A charming and relaxing holiday along easy routes, starting from Alghero to discover the most beautiful landscapes in north-western Sardinia. During this tour you'll enjoy delicious food specialties and wines of the west coast of this enchanting island.
We did the "big-loop" from the 20.08.2022.The big loop ist 12 days road bike around the island. We have booked the trip 1.5 weeks before (last minute) and everything has been organised perfectly. We had an extra break day every 4 days biking. And was great.Mediterras has answer to all our questions. On the day of departure, our bikes we ready, we got time to get full explanation of the tour. We got a navigation system with all the routes. Everything was very clear and very well organised. Our lugage was every evening delivered at the next hotels.The hotel has been wonderfully selected, and always at some nice location and not too far away from the center or the beach. Thank again to Mediterras team for the wonderful holidays.I would give more than a 5 Stars for this trip and the wonderful team.Doris & Jean-Luc - from Swizerland
A fantastic introduction to cycling in Sardinia. I just rented the bike in Cagliari for a few days at the end of my holiday, with no particular routes in mind. Gian Mario kindly suggested two nice challenging routes, and sent the GPX files. I only had time for one of them - but it was an absolute gem. Starting in the city, cycling along Poetto, before turning towards the hills. After one tiny village, I didn't pass another café or shop for 40 or 50 km. Just me and the pain in my legs. Superb. The bike was a gem - a former Lotto Jumbo team bike which was ridden in the Paris Roubaix by Tom Leezer. I was a *bit* slower, but I probably enjoyed it more! Wonderful experience - lovely people - always available on whatsapp if I needed anything, which was very reassuring when I don't speak Italian or Sardu! I will definitely use them again if/when I return to Sardegna.Thanks again!
We did the Sicily Baroque tour with Mediterras. Self guided on bikes (el and manual). Gian and his team did adapt the tour for our needs and did all to make the tour enjoyable. Few problems surfaced but all were solved. The trail was interesting and added a lot to our understanding of Sicily, its landscape and life in the rural areas. Accommodations were all good, and the quality of the food in the restaurants Gian had arranged varied from good to excellent. At the end of our tour we did a walk in the hillsides of Etna arranged by Mediterras.The Etna tour was wonderful. We were lucky with weather given the circumstances. It was a bit foggy and a bit cold, but it did not rain. The guides did a good job of explaining the geology of Etna for us and the two geology-educated persons in the group! The hike was challenging, which suited the group well. The food and wine at Barbaras place was totally excellent! Six stars out of five.We were not as lucky in Taormina! It did rain cats and dogs. The drivers did adapt quite well. Did stop at several foto-ops and at the entry gate to the pedestrian street. We did wander through the Greek theatre and the pedestrian walk, did have a stop at a fancy coffe-shop/bar and then decided to skip the dinner and return early back to Syracusa.
I found this company using google and right away Gian was very responsive. I told them what we were looking for, gave specific parameters for distance and elevation, and they put together an itinerary very quickly that completely matched what I asked for. The entire trip was seamless from the 1am pickup at airport to drop off after 10 days of cycling. The routes were on quiet wonderful roads and the hotels they chose were all great. A really good local company which does what they claim to do very well. Highly recommend.
I rented quite spontaneously a city bike for my whole stay here near Cagliari. The workshop is very well located. Grocery shopping, going to the beach and the city worked very well. Bike were in a good condition. I was properly advised. Fully recommend this place.
Mediterras arranged a self guided cycling trip through South Eastern sicily stopping in beautiful baroque towns. They arranged everything with less than a weeks notice, keeping us up to date on accommodation, bikes equipment etc.My husband and I had a wonderful time. The ride was perfect, having both been off a bike for several months, the ride was the perfect combination of hills and flats for us to really enjoy it. The accommodation was far better than what we were expecting for the price and recommendations for dinner and stops spot on. We ate incredibly well and all the hosts in the villas and hotels very welcoming and helpful.I would certainly recommend them especially arranging it all with such little notice.
Day to Day
B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner;
Arrival in Alghero
Warm up ride
Alghero to Bosa
Bosa to Tresnuraghes
Tresnuraghes to Santu Lussurgiu
Santu Lussurgiu to Cabras
Departure from Cabras
Day 1: Arrival in Alghero
A Catalan Heritage Gem
Alghero is a Catalan heritage town, with a typical old center made out of narrow streets protected by its massive bastions overlooking the sea, a charming place to start your week.
Overnight: Alghero Included: Dinner
Day 2: Alghero Loop
The Bay of Venus and Majestic Capo Caccia
Today's challenge is the scenic climb to Capo Caccia, the imposing rocky outcrop 168 m high looking out west over the sea, the ultimate landmark of this coastline visible from any point in Alghero.
Overnight: Alghero Included: Breakfast
Day 3: Alghero to Bosa
Dramatic coastal road and Griffons Vultures
Today’s ride will take you along the stunning scenic coastal road from Alghero to Bosa, 45 kms of pristine beauty over the cliffs overlooking the sea, all the way until the colorful Bosa, a medieval town dominated by its XII century Malaspina castle.
Overnight: Bosa Included: Breakfast
Day 4: Bosa to Tresnuraghes
Riding among Malvasia Vineyards
We'll climb through the Modolo valley, a vivid patchwork of vegetable gardens, olive groves and vineyards of Malvasia. Our hotel is an ancient villa beautifully restored, with pool and romantic view to the sunset by the sea.
Today’s itinerary takes us into the heart of Montiferru area, a quite unique places with a strong rural identity, thanks to the community of local shepherds and farmers producing fine cheeses and the tasty Sardinian red cow meat.
Overnight: Santu Lussurgiu Included: Breakfast Dinner
Day 6: Santu Lussurgiu to Cabras
Giant Old Olive trees and Statues
Today's route crosses a very important olive oil production area, then reaching the fascinating Sinis Peninsula, with its wetlands and pink flamingos.
Overnight: Cabras Included: Breakfast Dinner
Day 7: Departure from Cabras
We are sure you loved the whole tour, and we look forward to have you again with us in the Med!
Overnight: Cabras Included: Breakfast
You can bring your own bike or rent one from us, we offer great bikes from selected Italian and international brands: road bikes, leisure cycling, mountain bikes, e-bikes, all in perfect working conditions. We'll find the best solution for you during the tour customization.
This is a Sample tour
These itineraries are original tours created for real guests, so you may want something different specifically designed to suit your own wishes. The price of every tour is available upon requests, and varies by time of year, number of guests and level of guiding. Start dreaming looking through it, then contact us and let's talk. We'll listen to your needs, we'll suggest ideas and propose experiences, and together we'll create your perfect voyage.
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Relax: Stages up to 50 km per day with a maximum of 600 meters of climbing. They are conceived for guests that ride their bikes twice per week on roads without major climbs. Usually, you are back at the hotel in the early afternoon.
Active: Stages up to 90 km per day with a maximum of 1300 meters of climbing. Those tours appeal to riders used to train a bit, with some “tasty” climb. Usually you are back at the hotel in the early afternoon.
Avid: Stages from 90 km per day with at least 1300 mt of climbing per day. Those tours are designed for avid cyclists that belong to the local club and ride regularly. Usually, you are back at the hotel late afternoon.
For guests that want more riding, we can add extra loops to regular stages.