Via Verde (Manacor-Artá Greenway) is 29km long eco-path, which starts in Manacor and leads you till Arta. No motorised traffic is allowed, you can do it by foot, by bike or by horse. The route is secured by solar-powered cameras. Via Verde is the only one in the Balearics and offers changing scenery along the way. You will pass a restored original railway station buildings in Sant Llorenç, Son Carrio, and Son Servera. It is possible side excursions for visits and refreshments.
Hundreds of runners, walkers, cyclists, and horseback riders are taking advantage of this route. It is very popular on Sunday mornings. There are six rest areas with picnic tables and benches, bicycle racks, but no toilet facilities. Hiking boots or special walking shoes is not neccessary, trainers are fine for the path’s good surface. There are signposts in the villages to help you in the route. More than 15,000 shrubs and almost 5,000 new trees such as pine, holm oak, tamarind, and mulberry have been planted along the route. There are information boards which will help you to identify local flora and fauna.