Mallorca: GR 221 (Dry Wall Trail)

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The long-distance hiking trail GR 221 in Mallorca

Mallorca is one of the most popular travel destinations in Europe, which is probably due to the versatility of this island. There is also a real highlight for long-distance hiking fans: the GR 221 long-distance hiking trail, nicknamed "Ruta de Pedra en Sec" (route of the dry stone walls).

The GR 221 runs along the mountain range "Serra de Tramuntana". It crosses the island from the south-west to the north-east over a distance of approx. 130 km. The map below is helpful when booking accommodation. The following website is available in several languages ​​for booking accommodation in mountain huts such as the "Tossals Verds" hut in the northern part of the hiking route: https://seu.conselldemallorca.net/refugis/en/dispo/llistat/.

The GR 221 is right at the top of our personal to-do list. As soon as we have hiked it, more information will follow here. Until then, only the most important basics for the long-distance hiking trail.

Interactive map

Information about the long-distance hiking trail

Majorca: GR 221
Length:129 km
Elevation gain:5.925 m
Descent in altitude:5.944 m
The highest point:1.231 m
Number of stages:8 days
Altitude difference per stage:407 m

3D preview of the long-distance hike

The entire long-distance hike is available in a three-dimensional view at Ayvri.com. This can be very helpful when planning a long-distance hike. The preview is interactive: the camera perspective can be adjusted at any time using drag & drop. The speed of the preview can also be set variably.

(Clicking on the picture opens the 3D simulation Ayvri.com)

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2 comments

  1. Steffen
    28 Maj 2023

    Dear Frank, I came across this blog while looking for a hiking trail on the Ligurian coast: I think it's wonderful, especially because someone has a similar attitude towards hiking as we do.
    By the way, in October 2021 we were on the GR 221, so if you need tips for nice places to stay: https://leichtenfusses.wordpress.com/2022/04/21/der-trockenmauerweg-gr221/

    Greetings!
    Steffen

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    1. Frank
      June 15, 2023

      Hello Steffen,
      Super thank you! Your report definitely makes you want the GR221!
      Regards
      Frank

      Reply

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