Cycling and wine in Bosa Sardinia
Cycling and wine in Bosa Sardinia

A taste of Med

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

Salt pile
Salt, the Mediterrenean white gold
November 9th, 2020 by

Nutritionists, cardiologists, and mothers all over the world are fighting a relentless battle against salt, considered, rightly or wrongly, one of the main enemies of our health. But, before continuing your war, stop for a moment to think how sad life would be without the delicious Pata Negra or San Daniele hams, Kalamata olives from […]

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Cannoli, Sicily dessert
10 reasons to visit Sicily cycling or with an active tour
October 30th, 2020 by

Sicily is Kaleidoscopic. The richness of this island manifests itself through architecture, art, culture, and obviously in the food. Expect nothing less than falling deep in love. Sicily in the Mediterranean sea The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. About 228 days of sunshine. Phoenicians, Greeks, Roman, the Baroque, arts, music, cuisine. 3 international airports […]

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Matera
Matera, Renaissance of one of the world’s most ancient cities
October 9th, 2020 by

This breathtaking pile of shining limestone dwellings is considered among the oldest cities in the world. But it’s Matera recent past that makes this place unique, explaining the rise of the town as a top tourism destination.  Brief summarized recent history. Among the main events originating the renaissance of Matera, there are: 1945 – “Christ […]

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Arnaldo Caprai winery
Our approach to Covid-19
October 6th, 2020 by

Dear guests, we are looking forward to 2021 and we know you want to travel and being in tour with us. Even if you are on the other side of the ocean, we really feel your fondness for us 🙂 What we are doing: We are watching closely the evolving of this situation, researching the […]

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All roads lead to Rome
August 7th, 2020 by

“Omnes viae Romam ducunt” Looking at it today the system of roads that crossed the Roman Empire in its greatest splendor, one is impressed by the capillarity and organization of the network. From Wales to Mesopotamia, from Crimea to the Atlas Mountains in Africa, this is what greatness looks like. An efficient road system that […]

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Peka Croatia food
The dalmatian Peka
August 7th, 2020 by

Peka is trivially a large metal lid, which covers a pan of meat (or fish) and vegetables in, which cooks inside a fireplace. What may seem like a rudimentary type of oven is one of the tastiest and most succulent cooking we have ever tasted. We are in Croatia, in the presence of true masters […]

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Italia and Albania in a map
Albania: the 21st Italian region
May 1st, 2020 by

If you look at history, language and traditions it seems that Albania and Italy have very little in common. Albania is a Balkan land, overlooking the Mediterranean, imbued with Ottoman culture, and a disputed land for centuries. It seems that Albania shares with Italy just the Strait of Otranto (about 50 nautical miles). But if […]

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Solera y Criadera
The Solera method, allegory of a perfect community
March 23rd, 2020 by

Wandering for producers of Brandy, Marsala, Rum, but above all Madeira and Sherry, you will undoubtedly have come across barrels stacked like a pyramid. This very scenic arrangement of barrels is not a picturesque choice, but reveals one of the most fascinating and illuminating methods of aging wines. This winemaking technique allows for preserving the […]

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Olive Oil Tree
The olive tree, the symbolic plant of the Mediterranean
March 23rd, 2020 by

The olive trees in the Mediterranean. The main cultivars for the production of extra virgin olive oil, and table olives […]

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Sardinia Cycling Jersey
The Change a Life Cycle Tour 2019 in Sardinia
October 31st, 2019 by

South Africa discovers Sardinia! The Change a Life Cycle Tour https://changealifecycle.co.za/ is an annual charity cycle tour to raise funds for crime prevention and youth development projects. This event started in 2008 in memory of Mike Thomson, a Computershare executive who was murdered at his family home in 2007 in South Africa. The 2019 location was […]

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Mediterranean Map
Sabir: the Mediterranean language
May 2nd, 2019 by

What is the relationship between a culture and its language? If there is a Mediterranean culture, does a Mediterranean language exist? If on the one hand, it is true that the language, the codified language, represents a unifying factor of a culture and a population, on the other it is equally true that the language, […]

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Virgin Strive Challenge 2018
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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Sebastiano Dessanay
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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Richard and Barbara Sardinia Blue Zone
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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Tuscany cycling areas
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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Sicily cycling areas
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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Ragusa by night
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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Favignana in Sicily
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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BB 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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Sardinian food
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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Villa Asfodeli Tresnuraghes
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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