|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.
8 days / 7 nights
Day to Day
|Arrival and Warm up
|Costa Verde Loop
|From Arbus to Portoscuso
|Carloforte and Sant'Antioco
|From San'Antioco to Teulada
|From Teulada to Pula
Legenda: B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner;
The dune of Piscinas
7 nights in charming hotels in double occupancy
Agriturismo Rocce Bianche
Benvenuti in Sardegna!When you land in Sardinia, typically at the Cagliari airport, our team will greet you and escort you on an hour's transfer to Arbus. Your stay will be in a charming agritourism farmhouse, immersing you in the authentic Sardinian experience of culture, nature, gastronomy, and history right from the start of your cycling adventure. After settling into your accommodations, a comprehensive briefing will outline your bike tour, complete with daily itineraries. We'll equip you with our specialized navigation system to guide you on your bike tour in Sardinia effortlessly. After a bike fitting session, you can test your bikes on a brief ride. Your day will culminate with a delightful dinner showcasing the traditional flavors of Sardinian cuisine.
Agriturismo Rocce Bianche
Discovering the Costa Verde (the Green Coast)The captivating Costa Verde, is a wild and breathtakingly beautiful area of Sardinia. Influenced by centuries of mining history, the region's rich past is encapsulated in the Geo-Mining Park. Your bike tour in Sardinia will take you past deserted towns like Ingurtosu and Montevecchio, silent witnesses of the mining era. The route includes a gravel stretch leading you to the unique Piscinas beach, famous for its vast dune formations that are visible from space! The path hugs the coastline as you continue, offering a rewarding climb amidst the fragrant Mediterranean shrubbery. This scenic route then loops back, guiding you to the Arbus plateau and your warm hotel.
From Arbus to PortoscusoYour bike tour in South Sardinia have a thrilling day! After conquering the Bidderdi pass, you'll experience a remarkable descent to Buggerru, a town that is a testament to Sardinia's mining heritage. Ascend to a vantage point for an awe-inspiring view of the town, port, and beach - a perfect opportunity for a panoramic snapshot. Don't miss visiting Cala Domestica Beach, a former mining hub transformed into a picturesque cove. Your route continues with more climbs, leading to a scenic descent towards Masua, offering stunning ocean vistas. The ride then becomes a dynamic adventure until Nebida, where you can pause and enjoy the renowned seaside walk. Another exciting descent takes you to Funtanamare, a gorgeous beach, before you head to the industrial hub of Porto Scuso. This town marks the transition to the fisherman's culture of Southern Sardinia, culminating in a delightful, fish-based dinner – a must-try experience in the region!
The 2 islands in South SardiniaExploring the Unique Histories of Southern Sardinia's Islands Southern Sardinia's two islands, Sant'Antioco and San Pietro, boast distinctly separate pasts. Sant'Antioco has been a significant center since Roman times, sharing its fishing traditions with San Pietro and its main town, Carloforte, with Genoese roots. Your ride begins with a scenic 30-minute ferry ride to Carloforte, where you start cycling between breathtaking landscapes, saltpans dotted with pink flamingos, and roads that offer sweeping views of the sea. Your bike tour across the Island of San Peter reaches a delightful climax with a choice of a succulent tuna-based lunch or the Cascà, a unique fish couscous. After the return ferry trip to Calasetta, your bike tour continues, completing a scenic loop as you pedal through the southern parts of Sant'Antioco.
From Sant'Antioco to TeuladaCycling between the Carignano Vineyards Today your bike ride in South Sardinia begins from Sant'Antioco to the Sulcis inland countryside. As you leave the island, crossing over to the Sardinian mainland, you're welcomed by picturesque salt pans, accompanied by our feathered friends, the pink flamingos. A visit to the enchanting ghost village of Tratalias Vecchia is a must, where the Romanesque Cathedral of Santa Maria stands at its heart. Your path then winds through the lush Sulcis countryside, dotted with artichoke fields and the renowned Carignano vineyards. The day's ride ends in Teulada, where you'll relax in a cozy Agriturismo (holiday farm), where you'll taste the delightful traditional Sardinian cuisine.
The beauty of Costa del SudThe final chapter of your South Sardinian cycling tour is a day that stands as the grand finale of your bike tour. Setting off from Teulada, your route leads directly to the spectacular coastline. Here, you'll experience a picturesque coastal ride towards the popular Chia resort. This undulating path will reveal some of Sardinia's most famous beaches, including the stunning Tuerredda. Pausing for a beachside photo and savoring some local ice cream is a must-do experience! After leaving Chia, your ride takes you towards Pula, the region's prominent town. This area is rich in history, allowing you to explore the ancient ruins of Nora. In the tourist season, Pula comes alive with its array of bars and restaurants, offering the perfect setting to celebrate the culmination of your memorable South Sardinian cycling tour.
Exploring CagliariStart from your hotel in Pula with a transfer to downtown Cagliari. From there you start riding towards the great Molentargius Park, known as the Saline Park. Today, the park is very popular with locals to carry out sports, walking, cycling, and relaxing. You will forget that you are surrounded by the city thanks to the nuances of flora, fauna, and gravel roads. Characterized by its urbanized flamingos that, with elegance and confidence, spend their days being photographed by tourists and locals The ride goes on to the Poetto beach, animated all year round with colorful bars, restaurants, and entertainment. Here you have a mandatory stop for a gelato or a light lunch by the beach. You finish your ride of Poetto with Marina Piccola, the tourist port of the city, known for the famous walk that offers a suggestive panorama of the Golfo of Cagliari, behind it one of the symbols of the city: La Sella Del Diavolo. You continue the tour to discover the historic districts of Cagliari, taking advantage of the bike path that leads from the Poetto beach to the historic center.
Arrivederci!It’s time to say goodbye, we really hope to see you again! But, depending on your return flight time, you can enjoy either a tour of the famous San Benedetto market or a short ride by bike between sea and pink flamingoes.
Price and Supplements
Deposit: 30%, Balance: 30 days before departure
This price includes:
7 nights in charming hotels in double occupancy
7 breakfasts + 1 typical dinner
Welcome meeting and tour explanation
Maps, route notes or GPS tracks
Transfer in and out from Cagliari Airport
Luggage transportation inn2inn
Transfer from Pula to Cagliari on day 7
Solo Traveller : € 250
Single room supplement : € 150
E-Bike : € 225
Road Bike Carbon + Ultegra: € 225
Trekking Bike: € 135
High season supplement: € 250 (Jun 26 - Sep 04)
more than 60 days - 100% refund of deposit
60 days to 30 days - 70% refund of the trip price will be made
29 days to 15 days - 50% refund of the trip price will be made
14 days to 0 days - 100% cancellation fee