Ichnusa Bike Adventures is an active tourism portal that comes from the collaboration between TO ISLA TRAVEL that manages our tours and a crew of bike, nature and tourist guides with a passion for Sardinia, cycling and sports in general.
In the south-west of Sardinia, an easy route, suitable for everyone that will let you know the history, traditions, architecture and beaches of this part of Sardinia where rocky promontories, secluded coves, islands has as background the green of the coast and the blue of the sea with its clear waters.
La Costa del Sud (bike tour) is suitable also for families with children.
Cagliari, transfer to Iglesias.
Arrival in Cagliari, meeting with Ichnusabike staff and transfer to Iglesias.
Arrival at the hotel, accommodation, delivering of our booklet and briefing for this tour.
Free time to rest visit the natural and mineralogical sites of the town.
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
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
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
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 landscapes that make it unique in the world.
By bike: approx. 45 km – Total Ascent: 416 m
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
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 and wait for the transfer that in the afternoon will bring to Cagliari for the last night of this tour.
By bike: approx. 38 km – Total Ascent: 513
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.