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Cycling in Sardinia

7 nights from £795.00

Cycling Trip Highlights

  • Breath-taking views on the clear Sardinian sea
  • The Roman ruins near Pula
  • Vast unspoilt beached with inviting crystal waters
  • Sardinian Carignano del Sulcis win and pecorino cheese
Cycling in Sardinia
7 nights from £795.00
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WE LOVEThe Sardinian Sea
The waters around Sardinia are considered some of the most beautiful in the world. A rich palette of blues and greens invite you to the water's edge whilst small hidden bays and cliffs are just waiting to be explored.
WE LOVERoman Ruins at Pula
Nora's ruins, a few kilometres from Pula, are the remains of what was Sardinia's most powerful cities. Dating back to the 8th century BC, it later became the island's Roman capital.

What's Included

Day By Day Cycling in Sardinia

Day 1Arrival in Cagliari

Fly into Cagliari and we will pick you up in a private transfer from the airport.  Spend the day visiting architectural attractions including Cagliari’s 13th-century Cathedral.

Day 2Cycling to Sant’Antioco

After breakfast a private transfer will take you and your bikes to Nebida where you will start your ride, about 25 km to the port of Portovesme. From here you will take the ferry to the Island of San Pietro. After a walk and ride in Carloforte you take another ferry, this time to Calasetta on Sant’Antioco Island, home of some excellent wines.

Total distance37kmTotal climb304m
Day 3Sant’Antioco Island

Today is full of options and we recommend a loop ride all the way around the island. You will see some of the most stunning beaches and it’s a great day to enjoy some light riding, a picnic on your trip, or go full sun worshiper and just enjoy a day at the beach.

Total distance42kmTotal climb480m
Day 4Sant’Antioco to Porto Pino

This morning your first stop is the village of Tratalias, with its romanic church dedicated to S. Maria di Montserrat. The ‘ghost’ village with just a few renovated stone houses will take you back to the enchanted ancient Tatalia, once enclosed by three ‘Baroque’ arches (two are still intact). You then descend towards Porto Pino through the beautiful countryside and vineyards.

Total distance35kmTotal climb220m
Day 5Porto Pino

Today is a loop ride where you can visit beautiful cities including St. Anna Arresi. As it’s a loop ride, you can cycle as much or as little as you want. After the ride just relax on the famous Porto Pino dunes beach dotted with little coves an pink sands.

Total distance24kmTotal climb260m
Day 6Porto Pino to Teulada

This morning your first stop is the village of Masinas, before heading to Santadi, home of a famous vineyard. You will pass the stunning caves of Zuddas before enjoying a nice ride along quiet roads to Teulada. Enjoy Teulada, famous for its terracotta pipes and highly refined embroidery.

Total distance35kmTotal climb210m
Day 7Teulada to Pula

The last day is a great ride. The Costa del Sud offers an undulating ride with vistas over white sands and emerald green seas. You will pass watchtowers and beautiful inlets where there are plenty of options for a mid ride swim. The final stop is Pula and from here, you can visit the archaeological site of Nora, famous for its ruins and amphitheatre.

Total distance50kmTotal climb625m
Day 8Departure

Enjoy breakfast before checking out and taking our private transfer back to Cagliari airport for your homeward journey.

Departure Dates

Tours start on Saturdays

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What to ExpectFrom breathtaking crystal clear waters to Roman ruins at Pula

Enjoy the Costa Verde, the Green Coast, named because of it’s emerald green seas. South west Sardinia is wild, remote and steeped in history. You will cycle through stunning countryside and visit its incredible beaches. The Sulcis region is famous for the Carignano, a red grape that can live with almost no water and which produces the red wines of Carignano del Sulcis. Enjoy riding through these vineyards before reaching Pula, home of century old Roman ruins.

37km avg
Expect to ride an average of 37km per day
350m avg
Expect to ride an average ascent of 350m per day
Map of SardiniaCycling Map of Sardinia

How's the Weather? in Sardinia

The SpringMarch to May
Sardinia generally has a mild climate so Spring is a very pleasant time to ride, especially as you move through April into May. Temperatures are not sweltering and the summer crowds have not descended.
The SummerJune to August
The summer is hot and you're likely to experience good weather with warm temperatures. July & August are exceptionally warm and you are likely to want to ride early and stay out of the midday sun.
The AutumnSeptember to November
September is a great time to visit Sardinia as temperatures drop from the stifling summer heat. Cycling will be hugely enjoyable in the early Autumn. November has the most rainfall so plan your trip to be home before then.
The WinterDecember to February
The winter is best avoided for cycling in Sardinia as you're likely to experience cold weather and rain.

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