Bike trip Sardinia: the city of Bosa
Bike trip Sardinia: Montiferru and its quiet roads

North West Sardinia

From € 690,00

A thrilling bike tour through the natural beauty spots and history of north-western Sardinia, cycling from the sea to the lakes, from archaeological sites to castles, from woods to beaches.

  • Tour type Leisure Cycling
  • Holiday type Self guided
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Highlights 

  • The old town centres of Alghero, Bosa and Santu Lussurgiu
  • The impressive sacred well of Santa Cristina
  • The griffon vulture
  • Slow food district of Montiferru
  • The Sinis wetlands and the Tharros archaeological site

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Arrival day
Private transfer or independent arrival to Alghero , overnight.

1st day: Capo Caccia loop (57 km)
Stroll along the narrow streets of Alghero, the splendid Aragonese (Spanish) city on the Coral Riviera, where locals still speak the ancient Catalan dialect. Ride to Capo Caccia, an imposing 168 m high rocky outcrop and explore the Nettuno caves, accessible from the escala del cabirol, a demanding 656 step long staircase carved in the cliff. Don’t miss on the way the prehistoric bastion of Nuraghe Palmavera and the beautiful beaches of Le Bombarde and Lazzaretto. The route back to Alghero takes you through countryside covered with vineyards and olive groves, producing world renowned oil and wines.

2nd day: Alghero – Bosa (50 km)
Cycle along a scenic coastal road across the cliffs overlooking the sea and admire the view of the gulf of Alghero and Capo Caccia. Emotions continue as you catch a glimpse of the pink, red and grey cliffs of Cape Marargiu. Your day ends in Bosa, a medieval town famous for its fine embroidery and gold filigree works.

3rd day: Bosa loop (21/62 km)
The short leg meanders through the vineyards along the Malvasia wine route, with tasting of these famous DOC wines at the various caves. The long leg is a ring route round the area where the griffons nest, going up towards Montresta and passing by the nuraghe Appiu, as far as the spectacular rocky outcrops and inlets of Capo Marrargiu, where if you are lucky you’ll breed of Mediterranean vulture.

4th day: Bosa – Santu Lussurgiu (55 km)
Today’s route is flanked by vineyards and olive groves as far as Flussio and Tinnura, two small towns famous for their reed and wicker baskets and for their murales (wall paintings). Then on through the pasturelands of Sagama, with Mediterranean brush landscape stretching as far as the eye can see, until you reach the springs of San Leonardo, the area richest in water of the whole of Sardinia. At Santu Lussurgiu a well-deserved rest at a charming diffuse hotel, consisting of several tastefully restored old houses.

5th day: Santa Cristina loop (42 km)
Visit the rural museum in Santulussurgiu and cycle to the archaeological site of Santa Cristina to admire the impressive sacred well dating back 1800BC.

6th day: Santu Lussurgiu – San Salvatore di Sinis (50 km)
Today, cycling, you will discover the splendid natural scenery of the Montiferru, a ‘slow-food’ area famous for its much appreciated Sardinian-Modican cows and its typical casizzolu, a stretched curd cheese. The land slopes down to the sea, bringing us to the Marine Protected Area of the Sinis, home to pink flamingo and herons. Here we take a dirt track flanking a series of white quartz beaches. Then on through a charming fishermen’s hamlet, where you will find one of the most important Early Christian churches in Sardinia, and continue to Tharros, a fascinating archaeological site on the sea shore, with a wealth of Phoenician and Roman remains. The bike tour ends at San Salvatore Sinis.

Departure day
After breakfast, end of services.

Dossier

Overview
  • Bike Tour code: LCS6
  • Cycling vacation type: self guided tour
  • Nearest airports: Alghero AHO (arrival and departure). Cagliari CAG (departure)
  • Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Departures: Every Saturday all year round, it is possible to start other days paying a supplement

From

€ 690,00

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

High season supplement: € 150 (from 24.06 to 14.09)
Single room supplement: € 150 (€ 250 in case of a person travelling alone)
Half Board supplement: € 190 (7 dinners, drinks not included)
Non Saturday start supplement: € 50
Bike rental: € 95 (€ 15 each additional day)
E-Bike: € 180 (€ 25 each additional day)

Transfer rates per person (min. 2 persons; any additional pax: -50%)

  • Alghero Airport - Hotel: € 20
  • Olbia - Alghero: € 90
  • San Salvatore Sinis - Cagliari: € 65
  • San Salvatore Sinis - Alghero: € 90

INCLUDED IN YOUR PACKAGE

  • 7 Night accommodation in 3 star hotels and Agriturismo with en suite bathroom
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • Bike Tour presentation (welcome meeting/call)
  • Baggage transportation from hotel to hotel
  • Supply of road notes and maps
  • Telephone assistance

NOT INCLUDED

  • Local Taxes (approx. 10 €)
  • Admission to museums and archaeological sites
Our Hotels

We only select charming family-run accommodation where you will be able to experience the traditional Italian hospitality. Food is another thing we take very seriously, as any visitor to Italy should! We select our hotels and restaurants carefully for the highest standards of regional cuisine, so your clients can expect plenty of local delicious foods and good local wines accompanying dinners on every tour.

Villa Piras Alghero
Villa Canu Cabras