You can do the route on foot from the village, since all shortcuts are marked by Ruta de Piedra en Seco. Although it is less common, always is interesting walk across the streets of a mountain village as pictorial as Alaró.
The tour starts in the town of Alaró, just follow the signs that lead to the road of Orient. This part of the road is signposted in full and has no loss.
Once in road 2100 Ma Bunyola - Alaró ( 18,150 km ) signs will guide us and post marks the deviation to the left of ascent to the castle. This first paved path leads to the estate of Son Curt and after, to a second estate, Son Penyaflor, now converted into agritourism.
From this point the original route of the road is blurred partly . Following the concrete track , we go ahead to the houses of Es Verger .
About 200 m before reaching these houses, we will see in a curve to the right, a path of Ruta de Piedra en Seco.
From here we will go directly ascent to the Castell. We must continue through the stone path upward because about 500m, you will find a fork on the left that leads to Es Pouet (We should not take this one, since heads down to the Es Verger houses).
Alaró – Casas de Es Verger - Es Pouet (aprox 35')
Es Pouet – Castell d'Alaró (aprox 20')
It needs to get from the village of Alaró and take to the road of Bunyola. Take the second turning on the left marked with the name of Camí des Castell. The trail begins with a paved sections to the height of possession of Penyaflor, once passed until you reach to Es Verger, which currently houses a restaurant.
From here, the road becomes a forest trail, a dirty road with some damaged sections, until the esplanade of Es Pouet where you can leave the car parked. From here we have to start our way on foot to the summit.
Alaró – Casas de Es Verger (aprox 20')
Casas de Es Verger – Castell d'Alaró (aprox 35')
From the Es Verger we have the two options to make our way on foot to the Castell.
We can leave the car in the parking lot of the restaurant, provided that their owners give in us the space nicely.
Once parked our vehicle, we can began our ascent on foot along the dirt road that passes near the house in the direction of Es Pouet or We descend about 200m down until we reach a curve, which we will be on left, where we will see the stretch of Ruta de Piedra en Seco climbing up the mountain.
Orient – Castell
If you come from Orient , you have to take the Ma -2100 towards Alaró . The easiest thing is that you look for l' Hermitage Hotel & Spa. Infont of this hotel, you'll see about 100 meters on the right hand, there is a GR -221 path that indicates the way to Alaró. Taking this little path that will guide you to Es Pouet. Once you reached the forest of the Pouet will find a clearing with a stone road that goes to the Cases d'Es Verger and a stone path on the left hand that will lead you directly to the Castell.