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Sardinia Bicycle Tours

Introduction

Sardinia, second largest of the Mediterranean islands, is best known for its beautiful coastline, the spectacular natural scenery of its interior, its numerous archaeological treasures and its friendly inhabitants. Additional attractions for cyclists are the well maintained and lightly trafficked roads, the fabulous food and the spectacular beaches. The island has a typical Mediterranean climate, with approximately 300 days of sunshine during the year, so the season lasts from March until November.

The south and west of the island have fascinating Punic ruins, and the wild and undiscovered western coastline. In the Barbagia region and the eastern coast which are dominated by the Gennargentu National Park, the maquis vegetation thrives in the isolated valleys and on inaccessible hilltops. Northern Sardinia is dotted with Romanesque churches in the Logudoro and Gallura countryside, and also boasts the Costa Esmerelda.

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Map of the Region

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Sardinia Bicycle Tours

Sardinia Biking Routes

Sardinia Biking Routes

Route Start Finish Route options
En Route
A^ Quartu Villasimius     Notteris Pond, Cava Usai, ancient Spanish guard tower, Fortezza Vecchia, Natural Park of Settefratelli
B Villasimius Muravera       Belvedere Isola di Serpentara, San Priamo's Sanctuary, Ten Horses Tower
C Muravera Orroli     Goni - Necropolis and archaeological park, Nuraghe Arrubiu, Mount Lora
D Orroli Orroli       Arcade of the ancient Monastery of S. Francesco, Las Plassas' Castle, Church of San Vito and Church of Santa Barbara in Gergei, Nuraghe Arrubiu
E Orroli Jerzu     Lago Mulargia, Flumendosa, Musei di Seui, Tacchi Ogliastra, Osini e Gairo vecchia
F Jerzu Jerzu       Belvedere Tacchi dOgliastra, Gairo Vecchia, Cantina di Jerzu e Museo
G Jerzu Arbatax     Torre di Bar, Faraglioni, the red rocks of Arbatax
H^ Arbatax Arbatax       Monte Attu, the red rocks of Arbatax
I Arbatax Dorgali       Baunei, Genna Silana, Su Gorropu, panorama of Cala Gonone
M Dorgali Bitti     Dorgali Villaggio, Nuragico Serra Orrios, Tomba dei giganti Sena e Thomes, Onan: Chiesa campestre di San Pietro
N Bitti Nuoro     Bitti: Nuragic complex Su Romazesu Bitti: Museum of Traditional singing 'Canto a Tenore', Orune: Nuraghe Su Nunnale Orune: Holy well of Su Tempiesu, Lollove, Nuoro - Home Museum of the novelist Grazia Deledda.
O Nuoro Macomer     Mamoiada: Museum of the traditional Mediterranean Mask Orani: Sanctuary of Nostra Signora di Gonare Sarule: Museum of textile art Eugenio Tavolara Ottana: Church of San Nicola Borore: Museum of ritual bread, Macomer: Etnographic museum Ancient arts
P Macomer Bosa       Church of San Leonardo Siete Fuentes, Cuglieri: Casteddu Ezzu, Byrd's park.
Q Bosa Alghero       Bosa, Alghero, Nuraghe Palmavera, Promontory of Capo Caccia, Nettuno's caves
R Alghero Alghero     Alghero, Lake Cuga, Lake Temo, Villanova Monteleone, Necropolis of Cottu Codinu
T Sardara Cagliari (or Dolianova)     Church of Beata Vergine Assunta, Sanctuary of Santa Lucia, Thermae in Sardara, Church of San Vito and Church of Santa Barbara in Gergei, The ancient 'Cumbessias' in Villanovaforru
T Cagliari (or Dolianova) Sardara     Church of Beata Vergine Assunta, Sanctuary of Santa Lucia, Thermae in Sardara, Church of San Vito and Church of Santa Barbara in Gergei, The ancient 'Cumbessias' in Villanovaforru
J Dorgali Posada     Dorgali: Archaeologic museum, Ispinigoli caves, Museum SAbba Frisca, Orosei, Beach of Bidderosa Posada: Castle.
K Posada Olbia     Posada: SantAnna Bay Budoni: Ottiolu beach, Nuraghe Su Entosu San Teodoro: Museum of sailor's traditions 'Civilt del Mare', Tavolara Isle
L Olbia Olbia       Olbia: Museum of Roman ships, Roman aqueduct, Il Fausto Noce park Arzachena: Nuraghe Albucciu, San Pantaleo: Stazzu
S Orroli Sardara     Church of San Sebastiano, Sanctuary of Santa Lucia, Thermae in Sardara, Church of San Vito and Church of Santa Barbara in Gergei, Nuragic Complex 'Su Nuraxi' in Barumini, the ancient 'Cumbessias' in Villanovaforru
U Sardara Nebida     Coastline, Pan di Zucchero, the old mine of Porto Flavia
V Nebida Carloforte       Carloforte, the natural monument 'Le Colonne', the old 'Tonnara'
W Calasetta Chia     Calasetta, Acropolis of Sant'Antioco, sand dunes of Chia, the cave 'Is Zuddas' in Santadi
X Chia Pula       Nora, Santa Margherita's beach

Note:

Towns above in CAPITALS are Trailhead towns.

^ = Public transport option available for part or all of route

* = Route can be divided into two shorter options (with an additional overnight)