Costa del sud

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Follow an easy route from Iglesias to Chia, through old mining sites, natural monuments and ruins of ancient civilizations.
It's suitable for everyone and enables you to discover the history, traditions and architecture of the south west coast of Sardinia.
Suitable for everyone including families with children.

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Day 1: Arrival in Cagliari
Arrival in Cagliari, meeting with Ichnusabike staff and transfer to Iglesias.
Arrival at the hotel, accommodation, delivery of the Roadbook, maps and briefing for this tour.
Free time to visit the natural and mineralogical sites of the town.

Day 2: Towards the sea
From Iglesias to the wild landscapes of Capo Pecora, through the mining village of Fluminimaggiore.During the trip you could visit some interesting sites as the ancient Punic-Roman temple of Antas (dedicated to the Sardinian people's eponymous god Sardus Pater Babai) and the Natural caves of Su Mannau with their 6 kms of broad halls, galleries and wells.
By bike: approx. 40,50 km - Total Ascent: 600

Day 3: Pan di Zucchero
After Breakfast, maybe the most difficult lap of your journey!
After crossing the mining village of Bugerrru you will start a series of difficult but not impossible uphills and downhills that will take you to Nebida where the descent to the coast starts.
During the trip, we suggest a stop at the creek of Cala Domestica with a beach covered in fine sand mixed with gravel.
In the evening, arrival at the hotel near Portoscuso.
By bike: approx. 51,50 km - Total Ascent: 780 

Day 4: Island by the island
After breakfast, you'll take a boat to Carloforte, a seaside town whose architecture, dialect and traditions recall the origins of its Ligurian inhabitants.Once you have landed on the island, you will go on an excursion which will enable you to visit the Island of S.Pietro, among the natural monuments, beaches and old fishing nets.
In the evening you will take the boat to Calasetta
By bike: Min. 32 - Max 42 km – Total Ascent: 389 m

Day 5: The Phoenician island
Once you have left your hotel which is near the sea, you will set out on an interesting tour of the Island of S.Antioco, with its museums, traces of the past and handicrafts that make it unique in the world.
By bike: approx. 45 km – Total Ascent: 416 m

Day 6: The Sulcis region
From Calasetta to S. Anna Arresi deep in the south of the island. Along the way you'll visit the Church of St. Maria and the abandoned medieval village of Tratalias (which is now being restored). Shortly before reaching the hotel, following the road-book, you'll reach Porto Pino a little sea location renowned for its dunes and beaches of fine white sand.
By bike: approx. 57 km – Total Ascent: 300 m

Day 7: The south coast
From S. Anna Arresi to Chia along the southern Coast you'll admire a beautiful mixture of wild coasts, Mediterranean scrub, and lovely creeks.
Once you reach Chia all you have to do is relax and sunbathe on the beautiful long beach.
In the late afternoon transfer to Cagliari for the last night in Cagliari.
By bike: approx. 38 km – Total Ascent: 513

Day 8: Departure
Our services end after breakfast.
Greetings and departure or by request you may extend your stay to enjoy a few days of relax by the sea.

 


 

Highlights

Type: Leisure
Formula: Self guided
Difficulty: 2/5
Start: Cagliari
Length (d/n): 8/7
Pax Min: 2

THE FEE INCLUDES

  • The briefing on arrival
  • 7 Nights in double room ***/**** stars hotels
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 4 dinners
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
  • Phone assistance
  • Gps rental + tracks + booklet with info about the route
  • All transferts described in the program


THE FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Packed lunches during the bike stages
  • Drinks at meals
  • The ferry boat ticket
  • Local Tax
  • Entrance tickets to museums, parks and archeological sites
  • Insurance
  • Bike rental
  • Last transfer  to the apt
  • Anything not specified under "The fee includes".

Route

  1. Iglesias
  2. Fluminimaggiore
  3. Portixeddu
  4. Nebida
  5. Portoscuso
  6. Carloforte
  7. Calasetta
  8. Sant'Antioco
  9. Sant'Anna Arresi
  10. Chia