Trk7-La Costa del Sud


From Iglesias to Chia to discover the south western part of Sardinia Island

La Costa del Sud
La Costa del Sud
La Costa del Sud
La Costa del Sud

Trk7-La Costa del Sud


Follow an easy route from Iglesias to Chia, through old mining sites, natural monuments and ruins of ancient civilizations. It's suitable for everyone and enables you to discover the history, traditions and architecture of the south west coast of Sardinia.

Day By Day

Day 1: Arrival in Cagliari
Arrival in Cagliari, meeting with Ichnusabike staff and transfer to Iglesias.
Arrival at the hotel, accommodation, delivery of the Roadbook, maps and briefing for this tour.
Free time to visit the natural and mineralogical sites of the town.

Day 2: Towards the sea
From Iglesias to the wild landscapes of Capo Pecora, through the mining village of Fluminimaggiore.
During the trip you could visit some interesting sites as the ancient Punic-Roman temple of Antas (dedicated to the Sardinian people's eponymous god Sardus Pater Babai) and the Natural caves of Su Mannau with their 6 kms of broad halls, galleries and wells.
By bike: approx. 40,50 km - Total Ascent: 600

Day 3: Pan di Zucchero
After Breakfast, maybe the most difficult lap of your journey!
After crossing the mining village of Bugerrru you will start a series of difficult but not impossible uphills and downhills that will take you to Nebida where the descent to the coast starts.
During the trip, we suggest a stop at the creek of Cala Domestica with a beach covered in fine sand.
In the evening, arrival at the hotel near Portoscuso.
By bike: approx. 51,50 km - Total Ascent: 780

Day 4: Island by the island
After breakfast, you'll take a boat to Carloforte, a seaside town whose architecture, dialect and traditions recall the origins of its Ligurian inhabitants.
Once you have landed on the island, you will go on an excursion which will enable you to visit the Island of S.Pietro, among ponds, the natural monuments and scenic beaches.
In the evening you will take the boat to Calasetta
By bike: Min. 32 - Max 42 km – Total Ascent: 389 m

Day 5: The Phoenician island
Once you have left your hotel which is near the sea, you will set out on an interesting tour of the Island of S.Antioco, with its museums, traces of the past and handicrafts that make it unique in the world.
By bike: approx. 45 km – Total Ascent: 416 m

Day 6: The Sulcis region
From Calasetta to S. Anna Arresi deep in the south of the island.
Along the way you'll visit the Church of St. Maria and the abandoned medieval village of Tratalias (which is now being restored).
Shortly before reaching the hotel, following the road-book, you'll reach Porto Pino a little sea location renowned for its dunes and beaches of fine white sand.
By bike: approx. 57 km – Total Ascent: 300 m

Day 7: The south coast

From S. Anna Arresi to Chia along the southern Coast you'll admire a beautiful mixture of wild coasts, Mediterranean scrub, and lovely creeks.
Once you reach Chia all you have to do is relax and sunbathe on the beautiful long beach right by the hotel.
By bike: approx. 38 km – Total Ascent: 513

Day 8: Departure
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.

Requests

*Required.

Type

Leisure


Formula

Self Guided


Nearest Airport

Cagliari


Minimum number of participants

2


Difficulty level

2/5


Length

8/7 days


Highlights

During this bike trip you will know / discover / visit:
Iglesias and the traces of Mining Civilization
The Antas Temple and  Su Mannau Caves
The beautiful inlet of Cala Domestica
The remains of past mining civilization
Nebida and the Sugar Loaf
The diversity and beauty of Carloforte and the San Pietro Island
The island of Sant Antioco and its museums and its culture with the Tophet, the museum of the Bisso of Chiara Vigo
The medieval village and the church of Santa Maria di Trattalias
The white sand and the clear waters of Porto Pino and Tuerredda.
Chia and the South Coast of Sardinia.
Cagliari and its historical quarters and museums.

Included

The briefing on arrival, accomodation in ***/**** stars hotels, 4 dinners, luggage transport from hotel to hotel, phone assistance, gps rental, sardinia road map and booklet with all info about the placeand Sardinia road map. All transferts described in the program.

Not Included

Packed lunches during the bike laps,drinks at meals, the ferry boat ticket, tourist city tax, entrance tickets to museums, parks and archeological sitesinsurance, bike rental, last transfer and anything not specified under "The fee includes".

Prices starting from:

€ 925.00

Fees:

Starting from 01-04-2017 to 01-04-2017: € 925.00
875.00 if reserved 60 days before.

Starting from 01-10-2017 to 01-10-2017: € 925.00
875.00 if reserved 60 days before.

Starting from 16-09-2017 to 16-09-2017: € 980.00
930.00 if reserved 60 days before.

Starting from 16-05-2017 to 16-05-2017: € 980.00
930.00 if reserved 60 days before.

Starting from 26-06-2017 to 26-06-2017: € 1050.00
995.00 if reserved 60 days before.

Starting from 01-09-2017 to 01-09-2017: € 1050.00
995.00 if reserved 60 days before.

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Since 2003

We are Sardinia specialist for cycling holidays, active tours, hiking tours and bike rental.
We personally tested our tours and continuosly checked our routes.
As cyclists, hikers and travelers we like the idea that you could have the best experience of Sardinia.

No matter how far and fast you want to travel

Do you think traveling is is more than a simple departure and arrival?
Our cycling and hiking tours are for you that even in a few kms you can still feel an explorer.
For who, every day, needs to know something new, taste good food, drink good wine and get in touch with people and local culture.
The pace is yours to decide.

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Before your arrival in Sardinia, providing you all the information you need to choose your trip and be ready for your holiday.
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