Journey along the west coast to discover landscapes that tell of the many different souls of Sardinia. This holiday is a mix of colors, tales, emotions, and silences that can become yours only through your bike. Enjoy the waves of the sea crashing in white-sand beaches. Visit ramparts, medieval villages, and sites that were noted by history. Discover incredible craftsmanship and museums to feast your eyes on aesthetics. Know the island by heart and by the end of the tour, you will relish the flavor of Sardinia.
Airport transfer available:
Alghero-Fertilia Airport (US$17 per person)
During this cycling holiday, you will be staying at three or four-star hotels and bed and breakfast. Double rooms will be arranged for you. You can also avail a single supplement.
You will be staying in Alghero on night one.
Doze off in Bosa on night two.
Enjoy San Salvatore on night three.
Get comfortable in Sinnis on night four.
Make Costa Verde your home on night five.
Settle in Portixeddu on night six.
Have a well-earned rest in Cagliari on night seven.
You will arrive individually in Alghero in the late afternoon and on request, you will be transferred to the first hotel. You will have a meeting with Ichnusa Bike representatives for a briefing, bike fixing, and delivery of GPS, bikes, and other equipment for your adventure in Sardinia.
You will travel from Alghero to Bosa, along a spectacular road overlooking the sea. Leaving the beautiful Aragonese city along the Coral Riviera, you will ride until you reach the medieval town of Bosa, the only real river town of Sardinia, famous for its wine, embroidery, and gold filigree.
On day three, you will ride from the picturesque Bosa until San Salvatore, a small village a few kilometers from the beaches of the Sinis Peninsula. Along the way, you can visit the Basilica of Santa Maria ad Nives, Our Lady of the Snow, that dominates the town of Cuglieri, from which you can have a splendid view of the whole area.
You will reach the sea on the charming peninsula of Sinis, the beaches of white quartz in Mari Ermi, Is Aruttas, and the ruins of Tharros, a city founded by the Phoenicians around 800 B.C. from which the ancient capital city of Orissa, the judicial kingdom of Arborea, originated.
From Cabras pedaling along the plane of Arborea, you will arrive in Marceddì, an old fishing village where, after crossing the bridge, you will begin your exploration of the Costa Verde or the Green Coast and, at the end of the lap, you can admire the unique sight of the dunes of Torre dei Corsari.
Again, you will explore sea and mines in the trip from the Green Coast, through the desert landscapes of Piscinas and the mining village of Ingurtosu that will bring you to Portixeddu. Once you are in Portixeddu, you can spend some nice hours relaxing at the beach close to your hotel which you can reach in 10 minutes.
You will see more sea and spectacular landscapes in the fascinating final lap. Finally, after passing through the mining villages of Buggeru and Nebida, the road will lead you to Fontanamare where a transfer will take you back to Cagliari.
During the trip, you can stop at the inlet of Cala Domestica and go for a walk in Nebida where you can see the white stack of sugarloaf rise from the sea.
The team’s services will end after breakfast. If you still have time, you are suggested to visit the city and its museums.
Each bike is provided with a one-side rear bag of 20 liters plus one small bag with a spare tube, repair kit, air pump, lock, and helmet.
Ichnusa Bike Adventures provides 1 GPS for each couple or room where they already charged an updated track list with one track for each day.
This cycling holiday will take place in Alghero, Bosa, San Salvatore, Sinnis, Costa Verde, Portixeddu, and Cagliari in Sardinia, Italy.
During this cycling holiday, you will be provided with four delicious breakfasts and dinners.
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