Alghero by Bike
Based in Alghero, a lovely ancient Catalan settlement famous for the romantic historical centre, the beautiful beaches, the nice people and the wine and cooking traditions. You will explore cycling the enchanting surrounding environment and towns.
- The Alghero historical centre
- The Monteleone massif
- The medieval town of Bosa
- Capo Caccia cliffs and Neptune’s Grotto
- The great wines
In the cost summary you pay 25% of the tour now and the balance later. 100% bike rental now.
1st day: tour start day
Private transfer or independent arrival to Alghero , overnight.
2nd day: The Monteleone massif (59 km)
Discover the green Monteleone through pastures, cork-trees and shepherd villages.
3rd day: the medieval town Bosa (45 km)
Pedal along the breathtaking coastline until the charming medieval town of Bosa. Enjoy it strolling around its narrow streets and riversides. Bus back to Alghero.
4th day: Capo Caccia loop (57km)
Ride to Capo Caccia, an imposing 168 m high rocky outcrop. Don’t miss on the way the prehistoric bastion of Nuraghe Palmavera and the beautiful beaches of Le Bombarde and Lazzaretto. The route back to Alghero takes you through countryside covered with vineyards and olive groves, producing world renowned oil and wines.
5th day: Neptune’s Grotto boat tour
Go back to Capo Caccia by tour boat from Alghero to visit the beautiful Neptune’s Grotto. The caves are filled with generously lit pastel stalactites and stalagmites that can be viewed from breathtaking walkways carved out of the stone. Old-timers fondly remember when visitors could row across the lake and when thousands of small candles on small plates floated on the water, creating an otherworldly glow of enchantment in the grand chamber.
6th day: Sassari (km 40)
Pay a visit to Sassari, the second largest city of Sardinia. You can easily reach Sassari by bus/train. From Sassari ride along backroads to reach Alghero using an enjoyable route through the countryside.
7th day: Santa Maria La Palma winery (25km)
Cycling to Cantina di Santa Maria La Palma, you can have a lovely wine tasting at one of most famous Sardinian winery. They produce a good selection of the best Sardinian grapes.
8th day: end of tour
After breakfast, end of services.