Total tour distance: 170 miles
Daily tour distance: 32 miles
Difficulty: 50 / 100
Sardinia has always been a popular escape spot – not only for its beautiful beaches, but also for its remote nature and landscape. Sardinia is not just a beach paradise, but a cyclist’s dream as well. It’s scantily populated with breathtaking views all around! You are free to discover the open roads: less residents equals less cars –roads free from traffic await you!
You will spend a week biking all around rugged Landscape of the island: on the west coast, (Alghero and Bosa), to Medieval villages and Roman towns, such as Santu Lussurgiu, then down to Oristano, rich in history. You can visit Tharros and Fordongianus, Punic-Roman ruins complex, the famous beach IS ARUTAS. You will arrive in Tuili and round off the tour by visiting the unique nuraghe village – Unesco heritage site – Su Nuraxi in Barumini.
The cuisine is also a mélange of cultures and traditions. A wide variety of good wines are made in Sardinia, especially sweet wines. Recipes are based either on lamb and wild boar or seafood, cheese and ravioli.