Sardinia is a place of outstanding natural beauty, with its crystal-clear sea, limestone ridges and deep gorges. Cycle along Sardinia’s undeveloped south-western coast, while enjoying warm hospitality and delicious cuisine
Cycle across the wild and pristine southwestern region of Sardinia, passing abandoned mines, ancient ruins and gleaming white beaches. The route starts in the Sinis wetlands, home to colonies of flamingos, and moves on to the spectacular Costa Verde (Green Coast) named for its abundance of Mediterranean vegetation.
It is the most important and well preserved among about 7.000 nuraghe spread all over the island. Also called “Su Nuraxi”, The Nuraghe, in 1997 it was declared World Heritage by UNESCO and is absolutely a Sardinian place worth visiting.
The deepest canyon of the island as well as one of the deepest in Europe finds in the region of Ogliastra, in the south-eastern part of Sardinia. Places to visit but above all to experience, where you can enjoy the wildest nature of the island and walk the lands of centenaries. It is told that, in Ogliastra, there is a magic piece of land: those who walk on it, will have a long life.
The most popular caves of Sardinia find in Alghero and are dedicated to the sea God Neptune. They are both reachable via ferry boat and through a 600 steps staircase, offering stunning views over the sea and the coast.
The town of Castelsardo is a charming medieval village included among “The most beautiful villages in Italy”. From the top of Doria Castle, which dominates the town, you will enjoy exciting views over the gulf of Asinara.
Start San Salvatore Sinis.
Circular ride through the fascinating Sinis wetlands to the white quartz beach of Is Arutas and the Phoenician ruins of Tharros.
After a short transfer to Arborea, cycle along the Costa Verde and on to Piscinas beach.
Cycle past abandoned mines of Planusartu, the golden beach of Portixeddu and the white sea-stack of Pan di Zucchero. Continue to the former mining village of Nebida.
Beautiful descent to Fontanamare; board the ferry to the fishing village of Carloforte and explore the delightful isle of San Pietro.
Cycle through the lush meadows of Sant’Antioco, visit the Romanesque Pisan sanctuary in the little village of Tratalias and ride along the quiet country lanes of Sulcis.
Pedal across the rolling hills of the fantastic Costa del Sud, a wild and unspoilt region of gleaming white beaches, coastal pools and imposing high cliffs; climb up to the high point of Cape Malfatano for wonderful views of the coast.