Expedition West Coast

Riding all Sardinia west coast, starting from the fascinating Alghero, then across the wilderness of Costa Verde, completing your adventure with the unspoilt beach of Chia and the lively village of Pula.

Type
Expedition
Support
Self-guided
Activity
Cycling
level
This is a Self-Guided tour

This means that you will pedal or walk free at your pace following maps and tracks received during our pre tour briefing at your arrival. We will advise you where to have lunch and dinner, about sightseeings along the road and where to find technical assistance.
You can start on any day of the year.

7 days / 6 nights
From: 890€ per person
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Day to Day

1Arrival in AlgheroD
2from Alghero to Tresnuraghes60B D
3from Tresnuraghes to Cabras55B D
4from Cabras to Arbus85B D
5from Arbus to Portoscuso65B D
6from Portoscuso to Pula95B D
7Arrivederci!B

Legenda: B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner;

Highlights

Alghero and its Catalan heritage
Alghero-Bosa coastal road
Cabras with its lagoons and pink flamingos
Wilderness of Costa Verde
Majesty of Sulcis and its Carignano wine
South Sardinia coast and beaches

Included

6 nights in nice hotels or agritourism
6 breakfast
Welcome meeting and tour briefing
Maps, route notes or GPS tracks
Luggage transportation inn2inn
Telephone assistance

Full Program


DAY 1

Accommodation

Hotel Angedras

Arrival day

Alghero is a catalan heritage town, with a typical network of narrow streets and a gorgeous promenade on the ancient bastions overlooking the ocena, a charming place to start your week in the Mediterranean. We’ll introduce the tour and we’ll help you out with the bike fitting. According to arrival time we’ll suggest a short warm up ride just to explore the nice rural countryside of Alghero, with olive oil groves, orchyards and vineyards.

DAY 2

Activity

Cycling

Accomodation

Hotel Villa Asfodeli

Distance 60km
Climb 1200mt

From Alghero to Tresnuraghes

In the morning we ride along the rugged coastline that connects Alghero to Bosa, who gave us unforgettable 40km with constant up and down, through cliffs, coves and lovely views. From the 370 meters above sea level of Cape Marrargiu, where nests the last Griffon Vulture colony in Italy, we ride a fantastic downhill leading us to Bosa and its beautiful historical center dominated by the Malaspina Castle. From Bosa we climb the hills of Planargia that, through neat Malvasia vineyards, lead us to our hotel in Tresnuraghes, overlooking the valley of olive trees sloping down to the sea.

DAY 3

Activity

Cycling

Accomodation

Hotel Aquae Sinis

Distance 55km
Climb 400mt

From Tresnuraghes to Cabras

Just after Tresnuraghes we enjoy the colourful Murales in Sennariolo, and in few hundred meters we start climbing the Montiferru slopes up to Cuglieri. Here starts a long gradually downhill along olive groves enjoing an amazing seaview on the coastline. In Cabras is clearly visible a strong and ancient fishing tradition, dating back to Phoenicians, probably the ones that started the preparation of Bottarga, a delicacy of salted and cured fish roe, extrated from the local flathead grey mullet.

DAY 4

Activity

Cycling

Accommodation

Agriturismo Rocce Bianche

Distance 85km
Climb 1100mt

From Cabras to Arbus

Another spectacular ride, passing over the Marceddì lagoon, a place that seems frozen in time. Then the majestic Costa Verde, a beautiful stretch of unspoiled coast along long empty beaches and small secluded coves. A little part of gravel road through Piscinas sand dunes and abandoned mining villages give us a taste of “strade bianche” epic ride. The ride ends in the middle of the hills of Arbus, in a nice farm surrounded by oak forest and pastures.

DAY 5

Activity

Cycling

Accommodation

Hotel Lido degli Spagnoli

Distance 65km
Climb 800mt

From Arbus to Portoscuso

This stage is about old mines, long endless beaches and secluded coves, fields of flowers and vineyards of Carignano grape. We’ll start with the exciting downhill to Portixeddu, then up to admire the views over Buggerru. From the natural terrace in Nebida, overlooking the “Pan di Zucchero” (Sugar Loaf) cliff, It looks like beauty never ends. Down again along the long sandy beach of Funtanamare, ending the day by the sea.

DAY 6

Activity

Cycling

Accommodation

Hotel Villa Madau

Distance 95km
Climb 750mt

From Portoscuso to Pula

We’ve told you, this tour has plenty of beauty. So what’s more marvellous than the southern Sardinia coast? After few km we’ll be enchanted by the neat Romanesque-Pisan architecture of the Cathedral of Tratalias, than the surprise rises along the succession of secret coves and ancient spanish watching towers, overlooking a sea with all shades of blue and green. The up and down ends in Chia, one of the most gorgeous beaches of the whole island, then we have just 15 km of peaceful countryside untill the legendary Nora, the phoenician town conquered by the romans, one of the most important settlements of ancient Mediterranean.

DAY 7

Departure

Arrivederci!

It’s time to say goodbye, but we are sure that you'll be in love with our Island! After breakfast we'll help you to arrange a transfer to the port or airport.

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