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Castle of Alaró

Difficulty: Medium
Time: 3.5h
Distance: 4.9kM

You leave Son Palou turning right direction Orient. You have to walk on the roas more or less 1 Km. Pass Hotel l´hermitage and after 100 meter you will the metalic gate with a few steps, on thr right. You have to use the metalic steps to continue becuas e normally the gate is closed.

First of all a narrow path takes you past olives groves an up the hill. 50 minutes later you will the reach a platform where peoplo sometimes park their cars. If you are lucky you will see 2 or 3 mules tied up and waiting for their orders to transport food and other goods up to the castle.

You leave the platform following the recently restored path to the left. After about 30-40 minutes you will arrive at the ruin and another 10 minutes later at the summit providing a chapel, a hostel and an inn. This place offers a splendid panorama. Take the same route for your return journey.

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