CYCLING 2016-17 p072-073

exodus Cycling2016

OFF ROAD • ITALY 72 ACCOMMODATION 8 days inc. flights from £1299 Sardinian coastal ride Italy 1 2 3 4 5 6 Activity Level CHALLENGING Trip Code MVK At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Fly to Cagliari; transfer to Pula. 2 Start with some amazing forest riding, including a tough descent to the beach of Chia. Later we follow an ancient Roman route back to Pula. 3 A challenging early morning climb, followed by a long descent and a wine tasting in Santadi. Continue to our overnight stop in Nuxis. 4 Today we're riding close to the old mining areas of Rosas and Orbai. After a picnic lunch in an ancient olive grove, we descend to the cave of San Giovanni for a visit. 5 Amazing trails through ilex forest start the ride today. Later we visit the Roman temple at Antas, before an incredible descent down to the bay of Portixeddu. 6 Coastal ride to the undeveloped beach of Scivu. Later we head past the old village of Ingortosu and on to our accommodation in Montevecchio. 7 We start with a singletrack descent along the Rio Irvi valley down to the Piscinas beach. In the afternoon we climb inland towards Monte Arcuentu. 8 Transfer to Cagliari; fly to London. Call Mountain Biking in Sardinia Great network of trails l Spectacular coastal scenery l Warm hospitality • 6 days cycling with 30% vehicle support • 70% off road, 30% tarmac • Undulating rides, with long climbs and descents • Group normally 5 to 16 plus leader. Min age 16 yrs • 7 nights hotels • All breakfasts and 2 dinners included The beautiful island of Sardinia doesn't appear on most people's 'must visit' list of potential mountain biking destinations , yet the island has so much to offer. This trip visits the historic south-west corner of the island - home to a vast area of cork and ilex forest and dotted with ancient mines. During the course of the week you'll get to ride some of the best mountain bike trails of the region, crossing woodlands, ancient Roman supply roads and scenic coastal jeep trails. With the addition of a warm welcome and delicious cuisine it won't be long until Sardinian singletrack is on everyone's trail radar. Dates & Price Guide START END FLIGHT INC LAND ONLY Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. • Optional single supplement £165 • Land only start Pula day 1, end Montevecchio day 8 • Insurance: please see page 106 Bike details: • FELT Q800 mountain bike (or similar) with front suspension, included in the trip price • Discount for bringing your own bike £90 I T A L Y Montevecchio Cagliari Pula Piscinas Domusnovas Santadi Portixeddu SARDINIA Chia cycling transfer 2016 28 May 04 Jun 1399 1149 11 Jun 18 Jun 1349 1149 10 Sep 17 Sep 1349 1149 08 Oct 15 Oct 1299 1149 2017 27 May 03 Jun 1429 1179 10 Jun 17 Jun 1379 1179 23 Sep 30 Sep 1379 1179 07 Oct 14 Oct 1329 1179 7 nights in 3 star hotels, renovated agriturismi (farmhouses) and a guesthouse. All rooms are en suite and some hotels have a swimming pool. All accommodation is locally-owned and family-run and have been carefully selected for their welcoming atmosphere and delicious home-made cuisine. 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code 2 61 3 67 4 48 5 52 6 56 7 38 Daily Distance (km) BIKE HIRE NOW INCLUDED SEE PAGE 10 NEW


exodus Cycling2016
To see the actual publication please follow the link above