Sardinia Cycling | Costa Smeralda Luxury Bike Tour | Self Guided

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A 5-Day Luxury Bike Tour to the Wildest Island of Italy : Sardinia

This Luxury Bike Tour in Sardinia Cycling is organized for cyclists who want to explore Sardinia on the charming and rich Costa Smeralda of Olbia.

It takes you on a journey all the way on the Northeast on Costa Smeralda, the Capital of Italy’s jet set.

The 5 stars hotels of this tour will show you the amenity of this part of Sardinia!

Costa Smeralda: the Jet-set Capital of Italy

On this luxury Bike Tour, you will also find the right mixture between the flavors of the island and the elegance of the cultures of these regions.

From Luxury Costa Smeralda Sardinia Cycling between uncontaminated mountain ranges of the Gallura region, which is rich of and known for high quality, prestigious wines such as its Vermentino and the Cannonau.

La Maddalena Island and Its Archipelago

You will begin this journey from Santa Teresa di Gallura, through La Maddalena, a little minor island on the northeast coast, close to Olbia.

Here you can admire the brilliance and tranquility of the Mediterranean Sea and ride along the quiet, windy roads, which lead you to some of the most beautiful minor islands of Sardinia: La Maddalena archipelago and its rich history!


Tour Details
Tour name Luxury Costa Smeralda 
Type of tour Self guided, you can start any day of the week
Duration 5 nights, 6 days
Period  From May to October
Difficulty Leisure to Moderate
Total Distance 160km / 101mi
Daily mileage 43km / 27mi
Start Santa Teresa di Gallura
End Baja Sardinia
Suggested Airports In / Out: Olbia 


  • Riding on Fabulous La Maddalena Island
  • Dinners on the Michelin starred restaurants
  • Relax at the Remote, White and Sandy beaches of Costa Smeralda
Not Included
Optional Services
  • 5 nights in excellent 5* & 4*superior hotels
  • 5 breakfasts
  • Bike Delivery to Santa Teresa and professional bike fitting
  • Printed maps with elevation gain
  • Private Event on RWGPS APP, easy to follow on your own mobile
  • All Baggage transfers
  • Drop Off bikes and gear in Baja Sardinia
  • Keepsake “Bike Tour Sardinia” water bottle
  • City Tax; each village charge a tax per each day between euro 0,70 to 5
  • Bike Rental
  • Pre/Post Additional Nights
  • Transfers to/from other destinations on the Island
  • Wine tasting
  • Dinners and activities booking
  • Room upgrade options

Day 1Benvenuti to Costa Smeralda!

Meet & greet in Santa Tersa di Gallura, bike fitting and orientation with our guides. depend on your arrival time you will be able to ride around the Capo Testa with views across the bright blue waters to the southern coast of Corsica. Santa Teresa di Gallura, a small coastal village, is your first line of the tour where a warm welcome and beautiful beach awaits.
Overnight in Santa Teresa di Gallura.
Meals included: welcome aperitif

Day 2 S. Teresa to La Maddalena. 40km / 25mi, rolling Hills.

Today you’ll ride along the coast with breathtaking scenery of Costa Smeralda heading towards Palau, where you have to take the ferryboat for a short transfer (20 min) to reach La Maddalena, one of the most beautiful minor islands of the Mediterranean Sea. It’s in a very strategic position as it allows easy access to all the tourist spots and to the extraordinary beaches of the entire Costa Smeralda.
Overnight in La Maddalena.
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3Loop Bike Ride on La Maddalena Island. 35km / 22mi, rolling hills.

The Archipelago of La Maddalena National Park was constituted in 1996 for the protection of its fauna and flora. Leaving La Maddalena and passing through the breakwater of Passo della Moneta that joins the minor islands, you can reach the Island of Caprera. A rural road leads through the whole pine forest and takes you around and towards the centre of the island. From there, you can admire the whole coast of nearby Corsica,
Overnight at La Maddalena
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4 La Maddalena to Baja Sardinia. 40km / 25mi, downhill and flat terrain.

Leaving La Maddalena with the ferry and arrive to the small harbor of Palau, from where many commute between La Maddalena. In Palau, you will climb it’s hill to admire the vast Archipelago. Then you ll ride along one of the most spectacular coastline roads of Sardinia. Then you arrive to Cannigione where a stop for a coffee or a GELATO after a long, hot day. The last distance to your hotel will be tough, but when you arrive on the other side of the Bay for your lodging, you will understand why Sardinia and Costa Smeralda are the top destinations in Italy.
Overnight in Baja Sardinia.
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5Loop to Porto Rotondo or Porto Cervo. 49km / 30mi rolling hills

Today you will ride first towards Arzachena and then San Pantaleo, a little village famous for the resident artists. Perched on a hill, here too you can admire the breathtaking landscape of the Costa Smeralda. A visit at Nuraghe La Prisgiona and other prehistoric sites while in Arzachena is highly recommended.
Finally you will arrive at today’s highlight: Porto Cervo, another pearl in the Mediterranean Sea settled in Sardinia. Do not miss an aperitivo in front of the sea in the square of the village.
you can also visit the village of Porto Cervo with an extension of some km.
come back at your hotel in Baja Sardinia
Overnight in Baja Sardinia
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6Arrivederci! Good bye!

After breakfast end of the tour.
Meals included: Breakfast


Self Guided
Tour Price: 2270€

Price based on double accommodation, it can change according to the period.

Make it custom: contact us for a quote!

Single occupancy: POSSIBLE. Ask for a quote

Extra days available.

Private & Custom departures at any time

Road bike for rental


Carbon frames with Ultegra 11 speed; compact groupset.



Discover the Sardinian Strade Bianche on Gravel bikes.

Electric bike for rental


The hills won’t be so hard with our new Scott E-Bikes.

Touring Hybrid bike for rental


Hybrid-Touring bikes very light to face the Italian Hills.

Luxury bike tour capo testa
Day 1  Grand Hotel Capo Testa, Santa Teresa di Gallura

This splendid 5-star hotel stands on the narrow isthmus of sand that connects the Capo Testa promontory to the mainland, and along which there are two beautiful beaches, Rena di Ponente and Rena di Levante.

Mordini Luxury Bike Tour Sardinia
Day 2 & 3 Residenza Mordini, La Maddalena

Just 100 m from the harbor and featuring a large garden, Residenza Mordini is set near the sea on Maddalena Island. It offers elegant rooms set on the upper floor of a 1930s building. You can reach the island of Caprera by car or public transport via a bridge.

Day 4&5   Li Finistreddi, Cannigione

Located in Canniggione countryside on a private beach, Li Finistreddi provides accommodations with one restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness center. With bar, the property also features a shared lounge, as well as a garden.