Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | £849 per person
Other durations available on request.
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• Explore the Costa Smeralda where the millionaires of the Med live!
• Take a ferry to La Maddalena – a vibrant town
• Combine the coast and the countryside to enjoy the spectacular views
• End in Alghero, one of the nicest towns on the island
A moderate cycling holiday with several ascents and descents. However, this is a leisure cycling holiday and therefore suitable for most types of cyclist.
The approximate difficulty level for this tour
Day 1: Individual arrival to Cannigione
Welcome briefing and handing over of rental bicycles only on Saturdays at 5 pm. On any other days you will find the travel documents and bicycles deposited in your arrival hotel.
Day 2: Costa Smeralda loop (54 km)
Discover the beauties of the fabled Costa Smeralda when the millionaires are away! Ride up into the hills of San Pantaleo and down to the Jet set Porto Cervo along to Baia Sardinia and back to Cannigione.
Day 3: La Maddalena archipelago (60km)
From Cannigione along the coast to Palau, where you take the ferry to the vibrant town of La Maddalena, cross the bridge to Caprera, home of the Garibaldi museum and back through Palau to Cannigione.
Day 4: Cannigione – Tempio Pausania/Nuchis (51 km)
Today you venture inland to Arzachena and up into the hills and lakes of Sant’Antonio di Gallura, and on to Calangianus and Nuchis and finally up to Tempio Pausania.
Day 5: Tempio Pausania/Nuchis – Castelsardo (49 km)
From Tempio Pausania, to Aggius, through the dramatic Valle of the moon, back to the coast staying in Castelsardo.
Day 6: Castelsardo – Sassari (55 km)
Ride along the coast to Lu Bagnu and then head inland again to Nulvi and Osilo, enjoying the spectacular views of the Anglona rolling hills and pastures. End your day in Sassari, 2nd largest in Sardinia.
Day 7: Sassari– Alghero (39 km)
From Sassari ride along backroads to reach the fortified town of Alghero, probably the nicest town in Sardinia and final destination of your trip.
Day 8: Departure Day
Depart after breakfast, end of services.
Two cycle days (4-6) are easy (predominantly flat to slightly undulating), 2 stages (1-2) are medium with an undulating terrain and 2 cycle days (3-5) are difficult with longer climbs. Basically good cycle fitness is required to really enjoy yourself.
Where is the starting point of the holiday?
Tour Route Map
The North Sardinia tour stays in the following hotels carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.
Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.
Hotel list (Subject to availability)
Nights 1, 2 and 3, Cannigione
Hotel Del Porto
Night 4, Tempio Pausania/Nuchis
Hotel Pausania Inn
La Casa di Babbai
Night 5, Castelsardo
Night 6, Sassari
Hotel Vittorio Emanuele
Night 7, Alghero
Hotel Villa Piras
- 7 Nights in 3 star hotels , all rooms with en suite
– 7 Breakfasts
– Tour presentation (welcome meeting/call)
– Baggage transportation from hotel to hotel
– Supply of route notes and maps
– Telephone assistance
All of the bikes used on the tours are assembled specifically based on high quality standards and the characteristics of the routes to be followed in Sardinia.
Bike hire includes…
- 2 small panniers
– Handlebar bag
– Puncture resistant tyres
– Full Shimano Deore components
North Sardinia, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person and include bike hire.
2019 Cycling Holiday Prices:
Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: Daily except Season 2
Season 2: 23.06 – 06.09.2019
Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £849 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £1009 | Book online here >>
Non Saturday arrival supplement: £59
Single Room Supplement: £239
Half Board Upgrade: £189
Electric Bike Upgrade: £99
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Hotel Category Descriptions
Category A: 3 star hotels. All rooms with en suite bathroom.
Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.
Holiday Price: £849
Single Supplement: From £239