The Mediterranean island of Sardinia is well known for its white sandy beaches, mystical ancient history and wild mountainous interior. It's an island full of adventure for both young and old with the intrigue of its own language and cultural traditions, mouth watering local flavours and idyllic beaches providing something for everyone in the family. This itinerary will see you exploring Sardinia's southern coastline by bike with the kids, an ideal way to combine quality beach time with an interactive focus. The southern coast of Sardinia has much to offer all ages; cycle through small fishing villages, past Romanesque ruins and lagoons packed with pink flamingos; wander through vineyards and old olive groves, take in the spectacular views of dramatic cliffs and of course relax on the famous white sandy beaches. Whilst cycling between villages spend the night in quality family friendly hotels and feast on exquisite Sardinian cuisine. With a range of cycle options for kids and adults including bike seats, trailers and electric bikes there are no excuses not to be active on this inspiring family cycling trip.
DAY 1 Arrive Sant’Antioco DAY 2 Cycle around the island of Sant'Antioco (20km / 12.5mi) or cross over to the village of Carloforte to explore the Genoese island of San Pietro by bike (24km / 15mi) DAY 3 Cycle through vineyards and olive groves across the Plains of Sucis to Sant'Anna Arresi (25km / 15.5mi) DAY 4 Along the Costa del Sud to Chia with its beautiful beaches (36km / 22.5mi) DAY 5 Day at leisure in Chia or hike along a cliff top Roman road DAY 6 Cycle to Pula (23km / 14.5mi) DAY 7 Loop cycle to visit Nora, an ancient Phoenician archaeological site (20km / 12.5mi) DAY 8 Trip concludes Pula
Weekly on Saturday year round
High season is from 25 Jun to 1 Sep - supplement applies.
*7 breakfasts *7 nights in 3 star hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities (quad and triple share available, hotel taxes extra, payable locally - allow €10-15) *rental bike (electric bike available on request - supplement applies) with 2 panniers, handlebar bag, repair kit, bike computer and waterbottle *luggage transfer *welcome meeting/call and information pack including route notes and maps per room booked *emergency hotline