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Sardinia - Italy

Italy’s Cagliari And Green Coast Cycling Tour 🇮🇹

7 days | Guided |

Discover the south west coast of Sardinia, the Costa Verde. Forget the big tourist resorts, this area of Sardinia is simply breathtaking and will leave you wanting to explore more with your bike.

Distance
300 km

Gain
4000 m

Road
Road

Temp
25°C

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Overview

Overview

DISCOVER THE COSTA VERDE COAST AT YOUR OWN PACE

Flying in:

Cagliari

Start point:

Torre dei Corsari

Flying out:

Cagliari

End point:

Cagliari

A nice ride discovering the south-west coast of Sardinia: the Costa Verde. Forget the big tourist resorts, this area of Sardinia is still totally intact and keeps the marks of the mining economy, flourishing until a few decades ago. In the second part of the tour, you will ride in the two islands, San Pietro and Sant’Antioco, with their fishing traditions, and on the fabulous South Coast, famous for its beaches. The last evening we’ll be in Cagliari for a shopping session and the celebration dinner.

This guided tour has a support van following all rides carrying water, snacks, and electrolytes to assist your riding. You’ll kick start the week with a welcome meeting and tour explanation. All maps, route notes, and GPS tracks will be provided, allowing you to follow the route at your own pace.

Luggage is transported from each hotel so you only have to focus on the riding. Transfers in and out from Cagliari Airport are included as well as ferry tickets A/R to Carloforte.

Highlights of your trip

Breathtaking Coastline

From sand dunes on the western beaches to the breathtaking and mesmerising south coast. The Costa Verde coastline is undoubtedly beautiful. Soak up the scenes and take a dip in the enchanting waters.

Charming Accommodation

Each hotel is carefully selected in dreamy locations. You'll feel well rested after each day in the saddle throughout your trip. Every hotel is of a high standard with fantastic facilities to make the trip even more memorable.

Route Guidance

Pedal at your pace following the maps and tracks provided during the pre-tour briefing at your arrival. We'll advise you where to stop for lunch and sightseeing along the way. Technical assistance will be available throughout if needed.

Destination

Destination

COSTA VERDE - ITALY

Boasting 6 month long summers of glorious sunshine and warm temperatures, the Costa Verde is a dream destination for most road cyclists. Paired with smooth asphalt and delicious local cuisine, it's no wonder why the Green Coast of Italy is a popular spot. Join us and understand the hype of riding in Italy.

Weather

Sardinia boasts a beautifully warm Mediterranean climate. The summers are long and hot with the coastal temperatures averaging 28.5°C in July and August. Renowned for a 'six-month summer', the sea is warm enough to swim from May until October.

Terrain

Mountainous and hilly, Sardinia provides excellent climbing opportunities with flowing descents to the coastlines. Dramatic and awe-inspiring. Every trip to Sardinia is incredible, especially those spent in the saddle. Push your pedalling and strength.

Culture

A strong sense of tradition runs throughout Sardinia and the region. Pride and passion are shown through the number of festivals and celebrations hosted throughout the year. Try to tie in your trip with one of the many gourmet food events, not to be missed!

40.1209° N, 9.0129° E

There's even more to discover on your trip.

Accommodation

Accommodation

Torre Hotel

4* Hotel, Torre dei Corsari

Viale Della Torre Località, Torre Dei Corsari, Italy

Wild and enchanting overlooking the Costa Verde coastline. Located on top of a hill offering stunning sea views from the terraces, Torre Hotel is the first stop for the tour, setting the luxurious standard of hotels for the trip.

Set a 10-minute walk from Torre dei Corsari beach, the Torre Hotel is located on the southern part of the Gulf of Oristano, on the Costa Verde of Sardinia.

Accommodation

Rosa dei Venti

4* Hotel, Buggerru

Via Roma, Buggerru, Sardinia Italy

Strategically located at Buggerru harbour with an impressive view of the city and bay. The Rosa dei Venti hotel is a favourite for many and will leave you wanting to come back again.

All rooms offer amenities such as air conditioning and a minibar, and guests can go online with free wifi offered by the hotel.

Accommodation

MuMA Hostel

4* Hostel, Sant'Antioco

Lungomare Colombo 25, Sant'Antioco, Sardinia Italy

A boutique hostel right on the sea front and walking distance to Sant’Antioco center. The MuMA Hostel also has the Museum of the Sea and Shipwrights inside, a little jewel that tells the story of the aquatic flora and fauna of the lagoon and preserves the memory of the naval carpentry of Sant’Antioco.

Accommodation

Terranieddas

4* Hotel, Teulada

Terras Nieddas, Teulada, Sardinia Italy

Nestled in the countryside of Teulada, only 5 minutes away from Porto Pino. The restaurant in Terranieddas is highly rated and will provide an excellent refuelling after a day in the saddle.

Program

Program

Day 1

Welcome and warm up ride

Tour briefing, bike fitting and warm up ride

We can warm up and test bikes in the afternoon going to discover the fishing village of Marceddì and fertile Sinis peninsula.

Overnight: Torre dei Corsari
Included: Dinner

Day 2

Torre dei Corsari to Buggerru

Distance

67 km

Climb

1200 m

Distance

67 km

Climb

1200 m

Day 3

Buggerru to Sant'Antioco

Distance

65 km

Climb

840 m

Distance

65 km

Climb

840 m

Day 4

The Loop of Two Islands

Distance

60 km

Climb

600 m

Distance

60 km

Climb

600 m

Day 5

Sant'Antioco to Teulada

Distance

55 km

Climb

570 m

Distance

55 km

Climb

570 m

Day 6

Pedal the Costa del Sud

Distance

47 km

Climb

655 m

Distance

47 km

Climb

655 m

Day 7

Recovery ride in Cagliari

Essentials

Getting there

Information to help you book your flights and get around.

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Flying in

Fly in airport options: Cagliari

When best to arrive: in the morning the day the tour starts

Where the tour starts: we meet in the afternoon Torre dei Corsari

Transfers: included from Cagliari

Flying out

Fly out airport options: Cagliari

When best to depart: in the evening the day the tour ends after 17:00

Where the tour ends: in the afternoon in the town of Cagliari

Transfers: included to Cagliari

What’s included in your trip

Guided tour

Professional guide rides with you showing the way, supporting and sharing some local knowledge

Half Board Accommodation

Standard accommodation is shared with one other rider of the same gender with ensuite facilities and half board meals (breakfast and dinner)

Transfers

Transfer in and out from Cagliari Airport is included

Daily Luggage Transfer

Support vehicles will transport your luggage on to the next hotel, so you only have to carry your essentials

Experienced Mechanic

Mechanical service in case of breakdowns (does not include spare parts in customer bicycle repairs)

What's not included.

Bike hire

High quality carbon bikes are available for rental for €225 for the tour duration. Tailored to your body size and in perfect technical condition. You can select this option when you proceed to checkout.

Single room accommodation

By default, you'll share a room with a rider of your gender. If you wish to stay in a single room, you will be able to select this option for €150 when you proceed to checkout.

Flights

The best airport to fly in is Barcelona or Girona. We will then organise for you and your bike. If you have any questions on how to best organise your flights, contact us for more information.

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