Cycling from South West to South East
Day 1: arrival in Cagliari, transfer to Muravera (price not included in the package price), check-in.
Day 2: (78km 1550 mt Muravera - Orroli) We will cycle crossing the small villages of Ballao and Escalaplano, until we reach the charming village of Orroli. Before entering the village, it is worth to visit the nuragic complex “Arrubiu”, testimony of Sardinian’s past civilisation and built probably around 4.000 years ago. The private manor house where we will have dinner and overnight, hosts also a family museum that shows us ancient tools and clothes from the past agricultural life in this territory.
Day 3: (61km 990 mt Orroli - Sardara) We leave Orroli and cycle direction Sardara, passing Nurri, Gerrei, Barumini and Collinas. At Barumini we will meet the famous archaeological site “Su Nuraxi”, world heritage, while inside the close village of Tuili we will for sure stop to visit the Parrish church S.Pietro with its famous paintings. Dinner and overnight in Sardara.
Day 4: (46km Sardara – Arbus) Today we cycle direction Costa Verde, one of the most impressive areas on Sardinia. We suggest to reach the marvellous beach of Torre dei Corsari with its lovely sand dunes, one of the characteristics of this coast part. (20 km to cycle there and back to the hotel). Dinner and overnight in Arbus.
Day 5: (45,5 Km Arbus - Guspini) During the first part of the stage we cycle again direction Torre dei Corsari till we reach the marvellous Costa Verde. These impressive landscapes, rich in abandoned mines and pretty beaches will leave an unforgettable memory. We will continue then direction Guspini, where we will have dinner and overnight.
Day 6: (77,5 KM km Guspini – Carbonia) Today we will cycle through little and interesting villages inside the region Sulcis-Iglesiente, as for example Iglesias, name that means town with many churches, where it is worth to stop for a visit of the historical centre. Our todays destination is Carbonia, that during the 20th century was well known for the mines and today this town is really vivid and interesting. Dinner and overnight in Carbonia.
Day 7: (78 KM Carbonia - Pula) We leave Carbonia and cycle direction Pula on the west coast. As soon as we reach the village of Teulada, we direct to the harbour and follow the panoramic coast road along the well known South West Coast. The marvellous beaches of Capo Malfatano, Tuerredda, Capo Spartivento and Chia show us also the remains of Spanish towers, that make the already wonderful landscape more precious. We arrive at Pula and have the opportunity to visit the archaeological site of Nora, an ancient Phoenician foundation, where we can visit both Punic and Roman remains facing directly the sea. Dinner and overnight in Santa Margherita di Pula.
Day 8: Transfer to the airport (price not included in the package price) and end of services.