The imposing Faro de Formentor has over 150 years of service leading the sailors and navigators for these shores of the Mediterranean. With more than 210m height above sea level, this lighthouse built in 1863 on the northern edge of the Sierra de Tramontana gives way to the most beautiful postcards of the Balearic Islands.
From Pollensa we can get to Cabo de Formentor through a narrow, 20km winding road where we will pass several viewpoints that give us stunning panoramic, crossing breathtaking landscapes, towering cliffs and coves to discover the imposing Faro de Formentor.
From Pollença, we enter the Peninsula de Formentor, a beautiful strip of land on the edge of the island with thirteen km long and three km wide. Here we find lush pine forests, cliffs and some ibex that often cross on the way. Thus we come to the Mirador de Sa Creueta and its breathtaking views.
There are different routes of hiking to explore all this peninsula, its beaches and cliffs. As the ascent to el Fumat, a route that combines a walk by a Cove through an asphalted road (passers-by level) with a path that is steep and covered with weeds, to achieve the smoked.
Enjoy of the views in the Faro de Formentor
We continue along the narrow and winding road to reach the mythical Playa de Formentor, a symbol of the island. Then we will pass through Cala Murta and Cala Figuera and after a few kilometers of curves will arrive at Faro de Formentor.
There are several hiking trails to explore this entire peninsula, its beaches and cliffs, as the Ascension to Fumat, a route that combines a walk along a creek through paved track with a steep and overgrown path, to finally reach Fumat.