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Itinerary for Cycling Sardinia's South Coast



Sample Itinerary - subject to changes

Day 1: Arrival in Cagliari
Arrival in Cagliari, meeting with our staff and transfer to Iglesias. Arrive at the hotel, delivery of the Roadbook, maps and briefing for this tour. Free time to visit the natural and mineralogical sites of the town.
Meals included: none
Overnight in Iglesias


Day 2: Towards the Sea
From Iglesias to the wild landscapes of Capo Pecora, through the mining village of Fluminimaggiore. During the trip you could visit some interesting sites as the ancient Punic-Roman temple of Antas (dedicated to the Sardinian people's eponymous god Sardus Pater Babai) and the Natural caves of Su Mannau with their 6 kms of broad halls, galleries and wells.
By bike: approximately 40.5 kms. Total Ascent: 600 m
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Portixeddu


Day 3: Pan di Zucchero
After breakfast, this section may be the most difficult of your journey! After crossing the mining village of Bugerrru you start a series of difficult but not impossible uphills and downhills that take you to Nebida where the descent to the coast starts. During the trip, we suggest a stop at the creek of Cala Domestica with a beach covered in fine sand mixed with gravel. In the evening, arrival at the hotel near Portoscuso.
By bike: approximately 51.5 kms. Total Ascent: 780 m
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Portoscuso


Day 4: Island by the Island
After breakfast, you take a boat to Carloforte, a seaside town whose architecture, dialect and traditions recall the origins of its Ligurian inhabitants. Once landing on the island, you  go on an excursion which enables you to visit the Island of S.Pietro, among the natural monuments, beaches and old fishing nets. In the evening you will take the boat to Calasetta.
By bike: Min 32 - Max 42 kms. Total Ascent: 389 m
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Calasetta


Day 5: The Phoenician island
Once you have left your hotel near the sea, you set out on an interesting tour of the Island of S. Antioco, with its museums, traces of the past and handicrafts that make it unique in the world.
By bike: approximately 45 kms. Total Ascent: 416 m
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Calasetta


Day 6: The Sulcis region
From Calasetta to S. Anna Arresi deep in the south of the island. Along the way you'll visit the Church of St. Maria and the abandoned medieval village of Tratalias (which is now being restored). Shortly before reaching the hotel, following the road-book, you'll reach Porto Pino a little sea location renowned for its dunes and beaches of fine white sand.
By bike: approx. 57 km – Total Ascent: 300 m
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Sant'Anna Arresi


Day 7: The South Coast
From S. Anna Arresi to Chia along the southern Coast you admire a beautiful mixture of wild coasts, Mediterranean scrub, and lovely creeks. Once you reach Chia all you have to do is relax and sunbathe on the beautiful long beach and wait for the transfer that in the afternoon will bring to Cagliari for the last night of this tour.
By bike: approximately 38 kms. Total Ascent: 513 m
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Cagliari


Day 8: Departure
Our services end after breakfast.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Cycling Sardinia's South Coast
Tour Code: ZZ-BK-ICN01
8 days / 7 nights ~$1,240.00
Dates: April -July, Sept-Oct

Level : Fitness Level
Difficulty Levels Explained
1. Easy
Easy pace and an average-to-sedentary level of fitness. You should be in good health and fit enough for full day of normal sightseeing and walking.
2. Easy to Moderate
An average level of fitness or some experience with the featured activity is recommended.
3. Moderate
Requires you to have performed the featured activity regularly, with some periods on challenging terrain. Activities are mandatory and you may be traveling at high elevations. You need to be in good health and physical condition to enjoy these trips, with adequate muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance.
4. Demanding
You must be extremely physically fit and are expected to hike or ride four to six hours over steep or more rugged terrain.
5. Strenuous
Prolonged hiking/biking on moderate to difficult terrain (five to nine hours a day).
May include high altitude, rugged terrain etc..
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Airport: Cagliari
Activities:
Cycling, Sightseeing, Swimming

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