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A taste of Sardinia

People, places, food and wines you'll discover on our tours

Sardinia Blue Zone Tour
October 23rd, 2018 by

Welcome back Richard and Barbara! Two years ago we’ve had a guest couple from NYC, that time we created a custom tour exploring west Sardinia. Well, long story short, that tour went so well they said: “That tour was the best holiday of our life, so we want to come back with you”. That is […]

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Mediterras, private travel in the Mediterranean
June 16th, 2016 by

Dear friends, we are happy to share with you a project we’ve had on our heart since long time. More and more guests tell us that on our tours the’ve found emotions and fun, discovery and passion, and may be they never had such a perfect experience. So we decided to give this passion the […]

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B&B Sa Tuerra
B&B Sa Tuerra, Realm of Silence in the south coast
May 5th, 2016 by

We visited Efisio and Cetti at Sa Tuerra, their home immersed in the nature, few minutes away from the stunning SP 71, listed among the most beautiful italian roads. You and the House Cetti: back in the ’80 my dad had the chance to buy a small ancient house, it had just two rooms , […]

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Sardinia, food and landscape
March 29th, 2016 by

We are ready, next Saturday we’ll challenge the Supramonte range, and we’ll need lots of energy. Food, an essential part of the landscape. We’ve always said that: to us, bike isn’t just a sport challenge, but it’s also discover of an area. And food production shapes continuously the landscape, you’ll notice it while crossing the […]

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Guglielmo and Cristina Macchiavello
Hotel Villa Asfodeli, unexpected charming villa in a rural village
March 9th, 2016 by

A talk with Guglielmo and Maria Cristina, sharing with us their views about hospitality and the adventure of restoring this ancient Villa. You and the Hotel Few years ago a friend offered me to buy this ancient Villa, abandoned since the ’80. But both the building and the garden were in state of decay. In […]

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Sardinia climbs
SGT Rando 2016 – Loop of Supramonte
March 1st, 2016 by

Our event SGT Rando 2016 has 2900 mt of climb, spread over 200 km. More than half of the climb is within the first 70 km, covering the three biggest climbs of the whole ride: Passo Genna Silana (1000 mt. a.s.l.), Passo Orostode (1100 mt. a.s.l.) and Passo Corr’e Boi (1250 mt. a.s.l.). It’s April […]

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Grapes from Sardinia
Sardinian wines for dummies – Part 2, Red wines.
January 7th, 2016 by

Growing quality Up to few decades ago, sardinian wines were use to blend softer nothern italian ones. Then some local producer start improving vinification techniques, creating very elegant wines. 2015 has been a great year for our winemakers, able to receive many important prices. As for the withes, I’ll tell about the better known wines, […]

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wine in wooden barrels from Sardinia
Sardinian wines for dummies – Part 1, White Wines
December 28th, 2015 by

This short journey want to tell about the most known sardinian wines and grapes, some you may don’t know that well and some you’d like to discover. To each wine I suggest an easy to find bottle with a good value for money. I’m not a sommelier, neither a super expert, I just love wine […]

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Corsica - Torre Porto
Calvi to Porto – The Mediterranean Ride
December 16th, 2015 by

Cycling through all shades of Granite Calvi coastline As soon as we leave Calvi we are along a stunning coastal road backed up by white and pink huge granite boulders. Below us small coves where sailing boats look like floating on a turquoise sea. After ten km we are tempted to climb to the Montserrat […]

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Typical banner from Corsica
Saint Florent to Calvi – The Mediterranean Ride
December 5th, 2015 by

From the silence of the desert to the fascinating Calvi The Agriates desert As soon as you leave Saint Florent there’s the Silence. A 16000 square hectares desert just for us and our breath, calm and at a pace along this very gradual climb. Granite and Maquis, the Corsican shrub, design and give a distinctive […]

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SGT Randonnée 2016
SGT Randonnee 2016, the Sardinian cycling tourism and bike fest.
November 29th, 2015 by

