THE VALLEY OF BĀLITX

 
 

Index walks North West

 

Balitx d'Vall is a valley is Sierra Tramontana, near Soller. Here you find a small rustic hostal. You can book and stay the night, or just enjoy a lunch. The trip is part of the coming 100 km long "Tour de pared sec" that is being organized along the NW coast of Mallorca

The starting piont is Mirador de ses Barques, a restaurant on the Soller- Lluc road, at the 44.8 Km stone. Aprox 4 Km from Soller. Here you can leave the car. This place is a bus stop as well.

This tour is easy walking, starting from the Mirador de ses Bargues, then 4 Km. to Bālitx  d'Vall. 
Balitx d'Vall is a small hotel and restaurant. You can get lunch here and then walk back. It is also however, possible to spend the night, and continue to Cala Tuent or Sa Calobra, or walk back the next day. For lunch and rooms, reservation is needed. Tel 639718506 Fax619707265.

  

Duration Aprox. 4 hr.
Highest point 250 meter. 
Distance  8 Km. 
Suitable all seasons, but hot in summer.
  

 

 

The starting point is restaurante Mirador de ses Barques.  

 

From here there is a splendid view over Puerto de Soller and surrounding mountains.

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There are signs to follow all the way

 

After 1.5 Km. you get to Bālitx d'Amunt. Here you pass through the gate and now you are entering the valley of Balitx.

 

A view over the valley. In the background to the left you see the pass where the route is leading onvard to Cala Tuent and Sa Calobra. In the summer you can then take a boat back to Soller.

 

We were visiting the well. This is a good place to stop and rest if it is hot. However this trip is made in February, so we don`t stay long.

 

The ruin of the olive oil factory

 

We have reached our destination, called Bālitx d'Avall. Here we had made reservation for lunch.

 

The main entrance. It is interesting to walk around and study this old building and the surroundings.

 

We were lucky with the weather, sun all day. However in the winter time you must be prepared for sudden change in weather.

 

Slide show with photos from the trip. Photos are in a larger size than on the web page.

Walk to the estate of Balitx Walk to the mountain of Teix Walk to Puig de Pouvet Sa Foradada Walk to the old mill in Orient Walk to the castle of Alaro Tossals Verds - Mountain estate Sa Calobra Walk to Galatxo La Reserva - Natural park

Map from South West

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