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A taste of Sardinia

People, places, food and wines you'll discover on our tours

Starting of Virgin Strive Challenge 2018 in Pula
Strive Challenge 2018
November 22nd, 2018 by

Cooperation is our main ingredient to realize great events Our season is almost complete and we’ve had many great guests, among them we’ve had Sir Richard Branson. We are writing about it today since it is the anniversary of our official involvement in the Strive Challenge event 2018 (www.strivechallenge.org) where a “group of entrepreneurs, thought […]

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377: How the project was born
November 7th, 2018 by

377 Project is an art project dedicated to Sardinia.
The artist is Sebastiano Dessanay, he will cross by bike every single town of Sardinia: 377 towns in 377 days. […]

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Sardinia Blue Zone Tour
October 23rd, 2018 by

Welcome back Richard and Barbara! Two years ago we’ve had a guest couple from NYC, that time we created a custom tour exploring west Sardinia. Well, long story short, that tour went so well they said: “That tour was the best holiday of our life, so we want to come back with you”. That is […]

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Cycling areas of Tuscany
January 25th, 2017 by

Which is the best cycling area in Tuscany? The whole region offers great roads, food and a charming atmosphere, you can opt for a cycling itinerary covering many areas, or just relax and choose a cycling base in an alluring medieval village. […]

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Cycling areas of Sicily
January 9th, 2017 by

Which is the best cycling area in Sicily? We have an idea, but it’s difficult to choose when you have so many places to ride your bike. We loved cycling through the Baroque in the west, pedaling across the fields inland and climbing the sudden hills of the east.
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Creating cycling tours in Sicily
December 23rd, 2016 by

We drove along the whole Sicily clock wise, all of that along small countryside roads, checking the hotels, restaurants and experiences we’ll propose on our Sicilian tours.
We promise, creating an active tour it’s not an exactly relaxing holiday! […]

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Mediterras, private travel in the Mediterranean
June 16th, 2016 by

Dear friends, we are happy to share with you a project we’ve had on our heart since long time. More and more guests tell us that on our tours the’ve found emotions and fun, discovery and passion, and may be they never had such a perfect experience. So we decided to give this passion the […]

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B&B Sa Tuerra
B&B Sa Tuerra, Realm of Silence in the south coast
May 5th, 2016 by

We visited Efisio and Cetti at Sa Tuerra, their home immersed in the nature, few minutes away from the stunning SP 71, listed among the most beautiful italian roads. You and the House Cetti: back in the ’80 my dad had the chance to buy a small ancient house, it had just two rooms , […]

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Sardinia, food and landscape
March 29th, 2016 by

We are ready, next Saturday we’ll challenge the Supramonte range, and we’ll need lots of energy. Food, an essential part of the landscape. We’ve always said that: to us, bike isn’t just a sport challenge, but it’s also discover of an area. And food production shapes continuously the landscape, you’ll notice it while crossing the […]

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Guglielmo and Cristina Macchiavello
Hotel Villa Asfodeli, unexpected charming villa in a rural village
March 9th, 2016 by

A talk with Guglielmo and Maria Cristina, sharing with us their views about hospitality and the adventure of restoring this ancient Villa. You and the Hotel Few years ago a friend offered me to buy this ancient Villa, abandoned since the ’80. But both the building and the garden were in state of decay. In […]

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Sardinia climbs
SGT Rando 2016 – Loop of Supramonte
March 1st, 2016 by

Our event SGT Rando 2016 has 2900 mt of climb, spread over 200 km. More than half of the climb is within the first 70 km, covering the three biggest climbs of the whole ride: Passo Genna Silana (1000 mt. a.s.l.), Passo Orostode (1100 mt. a.s.l.) and Passo Corr’e Boi (1250 mt. a.s.l.). It’s April […]

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Io DOnna
Io Donna
January 14th, 2016 by

Dove andremo nel 2016? La top 10 dei viaggi in bicicletta che faranno tendenza. [……] 10-IL LATO BICI: SELVAGGIO BLU, MA IN SELLA E io? Beh io ho fatto grandi letture su Bicycling, sul Guardian, sul Best in Travels della Lonely Planet e sull’ottima scelta dei 52 posti dove andare quest’anno del New York Times. […]

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Grapes from Sardinia
Sardinian wines for dummies – Part 2, Red wines.
January 7th, 2016 by

Growing quality Up to few decades ago, sardinian wines were use to blend softer nothern italian ones. Then some local producer start improving vinification techniques, creating very elegant wines. 2015 has been a great year for our winemakers, able to receive many important prices. As for the withes, I’ll tell about the better known wines, […]

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wine in wooden barrels from Sardinia
Sardinian wines for dummies – Part 1, White Wines
December 28th, 2015 by

This short journey want to tell about the most known sardinian wines and grapes, some you may don’t know that well and some you’d like to discover. To each wine I suggest an easy to find bottle with a good value for money. I’m not a sommelier, neither a super expert, I just love wine […]

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Corsica - Torre Porto
Calvi to Porto – The Mediterranean Ride
December 16th, 2015 by

Cycling through all shades of Granite Calvi coastline As soon as we leave Calvi we are along a stunning coastal road backed up by white and pink huge granite boulders. Below us small coves where sailing boats look like floating on a turquoise sea. After ten km we are tempted to climb to the Montserrat […]

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Typical banner from Corsica
Saint Florent to Calvi – The Mediterranean Ride
December 5th, 2015 by

From the silence of the desert to the fascinating Calvi The Agriates desert As soon as you leave Saint Florent there’s the Silence. A 16000 square hectares desert just for us and our breath, calm and at a pace along this very gradual climb. Granite and Maquis, the Corsican shrub, design and give a distinctive […]

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SGT Randonnée 2016
SGT Randonnee 2016, the Sardinian cycling tourism and bike fest.
November 29th, 2015 by

The SGT will be back on Sardinian roads with its vagabond spirit, neither fast nor slow, just far. Where – Supramonte Loop We are travelers, that’s why every year we discover a new area.The base for the 2016 edition will be the nice village of Dorgali, with the fantastic scenery of Supramonte range. For the […]

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Corsica West Coast
Bastia to Saint Florent, Corsica Stage – The Mediterranean Ride
November 25th, 2015 by

“Well begun is half done” The most beautiful ring on The Finger East coast – Swinging on the sea We leave Bastia along the d80, the ocean is on right and we are immersed in a landscape that smells Mediterranean. There are some car going and coming back from Bastia, but they pass us easily. […]

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The Mediterranean Ride
Three unique islands – The Mediterranean Ride
November 13th, 2015 by

Epic bike journey across 3 beautiful yet so diverse islands, Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily. What makes them unique? Ok, there is no question that we are talking about 3 cycling paradises, and certainly you fall madly in love with each one of them. But what really makes them different? The sun, the beauty and quality […]

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Brindisi with wine
Memories from a tour season
October 20th, 2015 by

A very intense active season is (almost) over, I’ve met so many people in several tours in Sardinia and Europe, doing a job that, after 15 years, still excites me. It’s quite a challenge to summarize all of that on a blog page, I’ll pick among the best moments of my Sardinian tours. Ospitality The […]

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Cyclist
Cyclist
October 5th, 2015 by

Sardinia: Big Ride While not as well known for its cycling as some of its Mediterranean neighbours, Sardinia offers rich pickings for the intrepid rider. http://www.cyclist.co.uk/in-depth/465/sardinia-big-ride […]

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