Cycling a road bike in the north of Sardinia
Road cycling Sardinia: leaving Alghero, direction Bonorva

North Sardinia Grand Tour

From € 825,00

The North Sardinia Grand Tour by racing bike is one of the best tours of southern Italy. Free from motorised traffic roads with a wonderful view to the sea. The pink granite shaped by the wind makes the scenery unique and evocative. Dolcevita Bike Tours offers high quality bikes for hire that will make this cycling experience in Sardinia unique.

  • Tour type Road Cycling
  • Holiday type Self guided

This is a cycling loop of the Northern part of the island. It is possible to start cycling the grand tour either in Alghero or Olbia, whichever most convenient. This road bike tour is a dream for bike addicted, if you like to feel yourself as Vincenzo Nibali or Fabio Aru at Giro d'Italia this is for you! 


  • Ancient towns of Alghero and Castelsardo
  • Limbara Granite Massif
  • Marghine and Goceano forests
  • The old traditions of central Sardinia
  • Sardinian food and wine

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1st day: tour start day
Private transfer or independent arrival to Alghero, overnight.

2nd day: Alghero to Mores (81 km, climb 1270m)
Bike ride: Alghero – Villanova – Romana – Thiesi - Mores.

Highlights of the day:
- The coastal view leaving Alghero,
- The climb towards Villanova,
- Lake Temo.

3rd day: Mores to Pattada (79 km, climb 1516mt)
Bike ride: Mores – Foresta Burgos – Bono – Bultei - Pattada.

Highlights of the day:
- The Goceano mountain range,
- The wild and remote interior.

4th day: Pattada to Posada (86 km, climb 1230m)
Bike ride: Pattada – Osidda - Lodè - Posada.

Highlights of the day:
- The stunning limestone range of Monte Albo,
- The descent towards Siniscola.

5th day: Posada to Olbia (55 km, climb 300m)
Bike ride: Posada – Budoni – San Teodoro – Olbia.

Highlights of the day:
- The amazing island of Tavolara,
- Beaches of Budoni,
- The lively centre of Olbia.

6th day: Olbia to Castelsardo (103 km, climb 1400m)
Bike ride: Olbia - Priatu – Calangianus – Tempio Pausania – Aggius – Valledoria – Castelsardo.

Highlights of the day:
- Cork oak forest on Limbara mountain range,
- Granite building of Tempio Pausania,
- La Valle della Luna (moon valley),
- The old town of Castelsardo.

7th day: Castelsardo to Alghero (97 km, climb 1340m)
Bike ride: Castelsardo - Nulvi – Osilo – Sassari - Alghero.

Highlights of the day:
- The rolling hills of Anglona,
- The Castle of Osilo,
- The ancient Catalan town of Alghero.

8th day: end of tour
After breakfast, end of services.


Cycling legs: 6

  • Leg 1 tappa impegnativatappa impegnativatappa impegnativa
  • Leg 2 tappa impegnativatappa impegnativatappa impegnativa
  • Leg 3 tappa mediatappa mediatappa media
  • Leg 4 tappa faciletappa faciletappa facile
  • Leg 5 tappa mediatappa mediatappa media
  • Leg 6 tappa mediatappa mediatappa media

tappa faciletappa faciletappa facile easy (distance less than 80 km, elevation gain less than 800 m)
tappa mediatappa mediatappa media medium (distance between 80 km and 100 km, elevation gain between 800 m and 1300 m)
tappa impegnativatappa impegnativatappa impegnativa challenging (distance more than 100 km, elevation gain more than 1300 m)

  • Bike Tour code: RCS1
  • Cycling vacation type: self guided tour
  • Nearest airports: Olbia OLB (arrival and departure), Alghero AHO (arrival and departure)
  • Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Departures: Every Saturday all year round, it is possible to start other days paying a supplement


€ 825,00

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance


High season supplement: € 160 (from 23.06 to 06.09)
Single room supplement: € 150 (€ 400 in case of a person travelling alone)
Non Saturday start supplement: € 60
Road bike rental: € 180 (€ 25 each additional day) - Cube Attain GTC race 2019 or similar
E-Road bike rental: € 220 (€ 30 each additional day)
E-Bike rentals must be credit card protected!

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

  • Alghero Airport - Hotel: € 20
  • Olbia Airport - Hotel: € 20
  • Alghero - Olbia: € 90

Guest's bike transportation: € 10/bike (fixed rate)


  • 7 nights in 3 Star hotels, Guest houses, Farm houses, all rooms with en suite bathroom
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Tour presentation (welcome meeting/call)
  • Supply of maps
  • Baggage transportation from hotel to hotel
  • Telephone assistance


  • 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
Liberty Pattada
Cavour Olbia
Riviera Castelsardo