Blue Mines Cycle Trekking

Culture

Landscapes in Sardinia. A variety of colours and scents

Blue Mines cycling holidays make tourists explore very different landscapes and places. The wild dunes of Piscinas, the mining areas of Montevecchio and Ingurtosu, the cultivated hills of Barumini. And each of these landscapes tells a part of the history of Sardinia, and the relationship between human and nature. Indeed,

Inside Earth: Su Mannau caves

Blue Mines Cycle Trekking means to let tourists know about the other side of Sardinia. Not the already famous one, pictured by the astonishing beaches and the deep blue sea – don’t worry, we are going to enjoy it too! We want to bring you in the un-spoilt nature and

Cork oak forests. A resource for Sardinian craft

Riding on our bikes to our cultural destinations, we will usually be riding under cork oak forests. The area around Piscinas is surrounded by forests and Mediterranean scrub. Among the different species of flora that compose this natural environment there is the suérgiu tree (cork oak). This is very important for

Wellness retreat in Costa Verde

  A wellness retreat for active travellers Visit the Green Coast means to lose yourself into nature: an occasion to rediscover your inner peace, as a wellness retreat. It is the ideal destination to take a break from the stress of modern life. The suggestive Green Coast known as ‘Costa

Local food in Sardinian centenarians’ diet

Blue Mines is very concerned about healthy lifestyle. And it is not only a matter of cycling and walking activity: we also care about food and nutrition, providing a set of local meals. Local food has the leading role in Sardinian centenarians’ diet, and we want you to experience their lifestyle

Cycling and walking on holidays

Our holidays include four main topics: physical activity, relaxation, local history and good food. In this short article we want to talk you about why we think physical activity is important. It is practiced in our vacations by cycling and walking, every day in the morning. That is why we are going

Traditional organic food: Black Sheep pecorino cheese

Food in our cycling holidays in Sardinia has an important role. One of the place we are going to visit is Funtanazza Farm, near the beautiful beach of the same name. Here farmers produce a traditional organic food, the special pecorino cheese made of the milk of Black Sheep of Arbus

Atlantis Rising: James Cameron in Sardinia

On Sunday the 29th there will be the preview in the U. S. of the two hours-long documentary ‘Atlantis Rising’, edited by National Geographic. The interest is strong, due to the fact that the executive producer is the Oscar-winning James Cameron, while the director of the series is the Emmy-winning

Placebo’s “Jesus’ Son” video on Scivu beach

One of the top beaches in Sardinia is Scivu beach, with its pretty fine, pale sand, bordered behind by dunes. Its sea water is of a changing blue due to the glares created by the sun reflected on the seabed. And this place is so wild and isolated that in the

Cyclo trekking in Sardinia, Montevecchio

Montevecchio trek one: Now let’s go into the details of our week of cyclo trekking in the Geominerary Park in South West Sardinia. We start our trip on day 1 cycling along  a route of about 20 km: along route  we will find various archaeological industrial sites of social and cultural interest (mines and deserted mining villages). The local “Piccalinna mountain bike club“ will