Trk11-West Passage


Passaggio ad Ovest
Passaggio ad Ovest
Passaggio ad Ovest
Passaggio ad Ovest

Trk11-West Passage


Along the west coast to discover landscapes that tell of many different souls of Sardinia.
A mix of colours, tales, emotions and silences that can become yours only  through your bike.

Day By Day

Day 1: Arrival in Alghero
Individual arrival at Alghero in the late afternoon or evening, transfer to the hotel and meeting with  IchnusaBike representatives. 
Briefing on the GPS tour, delivery of the roadbook, GPS and other material for the tour.

Day 2: The city on the river
From Alghero to Bosa along a spectacular road overlooking the sea.
Leaving the beautiful Aragonese city along the Coral Riviera, you will ride until you reach the medieval town of Bosa, the only real river town of Sardinia, famous for its wine, its embroidery and gold filigree. 
By bike: approx  52 kms  – Total Ascent: 750 m 

Day 3: West Passage
From the picturesque Bosa, until San Salvatore, a small village a few km from the beaches of the Sinis Peninsula.
Along the way, you can visit the Basilica of Santa Maria ad Nives, Our Lady of the Snow, that dominates the town of Cuglieri, from which you can have a splendid view of the whole area.
By bike: Approx 65 kms – Total Ascent 600 m

Day 4: Among ponds and enchanted beaches
Finally the sea with the charming peninsula of Sinis, the beaches of white quartz  of Mari Ermi, Is Aruttas and the ruins of Tharros, a city founded by the Phoenicians around 800 BC, from which the ancient capital city of Orissa, Judicial Kingdom of Arborea, originated. 
By Bike: Approx 40 kms  – Total Ascent  100 m

Day 5: Costa Verde
From Oristano pedaling* along the plane of Arborea you will arrive at Marceddì, an old fishing village where, after crossing the bridge,  you will begin your exploration of the Costa Verde (Green Coast)  and, at the end of the lap, you can admire the unique sight of the dunes of  Torre dei Corsari.
By bike: 65 kms  – Total Ascent  200 m

Day 6: The Mountains of sand
Again sea and  mines in this trip that from the Green Coast, through  the desert landscapes of Piscinas and the mining village of Ingurtosu, will bring  you  to Portixeddu.
Once you are in Portixeddu  you can spend some nice hours relaxing on the beach 10 min close to your hotel
By bike: Approx 55 kms – Total Ascent 800 m

Day 7 The sugar loaf
More sea and spectacular landscapes in this fascinating final lap that finally, after passing through the mining villages of Buggeru and Nebida, will lead you to Fontanamare or Iglesias where a transfer will take you back to Cagliari.
During the trip you can stop at the inlet of Cala Domestica and go for a walk at Nebida where you can see the white stack of Sugar Loaf rise from the sea.
By bike: approx 30 kms – Total Ascent: 600 mt. 

Day 8: Leaving
Our services end after breakfast, if you still have time we suggest you visit the city and its museums.

Requests

*Required.

Type

Leisure


Formula

Self Guided


Nearest Airport

Alghero


Minimum number of participants

2


Difficulty level

3/5


Length

8/7 days


Highlights

During this bike trip you will know / discover / visit:

Alghero, its ramparts, its beaches, the dialect and the connection  with Catalonia.
The Coastal Road Alghero -Bosa
The medieval village of Bosa with its delightful historical center and its craftsmanship
The Planargia plateau, the Flussio with its traditional Sardinian baskets.
Tinnura Village and  its murales
  of traditional life in rural Sardinia
The Sinis Peninsula with its beaches, its ponds and its silence.
The ruins of Tharros and the museum of Giants of Monte Prama
The Green Coast and the dunes of Piscinas
Nebida and the Pan di Zucchero (sugar loaf)

Included

The Briefing on arrival, 7 Nights in double room in hotels*** or B&Bs, 7 Breakfasts, 4 dinners, Luggage transport from hotel to hotel, Phone assistance, Gps rental + tracks + booklet with info about the route

Not Included

The trip to and from Sardinia, Picnic lunches, Drinks during meals, Local tax, Insurance, Bike rental, Entrance tickets to museums, parks and archeological sites. Anything not listed under "The fee includes"

Prices starting from:

€ 895.00

Fees:

Starting from 01-04-2017 to 01-04-2017: € 895.00
850.00 if reserved 60 days before.

Starting from 01-10-2017 to 01-10-2017: € 895.00
850.00 if reserved 60 days before.

Starting from 16-05-2017 to 16-05-2017: € 945.00
897.00 if reserved 60 days before.

Starting from 01-09-2017 to 01-09-2017: € 945.00
897.00 if reserved 60 days before.

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

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Why choose our tours and services


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.

IchnusaBike Assistance

We are always with you along the way!
Before your arrival in Sardinia, providing you all the information you need to choose your trip and be ready for your holiday.
During your tour with our guides, our phone assistance, our local parters and the hotels we have selected for their charm and hospitality.

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