The SGT will be back on Sardinian roads with its vagabond spirit, neither fast nor slow, just far. Where – Supramonte Loop We are travelers, that’s why every year we discover a new area.The base for the 2016 edition will be the nice village of Dorgali, with the fantastic scenery of Supramonte range. For the […]

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Corsica West Coast
Bastia to Saint Florent, Corsica Stage – The Mediterranean Ride
November 25th, 2015 by

“Well begun is half done” The most beautiful ring on The Finger East coast – Swinging on the sea We leave Bastia along the d80, the ocean is on right and we are immersed in a landscape that smells Mediterranean. There are some car going and coming back from Bastia, but they pass us easily. […]

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The Mediterranean Ride
Three unique islands – The Mediterranean Ride
November 13th, 2015 by

Epic bike journey across 3 beautiful yet so diverse islands, Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily. What makes them unique? Ok, there is no question that we are talking about 3 cycling paradises, and certainly you fall madly in love with each one of them. But what really makes them different? The sun, the beauty and quality […]

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Brindisi with wine
Memories from a tour season
October 20th, 2015 by

A very intense active season is (almost) over, I’ve met so many people in several tours in Sardinia and Europe, doing a job that, after 15 years, still excites me. It’s quite a challenge to summarize all of that on a blog page, I’ll pick among the best moments of my Sardinian tours. Ospitality The […]

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Ladies cycling in Sardinia
Sardinia, a growing cycling destination!
July 9th, 2015 by

This year we’ve noticed a strong growth of cycling tourism in Sardinia. But you as well can see cycling tourist everywhere, please cheer them and don’t use the horn 😉 Let us express our idea about some beliefs around this subject. 1 Cycling tourism is an interesting niche market Wrong. Cycling tourism is not an […]

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Alghero sunset
SGT Randonnee 2015 about to start!
May 7th, 2015 by

Our SGT Randonnee will start Saturday, there are already more than 70 randonneurs from all over Sardinia, plus some foreigners, it will be a pleasure to pedal all together! Friday May the 8th: an aperitive to start We’ll be from 6 pm at Aquatica restaurant, in the beautiful location of the marina of Alghero, to […]

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Spring Water San Martino
San Martino water, a natural sport nutrition supplement
April 13th, 2015 by

Sardinian geological complexity and karst phenomenon created a land rich in natural springs and aquifers. Most of Sardinian waters have a low mineral content, while some have lots of minerals, like San Martino water, flowing from Coros plateau in northern Sardinia. Due to its richness in mineral content, this water is an extraordinary and natural […]

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SGT Randonnée 2015
The 5 outdoor events of May in Sardinia
March 31st, 2015 by

Next May Sardinia will host several events dedicated to biking and outdoor related activities. # 1 SGT-Expedition We’ll start on may 1° with our SGT Expedition , a journey across the whole island, starting from Alghero and arriving to Cagliari in 4 stages. # 2 Cagliari Half Triathlon May 2° it’s the day of the Cagliari Half Triathlon, […]

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Cyclist Vs Turist Cyclist
Are you more like a Cyclist or a Cycling tourist?
March 10th, 2015 by

The semi serious differences between Cycling and Cycling tourism. Dear ALL cyclist friends, the post is from the point of view of a cycling tourist, but no worries, we’ll present also a list of differences from the point of view of the cyclists. 1.Focus You are a cyclist if you focus on the back wheel […]

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Traditional Lady in Sardinia
10 reasons (at least) to plan a bike trip to Sardinia
February 18th, 2015 by

Pick one, and tell us why you agree:) 1. The scenery, almost a continent We quote Marcello Serra, a Sardinian writer, from his book “Sardinia almost a continent” “The island of Sardinia really looks like a small continent, not just because of its morphology and geology, but also from an ethnic point of view, in […]

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The Guide Marco Piludu
Meet the guides: Marco Piludu
February 10th, 2015 by

Ciao Sardinia Grand Tour! My name is Marco, but people know me as “Sorrisino”, in Italian it means “Smiley”. I was given this nickname because of an ever smiling look I live with. I was born in Cagliari, it was July 1982, Italy had just won its third football world cup. I grew up in one […]

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