East Passage

From EUR 925

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From Palau to  Budoni, along the north east coast of this island,  for a bike trip through the history and stories of the villages and places will show you this particular part of Sardinia

From EUR 925

+3 Additional options

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Day 1: Arrival in Olbia
Arrival in airport, meeting with our staff and transfer to Palau.
Arrival in Palau, accommodation, short briefing and overnight stay in hotel.

Giorno 2:  Palau
Afther breakfast, you will leave hotel by bike to reach Palau harbor.
Boarding with the bicycles and arrive in 30 min approximately to Maddalena Island, the biggest of the archipelago. 
Once you will cross he bridge that links two islands, you will arrive to Caprera, a wonderful natural reserve where along the way it will possible to visit Garibaldi Museum;  an accurate reconstruction of Garibaldi's house that includes the general's farm, home and library, all furnished with original pieces.
Stop in one of the beautiful white beaches to take a dive in the crystal water where  you can have a stop. In the afternoon, you will continue the island tour unti to reach La Maddalena village where  before leaving, it  will be possible make a stop  to drink something or maybe visit the center. Once you back in Palau, free time to visit  this small town not very far to Costa Smeralda.
By bike: approx 33 kms – Total Ascent 300 m

Giorno 3:  Palau
By bike towards Santa Teresa di Gallura and Porto Pozzo for a medium easy trip that will allow you to reach the end of the northern coast of Sardinia and will introduce you to the beaches and landscapes of this corner of  Sardinia located just a few kms from Corsica.
Km 55 tot ascent 500

Giorno 4: Olbia
From Palau to Olbia crossing some places as Laconia, Cannigione (ancient village of fishermen, now important turistic destination) and Arzachena village where in its countryside its will be possible to have an archeological visit at  Nuraghe Albucciu where you will know the main type of ancient megalithic building found in Sardinia.
After visit you will reach San Pantaleo; a charming village with stone houses, built around a picturesque square with lively cafes and various craft shops.
In the late afternoon, afther a beach stop along the way, you will reach your hotel in the center of Olbia.
By bike: approx 56 kms – Total Ascent 550 m

Giorno 5: Arround Olbia
After breakfast, following your gps track  that  in a few kms will take you to the sea.
Alternatively, we suggest  a medium difficulty bike  trip that will allow you to better know  the contryside of Gallura subregion with its landscapes, museums and treasures of knowledge and culture and traditions which Sardinia, thankfully, still retains.
In the late afternoon after visiting some lovely villages  as Luras and  Calangianus you will again return to your hotel in the center of Olbia.
Sea: By bike: approx 40 kms – Total Ascent 250 m
Contryside: By bike: approx 70 kms – Total Ascent 1150 m

Giorno 6:  Budoni
By bike through the interior part of Gallura rich of small villages built in  granite stone.
Afther a stop in Loiri Village, you will continue crossing San Teodoro (nice touristic center), Ottiolu, Agrustos and finally we  will reach Budoni.
By bike: approx 47 kms

Giorno 7: Arround Budoni
After breakfast, you will leave your hotel for  a round bike trip between wetlands, charming medieval villages, legends, beaches and wetlands will know the surroundings of Budoni.
Of particular interest is  Castello della Fava, a castle with its square tower, perched on a small spur that dominates the plain below.
By bike: approx 45 kms -  Tot ascent 500

Day 8: Leaving
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:
Difficulty: 3/5
Start: Olbia
Length (d/n): 8/7
Pax Min: 2

THE FEE INCLUDES

  • The briefing on arrival
  • 7 nights in double room in hotels***
  • 7 Beakfasts
  • Transfer from Olbia apt to the 1st hotel included
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
  • Phone assistance
  • Gps rental + tracks + booklet with all info about the route


THE FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE

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

Route

  1. Palau
  2. La Maddalena
  3. Caprera