called the Me-1 and connects the capital Mahon on the east coast to Ciutudella on the west coast. The road is approximately 27 miles (45 km) in length and passes by the towns of Alaior, Ferreries and Mercadel with numerous cycling routes branching off to popular resorts and towns. A new and alternative cycling route is also suitable for road bikes but bypassing the main ME-1 route, an option for those after less traffic and wanting to explore Menorca’s mainland towns and prehistoric settlements. The route includes a stretch along the Cami den Kane or Kane Road, one of the oldest roads on the islands named after Richard Kane the first British governor in 1733.